"Vibranium" hyperloop pods will be 10 time stronger than steel

May 25, 2016 by  
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When Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced that it would be using a new type of carbon fiber to make its capsules, what stuck out to many comic and film fans wasn’t the technical details of the innovative new material, but the name: “Vibranium.” The material takes its name from the fictional metal used in the Captain America comics to create the hero’s nearly indestructible shield. However, the name isn’t the only exciting thing about the startup’s announcement. Unlike the…

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QMilk Recycles Milk Into Multiple Other Products

September 1, 2015 by  
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No use in crying over spilt milk, right? Make it into an eco-friendly fiber, instead! The folks at Qmilk have done just that. Using milk that is no longer available for food sale, the innovative company is using the casein protein found in milk to…

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Is Zero Waste Grocery The Answer To Growing Landfills?

September 1, 2015 by  
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Plastic. It’s all around us. Even people like Beth Terry whose mission it is to live a plastic-free life admit that it’s a very difficult endeavor. The instant gratification culture in the U.S. doesn’t lend itself to a waste-free mentality. One…

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A Year In Shingle Recycling

August 31, 2015 by  
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When getting ready to replace a roof, many people don’t know that the shingles can be recycled — and turned into new products like roads. Up to 10 million shingles are torn off homes and buildings every year. Most are land-filled, but it doesn’t…

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San Jose’s Green Vision: Six Years In

December 26, 2013 by  
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How is San Jose’s Green Vision, launched in 2007, doing today? We give you an update on the innovative plan.

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Crafting Sustainable Rum is Largely a Matter of Catch and Release

October 10, 2011 by  
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After a few Mojitos, it’s easy to forget that making rum is an industrial process. Photo credit: Distillery Serrallés, USA In the first part of this series on rum production , we took a look at the environmental impacts and industry pitfalls inherent in traditional distillation. To make a long story short: The manufacture of one of the world’s favorite spirits has been everything but clean and responsible. Fortunately, some producers have begun to address these issues and the innovative systems they have implemented … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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World’s First Green Pilgrimage Network Launches At End of October

October 10, 2011 by  
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photo: Hideyuki Kamon / CC BY SA An interesting step towards eco-friendly spiritual travel: The Alliance of Regions and Conservation , working with WWF, is about to launch the Green Pilgrimage Network . The program, to formally kick off at an event in Assisi, Italy (above) from October 31-November 2, is intended to “help the faiths make their holy cities and sacred sites as environmentally … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Where To Get A Green Job? (Infographic)

August 16, 2011 by  
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image: 1BOG Wondering where the green jobs are, how much the green economy has grown compared to the rest of the economy and who’s actually getting green jobs? Then 1BOG (the innovative residential solar power company) has a great infographic for you. Obviously the image above is just a tiny excerpt. The full graphic is embedded below:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Detroit Bike City

May 13, 2011 by  
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My hometown gets a bum rap sometimes in the green community.

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Six Sidewalks That Work While You Walk

February 22, 2010 by  
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Photo of self-lighting tile credit copyright Pavegen systems twitpic .

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