Jason Sahler

 

Jason Sahler is Inhabitat's operation's assistant as well as a contributing writer. Jason recently graduated from NYU with a B.A in Sustainable Development. Focusing on a holistic approach to sustainability, he looked to find connections between different disciplines and issues crossing different systems. He is a devout follower of small businesses and anything "SLOW". Jason brings his love for the the outdoors and his passion for finding sustainable solutions, to pretty much everything he does...Oh and he is a professed Craft Beer Geek.

Jason Sahler
Farewell And Thank You From Jason Sahler

Farewell And Thank You From Jason Sahler

For those of you who don't know me, my name is Jason Sahler, and for the last year and half I have been behind the scenes of Inhabitat making sure it runs as smoothly as possible. Now the time

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The High Line Park Opens!

The High Line Park Opens!

The High Line was originally constructed in the 1930s, to lift dangerous freight trains off Manhattan's streets. Section 1 of the High Line will soon open as a public park, owned by the City of

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Guardian Climate Change Summit

Guardian Climate Change Summit

In the midst of the current global economic crisis, many businesses stand to lose sight of sustainability goals as they focus upon the meeting the bottom line and keeping their staff in

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Dwell on Design

Dwell on Design

Dwell on Design returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center in June 2009. Dwell on Design is a three day festival of modern design featuring an exhibition, design conference, home tours and

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D&A Fashion Trade Show

D&A Fashion Trade Show

D&A is HERE! Being the sustainable style junkies that we are, Inhabitat is joining forces once again with premiere fashion tradeshow Designers & Agents to bring you the best and

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IRON DESIGNER

IRON DESIGNER

This Thursday, April 23, Studio-X and Storefront for Art and Architecture will be hosting Iron Designer, an event based on the show “Iron Chef” that will put design students head to

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i Saloni 2009

i Saloni 2009

What: i Saloni 2009 Where: Milan, Italy When: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - Monday, April 27, 2009 It's all systems go again! The engines driving the great Saloni machine are now up and

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Spring Greening Contest

Spring Greening Contest

Calling all crafty Inhabitat readers! Win $200 in our DIY Spring Greening Contest! Our Spring Greening Contest is running strong after a refreshing weekend of creative submissions, and there's

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Cute Organic Play Food from Looolo

Cute Organic Play Food from Looolo

Its never to early to get your kids thinking about where their food comes from, and you can do just that with these cute and cuddly soft food toys from our favorite organic textile company,

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Scientists Develop Plastic-Producing Bacteria

Scientists Develop Plastic-Producing Bacteria

Scientists at Genomatica Inc. recently announced that they have developed strains of bacteria that are able to produce plastic without the use of oil or natural gas. The sustainable process

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The Solar Stik Portable Power Generator

The Solar Stik Portable Power Generator

The Solar Stik™ is a small-scale energy generator that is capable of providing clean, green energy wherever it is needed most. The versatile system takes advantage of both solar and wind

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GREEN RANT: Can Explosives Go Green?

GREEN RANT: Can Explosives Go Green?

Ah, science – constantly trying to make the world a better place. Although air quality may not be first and foremost on your mind when there are bombs going off, you’ll be glad to

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ASTI’s Cute Solar Power “Plant”

ASTI’s Cute Solar Power “Plant”

Ahh, the art of camouflage. As technology becomes ever more ubiquitous in our lives we have begun to try and hide it, and blend it in with our surroundings (perhaps you have seen those cell

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Worldmapper Cartograms Revisualize the World

Worldmapper Cartograms Revisualize the World

CO2 levels in 2000 Whereas standard maps offer an approachable means of visualizing the world, Worldmapper's striking cartograms work the other way, de-stabilizing the earth as we know it

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Penn State’s LEED Gold School of Architecture

Penn State’s LEED Gold School of Architecture

As students return to campuses across the country for the start of another semester, colleges are starting to showcase some serious strides in sustainability. Some are investing in wind power

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Earthrace Boat Crosses Globe in 60 days to Break Record!

