Recycled Slate-ish Tiles Offer a Beautiful Alternative to Mined and Imported Slate

August 8, 2013 by  
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Slate-ish is a beautiful sustainable surface material made from reclaimed paper-laminate scrap. The durable, lightweight tiles offer a great alternative to natural slate stone, which is often mined overseas and imported. The tiles are hand-split and shipped from the Midwest, further cutting down on their carbon footprint. + Slate-ish 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: eco interiors , eco-friendly tile , green building materials , green design , green interiors , green materials , Recycled Materials , recycled tile , slate tile , Slate-ish , stone tile alternative , sustainable design        

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Recycled Slate-ish Tiles Offer a Beautiful Alternative to Mined and Imported Slate

Carbon Cultures’ Biochar is a Safe Way to Keep Warm While Out in the Woods

August 8, 2013 by  
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Are you an avid camper with woodburner’s guilt? Carbon Cultures  has come up with a much healthier and safer alternative to conventional wood fires with its cheap, lightweight and portable biochar. Biochar helps return a safe fire regimen to the forest ecology, while also producing valuable nutrients that go back into nature. Biochar increases soil carbon and water holding capacity, reduces need for fertilizers, and is a one-time application lasting hundreds to thousands of years. Learn more about its applications at  Carbon Cultures  and leave the axe at home next time you hit the woods! + Carbon Cultures  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: bio char , biochar , biochar for camping , camping , carbon cultures , safe campfires        

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