How I Collected 1,000 Cigarette Butts

September 24, 2019 by  
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Old Cigarette Factory to Become Solar and Wind Battery Plant

October 29, 2014 by  
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Normally when a massive factory closes its doors an outlet mall or giant water park pops up in its place. But one former cigarette plant in Concord, North Carolina is turning into something completely unexpected. Swiss battery manufacturer Alveo announced plans to turn a 3.5 million square-foot cigarette factory into a facility that makes batteries for solar and wind farms. Read the rest of Old Cigarette Factory to Become Solar and Wind Battery Plant Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , Cigarette factory , cigarette factory to battery factory , Philip Morris factory , renewable energy , renewable power batteries , solar batteries , Solar Power , Tesla batteries , wind batteries

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Vintage Cigarette Vending Machines Upcycled To Dispense Art Instead of Cancer

August 23, 2012 by  
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Cigarette vending machines used to be a very popular way to dispense tobacco products, especially in bars and restaurants. But too many little kiddies figured out they too could coax cancer sticks from these machines, so now they’re illegal except in very specific, over-21 situations. This left thousands of establishments with bulky vending machines they could no longer use. Fortunately, a clever artist out in North Carolina  had a vision for these former health hazards.  Clark Whittington  of North Carolina-based Artists in Cellophane turns vintage cigarette vending machines into miniature art galleries, bringing original works of art to the masses at the pull of a lever. Read the rest of Vintage Cigarette Vending Machines Upcycled To Dispense Art Instead of Cancer Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , Art-O-Mat , cigarette vending machine , cigarettes , Clark Whittington , industrial design , north carolina , vintage

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OSU’s New Microbial Fuel Cell Can Generate 10-50 Times More Power From Wastewater

August 23, 2012 by  
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A team of engineers from Oregon State University has developed a breakthrough microbial fuel cell that is capable of generating 10 to 50 times more electricity from waste than other MFCs. The team hopes that their innovation will enable waste treatment plants to not only power themselves, but also sell excess electricity back to the grid. Read the rest of OSU’s New Microbial Fuel Cell Can Generate 10-50 Times More Power From Wastewater Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Biodegradable , hong liu , microbial , microbial fuel cell , oregon state university , Poo Power! , poop power , sewage plant , wastewater

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pop your cherry.

February 24, 2010 by  
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Butts – they’re the most common form of litter the world over and we’re not talking booty.  According to the American Littoral Society, in 1998 over 176 million pounds of cigarette butts were discarded in the U.S

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Can Someone Explain “Organic Tobacco” to Me?

February 12, 2010 by  
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I was at a turf industry trade show yesterday talking to a salesperson from a company that markets Organic fertilizer to golf courses ( they describe it as the “natural amino acids found in feather, blood, meat and fish meals” ).

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Cut and Paste: Show of Repurposed Junk at Royal Ontario Museum

January 25, 2010 by  
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Toaster made from Cigarette box, Kingston Penitentiary Creative reuse and repurposing are not only two of the seven R’s , but they are an opportunity for artists to have some fun as well. A clever little show of Canadian designers cutting and pasting

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