Earth Day 2018: Preventing Plastic-Filled Oceans

April 17, 2018 by  
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“End Plastic Pollution” is this year’s Earth Day theme, and … The post Earth Day 2018: Preventing Plastic-Filled Oceans appeared first on Earth911.com.

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How to Recycle Hoverboards

February 27, 2018 by  
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Hoverboards took the U.S. by storm in late 2015 and … The post How to Recycle Hoverboards appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Parametrically designed Louverwall house maximizes winter sunlight

October 10, 2016 by  
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The residence has a daylit cafe that occupies the west-facing part of the ground floor, while the second and third floors house a bedroom, living room and a small kitchen. The south side facing a neighboring building, features a clerestory which continues to the west, creating a flowing curtain wall . The wall features a system of aluminium louvers designed using PLDS (Parametric Louver Design System) based on an algorithm that calculates optimal position, spacing and orientation of each louver. Related: Students design and build a gorgeous LEED Platinum-seeking forum in Kansas Thanks to the presence of the louver system, the interior is bathed in soft natural light that emphasizes the verticality of the space. The rhythmic pattern created through the interplay of light and shadows references the rhythm of music. + AND Via Archdaily Photos by Kyungsub Shin

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Is Waste-Free Packaging on the Horizon?

May 23, 2013 by  
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Each year, we throw away over 70 million tons of packaging waste, which takes up a significant chunk of landfill space. Package designer Aaron Mickelson decided to tackle this problem for his masters thesis project at the Pratt Institute and …

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Online Tech Exchange Aims to Squash Hardware Waste

April 23, 2013 by  
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Do you have drawers full of electronics that you don’t know what to do with, or maybe looking for a hard-to-find computer part? A new online marketplace wants to make it easier for you to buy and sell computers and …

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ICYMI: Nanoparticles in donuts and the world’s greenest drugstore

March 8, 2013 by  
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This weekly roundup of news you may have missed trawls the aisles for interesting reports, corporate commitments and goals … and nanofood.

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Cedar-Clad, Green-Roofed Villa Topoject Emerges from the Hills Near Seoul, Korea

October 18, 2012 by  
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Read the rest of Cedar-Clad, Green-Roofed Villa Topoject Emerges from the Hills Near Seoul, Korea Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: AND (Architecture of Novel Differentiation) , green architecture , green roofed home , korean architecture , Sustainable buildings , underground building , underground residences , Villa Topoject

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Newsweek’s Green Rankings: What They Mean … and Don’t

October 17, 2010 by  
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Today, Newsweek releases its 2010 “Green Rankings,” its second annual effort to rate and rank the largest companies in the U.S. and the world.

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