Bonbon’s brilliant sofa transforms into a bunk bed in a snap

May 23, 2016 by  
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It’s been a while since we talked about compact habitats, but it’s one of our favorite topics. Efficient use of space is the best way to maximize your living quarters. It helps you conserve resources, keep your life organized, and enjoy clutter-free surroundings.

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Food Waste, Energy Generation and…..a HORSE?

December 9, 2015 by  
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We’ve talked about food waste before – remember the program turning food waste into energy at Disney World? Or the world leaders who were fed trash to raise awareness about the issue? These are all incredible programs but they’re also fairly…

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Best of Inhabitat: Interview With Metropol Parasol Architect Juergen Mayer H.

August 6, 2011 by  
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If you’ve been following the world of architecture, you’ve probably feasted your eyes on the Metropol Parasol , which has been one of the most popular and talked about structures of 2011. Currently the world’s largest wooden structure , the Parasol’s undeniably eye-catching looks have the city of Seville, Spain, where it is located, as well as the rest of the world mesmerized. Inhabitat recently had a chance to sit down with the … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Americans Throw Away Their Weight in Food Every Year

May 13, 2011 by  
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A new report from the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization finds that one-third of food produced for human consumption each year is wasted. The impacts of this, from human health to environmental issues, are staggering.

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How Bill Gates Would Solve the Climate Crisis

May 13, 2011 by  
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At a breakfast in Seattle this week, the former chief of Microsoft and current global philanthropist talked about how to beat climate change, why nuclear is still an answer, and why we should still have hope that the worst can be averted.

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How can I reuse or recycle aluminium foil/tin foil/silver foil?

October 4, 2010 by  
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Every now and then I search for something on Recycle This and am floored when I find we’ve not covered it. The most recent example: tin foil. We’ve talked about possibly recycling aluminium foil for charity and about related items such as easter egg /chocolate wrapping foil, foil trays for pet food or pies and tarts , even the serrated boxes that silver foil comes in but not silver foil itself

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Citi Listed As ‘America’s Greenest Bank’ Thanks to IT Upgrades

April 1, 2010 by  
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Image via Mike McCaffrey Earlier this week we talked about a Greenpeace report showing how IT is responsible for a vast amount of carbon emissions, and yet is also a tool capable of greatly reducing the carbon footprint of companies. Case in point is a new article from Greenbiz talking about how IT helped Citi become one of America’s greenest banks

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East Coast Could Get A Hydrogen Highway

January 28, 2010 by  
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It has been awhile since we talked about hydrogen cars.

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Eco-Judgementalism: Umbra Suggests an Alternative

January 7, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Collage of Holden Caulfield “Judge not, lest ye be considered a self-righteous eco-prig more interested in the appearance of greenness than in making true planetary progress.” So begins Umbra’s first letter of the New Year over at Grist, and it’s an important point for us all to remember. In tackling the sticky subject of judging greenness , Umbra picks up on a theme I talked about in my posts on

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"Eco-Friendly" Mobile Phone Runs on Coke

January 7, 2010 by  
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Designer Daizi Zheng tells Rose at Dezeen that phone batteries are not very good- “it is expensive, consuming valuable resources on manufacturing, presenting a disposal problem and harmful to the environment.” So instead she designs a cell phone to run on Coke. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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