4 Ways to ‘Nicecycle’ (or Give New Life to Old Stuff for a Good Cause)

November 28, 2013 by  
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Add this to your vocabulary: “nicecycling.” It’s the practice of taking something old and giving it new life for a good cause.

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Portable supercapacitor-powered speakers charge in 5 minutes, good for 500,000 charges

November 22, 2013 by  
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These high quality portable speakers charge in just a few minutes minutes, play for 6 hours on a single charge, and are handcrafted from bamboo and open-source hardware. Welcome to the future.

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Derailed train converted into mobile cultural center in Ecuador

November 22, 2013 by  
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An old train is given a new life as a moving “wagon of knowledge”; acting as a mobile public space and carrier of culture, it will serve and connect communities along the coast..

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18th-Century Stables Transformed into a Modern Home in Holland

September 25, 2013 by  
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Built in 1760, this lovely brick building was once used as a stable and coach house until its new owners moved in and decided to give it new life. The refurbishment, completed last year by Dutch architecture firm Zecc Architecten, …

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Students Learn Plastic Waste Is More Than an Eyesore in Waters

September 25, 2013 by  
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A group of students were part of the first-ever survey for plastic pollution within the open waters of the Great Lakes, where the findings surprised them.

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Curbside Textile Recycling Program is First in U.S.

September 4, 2012 by  
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Giving new life to old textiles just got a whole lot easier for some Arizona residents. Beginning this month, the town of Queen Creek, Ariz. will pair up with United Fibers to expand their curbside recycling service to include the collection of…

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