Where Some Games Plunder, Trash Tycoon Stands Apart

October 17, 2011 by  
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Image: Trash Tycoon has officially launched on Facebook! Trash Tycoon is a new Facebook game from Guerillapps that promotes recycling and helping your city go green. While it’s easy enough to claim such values, how does Trash Tycoon actually dynamically enact that aesthetic goal? Well, whereas most Real-Time-Strategy games and Facebook games focus on taking your resources from the earth, in Trash Tycoon all of your resources com… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Artists Use Innovation to Make Our Beaches Barefoot Friendly (Video)

October 7, 2011 by  
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A beach that’s barefoot-friendly. It is less common these days than we would want. However, it’s not an impossible task to return them to their former pristine states. Renowned surf filmmaker Jason Baffa and Barefoot Wine teamed up to create One Beach , a really beautiful film that highlights how artists and creative-types are coming up with brilliant ways to clean up beaches. Check it out after the jump. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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SXSW Eco: Interview with Scott Wilcox, SXSW’s CTO

October 6, 2011 by  
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Want to know why SXSW Eco doesn’t run with South-By’s other verticals like Music, Interactive and Film? So did we. I sat down with Scott Wilcox, SXSW’s CTO, to find out. We also discussed the kind of change the event has seen, and created, since its inception back in 1987. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Top Tweets from SXSW Eco, Day 1

October 4, 2011 by  
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SXSW Eco is now in full swing and so is the hashtag #SXSWEco. Here are a few of the best so far. If you are here in Austin, TX with the rest of us, remember to hash your tweets! And check back later today for more Top Tweets…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Kyra Sedgwick Urges the President to Reject the Tar Sands Pipeline! What Celeb Will Be Next?

October 2, 2011 by  
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Kyra Sedgwick, star of the detective show “The Closer” and an active supporter of the Natural Resources Defense Council , has produced a video in which she calls on President Obama to reject TransCanada’s permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Sedgwick says that “everyday I take it for granted that when I turn on the faucet clean water will come out, but the tar sands pipeline threatens to change all that in America’s heartland.” If built, the pipeline would go right through the Ogallala aquifer in Nebraska…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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iPhone Cases Made from Agricultural Waste and Recycled Plastic

October 2, 2011 by  
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Photo: Miniwiz The next time someone says your iPhone case looks like you found it in the trash, you can take it as a compliment. But that’s only if you’ve got a ReCase from Miniwiz , made from 100% recycled agricultural waste and post-consumer plastic…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Hand-Made EcoDesign: A Magical Table, A Napkin Vase And An Elegant Flower Pot (Photos)

September 27, 2011 by  
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Image Credit. Joan Rojeski Joan Rojeski was back at Valencia Design Week this year, although it turns out that Joan Rojeski is not a person or designer for that matter, but fiction. The Valencia-based designers have made a beautiful short film about their nature-loving character Joan Rojeski who goes to the city to become a designer.

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Give Us This Day Our Local Bread

September 27, 2011 by  
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Seeded, malted bread. Image crdit: Flickr , Francis Storr A market for locally grown wheat and for bread made from it has emerged in Massachusetts. Although it is very small market, it represents a remarkable turnabout in the history of food in America. Before railroads came to the West, wheat was abundant in New England and the Mid-Atlantic. The Great Plains were discovered to be a more productive bread basket and wheat farmers from the Dakotas to Kansas soon dominated US markets. Later, still, wheat became a global commodity. As it stands now, few h… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Live Now: Hundreds Risk Arrest at Ottawa Action To Sit-in Against Big Oil, Tar Sands

September 26, 2011 by  
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Fresh Products from Valencia; These Designers Know How to Upcycle (Photos)

September 22, 2011 by  
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Yesterday night Valencia Design Week launched one of their new routes in the up and coming barrio of Ruzafa. We bloggers from the FEED discovered lots of fresh talent of which I particularly liked the show Dos de Surtido at the Hat Gallery . Surtido , a Spanish design collective, teamed up with Vaho , the Barcelona-based comp… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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