Does asset recycling actually work?

August 2, 2018 by  
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Australia is pioneering a new form of public-private-partnerships, but their effectiveness is still to be determined.

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Engineers have found a way to harvest wind energy from trees

February 12, 2016 by  
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Imagine if a world full of forests generated all the energy we need. That dream could become reality with a new form of wind power production that turns tree movement into clean energy. The technology is called piezoelectricity, and it refers to the electric charge produced from a vibration applied to any material. According to a new report in the Journal of Sound and Vibration , the movement of trees in the wind produces vibrations that could be successfully converted into energy. Read the rest of Engineers have found a way to harvest wind energy from trees

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Gentle genius: bright red jeweled facade slashes Italian home’s energy use

February 12, 2016 by  
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Harry Gesner’s Autonomous Tents Can Be Assembled in Days and Packed Up Without a Trace

December 20, 2013 by  
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Visionary architect Harry Gesner has created a new form of architecture that can be raised in just a few days and that can “leave without a trace.” Although these private hideaways provide all of the luxuries of home, they do not require a foundation, utilities, or septic system. Gesner carefully designed the Autonomous Tent to respect every aspect of our delicate ecosystems. + Autonomous Tent The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , Autonomous Tent , green architecture , Green Building , green design , Harry Gesner , sustainable design , temporary building , temporary shelter , TENT        

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Civic hacking: Building better city governments

July 11, 2012 by  
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Code for America offers a new form of citizen engagement promoting open data and how to build a successful, sustainable "civic hacking" community

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Face Your Food On UN World Food Day, October 16

October 15, 2010 by  
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Tomorrow is World Food Day , and FairFood International, which “encourages sustainability in the food industry, contributing to the fight against poverty and hunger around the world.” is trying a new form of very social media to promote it. They have set up a websit..

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IBM, Stanford Breakthrough Promises New Life for Recycled Plastics

March 15, 2010 by  
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A new development by IBM Research and Stanford University could lead to plastics that can be recycled multiple times – and at lower temperatures – and a new form of biodegradable plastics.  

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