ENTER TO WIN: An Organic Cotton Scarf and Glove Combo From Indigenous (Worth $100)

February 4, 2013 by  
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Still shivering away these wintry days? Well this will surely warm you up!   Ecouterre is teaming up with Indigenous to give away an emerald loop scarf AND silver cuff gloves to TWO lucky readers. Hand knit by Peruivan women artisans from 100 percent  organic cotton  treated with low-impact dyes, this  fair-trade set  will go perfectly with your winter wardrobe. Swing over to Ecouterre and enter to win now ! ENTER TO WIN >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco friendly accessories , eco friendly knits , eco-fashion , eco-fashion giveaways , eco-friendly gloves , eco-friendly knitwear , eco-friendly scarves , ecouterre giveaway , Ethical Fashion , ethical scarves , Fair Trade , fair trade clothing , fair trade scarves , fair-trade fashion , green fashion , Indigenous , Indigenous Designs , organic cotton , sustainable accessories , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable gloves , sustainable knits , sustainable knitwear , sustainable scarves , sustainable style

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Casa Atrevida is a Stunning Earthquake and Flood Resistant Home in Costa Rica

February 4, 2013 by  
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Halley VI: The World’s First Modular Research Station in Antarctica Can Climb Through Snow

February 4, 2013 by  
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Matt Hope’s ‘Breathing Bike’ Creates Clean Air in Polluted Beijing as it Rides

February 4, 2013 by  
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Riding a bicycle is normally a healthy alternative to driving a gas-guzzling vehicle. But in places like Beijing where air pollution is hitting record levels , keeping yourself separated from the deadly atmosphere is important for your health. Artist Matt Hope has created an ingenious pedal-powered air filtration system that provides clean air to the rider as it moves. Using an IKEA perforated garbage can, moped helmet, fighter-pilot breathing mask, wheel-powered generator, and home air filtration system, the entire contraption uses human energy to clear the air. Read the rest of Matt Hope’s ‘Breathing Bike’ Creates Clean Air in Polluted Beijing as it Rides Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air filtration , Beijing , breathing bike , clean air , generator , ikea , matt hope , pedal , Pollution , smog

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First Phase of Aedas’ Seaside Eco-Resort Opens in Guangdong, China

February 4, 2013 by  
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Aedas recently announced the completion of the first phase of its seaside eco-resort at Huidong, Guangdong, China. The natural setting of this seaside town, located 40 miles from Shenzhen, is the perfect ambiance for the resort , which is not only driving tourism development along the water, but is designed as an example of sustainable design for the region. Read the rest of First Phase of Aedas’ Seaside Eco-Resort Opens in Guangdong, China Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “natural materials” , aedas , china , cross-ventilation , Daylighting , eco resort , GUANGDONG , Huidong Xunliao Resort Community Development , louvers , shading , tourism , Xunliao Seaside Resort District

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Wind Power Becomes Spain’s Top Source of Electricity

February 4, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock In the last three months, Spain has quickly risen as a leader in renewable energy , having produced more electricity via wind farms than any other source! The Spanish Wind Energy Association announced that in January alone, Spanish wind farms produced six terawatt-hours of electricity – which is a sizable contribution to the 25 percent of Spain’s energy that is generated from renewable sources. Read the rest of Wind Power Becomes Spain’s Top Source of Electricity Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , eco design , green design , renewable energy , spain wind farms , spanish wind energy association , sustainable design , Wind Farms

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GIVEAWAY: Win an Organic Cotton Tassel Scarf from Indigenous (Worth $70)!

January 7, 2013 by  
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If one of your new year’s resolutions was to buy more ethical clothing, then you’re in the right place. We’re teaming up with our friends over at Indigenous to give THREE lucky readers a super-soft platinum  Tassel Scarf  (worth $70) for free!  This beautiful scarf is Fair Trade certified and handmade using organic cotton and low-impact dyes by women artisans who are guaranteed a living wage . Cozy up to this scarf this winter, and enter now to win ! ENTER NOW > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco friendly accessories , eco friendly knits , eco-fashion , eco-fashion giveaways , eco-friendly knitwear , eco-friendly scarves , Ethical Fashion , ethical scarves , Fair Trade , fair trade clothing , fair trade scarves , fair-trade fashion , green fashion , Indigenous , Indigenous Designs , low impact dyes , organic cotton , sustainable accessories , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable knits , sustainable knitwear , sustainable scarves , sustainable style

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