It’s National Secondhand Wardrobe Day: How You Can Participate

August 25, 2017 by  
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Chances are, you have a clothing item (or 10) in your closet that you don’t wear, haven’t worn since the previous solar eclipse and have no plans to wear here or in a parallel universe. But, before you purge your closet and launch your lightly worn…

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Levi’s Jeans Made With Rocks, Not Water

November 3, 2011 by  
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Jeans may be the ultimate fashion essential, but your favorite pair of Levi’s 501’s come with a heavy toll on the environment: A single pair of jeans uses over 800 gallons of water throughout its lifecycle – from the cotton fields to your closet to…

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PHOTOS: Spiderman Table Made From Car Parts

November 2, 2011 by  
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Recycled materials are finding their way into some pretty crazy stuff these days. But this one deserves a closer look. This handmade Spiderman end table is a comic-lover’s dream, and it’s all made from recycled car parts. In their…

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College Students Build Incredible Haunted Maze

November 1, 2011 by  
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For the last five years, a group of college students have built a haunted maze in Long Beach, Calif., and opened it up for free to community members on Halloween night. But this year, the students decided to make an eco-friendly Halloween…

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Used Cooking Oil to Power U.K. Homes

November 1, 2011 by  
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Creative greenies have found some pretty cool applications for used cooking oil. It powers bus fleets, helps people travel the world and can even be used to heat your home. This month, Merseyside, England is taking recycled oil even further by…

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Energy Efficiency Financing Could Create New Jobs

November 1, 2011 by  
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Written by Melissa Hincha-Ownby, MNN Despite the negative effect that Solyndra has had on the eco-friendly finance world, these investments can play a major role in helping the nation’s economy bounce back. A new report prepared by Capital E for…

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3 Colorado Cities Ban, Slap Fees on Bags

October 31, 2011 by  
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In an effort to encourage shoppers to bring their own reusable bags to the grocery store, three cities in Colorado have passed legislation restricting or placing fees on single-use, carryout shopping bags. Last week, Carbondale, Colo., a town 170…

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Manolo Blahnik Shoes Made from Fish Skins

October 31, 2011 by  
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Manolo Blahnik, the luxury shoemaker popularized by “Sex and the City,” will release its first collection of eco-friendly shoes next spring. The new collection includes two styles of sandals made entirely of waste tilapia skins, as well as cork and…

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The Top 5 Green Cars of 2012

October 28, 2011 by  
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From zero-emission, all-electric vehicles to fuel-efficient diesel cars, Green Car Journal has named its top five green vehicles of 2012 and, from this list of finalists, will announce the winner of its 2012 Green Car of the Year award next month….

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