5 Green Gadgets That Will Make Spring Cleaning a Breeze

March 31, 2017 by  
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It’s that time of year again. Time to roll up your sleeves and tackle all the dirt and clutter that happened while you were getting through the winter months. That’s right — it’s time to throw open the windows and get down to spring…

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Soil Erosion Could Cause Food Crisis, Expert Warns

January 21, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Could the world’s supply of fertile soil really run out? That’s the question posed by TIME Magazine in a recent Q & A with University of Sydney professor John Crawford, and as far-fetched as the premise may sound, it turns out that soil erosion and degradation is a very serious issue. According to Crawford, we have just about 60 years of good soil left at current erosion rates due to farming methods that strip the soil of nutrients, which could lead to a serious food crisis in the mid-21st century as the world population continues to grow . Read the rest of Soil Erosion Could Cause Food Crisis, Expert Warns Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dirt , farming , fertile soil , food policy , food politics , food shortage , John Crawford , soil , soil fertility , tillage , topsoil , University of Sydney

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The Santa Barbara Auto Camp is a Hotel for Airstream Lovers

January 21, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of The Santa Barbara Auto Camp is a Hotel for Airstream Lovers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: airstream trailer , american riviera , anacapa , Arizona , California , central coast , corian , green renovation , hgtv , hofmann architecture , hollywood , Matthew Hofmann , mission creek , pacific coast highway , san miguel , santa barbara , santa barbara auto camp , Santa Cruz , Santa Rosa , sovereign , vintage

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Dror Benshetrit’s Massive Artificial Island Could House 30,000 Residents Near Istanbul

October 1, 2012 by  
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Read the rest of Dror Benshetrit’s Massive Artificial Island Could House 30,000 Residents Near Istanbul Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: black sea , co-design , dirt , Dror Benshetrit , havvada , istanbul , istanbul design week , kyle vanhemert , micro-climate , recep tayyip erdogan , sea of marmara , turkey

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Shipping Crates Become Detroit Garden Beds

August 6, 2012 by  
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Locally grown food and garden reuse might not typically be ideas associated with a car brand, but on August 1, General Motors unveiled a community garden that promotes just that. For the project, dubbed the “Cadillac Urban Gardens on Merritt,” GM…

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The Green Festival Aiming for Zero Waste

November 17, 2011 by  
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Can a two-day festival with thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors go zero waste? That’s exactly what Green America and Global Exchange are trying to achieve with the Green Festival, the green living events that the two nonprofits…

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Paper Wine Bottle to Debut in the U.K.

November 17, 2011 by  
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The wine industry has toyed with many approaches to make their product’s packaging more eco-friendly – replacing natural corks with plastic alternatives to save trees, using wine boxes to cut down on transportation pollution and washing and…

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Frigo Uses Growing Plants and Dirt to Keeps Your Veggies Chilled

November 17, 2010 by  
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The Frigo, by GPOD (Gonçalo Prudêncio Office for Design) is a design experiment geared towards developing an outdoor  fridge .

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