Earthrace Boat Crosses Globe in 60 days to Break Record!

It’s been an exciting month as we’ve seen green transportation records set on the ground and in the sky, so naturally we are taking the next step and bringing you to the sea with the

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The Greenbird Wind-Powered Vehicle Breaking New Record!

The Greenbird Wind-Powered Vehicle Breaking New Record!

Nine years ago on March 20th 1999, Bob Schumacher set the wind powered land-speed record in a boat called the Iron Duck, “sailing” at blistering pace of 116.7 mph. Now, since records

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TRANSPORTATION TUES: The Dry Leaf Eco-skateboard

TRANSPORTATION TUES: The Dry Leaf Eco-skateboard

We often cover alternative cars and other vehicles for Transportation Tuesday, and while they are making advances for their respective industries, they still require some type of fuel and are

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The Great Debate Over Housing Plans

The Great Debate Over Housing Plans

Earlier this summer we introduced you to Freegreen and their efforts to bring green prefab design to the masses. Recently Lloyd Alter from treehugger conducted an excellent interview with David

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EnergyHub: A Simple Solution for Energy Efficiency

EnergyHub: A Simple Solution for Energy Efficiency

One of the many barriers that impedes us from living a greener life at home is the lack of any simple and reliable way to gauge how much energy we are consuming. We can turn off our lights and

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Scorpion Supercar

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Scorpion Supercar

When it comes to striking good looks and serious sex appeal, many eco-friendly cars end up short. Not so with Ronn Motor's first production vehicle, the Scorpion. Featuring streamlined curves

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Using CO2 to Make Concrete

Using CO2 to Make Concrete

Carbon sequestration has been a hot topic lately, with various methods being proposed to help cut down on the amount of greenhouse gases spewed into our skies. Many past solutions have focused

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Sean Godsell’s Gorgeous Glenburn House

PREFAB FRIDAY: Sean Godsell’s Gorgeous Glenburn House

Wandering through the Australian Hills north of Melbourne, it would be easy to miss this deceptively simple, yet elegant house nestled into the surrounding countryside. But once you have reached

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Commercially Raised Bees Spreading Disease

Commercially Raised Bees Spreading Disease

Design can change the world for the better, but our wide reaching imprint on Mother Nature doesn't always yield the best results. Case in point: the decline of bees. More specifically that

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COAL PLANT DEATHWATCH MAP!

COAL PLANT DEATHWATCH MAP!

As actions to combat climate change have heated up, many coal plants have finally begun to cool down. (And its about time!) Whether from the realization that coal is a leading cause of

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FreeGreen: Bringing Green Design to the Masses!

FreeGreen: Bringing Green Design to the Masses!

2005's Solar Decathlon blew us away, but we were particularly fascinated by a stunning Solar House from Cornell University. This team brought a beautiful zero-energy home to the mall in

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PREFAB FRIDAY: Clara Cabin by hiveMODULAR

PREFAB FRIDAY: Clara Cabin by hiveMODULAR

As spring pushes forward and lazy, summer nights begin to envelop us, many people will daydream of the great outdoors and when they will be able to camp in tents and hike again. For those who

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Recycled Paper Flat-pack Baskets from Engage Green

Recycled Paper Flat-pack Baskets from Engage Green

One of the biggest tenets of living a sustainable life is doing more with less, and as we grapple with reducing our carbon footprints we have to take a closer look at how we equip the world we

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CO2 SAVER: Sustainable Lakeside House in Poland

CO2 SAVER: Sustainable Lakeside House in Poland

Optimizing passive solar gain and using untreated local wood, this sustainable home on Lake Laka in Poland was designed by architect Piotr Kuczia. The south side soaks up the sun reducing the

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VERS AUDIO’s Handcrafted Wood Speakers

VERS AUDIO’s Handcrafted Wood Speakers

We have seen mobile media players go green by utilizing the wind, the sun and our own muscles, what about when we use those gadgets in our home? Vers Audio has taken on the task to provide our

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