Incredible LEGO Colosseum Made from 200,000 Bricks Unveiled!

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Apple Rejoins EPEAT Green Electronics Registry After Public Outcry

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Earlier this week Apple announced plans to pull EPEAT Green Electronics Certification from all 39 of its certified desktop computers, laptops and monitors, however today the company did a 360 on its initial stance and issued a statement that it will be returning to the program. Their change of heart comes as no surprise — soon after their first announcement was made, numerous schools, organizations and government agencies, including the City of San Francisco , made it clear that they would cease buying Apple products. Read the rest of Apple Rejoins EPEAT Green Electronics Registry After Public Outcry Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , apple announces return to EPEAT Green Electronics Certification , apple controversy , apple epeat , apple green certification , apple green initiatives , apple news , EPEAT Green Electronics Certification

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Infographic Compares Acting Green Vs Buying Green Products

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Green products enable us to live healthier, more efficient lifestyles – but even if you’ve upgraded every light bulb and appliance in your house to the most environmentally-friendly model, you can still eek out even more efficiency by adopting greener habits. For example, you use the same amount of water with a low-flow shower head in a 15 minute shower, as a 9 minute shower with a regular shower head. If you also limited the amount of your shower in combination with a low-flow fixture, you are saving a ton! Check out eLocal ‘s infographic on Acting Green vs. Buying Green after the break for more ways to lower your carbon footprint by living a greener lifestyle. 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! Read the rest of Infographic Compares Acting Green Vs Buying Green Products Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: elocal , environmental footprint , green actions , green design , green home , green lifestyle , green products , infographic , sustainable design , sustainable lifestyle

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The 2012 US Olympic Uniforms Are Made in China – Sen. Harry Reid Wants Them Burned

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Our country’s Olympic uniforms may bear the letters ‘U.S.A.’, but they’ve actually been manufactured overseas in China. While many have been quick to shrug off the origins of the Ralph Lauren-designed wares, there is one man who is not so happy with the revelation. In an interview with  ABC News , Senate Majority Leader  Harry Reid  (D-Nev.) told a reporters, “I think they should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them and start all over again. If they have to wear nothing but a symbol that says U.S.A. on it, painted by hand, that is what they should wear.” READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: china , eco-fashion , Ethical Fashion , green fashion , harry reid , London Olympics , Made in the U.S.A. , Nancy Pelosi. made in China , olympics , Ralph Lauren , Summer Olympics , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style

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