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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Native Trails Uses Reclaimed Wine Barrels To Create Unique Bathroom Furniture

December 5, 2012 by  
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The San Luis Obispo-based artisan furnishings company  Native Trails  celebrates culture and the environment by creating inspiring bathroom and kitchen furnishings and fixtures with natural and sustainable materials. For the company’s Vintner’s Collection , Native Trails has produced a line of vanities and accessories made from salvaged winemaking materials. The collection of unique sinks in the  Central Coast of California  celebrates the wine culture by repurposing French and domestic oak barrels into fine vanities, wet bars and mirrors. Read the rest of Native Trails Uses Reclaimed Wine Barrels To Create Unique Bathroom Furniture Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Artisan , Bathrooms , bordeaux , Cabernet , Chardonnay , Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association , French oak barrels , Furnishings Fixtures , mirrors , native trails , Reclaimed Materials , San Luis Obispo , vanities , Wine Barrels

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Native Trails Uses Reclaimed Wine Barrels To Create Unique Bathroom Furniture

December 5, 2012 by  
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The San Luis Obispo-based artisan furnishings company  Native Trails  celebrates culture and the environment by creating inspiring bathroom and kitchen furnishings and fixtures with natural and sustainable materials. For the company’s Vintner’s Collection , Native Trails has produced a line of vanities and accessories made from salvaged winemaking materials. The collection of unique sinks in the  Central Coast of California  celebrates the wine culture by repurposing French and domestic oak barrels into fine vanities, wet bars and mirrors. Read the rest of Native Trails Uses Reclaimed Wine Barrels To Create Unique Bathroom Furniture Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Artisan , Bathrooms , bordeaux , Cabernet , Chardonnay , Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association , French oak barrels , Furnishings Fixtures , mirrors , native trails , Reclaimed Materials , San Luis Obispo , vanities , Wine Barrels

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A Travelling Hotel Suite Shows Guests and Hoteliers How to be Green (Photos)

September 8, 2011 by  
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After visiting a hotel in Guadalajara, the centre of Spain, at the beginning of the year, the Travelling Eco Suite is currently spending time in Portugal. The Spanish boutique hotel chain Rusticae got together with the architects from Modulab , Egoin eco-energy engineers and the designer Tomás Alía to create the Travelling Suite. They call it ‘ecosustainable’ but since that word doesn’t really exist (neither in English nor in Spanish) I’d… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Is Westin Heavenly Shower a Green Wash or a Greenwash?

September 4, 2011 by  
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Image: courtesy of tipster Ben Rich Over a year after Lloyd told us about the US Department of Energy’s plans to better enforce laws regulating shower water usage , it appears the laws still have no teeth. Alert TreeHugger tipster Ben sends us this photo of a poster in a Westin shower. In case you cannot read the small print in the image, the poster reads:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The History of the Bathroom Part 5: Alexander Kira and Designing For People, Not Plumbing

July 15, 2011 by  
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Images credit Alexander Kira, the Bathroom Book Have a look at your sink after you brush your teeth or shave. There is stuff all over it that you have to clean up. You can’t wash your hair in it. Alexander Kira of Cornell University looked at the bathroom sink, and toilet and tub, in the early sixties and was appalled. He wrote: Architects and builders – who actually are the purchasers and who actually are responsible for the design of our bathrooms – must begin to think of hygiene facilities as an important part of the home and as an important aspect of our daily lives rather than as a necessary evil to be accommodated ac… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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DIVE! The Dumpster Diving Movie Comes to DVD (With Minimal Packaging)

July 15, 2011 by  
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Image credit: DIVE! DIVE!, the documentary about living off America’s trash has been making the rounds of the film festivals for some time now. It’s even sparked a huge campaign to get Trader Joe’s to stop wasting food . Now the show is coming to a screen near you, as the film is finally launched on DVD. And yes, it comes in pretty minimal packaging too…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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To Save Space, Architects Put the Shower in the Living Room. Has This Gone Too Far?

March 11, 2011 by  
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All Images Courtesy of Pablo Fernandez & Pablo Redondo Architects . Even without the awkwardly placed chair; showering in the living room might be a bit much for some

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How a Campus Lawn Becomes a No-Dig Permaculture Garden (Video)

March 11, 2011 by  
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Image credit: UMassPermaculture Warren’s post on how to build a no-dig garden is somewhat of a classic here on TreeHugger.

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Clean, Green, and Wheelchair Accessible, Paris’ Public Toilets Are Pretty Sweet

January 9, 2011 by  
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Images: Mairie de Paris If you’ve spent time in Paris, you’ve certainly seen the work of French designer Patrick Jouin , and maybe you’ve even ridden one. Last year, the designer of the Vélib’ turned his attention away from transportation and to another, more basic need: going to the bathroom.

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