Five-Year Phone Concept Phone Finally Hits Sustainable Design Points

January 20, 2010 by  
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Images via James Barber Designer James Barber has come up with a concept phone for Nokia that we can really start to get on board with. Built with the dual problem of embodied energy and recyclability of our electronics in mind, Barber worked out a phone that will last until the break-even point – where the embodied energy of the device and the device itself finally balance out – and then be quickly and easily recycled. ..

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Rice University Adds Nanodragster to Nanocar Collection

January 20, 2010 by  
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Robotic Mannequins Made of Cardboard Are Recyclable…And a Little Freaky (Video)

December 3, 2009 by  
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Rather than using plastic, Japan-based Eager Co. is using cardboard for mannequins used in retail displays, and because they’re easily recycled, they’re being touted as “the world’s most environmentally friendly robots.” Animated mannequins would sure catch the attention of shoppers as they move about in the clothing being displayed, and keeping them as green as possible while accomplishing their goal is a great move. Check out a video of the robots in action after the jump….

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Gloria Reuben on the Dirty Lie of Clean Coal

December 3, 2009 by  
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When people describe their first time seeing mountaintop removal coal mining, the response is invariably the same: dropped jaws and sunken hearts. Along with her prolific work in film and television (ER, Raising the Bar), Gloria Reuben is a tireless backer of clean energy, global public health, and climate sanity

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