The top 5 Inhabitat videos of the year

December 31, 2016 by  
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From foraging for mushrooms (and avoiding the poisonous ones) to eating your banana peels instead of throwing them away and touring NYC’s first micro apartment buildings , we had loads of fun bringing you all sorts of videos this year. Check out our top 5 videos of the year below and vote for your favorite. [poll id=118]

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The top 5 Inhabitat videos of the year

Banana Peels Can Remove Toxic Metals From Wastewater According to Scientists

March 13, 2011 by  
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We’ve seen a lot of interesting and inexpensive green methods of cleaning wastewater: algae , sewage eating poo-gloos , and indoor wetlands , just to name a few.

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Banana Peels Can Remove Toxic Metals From Wastewater According to Scientists

Chemist Discovers a Non-Prank Use for Banana Peels

January 3, 2011 by  
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Photo: sandman_kk / CC Like a yellow jumpsuit that every banana must shed before going skinny-dipping in our tummies — those infamous peels have eluded any further purpose for centuries. But, just when you thought that banana peels were destined merely to be the tormentor of cartoon characters and video-game go-kart racers, science has finally found a use to nature’s most slippery litter. It turns out that peels can do more than clean the clock of some unobservant pedestrian — they can clean dirty water, too….

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