Hilton Launches Largest Mattress Recycling Initiative to Date

March 2, 2017 by  
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Hotels offer a great sleeping solution when you’re on the road, but all those beds mean a whole lot of mattresses that need to be responsibly disposed of once they’re past their useful life. That’s why the 1,574-room Hilton…

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Elle turns E-waste into unique and eye-catching jewelry

March 17, 2016 by  
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Each year, the world generates nearly 50 million tons of electronic waste and a large portion of these materials are considered garbage when in fact they are not. Nowadays, electronic devices are quickly discarded for a better, nicer, or newer ones, and not because their useful lives are over. This project transforms electronic waste into stunning, unique, and colorful handcrafted jewelry, while exemplifying an environmentally-aware fashion statement. Read the rest of Elle turns E-waste into unique and eye-catching jewelry

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Split-personality house in Catalonia responds to weather and seasonal changes

March 17, 2016 by  
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The Legend Returns, Electrified – VW Bus Concept in Geneva

March 2, 2011 by  
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Image: VW Bulli If the duration of the useful life of a product contributes significantly to a reduced ecological footprint, then the VW Bus is the model of sustainability.

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Silverpac Brings Energy Data to Touch-Screen Thermostats, Remote Controls

January 13, 2010 by  
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Image via Silverpac Using the thermostat as a home’s energy meter is gaining popularity. It’s a quick way to add another useful function to an existing system.

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LEED Home Award Winners are Walkscore FAIL

January 13, 2010 by  
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The Keesler Air Force Base project in Biloxi, Miss., by Hunt Yates currently has 792 registered single-family homes pursuing LEED for Homes certification, making it the largest LEED-certified project in the nation and the first Air Force installation to have LEED-certified homes . I have been gearing up to do a rant about the 2009 LEED for homes award winners. They are, with an exception or two, extraordinarily silly; Steve Mouzon wrote on the Original Green that “I’ve gotta confess that when I first saw..

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Today on Planet 100: Climate Killers, Secret Chemicals (Video)

January 13, 2010 by  
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