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BACK TO SCHOOL: Eco-friendly school supplies

BACK TO SCHOOL: Eco-friendly school supplies

Going back to school not only means class registration and mentally gearing up for another year of concentrated learning- it usually involves a good deal of shopping. Texbooks are just the beginning- the

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SINGAPORE’S FIRST ECO-FRIENDLY HOUSING PROJECT

SINGAPORE’S FIRST ECO-FRIENDLY HOUSING PROJECT

Singapore’s Housing and Development Board has unveiled designs for what will be the first eco-friendly residential project on the island. While this is not the greenest residential project we’ve seen

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ECO-FRIENDLY EMIR CHAIR by Trokk 16

ECO-FRIENDLY EMIR CHAIR by Trokk 16

If you are looking for a cool alternative to your average, run-of-the-mill upholstered furniture, the latest buzz (and one of the stunners of the HauteGREEN show) is the Emir chair by Lars Urheim of the

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IANNONE ECO-FRIENDLY MOD LODGE FURNITURE

IANNONE ECO-FRIENDLY MOD LODGE FURNITURE

We've long been fans Iannone:Sanderson's amazingly creative and cute sustainable furniture designs. Every year at ICFF we count on seeing several new organic designs in kirei and bamboo from Iannone, and

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T.S. DESIGNS ECO-FRIENDLY T-SHIRT PRINTING

T.S. DESIGNS ECO-FRIENDLY T-SHIRT PRINTING

Like jeans, T-shirts are a staple of almost everyone's wardrobe - men, women and children. Unfortunately, most T-shirts are made in the cheapest way possible and are quite bad for the environment and

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MARIA YEE ECO-FRIENDLY FURNITURE

MARIA YEE ECO-FRIENDLY FURNITURE

Maria Yee has been making big strides in contemporary green furniture design. While not the most cutting edge conceptually, the Santa Cruz designer does make eco minded, heirloom quality furniture that

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TERRA PLANA ECO-FRIENDLY SHOES

TERRA PLANA ECO-FRIENDLY SHOES

Despite the stereotypes, "eco-friendly footwear" doesn't have to mean hemp sandals or Birkenstocks. British shoe company Terra Plana has been putting its own unique stamp on eco-friendly style since

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BLUE MARMALADE ECO-FRIENDLY HOMEWARES

BLUE MARMALADE ECO-FRIENDLY HOMEWARES

Spotted at 100% Design this year, Blue Marmalade makes deceptively simple house wares from folded single sheets of recyclable plastic. This translate to sexy objects with low waste in both the production

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TRASH BAGS: Eco-Friendly (& Fair-trade) Totes

TRASH BAGS: Eco-Friendly (& Fair-trade) Totes

Bags made out of recycled materials have been around for quite some time - but on the whole they've been a pretty frumpy bunch. That's why we are so excited to discover Trash Bags - an Australian company

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE GIFT-GUIDE: Eco-friendly bags

SUSTAINABLE STYLE GIFT-GUIDE: Eco-friendly bags

UM FELT BAGS- $38-$114 We love these UM felt clutches, totes, and wallets from Branch Home. The 100% industrial felt accessories are handmade in Oakland, California, and are perfect for your style-savvy

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Eco-Friendly Bamboo Designs by Todd Laby

Eco-Friendly Bamboo Designs by Todd Laby

Last week I attended the opening of the Bay Area Furniture Art exhibit at the Blue Room Gallery. One of the designers that stood out to my green-hunting eye was Todd Laby, whose company, Rhubarb Decor,

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ECO-FRIENDLY “AIR SUIT”

ECO-FRIENDLY “AIR SUIT”

I seem to have stumbled upon a theme this week: bringing industrial technology to traditional Eastern design aesthetics. Kazuhide Doi, a Japanese architect, won a Bronze award from the Holcim Foundation

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ECO-FRIENDLY SHOWER RECYCLES WATER

ECO-FRIENDLY SHOWER RECYCLES WATER

Like most people, I care about conserving water - but when it comes to actually scrimping on shower-time, I am loathe to cut back on my morning wake-up ritual. Thats why I am so excited about a new

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New hydrogen cellphone battery can power an iPhone for a week

New hydrogen cellphone battery can power an iPhone for a week

The answer to frustrated smartphone users’ prayers everywhere are being answered with Intelligent Energy’s hydrogen fuel cell charger, which can keep an iPhone charged for up to seven days. They have

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5 Spectacular car-free camping trips around the San Francisco Bay Area

5 Spectacular car-free camping trips around the San Francisco Bay Area

5 Spectacular Places to Hike and Camp (on Public Transportation) in the Bay Area/near San Francisco Summer in the city can get claustrophobic no matter where you live. Have you been lurking on

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These super-customizable Monarch Tiny Homes cost just $22,000

