New Study Shows Airbnb Rentals are Greener Than Traditional Hotels

August 5, 2014 by  
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Traveling contributes to climate change – there’s no way around it. But if you must exercise your wanderlust, there are many ways to green your trip – like staying at a home rented from a service like Airbnb . A recent study by Airbnb and Cleantech showed that travelers who use Airbnb’s community marketplace use 63 percent less energy than hotel guests – or enough electricity to power 19,000 homes for a full year. Read the rest of New Study Shows Airbnb Rentals are Greener Than Traditional Hotels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: accomodation , Airbnb , Eco , eco-friendly , Environment , gasses , ghg , green , greenhouse , hotel , mariott

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Tips for Greening Up Your Graphic Design Practice

August 5, 2014 by  
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Print-based graphic design is an essential service that’s utilized by just about every company out there. From simple business cards to complete corporate identity packages, fashion lookbooks, posters, and brochures, there are always items to be printed and passed around. Most people are now trying to adhere to the most eco-friendly business practices possible, but it can be tricky to balance cost-effective measures with environmental ethics . Read on to learn how to make your own graphic design business (or experience) as green as possible . Read the rest of Tips for Greening Up Your Graphic Design Practice Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: brochures , Design , Graphic Design , graphics , green graphic design , Greening Graphic Design , ink , Institute of Sustainable Communication , low VOC , Paper , posters , press , print , Printing , printing business , printing company , printing house , promotional materials , recycled paper , Rolling Press , VOC-free ink

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Why Are Thousands of LEGO Pieces Washing Up on UK Beaches?

August 5, 2014 by  
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Sicily’s Casa Talia is a Beautifully Renovated Moroccan-Style Retreat

December 5, 2011 by  
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Located on the southeast tip of Sicily in Italy, Casa Talia is the perfect place to spend some time living life at a slower pace. Designed and managed by architects Viviana Haddad y Marco Giunta, this Moroccan style accommodation was created by restoring twelve small houses into six suites set around a central Mediterranean garden . Made from recycled materials and locally sourced wood and stone and decorated with artisans’ furniture, Casa Talia is a great place to unwind while enjoying the Italian lifestyle and culture. Read the rest of Sicily’s Casa Talia is a Beautifully Renovated Moroccan-Style Retreat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , accomodation , Architecture , bamboo , Custom Made Furniture , eco-travel , green holidays , green interiors , green materials , Green Real Estate , hotel , italy , local stone , locally sourced materials , moroccan style , restored house

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