Earth Day Quiz: Test Your Knowledge, Win a T-shirt!

April 16, 2018 by  
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To celebrate the week leading up to Earth Day, we’ve … The post Earth Day Quiz: Test Your Knowledge, Win a T-shirt! appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Get Some Sustainability in Your Ear with the New Earth911 Podcast

April 16, 2018 by  
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Happy Earth Day week! These six days leading up to … The post Get Some Sustainability in Your Ear with the New Earth911 Podcast appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: Food Consumption

April 16, 2018 by  
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After three flat years, carbon dioxide emissions rose again in 2017, … The post Reduce Your Carbon Footprint: Food Consumption appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Meet The T-Shirt That Could Make Stain Remover Obsolete

January 18, 2014 by  
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We’ve all been there: halfway through dinner and you drop a big dollop of sauce right in the middle of your new shirt. Stain removers may eradicate some of the mark, but you know the fabric will never look as good as new again. If only there were a shirt that it was impossible to stain…like the Silic , now gathering funding on Kickstarter. Created in San Francisco, the Silic features hydrophobic nanotechnology to repel water, liquids, and even sweat. Stains could be a thing of the past while wearing this shirt of the future. Find out how to get your hands on one by following the link below! READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ecouterre , hydrophobic nanotechnology , self-cleaning t-shirt , Silic , stain remover , stain-resistant clothing , t-shirt , wearable technology        

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Infographic: The True Cost of that $14 Shirt

July 20, 2013 by  
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There are hidden costs to buying cheap clothing. And if there’s one meager silver lining to the horrific Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh earlier this year, it’s that consumers around the world are beginning to understand that fast fashion is often born from unsafe work conditions. A 2011 report by  O’Rourke Group Partners  found that labor costs just 12 cents for a typical shirt that retails for $14. Visit Ecouterre to view a new infographic that shows a complete breakdown of how much a $14 shirt really costs. READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: $14 t-shirt , cheap clothes , eco-fashion , ecouterre , fast fashion , Rana Plaza , shirt , t-shirt , unfair labor , unsafe work conditions        

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Children and Teens Exhibit Signs of Technology Addiction

July 20, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock “Addiction” is a word that’s casually thrown around to describe the increasing attachment to digital technology among children, but new research shows that it may actually be a very apt describer. The majority of teens and younger children spend as much as 75 percent of their waking lives staring into some sort of screen, and they exhibit symptoms of withdrawal and depression when deprived of their gadgets. Head over to Inhabitots to learn why technology addiction is real, and how it may be affecting your kids. READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: addicted to computers , Children , digital technology , Inhabitots , parenting , Screen addiction , technology addiction        

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Get Your Everyday Eco-Friendly Schwag from Designed Good

October 2, 2012 by  
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Designed Good  is a new online community that curates the best in design and social good. The new website hand-selects and sells clothing, artwork , gear, gadgets, and accessories, and provides buyers with the stories about how they’re making a difference; that is, they’re turning the items people wear and put in their homes into conversation starters. Co-founded by three graduates of Williams College , Designed Good has a thought that social responsibility and good design can intersect in one interesting place – and that place doesn’t have to be exclusive or invitation-only. The founders want everyone to feel welcome to hang out and share thoughts through their website; signing up is free, and membership is immediate once you provide your e-mail address. + Designed Good The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: designed good , Designed good products , eco products , green designs , green products

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Plastic bottle creations, recycled robot plant pots, fairtrade paper beads & upcycled lightshades

February 24, 2011 by  
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Every now and then I realise I’ve had some great ideas & links sent to my email but not shared them with you yet – this is one of those times! First up, Vernon got into touch to tell us about his plastic bottle creations.

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Formalitees Merge Formal Wear and T-Shirts

December 30, 2010 by  
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Photo: Formalitees T-shirt company Formalitees is kicking the stiffness out of formal wear. In fact, they’re taking the tie and leaving the rest. Enter the Tie Tee , an alternative to the modern business suit, it is an organic t-shirt with an attached tie that swings free from the neck and Formalitiees hopes it will spark a clothing revolution

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Take Our Reader Survey and Win a Shirt or $200 Gift Certificate!

September 22, 2010 by  
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WE WANT TO KNOW WHAT YOU THINK! Our readers are the backbone of Inhabitat, and we want to get to know you a little better! What do you like about Inhabitat? What could we do better? If you want to let us know what you think about the site, what you want to see more of and what you wish we would change, take a quick minute to fill in our survey

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