3 Sneaky Ways Your Bathroom Is Hurting the Earth

May 1, 2017 by  
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You use organic cleaners to scrub the tub, buy all-natural shampoo and always recycle your lotion bottles, but you may still have some environmental dangers lurking in your bathroom. Here’s what to be on the lookout for: 1. Low-Quality…

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Comic Strip: The Recycling Adventures Of Sophie Shampoo And Mason Mouthwash

September 2, 2015 by  
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Although almost 70 percent of Americans say they consistently recycle, only 20 percent report recycling products from the bathroom, according to the 2013 American Recycling Behaviors Survey conducted by Shelton Group on behalf of Johnson &…

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Loo-cy helps one Maryland man clear snow while sitting on the can

February 23, 2015 by  
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The northeastern US has been inundated with snow over the past month, but one Maryland man has found a way to bring a smile to the faces of passersby with his rather unique snowplow. Dubbed “Loo-cy”, David Goldberg’s sidewalk snow plow is manned from atop a toilet , and the rig is fully equipped with loo paper and a magazine rack—though Goldberg admits it’s probably not advisable to actually “go” on this particular lavatory. Read the rest of Loo-cy helps one Maryland man clear snow while sitting on the can Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bathroom , bethesda , David Goldberg , lavatory , loo-cy , northeastern us , Recycled Materials , salvaged materials , snow , snow plough , snow plow , snowplow , toilet plough , toilet plow , toilet snow plough , toilet snow plow , toilet snowplow , winter 2015

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Apple to build 100 percent renewable energy-powered data centers in Denmark and Ireland

February 23, 2015 by  
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Apple has just announced plans to construct two new data centers in Europe, and like all current Apple data centers, the facilities will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy . Constructed at a total cost of $1.9 billion, the data centers will each measure 166,000 square meters (545,000 square feet) and will power the company’s iTunes App Store, iMessage, Maps and Siri services. Read the rest of Apple to build 100 percent renewable energy-powered data centers in Denmark and Ireland Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , apple , computer , data center , demark , Europe , Ireland , lisa jackson , mac , native trees , renewable energy , servers , Sustainable Building , tim cook , waste heat

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Toiletry chemicals linked to testicular cancer and infertility cost the EU €592 million each year

December 5, 2014 by  
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Hormone-mimicking endocrine disruptor compounds (EDCs) are commonly used in toiletries, cosmetics and medications around the globe. However, alarm has been growing for some time now that these EDCs come with a few devastating side effects, most notably increased rates of testicular cancer and infertility . Now, a new report by the Nordic Council of Ministers has gathered medical evidence from several countries and quantified the economic impact of EDCs in the hope of expediting an EU ban on the chemicals—a ban which would be the first regulation of EDCs in the world. Read the rest of Toiletry chemicals linked to testicular cancer and infertility cost the EU €592 million each year Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bath , bathroom , birth defects , cancer , cosmetics , endocrine disruptor compounds , european union , Health , hormones , infertility , nordic nations , testicular cancer , toiletries , water pollution

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Living Moss Carpet Adds a Touch of Green to Your Bathroom

August 24, 2014 by  
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There’s nothing like the feeling of fresh cut grass under the toes, especially when stepping out of the shower. This Moss Carpet by Nguyen La Chanh brings the outside indoors in an unconventionally natural way by placing it underfoot. The lush green lawn thrives in humid environments, which makes your bathroom a perfect place to grow. Read the rest of Living Moss Carpet Adds a Touch of Green to Your Bathroom Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green design , living design , moss bathroom mat , Moss Carpet , Nguyen La Chanh , Sustainable Decorations , sustainable design , Sustainable Interiors , water recycling

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Infographic: The True Cost of Car Ownership

December 10, 2013 by  
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In the market for a new car? Check out these infographics to see how much you’ll really pay over five years — and get tips on saving money and fuel.

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Pop Quiz: Can That Be Recycled? The Bathroom Edition

November 26, 2013 by  
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You should spend a little more time in the bathroom — recycling things like shampoo bottles. Take our quiz to see if you’re up to speed on what can be recycled in the bathroom.

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J&J wants to know what’s happening in your bathroom

November 6, 2013 by  
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Can Johnson and Johnson's new Tumblr campaign get more consumers to recycle bottles from their bathrooms?

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4 common mistakes when pitching building efficiency

November 6, 2013 by  
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Whether it's offering "free kittens" or getting started in the wrong season, these are the wrong ways to sell a building owner on efficiency.

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