This rechargeable camping headlamp is made out of sustainable wood and recycled aluminum

September 10, 2019 by  
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Most adventurers do what they can to leave no trace when exploring, but sometimes it is nearly impossible to find sustainable hiking gear. In fact, the search for green gear got so frustrating for nature lover Doug Rieck that he invented his own camping headlamp that is made out of sustainable wood and recyclable aluminum. Recently launched on Kickstarter, the Origin Headlamp is not only a sustainable lamp, but it also boasts a powerful 300 lumen LED light that offers at least 10 hours of light and is guaranteed to lead you straight through your epic adventures. Doug Rieck is the founder of Eukarya , an outdoor goods company that designs sustainable gear. Its products are made without chemically engineered plastics and synthetic materials that have been the standard in the outdoor industry. Related: Get ready for an adventure with this ultimate checklist of backpacking essentials Handcrafted from sustainable wood and recycled aluminum, the Origin Headlamp is a durable, reliable light for adventures. With a 300 lumen LED light , the headlamp features a rechargeable battery that guarantees 10+ hours of light. Adding to its convenient features, the battery fully recharges in two hours. Additionally, the headlamp is incredibly useful in distinct settings, because it offers high/low and strobe modes. Of course, nobody wants to be lugging around a heavy light in their camping gear , so it is a good thing that the headlamp only weighs an astonishing 85 grams — substantially less than most standard headlamps. In addition to finally offering nature lovers a variety of green options for their camping and adventure equipment, the company also gives back to the planet. According to the current Kickstarter campaign , Eukarya is promising to plant a tree for each pledge the headlamp receives in collaboration with One Tree Planted . The headlamp has limited availability to early birds for just $99 with a December 2019 delivery or is available for regular pre-order for a March 2020 delivery. + Origin Headlamp Images via Eukarya

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The Search for Sustainable Pavers

May 20, 2019 by  
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When people hear the word “pavement,” asphalt and concrete are … The post The Search for Sustainable Pavers appeared first on Earth911.com.

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The Search for Petroleum-Free LEGO

December 6, 2018 by  
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When people wax nostalgic about old-fashioned toys that could hold … The post The Search for Petroleum-Free LEGO appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Earth911 Quiz #40: Be a U.S. Recycling Trivia Champion

December 6, 2018 by  
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Are you a recycling trivia champion? In this Earth911 quiz, … The post Earth911 Quiz #40: Be a U.S. Recycling Trivia Champion appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Worlds first circular-economy business park mimics nature to achieve sustainability

November 20, 2017 by  
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The Triango sustainable business park in Paris, designed by  RAU Architects , SeARCH , and karres + brands , embraces the idea of a  circular economy  using inspiration from nature. The idea behind the proposal is to create facilities that can behave dynamically throughout their period of use and to use materials that can be used over and over again in the future. The new campus will include over 41 acres (167,000 square meters) of modular offices , incubators , and ateliers, organized around a central park. It is marked by public spaces and inter-building connections, fostering synergy and a new way of working. Related: ICEhouse designed for continuous reuse will be 100% Cradle to Cradle certified A robust framework forms the spine of the master plan, with three characteristic zones defined by unique site qualities. The urban zone is a compact strip, where, transparent, active, ground floors and open public spaces, consisting of gardens and green atria , create a lively urban character. This space has a large production greenhouse which will provide energy-neutral food and ingredients used in the products of the companies working in the area and for small local shops and restaurants. The organic zone includes innovative outdoor areas for new ways of work and recreation, while the landmark zone forms a striking façade towards the adjacent highway. + RAU Architects + SeARCH + karres + brands

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Ecosia is a search engine that plants trees every time you click

April 11, 2016 by  
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Ecosia is an eco-friendly alternative to Google – it works just like any other search engine, so you can still find what you are looking for, but Ecosia donates surplus advertising income to a tree planting program. All told, that’s at least 80% of its profits, all going towards making the planet a little greener, and all you have to do is do what you are already doing. A small team of Ecosia users have already contributed enough to plant 4 million trees, so imagine what we could do if everyone switched. Want to be sure all that money is going where they say it will? You can  keep tabs on Ecosia  because they publish proof every month of the work they – and you – are doing. + Ecosia

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Tree-covered, mixed-use development will create a “green ribbon” in Paris

February 4, 2016 by  
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Which States Care Most About The Environment?

January 14, 2016 by  
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Seriously, what did we do before Google? Not only do we have information on virtually everything under, on and above the sun, but we also now have data and trends. The folks at SaveOnEnergy have collected and mined this Google Trends Search Volume…

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Downstream drugs: Big Pharma’s big water woes

August 15, 2015 by  
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As antidepressants and antibiotics taint rivers and lakes, the search for solutions to the environmental impacts of the prescription drug boom is on.

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JDS Architects’ Iceberg Housing Mimics Jagged Floating Ice in Denmark

August 7, 2014 by  
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