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How to Prolong the Lifespan of 6 Items You Care About

How to Prolong the Lifespan of 6 Items You Care About

Image via Shutterstock Jeans Dirt rarely shows its face on denim until it's really dirty, so unless you're wearing jeans to trek through mud or you always go commando, don't wash them after every wear.

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Zipcar Announces New One-Way Trips with the 2015 Honda Fit

Zipcar Announces New One-Way Trips with the 2015 Honda Fit

Since Zipcar's car-sharing service was introduced, one of the biggest drawbacks has been that you have to return the vehicle back to the original pickup spot - making one-way trips impossible. The company

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Brooklyn Boulders Rock Climbing Gym Allows Workers to “Climb the Walls” to Reduce Stress

Brooklyn Boulders Rock Climbing Gym Allows Workers to “Climb the Walls” to Reduce Stress

Do stressful workdays make you want to climb the walls? Well, thanks to Brooklyn Boulders, you can now literally climb the walls to help relieve stress and stimulate your productivity. The climbing

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Vukee Car Launches the World’s First Tesla Car Sharing Program

Vukee Car Launches the World’s First Tesla Car Sharing Program

There are several car sharing services like Zipcar that offer access to electric vehicles, but vukee Car just announced the world's first car sharing service to offer the Tesla Model S! This spring the

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Avis to Buy Car Sharing Service Zipcar In Deal Worth Nearly $500 Million

Avis to Buy Car Sharing Service Zipcar In Deal Worth Nearly $500 Million

Avis Budget Group Inc. has announced its intent to buy Zipcar Inc, the world's leading car sharing network, for around $500 million, expanding on their existing car rental services. Avis will pay $12.25

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Sharing Is The New Shopping: Yerdle Offers Zero-Cost Alternative To Black Friday Madness

Sharing Is The New Shopping: Yerdle Offers Zero-Cost Alternative To Black Friday Madness

This year, many conscientious consumers are exploring an out of the box (literally) alternative to black Friday madness - one that is made possible by the rise of the sharing economy. Yerdle, which

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Scoot Launches Electric Scooter-Sharing Program in San Francisco!

Scoot Launches Electric Scooter-Sharing Program in San Francisco!

Bike sharing programs are great, but pedaling up San Francisco's steep hills can be a pain. And car sharing is cool, but finding a parking space in the city can be tough. Enter Scoot Networks, an

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Honda and Zipcar Team Up to Provide Hybrid and Electric Vehicles to Car Share Members

Honda and Zipcar Team Up to Provide Hybrid and Electric Vehicles to Car Share Members

Zipcar, the world's leading car sharing network, has announced that Honda will be Zipcar's preferred automaker with a focus on hybrid and electric vehicles. The new partnership will give Zipcar members

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Zipcar Adds the Chevy Volt to its Chicago Fleet

Zipcar Adds the Chevy Volt to its Chicago Fleet

Zipcar, the popular car sharing network in the U.S., has announced the launch of the company's first large-scale plug-in vehicle pilot program in Chicago. Five Chevy Volts are now available to Zipcar

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US Has a “Recessionary Hangover” According to Greenbiz 2012 Report

US Has a “Recessionary Hangover” According to Greenbiz 2012 Report

Greenbiz.com recently released their free, downloadable “State of Green Business 2012″ report and some of the statistics are quite surprising. The report begins by explaining the stalemate on

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The Ridge: Net-Zero Energy Mixed-Use Passive House Project Gets Thumbs Up In Philadelphia

The Ridge: Net-Zero Energy Mixed-Use Passive House Project Gets Thumbs Up In Philadelphia

Philadelphia just gave the go-ahead for a large mixed-use multi-family housing project that is urban friendly and energy frugal. Conceived by design/build group Onion Flats, The Ridge' will be the

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LAST CHANCE: Win a One Year Zipcar Membership!

LAST CHANCE: Win a One Year Zipcar Membership!

LAST DAY to Win a One Year Zipcar Membership Worth $85! Carless and curious about this car-sharing thing? If you haven't tried car-share yet, autumn is a great time to get started with a free year's

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Paris Launches World’s Largest Electric Car Share Program: Autolib

Paris Launches World’s Largest Electric Car Share Program: Autolib

This past Sunday Paris took a monumental step towards the future of green transportation as it kicked off the world's first large-scale electric car share program. Launched by Vincent Bollore, the Autolib

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Car2Go Launches North America’s First All-Electric Car Sharing Fleet in San Diego

Car2Go Launches North America’s First All-Electric Car Sharing Fleet in San Diego

Car2Go, a subsidiary of Daimler, has just announced the launch of North America's first all-electric car sharing program, which will have 300 Smart ForTwo electric vehicles by the end of this year. In

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VIDEO: Inhabitat Test Drives the Chevy Volt!

