Why Are North American Toilets So Crappy?

April 11, 2011 by  
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Image credit Geberit UK In France last year, I never saw a regular toilet sitting on the floor of a bathroom; they were all these gorgeous wall-hung units with the tank hidden behind the wall.

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With Seven Days of Events, Paris Takes the Lead in Going Green

April 11, 2011 by  
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The “Ville Fertile” exhibit, at the Cite de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine , at Trocadero, in Paris. Photo: Alex Davies On Friday, France wrapped up its Week of Sustainable Development – seven days of exhibits, workshops, lectures and tours designed to educate the public about the myriad ways the country is going green

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700+ Cyclists Ride to Support the Prospect Park West Bike Lane in Brooklyn (Video)

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Building with Mud in Rainy Wales is Hard, But Possible (Video)

April 11, 2011 by  
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Image credit: PermacultureMedia The crunchier end of hippy eco-living might not be to everyone’s tastes, but from low impact living in a communal woodland to Appalachian gothic architecture using recycled pallet-wood , those willing to live a simpler life can greatly reduce their carbon footprint, and free up their time to do what really matters to them. Here’s another video along similar lines&mdash…

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