Jessica Dailey

 

Jessica is a Brooklyn-based freelance journalist. A Pittsburgh native, she moved to New York to pursue her love of writing. She holds bachelor’s degrees in English and Art History from the University of Pittsburgh and received her master’s from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She loves reporting on art, food, and the green community in New York City. When she’s not searching for the next best story, she spends her time foraging at Greenmarkets, whipping up new recipes, and exploring the city’s endless art scene.

Jessica Dailey
Designers Use Toyota’s Technologies to Create ‘Ideas for Good’

Designers Use Toyota’s Technologies to Create ‘Ideas for Good’

We really love green cars, but you know what we love even more? Practical green designs that make the world a better place. With the Ideas for Good competition, Toyota has merged the two into

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GIVEAWAY: Win a $144 Cropped Linen Jacket from Nixxi!

GIVEAWAY: Win a $144 Cropped Linen Jacket from Nixxi!

Summer is on the way, and it's time to revamp your wardrobe for warmer weather. What better way to lighten your look than with a cute cropped linen jacket? We are giving one lucky reader a

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Turn Your Magazines into a Seat With Organelle Design’s DIY Dowel Chair

Turn Your Magazines into a Seat With Organelle Design’s DIY Dowel Chair

Instead of stacking your old magazines under your coffee table where they will just collect dust, why not turn them into an extra seat for your home? During New York Design Week at the Model

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Organelle Design’s Repurposed Hanger ‘Hangelier’ Lamps Shine at Model Citizens NY Design Week Show

Organelle Design’s Repurposed Hanger ‘Hangelier’ Lamps Shine at Model Citizens NY Design Week Show

We fell in love the creative recycled designs of Organelle Design's repurposed hanger chandeliers years ago, so we were thrilled to see one of their beautiful Hangelier lights on display at the

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From the Source Uses Reclaimed Indonesian Wood to Create Chic Rustic Furniture

From the Source Uses Reclaimed Indonesian Wood to Create Chic Rustic Furniture

The new line accentuates the shape and origin of many of the pieces by leaving them whole, using the rough edges and interesting shapes to create unique chairs and table tops. For the dressers

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Inhabitat Reports from ICFF 2011!

Inhabitat Reports from ICFF 2011!

We're just three hours in and already we've talked with some amazing eco-friendly designers and seen a lot of great sustainable designs. Graypants is displaying their beautiful recycled

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LAST DAY to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-Friendly iPad Case from Treegloo!

LAST DAY to Win an iPad 2 and Eco-Friendly iPad Case from Treegloo!

Hey New Yorkers! We all love to read on the subway, but wouldn't it be nice to ditch your bulky books for a slim new iPad 2? Now's your chance! To celebrate the official launch of InhabitatNYC,

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PHOTOS: The Festival of Ideas Transforms Downtown NYC With StreetFest

PHOTOS: The Festival of Ideas Transforms Downtown NYC With StreetFest

The New York City Inhabitat team has been anxiously awaiting the Festival of Ideas, which is taking place this weekend, and the great green gathering has far surpassed our expectations! We've

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LAST CHANCE to Win a Shiny New Linus Bike and Bike Bag (worth $730) for Earth Day!

LAST CHANCE to Win a Shiny New Linus Bike and Bike Bag (worth $730) for Earth Day!

To get everyone excited about making every day Earth Day, we've teamed up with Linus Bikes to offer one lucky reader a chance to win a shiny new bicycle - and today is the last day to enter!

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GIVEAWAY: Win a $189 Vegan Beauty Kit From Marie Veronique Organics!

GIVEAWAY: Win a $189 Vegan Beauty Kit From Marie Veronique Organics!

We've teamed up with Marie Veronique Organics to give one lucky reader a four piece vegan beauty starter kit.

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University of Maine Creates Biodegradable Golf Ball Made from Lobster Shells

University of Maine Creates Biodegradable Golf Ball Made from Lobster Shells

Using lobster shells, a natural binding agent, and a mold they bought on eBay, a UMaine research team has created an eco-friendly golf ball that hits and flies like the real thing.

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How to Green Clean Your Bathroom Without Toxic Chemicals!

How to Green Clean Your Bathroom Without Toxic Chemicals!

No one likes cleaning the bathroom; hair-clogged drains, moisture-loving mildew, and, ahem, the toilet all make for an unpleasant chore. No doubt your first priority when cleaning the loo is

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Dell Will Be First Tech Company to Use Ecovative Mushroom Packaging for Shipping

Dell Will Be First Tech Company to Use Ecovative Mushroom Packaging for Shipping

Dell has announced that they will begin shipping their servers using Ecovative's eco-friendly fungi foam.

