Department of Defense Seeks Biodegradable Bullets

January 9, 2017 by  
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Calling all engineers: The Department of Defense is on the lookout for a new bullet that will sprout seeds, instead of waste, after it’s shot. In a call for proposals, the DoD says that the U.S. Army uses “hundreds of thousands of…

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How One Company Is Changing Mattress-Making

November 15, 2016 by  
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Buying a new mattress is what’s referred to as a “grudge purchase.” We put it off far longer than we should and, let’s be honest, most of us hate the process of mattress shopping — the jargon, the upselling, the…

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Tesla’s New Solar Roof Is Pretty, But Is It Practical?

November 7, 2016 by  
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Last week, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors spoke before a crowd at the set of the TV show Desperate Housewives. “The interesting thing is that the houses you see around you are all solar houses,” said Musk. “Did you notice?” This news shocked the…

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Your Mattress Might Have 10 Million Dust Mites

November 1, 2016 by  
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Could your very own bedroom be hazardous to your health? Yes, according to a new study that revealed dust found in a conventional home is laced with about 45 incredibly dangerous chemicals, including one known for causing cancer. That’s a big…

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Is Artificial Turf A Health Risk? Studies Say No

July 14, 2015 by  
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Every day, untold children spend time running around on playgrounds and soccer fields, a cushioned substance of crumb rubber underfoot. It’s been one of recycling’s best success stories — giving new life to the tires from all those cars we drive….

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Wrap Holiday Gifts in Upcycled Potato Chip Bags

December 19, 2013 by  
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Potato chips bags are good for a lot more than holding potato chips, as this DIY project demonstrates.

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Yogurt Cups, Butter Containers Reborn as Toothbrushes, Razors

December 16, 2013 by  
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Preserve wants your #5 plastics to turn them into toothbrushes, razors and food storage containers.

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The Traveler’s Guide to Eco-Friendly Products

December 13, 2013 by  
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Heed the advice of a travel blogger on how to make your next trip full of fun and adventure while being environmentally conscious at the same time.

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Paperworks Studio Makes ‘Cards That Change Lives’

December 11, 2013 by  
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Paperworks Studio is a unique social enterprise that employs individuals with disabilities and disadvantages to create beautiful greeting cards from recycled materials.

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WWF, Nestle, Coca-Cola, Others Form Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance

December 11, 2013 by  
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Top consumer brands join with the World Wildlife Fund to encourage the development of plant-based plastics.

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