GE phase-out marks the beginning of the end for CFL bulbs

February 3, 2016 by  
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Is this the beginning of the end for CFL bulbs? Even though it has held the title for many years, the best pick for an inexpensive and energy efficient light bulb is no longer the compact fluorescent bulb, . General Electric is following the trend of consumers opting for LED bulbs and has decided to phase out CFL bulbs completely by the end of the year. Read the rest of GE phase-out marks the beginning of the end for CFL bulbs

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3-D Printing Means Less Waste, Longer Wear for Sweaters

December 2, 2013 by  
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Appalatch, a North Carolina–based outdoor apparel company, has decided to make custom-fit sweaters using a computerized knitting machine that works much like a 3-D printer.

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4 Ways to Have the Greenest Christmas Tree

December 2, 2013 by  
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From tree rentals to treecycling, the ways to go green with your Christmas greenery are nearly endless.

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Ikea’s Billy Bookcase Doesn’t Hold Books Anymore

September 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: ikea.com Ikea’s Billy bookcase is one of the staples of every student’s household. Is there anyone in the western world who hasn’t owned this basic and cheap bookshelf at some time in their young life? But alas, tomorrow’s students will be denied this rite of passage. With the much-discussed decline in books , and the rise of e-books, Ikea has decided that no one needs bookcases anymor… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Unilever Cleans Up Soap With Algae Oil

March 11, 2010 by  
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After a year of testing algae-based oils in soaps and other products, Unilever has decided to expand its research on the petrochemical replacement.

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Big Oil’s Slow Road to Sustainability

March 10, 2010 by  
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Last week, we released the sustainability rankings of the world’s largest oil and gas companies.

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EPA Eliminates "Confidential Business Information" Exemption For Public Reporting Of Chemical Hazard

January 28, 2010 by  
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Image credit:USEPA/Formaldehyde Council. USEPA has decided that when a chemical company encounters new information about the toxicity of a chemical product, that they must make public the name of that product.

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DOCOMO’s Mobile Network Turning Into Environmental Sensor Network

December 1, 2009 by  
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Image via DOCOMO Japanese mobile company DOCOMO has decided to delve into the world of environmental sensing using its mobile network.

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Futuristic Shoefiti: Transform Tired Sneaks Into Solar-Powered LED’s

December 1, 2009 by  
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Sling your sneaks in trees with a DIY Solar Powered Street Light Kit. Credit: Lost Value If your favorite sneaks have reached their wear, light them up with Lost Value ‘s Solar Powered Street Light Kit, complete with solar cells and LED’s –now that’s upscale Shoefiti

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Mavizen’s 130 MPH TTX02 Electric Motorcycle Runs on Linux

November 6, 2009 by  
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