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January 22, 2011 by  
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There’s nothing like a good dram on a cold day.  And have you noticed a lot of those tasty bourbons and whiskeys come in rather hip containers?  Instead of going straight to the recycle bin once the delectable contents have been consumed, why not try to find other household uses for the glass? Dress up your dinner party with your bourbon water carafe or add some color to your powder room with a chic and colorful whiskey mouthwash bottle – hey, it is alcohol after all. Thanks to Nick and Halli Thiel for this tip and photo.

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Toyota is Turning Old NiMH Batteries Into New Batteries

October 28, 2010 by  
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Image: Toyota The Circle of Battery-Life The more hybrid cars and battery electric cars are on the road, the more battery pack we’ll eventually have to deal with. It’s still a better problem to have than to have to deal with vehicles that burn significantly more non-renewable fossil fuels, with the waste products going straight in the atmosphere. At least the batteries are recycled, and consumers are being paid for their old batteries (which usually can still hold a lot of charge, so some might be

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World Growth International Slammed by Scientists For Being Front Group For Big Timber

October 28, 2010 by  
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This one’s probably a bit insider-info for most TreeHugger readers, and I admit I’m partially to blame for it, but bear with me because it’s if you care about rampant greenwashing and deforestation it’s important: A group of prominent scientists has issued an open letter challenging the objectivity of World Growth International , challenging the group’s and its leader Alan Oxley ‘s, objectivity in addressing the environmental and social impact of

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Ekokook: The Kitchen of the Future That Produces, Prepares and Disposes

February 11, 2010 by  
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Faltazi Lab Kitchens today are designed around bringing stuff in from the store and throwing out what we don’t eat. Inhabitat shows us the Ekokook from Faltazi Lab, which “turns everyday waste into a new reusable source of energy, where each drop of water that fell on the roof or came from a tap should be used to the maximum instead of going straight down the drain.”… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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7 Frightening Signs Harmful Chemicals are Sneaking into Your Beauty Regime

February 11, 2010 by  
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Image: Capture Queen Moisturizing cleanser.

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On-Bike RFID: Cool Commuter Vehicle or Big Brother Biking?

February 11, 2010 by  
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Dero Bike Racks has put together a solar-powered RFID system which via a tag on the bike or biker and a location transmitter that beeps and keeps count of the number of times a bike commuter arrived by bike, then sends the data via Wi-Fi to a computer for reporting purposes. Similar to the Fast Pass RFID tags deployed on high occupancy vehicle lanes and toll roads, the Dero Zap system signifies the bike is a serious commuting vehicle (eligible for that federal $20 dollar monthly subsidy). RFID tags on bikes are becoming more common – they can be used to

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alch accouterment.

January 22, 2010 by  
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There’s nothing like a good dram on a cold day.  And have you noticed a lot of those tasty bourbons and whiskeys come in rather hip containers?  Instead of going straight to the recycle bin once the delectable contents have been consumed, why not try to find other household uses for the glass? Dress up your dinner party with your bourbon water carafe or add some color to your powder room with a chic and colorful whiskey mouthwash bottle – hey, it is alcohol after all.

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