426,000 cell phones are retired in the USA every single day -- and many of them wind up in the trash, where they contribute to the environmentally and socially devastating e-waste epidemic. Fortunately,
Did you get a chance to cast your vote yet in the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition?
Voting for the Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition closes TONIGHT at midnight, which makes this your last
Each day hundreds of thousands of disposable spoons are used to stir coffee and then thrown in the trash and sent directly to the landfill. Seeing this, Studio Verissimo designed a luxurious lamp to give
WEmake's Beryl and Friends collection transforms tired old light fixtures into luminous modern designs. The designers rewire lamps that have come to the end of their lifespan, installing low-energy LED
This beautiful felt Leaf Lamp features a light-as-air design that mimics the structural geometric forms found in plants and trees. Designer Peter Schumacher sought to use as little material as possible to
Scrap aluminum slivers were worked into the Sworth Lamp, an exploding cloud of gleaming metal by designer Ilsa Parry and collaborator Tom Sutton. The curly slivers that the lamp is constructed from are
The Turbine Pendant Lamp is a great example of green design that is incredibly versatile as well. Its thoughtfully conceived form can be appreciated indoors and out -- either hanging from the ceiling or
Sometimes we want to shake things up around our apartments, but aren’t ready to buy any new decor. The Pillbug Lamp solves this problem by functioning as a wall sconce, table lamp, or even a chandelier
Like many of the other smart designs in our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition, the 165 Helianthus Pendant Light is a recycled lamp inspired by forms from nature. Designed by Bao-Khang Luu, the lamp
Last week, we announced 40 fabulous finalists in our Bright Ideas Lighting Design Competition to find the best, most luminous examples of eco lamp designs, and the competition is really starting to heat
Light Bit of Reading Lamp by Lucy Norman
Lucy Norman's "Light Reading" is made entirely from discarded books found at charity shops. Every page is folded in half, producing a circular arrangement which
Has your closet been overrun by sweaters and heavy wool slacks? With winter well out of our lives and summer in full bloom, there's no better time so slip on a sustainably made dress and some ethically
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 Moto-inspired
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, our brand
Need some new clothes for spring? Why spend your hard-earned cash on them when you could go on a shopping spree for free? We're teaming up with Hessnatur to give one very fortunate winner a $200 shopping
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! What better
LAST CHANCE TO WIN SOME AMAZING CRADLE TO CRADLE PRODUCTS - we're giving away over $1000 worth of eco-friendly prizes!
In honor of Earth Week, last week we teamed up with eco design partnership MBDC to
HAPPY EARTH THURSDAY INHABITAT READERS!
If you've been reading Inhabitat, you know that we're celebrating Earth Day in a big way with our Earth Week Giveaway. In addition to offering up a super cleaning
HAPPY EARTH WEEK INHABITAT READERS!
Yesterday we launched the first of our four fabulous Earth Week Giveaways with a fantastic cleaning bundle from Method and Casabella. To celebrate this Earth Tuesday
HAPPY EARTH WEDNESDAY INHABITAT READERS!
What better way to celebrate Earth Week (and give your living space a little bit of extra oopmh) than by adding a plush rug to your home - especially one you can
Make Earth Week a win for both you and the planet!
Today is the first day of Earth Week, and to get the celebration going, we're teaming up with MBDC to hook some very lucky readers up with some really
Make a statement with your jewelry next time you walk into a room with this one-of-a-kind necklace made of discarded bicycle inner tubes. EcoFirstArt is giving away this avant garde, handcrafted necklace