70,000 Reused Bottle Caps Unite Maasai Community

April 12, 2013 by  
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On the surface, the Greystone Learning Center in Loita Hills, Kenya is an architectural triumph, blending traditional art, culture and design with modern construction. But the project’s dazzling impact only grows with closer examination, as more…

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Accessories Upcycled from CDs, Records and Musical Instruments

April 9, 2013 by  
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Gear up with these amazing products suited for musicians and music fans alike.

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Apple’s Smaller Charging Connectors Don’t Have to be a Big Waste Problem

April 8, 2013 by  
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Apple’s new charging connector for the iPhone 5 is credited in part with helping Apple create its thinnest phone design yet. However the new, slim-line port means millions of current Apple accessories will need an adapter to work with the iPhone 5…

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Precycle Your Personal Care and Beauty Products

April 4, 2013 by  
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“Precycling”refers to the simple act of reducing hard-to-recycle waste before it starts. Practical ways to precycle include choosing products that already have recycling solutions in place or are packaged in materials that are easy for you to…

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No Time to Grow Food? Company Will Plant a Garden for You

April 3, 2013 by  
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You know that saying, ‘Give a man a fish, he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he’ll eat for a lifetime?’ This sentiment is pretty fitting for a new service available in the local food and gardening movement. Farmyard, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based…

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Design Challenge Winner: Kitchen Command Center

April 2, 2013 by  
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A cookie sheet that needed a new life and my need for a central location in the kitchen for a menu, shopping list, pens and coupons came together in this cute, functional command center.

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Crafts Made from Recycled Food Packaging

April 2, 2013 by  
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Crafting with kids is a great way to get creative on lazy afternoons at home. By adding reused materials, you’ll not only make your projects cheaper (read: free), but also teach kids the value of reuse and recycling.

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Replace Your Cosmetics with These Eco-Friendly Alternatives

March 27, 2013 by  
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Earth911 rounded up these 10 safe, nontoxic and eco-friendly replacements for common cosmetics and beauty products. Read on to clean up your beauty routine, keep harmful chemicals off your skin and help prevent PPCPs from entering the environment.

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How Does a Junked Car Get Recycled?

March 26, 2013 by  
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Approximately 95% of vehicles retired from U.S. roadways are recycled each year, according to the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, and that’s a lot of vehicles, since each year 12 million of them reach the end of their useful lives. At $25…

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Hearts Offers Sustainable, Fair Trade Fashion with a Story

March 21, 2013 by  
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While browsing the racks at your local mall, do you ever stop to think about the story behind all those trendy duds? If you do, you may often be disappointed, as mainstream clothing and accessories tend to be made from newly-manufactured materials…

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