VIDEO: Inhabitat Test Drives the Chevy Volt!

When Chevrolet offered me a chance to test drive their brand new electric car, the Chevy Volt, several months ago I jumped at the chance. After all, I have been following the growing momentum of

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6 Earth Day Activities That Will Actually Make a Difference

6 Earth Day Activities That Will Actually Make a Difference

1. GO VEGETARIAN The amount of greenhouse gas produced by the livestock industry is staggering - the Worldwatch Institute estimates that meat and dairy production accounts for 51% of the world's total

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New Yorkers, Recycle Your Gadgets at LES Ecology Center E-Waste Collections

New Yorkers, Recycle Your Gadgets at LES Ecology Center E-Waste Collections

Electronics are complicated to recycle, but there are dozens of resources out there that simplify the process for you. Throughout January, the Lower East Side Ecology Center will be collecting used or

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Green Design Predictions For 2011!

Green Design Predictions For 2011!

1. William McDonough (Eco Designer & Thought Leader, Founder Cradle To Cradle, MBDC, and William McDonough + Partners) 2. Graham Hill (Founder, Treehugger.com and Vice President, Interactive Media,

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Billionaire to Invest $131 Million into Paris Carshare Program

Billionaire to Invest $131 Million into Paris Carshare Program

French businessman and billionaire Vincent Bolloré just announced that he will invest $131 million in Autolib, the Parisian electric vehicle car share program that will be launched in the fall of 2011.

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San Francisco Announces Bike Sharing Program to Launch Next Year!

San Francisco Announces Bike Sharing Program to Launch Next Year!

Bay Area bike-lovers, rejoice -- a $7.9 million bike-sharing pilot project will roll out next year in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Redwood City! If all goes well, one thousand

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BMW Launches New Car Sharing Program

BMW Launches New Car Sharing Program

Brace yourselves car enthusiasts, because BMW is about to join the world of car sharing! The company -- which has been named the most sustainable car maker 5 years in a row by Dow Jones -- announced that

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5,000 EV Charging Stations Announced for SF Bay Area

5,000 EV Charging Stations Announced for SF Bay Area

Bay Area peeps, get ready for some electric vehicle charging stations! The region is about to receive $5 million from the Department of Energy to install 50 fast-charging EV stations along highways, 2,000

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Green Tech News from Earth2Tech: Zipcar IPO, Sex.com & GM’s VC Arm

Green Tech News from Earth2Tech: Zipcar IPO, Sex.com & GM’s VC Arm

The car sharing heavyweight Zipcar filed for an IPO this week, looking to raise $75 million. With a fleet of 7,000 vehicles, more than 400,000 members (who can rent the car by the hour or day), Zipcar

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Americans Ditch Over 4,000,000 Cars in 2009 for Alternative Transportation

Americans Ditch Over 4,000,000 Cars in 2009 for Alternative Transportation

Photo by Kodiax2 We Americans love our cars, (or at least that's what they've been telling us all these years) but this last year showed a remarkable drop in car ownership - down by 4,000,000 vehicles!

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Carrotmob Promotes Eco-Friendly Business Practices

Carrotmob Promotes Eco-Friendly Business Practices

Taking a step beyond the certified- green-label: what if you had a personal agreement with a business that the money you spent would go towards sustainability?  “If people really vote with their

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The Best of Green at ETech 2009

The Best of Green at ETech 2009

The 2009 Emerging Technology Conference offered an incredible opportunity to catch some of the cutting edge ideas that are shaping the way we look at the world. Several recurrent green themes formed

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The Sleek Shape-Shifting Scarab Vehicle

The Sleek Shape-Shifting Scarab Vehicle

Concept vehicles serve the useful purpose of showing us new ideas and charting a path towards the future of transportation. Similar to MIT's Stackable Car concept, the streamlined Scarab is an

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IS IT GREEN?: ZipCar

IS IT GREEN?: ZipCar

One of the great perpetrators of the United States' wastefulness is urban sprawl, which leads to SOV (single occupancy vehicle) disorder. Many Americans drive to work, and we usually don’t carpool.

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7 Bad Habits of Eco-Design Driven Consumers

7 Bad Habits of Eco-Design Driven Consumers

Inhabitat is proud to present our readers with the world's most exciting developments in future-forward design. Still, the stunning array of beautiful green furnishings and stylish products available

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Arterra Green High-Rise Opens in San Francisco

Arterra Green High-Rise Opens in San Francisco

Some of the AIA San Francisco Home Tours took us to parts of this city by the bay that are changing so rapidly, they are barely recognizable. The much-anticipated residential development, Arterra

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