PIN IT TO WIN IT: Pin Your Favorite Lamps.com Lighting Fixture and Win $250 to Spend at Their Store!

February 25, 2013 by  
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From sparkling pendants  to  swinging LED wall sconces to ultra mod-style lamps , there’s certainly no shortage of beautiful, inspiring and unique lighting fixtures over at Lamps.com . If you’re looking for a way to light up your life this drab winter, then look no further than our Pin It To Win It contest! We’ve teamed up with Lamps.com  to give one lucky reader a $250 shopping spree at their online store. Keep reading to find out how to enter and get your hands on this brilliant prize! HOW TO ENTER: STEP 1: Visit the Lamps.com website, pick your favorite lamp (or lamps!) and pin it on Pinterest with an  #Inhabitatlamps hash-tag. STEP 2: Return to this page and leave a comment WITH your  Pinterest  link and a brief explanation on why you love the lamp you pinned. The last day to enter is Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 11:59 PM EST . We will contact the winner via email and announce the results  in our newsletter on Thursday, March 14th. Read the rest of PIN IT TO WIN IT: Pin Your Favorite Lamps.com Lighting Fixture and Win $250 to Spend at Their Store! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: free stuff , inhabitat competition , inhabitat contest , lamp stores , lamps , lamps contest , lamps.com , lighting shop , lighting store , online lamp stor , pin it to win it , pin your favorite things , pinning contest , pinterest competition , pinterest contest , where to buy lamps online , win this

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Scientists Use Pine Sap to Create Biodegradable, Renewable Plastics

February 25, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock As we begin to see the devastating effects of plastic pollution on our environment, scientists are working towards generating more eco-friendly alternatives to petroleum-based materials. Chuanbing Tang from the University of South Carolina is looking to the noble conifer to provide the key to biodegradable, renewable plastics. His research group has been altering the natural resins of firs, pines, and other evergreens through polymerization to create compounds that are more sustainable than fossil fuel-derived plastics. Read the rest of Scientists Use Pine Sap to Create Biodegradable, Renewable Plastics Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aromatic , chinese acaemy of forestry , chuanbing tang , conifer , cycloaliphatic , fir , fuxiang chu , hydrocarbons , macromolecular rapid communications , microbes , perry wilbon , petroleum , pine , plastic , polymerization , resin , rosin , terpenes , terpenoids , Tree , turpentine , University of South Carolina

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