HAPPY EARTH DAY! What Are You Doing for Earth Day 2012?

April 22, 2012 by  
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Green Earth image from Shutterstock Happy Earth Day 2012! Here at Inhabitat we like to honor every day as Earth Day – but that doesn’t mean we’re not ready to roll out the green carpet for Mother Earth on April 22nd. From the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to the shores of New York, San Francisco, Buenos Aires, and beyond, Team Inhabitat is celebrating Earth Day in a multitude of ways – read on for our plans! If you’re joining in with an eco activity of your own we’d love to hear about it – sound off in the comments below. And if you don’t have any plans yet then make sure to check out our list of 10 awesome eco activities for a little inspiration and read up on the history of Earth Day . Read the rest of HAPPY EARTH DAY! What Are You Doing for Earth Day 2012? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: earth day , Earth Day 2012 , earth day activities , earth day ideas , Earth Week , inhabitant earth day 2012 , Inhabitat Earth Day , inhabitat team earth day , what are you doing on earth day

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What’s Your ‘Act of Green’ Pledge This Earth Day?

April 21, 2012 by  
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The creators of Earth Day aren’t the types to stray away from lofty goals. After all, since its inception in 1970, the holiday has inspired countless acts of environmental heroism, big and small. But you don’t need to change your habits…

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Wine Corks Recycled into Flip Flops

April 21, 2012 by  
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Cork is a durable material that can be recycled into anything from craft supplies to flooring. Now, it can make its way from your wine bottle to your feet. After a bit of cleaning, of course. Nationwide alcohol retailer BevMo!, has recognized the…

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NYC ‘Eco Nightclub’ Gets Down for Earth Day

April 20, 2012 by  
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Modern mentality might tell us that it’s cool to reject anything trendy, but when the trend is being eco-friendly, it’s tough not to support. Greenhouse nightclub takes being green-chic to a new level. The two story, 6,000 square foot New York City…

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Win a Plush Ultra Shag Area Rug from Shaw (Worth $439!)

April 20, 2011 by  
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HAPPY EARTH WEDNESDAY INHABITAT READERS! What better way to celebrate Earth Week (and give your living space a little bit of extra oopmh) than by adding a plush rug to your home – especially one you can get for free? If you’ve been keeping up with Inhabitat, you probably know that we’re teaming up with  MBDC to celebrate the Earth this week in a big way by offering up sweet prizes like a handy cleaning package from Method and Casabella and a comfy  Eco-Wise wool throw from Pendelton – and now we’re adding our newest prize, this Shaw Ultra Shag Area Rug, to the list.

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Shipping Container Miner’s Hotel in Chilean Desert Capped With Huge Canvas Roof

April 20, 2011 by  
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Amazon Announces E-Book Lending Library Service for All Kindle Users

April 20, 2011 by  
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Today Amazon announced that later this year they will be launching a new feature for all Kindle owners that will allow them to borrow e-books from over 11,000 libraries in the US. This service is available on all generations of Kindle devices, as well as any free Kindle reading app found on your smartphone or computer. Read the rest of Amazon Announces E-Book Lending Library Service for All Kindle Users http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amazon , amazon kindle , amazon lending service , e-book lending service , e-books , e-reader , e-readers , kindle , kindle lending service , kindle library , Library lending for kindle

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Enter to Win a Cozy Eco-Wise Wool Pendelton Throw (Worth $98)!

April 19, 2011 by  
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HAPPY EARTH TUESDAY INHABITAT READERS! Yesterday we launched the first of our four fabulous Earth Week Giveaways with a fantastic cleaning bundle from Method and Casabella . To celebrate this Earth Tuesday we’ve teamed up with MBDC to give one lucky reader a super luxe Eco-Wise wool blanket from Pendelton (worth $98)! Perfect for cozying up on the couch or laying out on those long summer nights in the park, this blanket could be yours if you follow the steps below on how to win. And as a bonus, we’ll also be throwing in a copy the pivotal eco-design handbook  Cradle to Cradle , authored by our personal favorites  William McDonough and  Michael Braungart ! TO ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY: 1.

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New W Hotel in London is Wrapped in an Amazing Illuminated Façade

April 19, 2011 by  
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The W group’s newly-opened illuminated hotel in London may have passersby wondering if they’ve stepped into Manhattan’s Times Square. The Starwood Hotel W London-Leicester Square designed by Jestico + Whiles and developed by McAleer & Rushe is a mixed-use building wrapped in a frameless glazing skin . Potentially a monster to heat during England’s brutal winters, the 200,000 square foot building features a tri-generation system that gives this luxury facility a sustainable edge .

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Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day in a City Near You

April 20, 2010 by  
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Whether you’re an activist, gardener, music-lover, recycler–or all of those things and more–there are plenty of activities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day this week.

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