GreenChamp Bamboo Balance Bikes Trains Kids to Pedal Their Way to a Lower Carbon Footprint

May 12, 2014 by  
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If you can’t wait to get your little tyke on a bike, checkout GreenChamp Bikes , a company that’s about to launch their bamboo balancing bike for kids to Kickstarter. Built for children aged over 18 months and under 5 years old, the pedal-free balance bike helps kids learn balance and build confidence before moving on to training wheels. The GreenChamp balance bike is built with a double-walled bamboo frame infused with honey to maximize comfort and durability. To get your hands on one of these balance bikes, keep your eye out for GreenChamp Bikes’ Kickstarter , which will launch May 30. + GreenChamp Bikes 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: balance bicycles , balance bikes , bamboo , bamboo bicycles , bamboo bike frame , bamboo bikes , bamboo frame , bicycles , greenchamp bamboo balance bikes , greenchamp bikes , honey infused bamboo , reader submitted content

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DIY: How to Create a Gorgeous Planter from an Old Hardcover Book

May 12, 2014 by  
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You may have seem some brilliant book planters on Pinterest  or Tumblr and marvelled at how such a simple project can yield such beautiful results—I know I have! The folks over at  Gartenkultur Studio  seem to have made an art form out of it, and guess what? You can too. It’s a fun, easy project that anyone can do with just a few simple tools and some supplies from a local hardware store or garden center. If you have some old hardcover books lying around that are just aching to be filled with flora , just follow the video instructions below and you’ll have a gorgeous book planter of your very own in no time. Read the rest of DIY: How to Create a Gorgeous Planter from an Old Hardcover Book Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: begonias , book , book planter , book planters , books , cacti , cactus , DIY , garden , Gardening , hardcover , hardcover book , how-to , indoor planters , planter , planters | , recycled book projects , recycled planters , succulents

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Streamlined Bamboo Scooter Bike Zips Around With Hidden Electric Motor

October 4, 2011 by  
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Photos: Fritsch-Durisotti From high-end models to do-it-yourself workshops , to affordable and local bike-making projects in Africa , bamboo bikes are popping up all over. Bamboo’s sturdiness and pliability means that more and more manufacturers are choosing it for their … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Top Tweets from SXSW Eco, Day 1

October 4, 2011 by  
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SXSW Eco is now in full swing and so is the hashtag #SXSWEco. Here are a few of the best so far. If you are here in Austin, TX with the rest of us, remember to hash your tweets! And check back later today for more Top Tweets…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Are We About to Start Geoengineering Up in Here?

October 4, 2011 by  
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Photo: Aske Holst , Flickr / CC BY Geoengineering is a frightening prospect. It should be, anyway. Intentionally attempting to engineer the planet’s climate system by seeding cloud cover or scattering reflective particulates or so forth might seem harmless enough, but the specter of the law of unintended consequences looms pretty large here … Anyhow, the idea is once again gaining traction in Congress, and … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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