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China Plans to Cut Nuclear, Boost Solar Power Because of Japan Crisis

China Plans to Cut Nuclear, Boost Solar Power Because of Japan Crisis

In the wake of Japan's nuclear crisis, China has decided to cut nuclear power and increase solar power.

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HOW TO: Give Your Closet a Green Makeover

HOW TO: Give Your Closet a Green Makeover

With a few simple organization tips and, of course, green cleaning products, you'll never want to shut the closet door again.

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GIVEAWAY: Win $155 Worth of Organic Skincare Products from Juice Beauty!

GIVEAWAY: Win $155 Worth of Organic Skincare Products from Juice Beauty!

We've teamed up with Juice Beauty to give one lucky reader a trio of organic skincare products.

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Fashion Conglomerate PPR Group Launches Sustainability Plan for Gucci, Puma & More

Fashion Conglomerate PPR Group Launches Sustainability Plan for Gucci, Puma & More

PPR Group recently launched PPR Home, a major sustainability plan in order to offset its entire 2010 footprint.

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XBox 360 Controllers Send Robots Into Fukushima Nuclear Plant

XBox 360 Controllers Send Robots Into Fukushima Nuclear Plant

QinetiQ North America, a Virginia-based technology company, has deployed robots controlled by Xbox 360 pads into the trouble Fukushima Nuclear Plant.

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GoDaddy CEO Hunts Endangered Elephants for Sport

GoDaddy CEO Hunts Endangered Elephants for Sport

Bob Parsons, the CEO of domain registry company GoDaddy, apparently enjoys hunting endangered species for fun.

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Banana Plastic: Researchers Create Strong Plastic from Fruit that Rivals Kevlar

Banana Plastic: Researchers Create Strong Plastic from Fruit that Rivals Kevlar

A team of Brazilian researchers developed a way to create strong, lightweight plastic with the fibers in fruit.

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Eduardo Souto de Moura Wins the 2011 Pritzker Prize

Eduardo Souto de Moura Wins the 2011 Pritzker Prize

Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura has been named the winner of the 2011 Pritzker Prize ahead of the official announcement date.

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Apple Surpasses Recycling Goals By Using Aircraft-Grade Aluminum

Apple Surpasses Recycling Goals By Using Aircraft-Grade Aluminum

By using aluminum to create the cases for its electronics, Apple has made a significant contribution to its environmental sustainability goals. Apple adopted the use of aircraft-grade aluminum

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Japanese Engineers Unbelievably Repair Earthquake Ravaged Road in Only 6 Days

Japanese Engineers Unbelievably Repair Earthquake Ravaged Road in Only 6 Days

A Japanese highway demolished by the earthquake was as good as new after only six days of repair.

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Silkworms Munch Mulberries & Dye to Produce Naturally Flourescent Silk

Silkworms Munch Mulberries & Dye to Produce Naturally Flourescent Silk

Researchers have discovered that a special diet of mulberry leaves and dye allows silkworms to produce brightly colored silk.

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5 Tips for a Cleaner, Greener Kitchen

5 Tips for a Cleaner, Greener Kitchen

By practicing a few smart, eco-friendly cleaning habits, your kitchen will be sparkling in no time.

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Turn Your Cell Phone Screen into a Solar Panel with Wysips’ Transparent Film

Turn Your Cell Phone Screen into a Solar Panel with Wysips’ Transparent Film

French start-up Wysips created an ultra-thing PV film that is placed on a cell phone's screen to continuously top off its charge.

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Memsys Creates a Solar-Powered Shipping Container Desalination System

Memsys Creates a Solar-Powered Shipping Container Desalination System

Using a shipping container as the system shell, memsys created a solar-powered desalination system specifically designed for disaster relief.

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BIG Unveils Energy Valley With Floating Solar Sphere for Stockholm

BIG Unveils Energy Valley With Floating Solar Sphere for Stockholm

Inhabitat has reported on some pretty mind-boggling designs by the Bjark Ingels Group, but their latest winning proposal just may take the cake. BIG's Energy Valley was recently chosen as the

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New SIMBAS Blood Analysis Biochip Can Diagnose Diseases In Minutes

New SIMBAS Blood Analysis Biochip Can Diagnose Diseases In Minutes

A team of researchers from three universities have developed a lab-on-a-chip that could revolutionize global health care diagnostics. The Self-powered Integrated Microfluidic Blood Analysis

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Virginia Recycles Part of the I-81 Highway to Cut Emissions & Costs

Virginia Recycles Part of the I-81 Highway to Cut Emissions & Costs

Instead of using conventional road repair techniques, Virginia is recycling a 3.7 mile stretch of Interstate 81.

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