Greenbutts Cigarette Filters Create Garden of Flowers from Discarded Butts

April 7, 2010 by  
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Image via Greenbutts New patent-pending technology could turn cigarette butts into little flower pots.

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Make This Crazy-Cool Puff With Recycled Tights from Remade in Chile

April 7, 2010 by  
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Photos: Courtesy of Remade in Chile. When Chilean designers play with waste, we know interesting things can happen: the posh plastic bags boots , weird recycled butts clothing , and crazy accessories with trainers are proof

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Trend Officially Over: Walmart Now Selling Fixed Gear Bikes

April 7, 2010 by  
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Gawker writes : “It’s official: The number one cause of fauxhemian crashes on Bedford Avenue is no longer cool.” Walmart is now selling fixies for $ 149. This ends a period of great embarrassment, never having lived down my post Survey: Should Fixed-Gear Bikes Be Allowed on the Road?

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One More Coal Mine Disaster: The Root Cause That Impacts Everyone

April 7, 2010 by  
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“Black Lung Disease from Coal Mining on the Rise” Image & Caption credit: Civilianism.com Brian documented the recent coal mine explosion in WV , a tragic story which has been all over the news.

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New Sugar-Based Plastics Could Be Composted Right At Home

February 19, 2010 by  
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New research from scientists at the Imperial College of London has led to a breakthrough in plastics that could be composted right at home! Even though there are already plastics made from corn that do eventually degrade over time, this new type of material made from sugars found in fast-growing trees and grasses are said to biodegrade in normal compost . This is a giant breakthrough and could lead to significant decreases in petroleum use as well as reducing plastic waste in landfills! Read the rest of New Sugar-Based Plastics Could Be Composted Right At Home Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biodegradable plastic , new research , recyclable materials , sugar based plastic

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Readers, Send Us Your Fall Garden Photos!

November 4, 2009 by  
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Fall and winter gardening. Credit: sbocaj , CC 2.0 Is the soil in your garden still supporting summer vegetables like zucchinis and tomatoes?

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