‘Shower of the Future’ Recycles, Cleans Water

January 2, 2014 by  
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Dubbed the “Shower of the Future,” Orbital’s OrbSys Shower reduces water usage by 90 percent, saves 80 percent in energy and dispenses water that is cleaner than your average tap.

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POO POWER: New Toilet System Turns Human Waste Into Electricity and Reduces Water Use By 90%

June 27, 2012 by  
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Poo power is rapidly becoming the energy source of choice in many countries, powering everything from homes to motorcycles . Now scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have invented a new toilet system that not only turns human waste into electricity and fertilizers, but also reduces the amount of water needed for flushing by up to 90% ! Read the rest of POO POWER: New Toilet System Turns Human Waste Into Electricity and Reduces Water Use By 90% Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alternative energy , bioreactor , biowaste , compost , fertilizers , human energy , human waste , no-mix vacuum toilet , Poo Power! , poop power

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BRC Designs’ One-Of-A-Kind Pocket Rugs are a Patchwork Of Recycled Denim

June 27, 2012 by  
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While known for his upcycled chairs and tables, Benjamin Rollins Caldwell of BRC Designs has also been dabbling in the world of fashion — or at least repurposing fashion. One of his latest projects has been to collect hundreds of pairs of denim jeans, which he scavenges for their pockets. The upcycled denim pockets are then sewn into a unique patchwork rug that has us DIYers salivating to create our very own. Read the rest of BRC Designs’ One-Of-A-Kind Pocket Rugs are a Patchwork Of Recycled Denim Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Benjamin Rollins Caldwell , BRC Designs , denim rug , green interiors , jean pocket rug , jeans rug , pocket rug , pocket rug collection , reclaimed material , Recycled Materials , rug , upcycled materials

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Casa Bubble: Prefab Inflatable Pod Buildings Pop Up at Dwell on Design!

June 27, 2012 by  
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LMN Architects’ Seattle Stone34 Complex Will Be Edible!

June 27, 2012 by  
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Seattle’s new Eco-District is getting a brand new addition that is sure to propel the up-and-coming hotspot into a sustainable architectural hub. Designed by LMN Architects , the upcoming Stone34 complex will combine office and retail space, and be edible! Visitors and passersby will be invited to munch on the edible landscaping that will surround the sustainable complex. Read the rest of LMN Architects’ Seattle Stone34 Complex Will Be Edible! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , eco design , eco-district Seattle , edible building , edible gardens , green design , LMN Architects , Stone34 , sustainable design

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Swirling Tropical Garden Blooms Within Lubjana’s Chamber of Commerce

June 27, 2012 by  
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Uhuru Launches Aellon Furniture Made From a Salvaged Indonesian Fishing Boat

June 27, 2012 by  
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Student Gaspard Tiné-Berès Makes Quirky Cork Appliances Out of Recycled Components

June 27, 2012 by  
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Ever wonder what happens to all of our electrical appliances when we throw them away? If it were up to Royal College of Art London  student  Gaspard Tiné-Berès , they would be recycled into new ones like the pieces in his  Short-Circuit  cork collection. The quirky coffee-maker, kettle and toaster are made out of  re-used components  and factory seconds like wine bottles and chemistry beakers combined with cork, resulting in a line of products that is both green and aesthetically-pleasing. Read the rest of Student Gaspard Tiné-Berès Makes Quirky Cork Appliances Out of Recycled Components Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco coffee maker , eco design , Eco Kettle , Eco Toaster , Gaspard Tiné-Berès , green design , Household Appliances , Recycled Electrical Components , Recycled Materials , Royal College of Art , Short Circuit , student project , sustainable design

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