These super-customizable Monarch Tiny Homes cost just $22,000

The 20 foot by 8.5 foot home is elegantly made and structurally strong, reinforced with structural insulated panels (SIPs). The exterior siding boasts an impressive composition of reclaimed wood fibers

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Vo Trong Nghia’s Babylon Hotel in Vietnam is wrapped in a flourishing veil of plants and vines

Vo Trong Nghia’s Babylon Hotel in Vietnam is wrapped in a flourishing veil of plants and vines

The Babylon Hotel is located at the coastal Naman Retreat Resort among eco-lux villas and bungalows. Created for relaxation of the body and mind, the hotel accommodates guests within a natural lush

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This mini-mountain of waste will teach visitors about the benefits of composting

This mini-mountain of waste will teach visitors about the benefits of composting

The proposal was created by Daniel Gillen, Colby Suter, Philipp Ohnesorge, and Gustav Fagerstrom using digital design processes. The team analyzed the topography of the Circle Acres Nature Preserve in

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Solar-powered Elevate Structure is wrapped in a living, breathing wall of green

Solar-powered Elevate Structure is wrapped in a living, breathing wall of green

Family-run Elevate Structure Inc. is bringing gorgeous new contender to the rapidly growing collection of eco-friendly homes and constructions that seem to be catching everyone’s eye. These buildings

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Tesla unveils futuristic robotic snake charger for electric vehicles

Tesla unveils futuristic robotic snake charger for electric vehicles

Tesla is one step closer to making its revolutionary robotic “snake arm” charging system commercially available with today’s release of a video demonstrating the serpentine prototype. Unleashed

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Eco-conscious Neeson Cripps Academy will empower Cambodia’s impoverished youth

Eco-conscious Neeson Cripps Academy will empower Cambodia’s impoverished youth

The five-story Neeson Cripps Academy will offer free education to approximately 300 students from the local families who previously made a living off of scavenging the former Steung Meanchey dumpsite. The

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World’s first moldable glue lets you fix and improve nearly anything

World’s first moldable glue lets you fix and improve nearly anything

Sugru is a handy moldable glue ideal for any number of household, DIY and craft projects.

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Delightful pop-up Camping restaurant brings the great outdoors to busy Buenos Aires

Delightful pop-up Camping restaurant brings the great outdoors to busy Buenos Aires

Camping is located at Buenos Aires Design's terrace, in one of Argentina's capital most affluent neighborhoods, Recoleta. It was envisioned by Gabi Balan, who created a horizontal organization together

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Solar-powered POD-Idladla is a tiny flat-pack home for two that lets you live almost anywhere

Solar-powered POD-Idladla is a tiny flat-pack home for two that lets you live almost anywhere

If the POD-Idlala looks familiar, it’s likely you’ve seen images of its predecessor, the Indawo/lifePOD, also designed by Almeida and Dokter+Misses. While the rebranded POD-Idlala sports a similar

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Off-grid earthen abode in Senegal gets all its energy from wind and solar

Off-grid earthen abode in Senegal gets all its energy from wind and solar

Unlike many earthen structures, the Khamsa earth house looks quite luxurious. Atelier Koe constructed the home from concrete-reinforced bricks made from clay, which was harvested from the site on which

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Escape Traveler is a tiny cabin on wheels that can be moved anywhere

Escape Traveler is a tiny cabin on wheels that can be moved anywhere

If the Escape Traveler looks familiar, it’s because the tiny mobile home came from the same minds—Kelly Davis and Dan George Dobrowolski—that created the Escape Cabin. Like its eco-friendly

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VIDEO: LiveStream from this weekend’s Pickathon, the world’s most sustainable music festival

VIDEO: LiveStream from this weekend’s Pickathon, the world’s most sustainable music festival

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gR0Yo6kIIog The Mountain Stage is Pickathon’s main outdoor venue which has the distinction of being one of the world’s largest temporary festival tension

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Australia reveals the world’s first solar powered “e-paper” traffic signs

Australia reveals the world’s first solar powered “e-paper” traffic signs

Sydney is leading the way in eco-friendly traffic signs by using solar-powered, “electronic ink” signs. Completely sustainable and able to be updated at the drop of a hat, the technology, which uses

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Urban Crepe is a blooming Buenos Aires food stall in a repurposed shipping container

Urban Crepe is a blooming Buenos Aires food stall in a repurposed shipping container

Urban Crepe is located at the 'Distrito Arcos Premium Outlet', an open-air mall on a former railway area within the leafy Palermo. It's massive discount clothes stores are sheltered in re-adapted railway

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INFOGRAPHIC: Which states care most about the environment?

INFOGRAPHIC: Which states care most about the environment?

As the Earth heats up, thankfully so does interest in sustainable living and renewable energy. Think about the last time you searched for something like “how to compost” or “eco-friendly cleaning

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