How to Remove Labels and Odors from Food Jars

March 27, 2017 by  
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In the realm of upcycling, empty food bottles are definitely rock stars. Use them to tote salads to work or as stylishly offbeat drinkware at a party. If your rolling pin is out of reach, pick up a bottle to flatten your dough. Even with no fuss,…

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These functioning computer chips are made out of wood

July 20, 2015 by  
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Even if you don’t love  technology , it’s impossible to get away from. Microchips have escaped the realm of laptops and smartphones and are popping up in common appliances like TV’s, some refrigerators, microwaves, watches and more. But when these things reach the end of their life, it leaves behind a vast amount of electronic waste. What if those computer chips were biodegradable and made from wood ? Imagine the impact it could have for the environment. Read the rest of These functioning computer chips are made out of wood

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What scares you more? Climate change or ISIS?

July 20, 2015 by  
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When you lie awake at night worrying about the world, what grips your intestines with fear? Lack of money? California’s drought and food shortages ? Or do you have nightmares filled with orange suits and gory ISIS reports? Well, here’s something we found interesting: for a new survey, the Pew Research Center asked this very same thing of 45,435 people in 40 different countries between March 25 and May 27, 2015. And the results are fairly predictable. Americans, who are among the least threatened by ISIS, are more afraid of the group than any other critical global issue. By the end of October last year, ISIS killed an estimated 24,000, according to the UN . That number has to be significantly higher now, but to put it in perspective, consider that climate change is expected to kill up to 600,000 each year by 2030 . Read the rest of What scares you more? Climate change or ISIS?

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Upcycled Shipping Containers are Reborn as Colorful Schoolrooms

August 22, 2014 by  
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Shipping containers are commonly seen on the backs of trucks all over the world, but few of us are accustomed to seeing them in our schools ! You can find them for sale in Perth, New York, London, Cape Town, and just about any other major town or city throughout the world, and their durability makes them ideal for long-term building projects. From North America to Africa and Europe, people are recycling and repurposing these containers  to combat the lack of free space in schools, creating much-needed classrooms for their students. Here’s a quick round-up of some of the best ones around so far. Read the rest of Upcycled Shipping Containers are Reborn as Colorful Schoolrooms Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: orange county , REALM , school , school room , schoolrooms , shipping container , shipping container school , shipping container schools , South Africa , Vissershok , Waldorf , Waldorf Orange County , Waldorf School

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How to prevent the natural resources economic bubble

April 23, 2013 by  
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Climate change and natural resources have begun moving into the realm of financial risk that companies need to understand and appropriately value.

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BusinessClimate: Bringing corporate sustainability to the mainstream

May 20, 2012 by  
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The founder and principal of the upcoming BusinessClimate sustainability event discusses how sustainability is moving from the realm of CSR to competitiveness to national security, but how more evolution is needed to make it mainstream. 

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World’s Greenest Concept Skyscrapers – Video

April 12, 2010 by  
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If all goes according to plan we will soon get to see pioneering activities in sustainable architecture in the realm of super skyscrapers. Here are green concept designs for the worlds tallest skyscrapers that present a utopian vision for green urban planning.

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Nokia Moving Into Kinetically Charged Cell Phones, Files New Patent

March 9, 2010 by  
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Photo via jurvetson So far, kinetic charging for cell phones has been confined to the realm of external chargers (which are only now starting to be actually useful ) and concept designs for futuristic phones . But Nokia looks to be taking piezoelectric charging for cell phones seriously

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Totally Cool and Easy to Make Recycled Plastic Bags Rain Boots

March 9, 2010 by  
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Photos: Courtesy of Louis Rigano. We’ve seen plenty of things with fused plastic bags , one of the best being the Chilean plastic bags boots we featured last year. However, few look like something that you would wear or that can be easily done.

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India Backs Copenhagen Accord – Last Major Emitter To Do So

March 9, 2010 by  
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photo: Kartikeya Kaul via flickr. India the world’s last major emitter to formally back the Copenhagen Accord has done so. Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said the decision reflected India’s contributions in shaping the Accord.

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