Can Greenwashing Ever Be Good?

August 9, 2017 by  
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When companies market a product as eco-friendly that might not necessarily be as “green” as they say, that’s known as greenwashing. A great example of this is boxed water — whether it comes in a plastic bottle or a carton, it still isn’t…

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Artist Turns Secondhand Cars Into Whimsical Geometric Caravans

August 9, 2011 by  
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Photos: Jay Nelson The general misconception of small spaces is that they must be bland and minimal for the sake of functionality and efficiency. But like other green building myths , that’s not necessarily true, as San Francisco-based artist and designer Jay Nelson proves with the artful living quarters found in his quirky geometric campers, all of which are bui… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Will Roses Smell Sweeter in a Warming World?

February 10, 2010 by  
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Climate change may make flowers more fragrant.

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Energy Star Moving Beyond Data Servers, Certifying Entire Data Centers

February 10, 2010 by  
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“For the US in 2006, online data centres accounted for 1.5 percent of the entire country’s electricity use – equating to more than the entire state of Massachusetts. ” View the chart up close …Really interesting facts/stats! Image via GDS Digital Energy Star is ratcheting up its evaluation of data center components, moving from certifying servers to certifying entire data centers.

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U.K. Researchers Find Clue to Thwarting Nanoparticle Menace

December 2, 2009 by  
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The use of nanoparticles in consumer products could have hidden consequences for human health and the environment , but researchers in the U.K. have at least found a way to help remove the molecule-sized pollutants from wastewater treatment plants . Scientists from several U.K.

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