You can climb through the trees in this innovative tubular forest skywalk

April 5, 2016 by  
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QMilk Recycles Milk Into Multiple Other Products

September 1, 2015 by  
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No use in crying over spilt milk, right? Make it into an eco-friendly fiber, instead! The folks at Qmilk have done just that. Using milk that is no longer available for food sale, the innovative company is using the casein protein found in milk to…

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Is Zero Waste Grocery The Answer To Growing Landfills?

September 1, 2015 by  
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Plastic. It’s all around us. Even people like Beth Terry whose mission it is to live a plastic-free life admit that it’s a very difficult endeavor. The instant gratification culture in the U.S. doesn’t lend itself to a waste-free mentality. One…

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Tidal Vision upcycles Alaskan fishing industry waste into wallets

May 28, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. Getting out of the shower and pulling on a bunch of crab shells really doesn’t sound like fun. But what if you could do that, and have it look like any other athletic-style shirt? The bonus would be if that shirt is naturally antimicrobial, antifungal and antibacterial, so if you really hate doing laundry, you can stay fresh a little longer. A company in Alaska, Tidal Vision , is doing something really interesting with the tons of byproducts from the fishing industry. Chitoskin shirts, made from crab and shrimp shells, are just one of their innovative products. Wallets and belts made out of fish leather are another. Read the rest of Tidal Vision upcycles Alaskan fishing industry waste into wallets Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alaska , Alaska coast water , Alaskan salmon , aquatic leather , aquatic leather belt , aquatic leather boots , craig kasberg , fish leather , fish leather products , salmon skin wallet , tidal visions usa

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Gymnastic rings hang in the center of Naturehumaine’s innovative home renovation in Montreal

May 28, 2015 by  
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San Jose’s Green Vision: Six Years In

December 26, 2013 by  
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How is San Jose’s Green Vision, launched in 2007, doing today? We give you an update on the innovative plan.

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Old Paper Becomes New, Cool Wall Coverings

September 12, 2013 by  
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Print is far from dead, as this innovative line of wall coverings from design firm Weitzner Limited proves.

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Juan Castanos’ Amphibious Home Is Designed to be Self-Sustaining Even in Flood Condtitions

August 23, 2013 by  
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With global warming driving the melting of glaciers, researchers predict a sharp rise in sea levels that could stifle some of the world’s largest metropolitan cities built near the coasts of the sea as well as the rivers. This is the reason that architect Juan Castanos  plans to build self-sustaining amphibious cities that will host and help humanity in a world where floods are recurrent globally. Castanos, based in the United States, is working on a project to alleviate recurring flooding problems in the world and has come up with the idea of a unique amphibious house design. He is launching a campaign to raise funds in the coming days. This innovative and sustainable home makes use of cutting edge technologies, including energy-saving systems and accessories. + The Amphibious Home The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amphibious home , Disaster-proof design , flood-proof homes , Juan Castanos , Self-Sustaining home        

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Australian and Japanese Researchers Team Up to Develop Non-Toxic Solar Panels

August 23, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Solar panels provide one of the cleanest forms of green energy by converting sunlight into electricity, but the photovoltaic panels we use are made with toxic elements including cadmium and lead elements. Researchers from Australia and Japan are now working together to advance the next generation of non-toxic solar panels . The new RMIT University-led research collaboration is working to develop cheaper and less toxic solar cells using nanotechnology . Read the rest of Australian and Japanese Researchers Team Up to Develop Non-Toxic Solar Panels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia , copper , CSIRO and the Japan Science and Technology Agency , green energy , Japan , nanocrystals , nanomaterials , photovoltaic , rmit , Solar Power        

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Shigeru Ban’s Innovative IE Paper Tube Pavilion Opens Today in Madrid

March 22, 2013 by  
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Shigeru Ban  is on a roll these days – the internationally acclaimed architect just added yet another newly finished building to his 2013 roster. Today Ban presided over the official opening of the  IE Business School of Madrid ’s Paper Pavilion, which is an airy space comprised of 173 sturdy cardboard tubes. The temporary structure will be used to host IE’s executive education events and other activities centered around the school’s core values of innovation and sustainability. Read the rest of Shigeru Ban’s Innovative IE Paper Tube Pavilion Opens Today in Madrid Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , Cardboard architecture , green architecture , ie paper tube pavilion , madrid , madrid architecture , modern architecture spain , paper architecture , paper tube architecture , paper tube building , shigeru ban

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