Carbon fiber is quickly becoming the material of choice for automakers as they seek to reduce the weight of their vehicles, but does bamboo have the potential to replace this material in the future?
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Meet Sunny, the solar powered musical companion made from sustainably harvested wood. Developed by Patrick Daly and Ryan Bachman of SoularSound, this adorable solar panel-topped speaker celebrates quality
Yudell and Beebe used to have a larger house on the ocean in Malibu, but they grew tired of their commute into Santa Monica where they both work at Moore Ruble Yudell. To be closer to work, friends and
Canopy Coasters by Grey Young Kim Grey Young Kim's Canopy Coasters are laser-etched with delicate concentric designs. Proceeds from sales would be dedicated to forest conservation organizations such as
Ikea has tried to change the way you eat, the way you shop and the way you light your home, and now the Swedish retailer is trying to change the way you travel. Ikea is launching an electric bike, dubbed
Although Qingdao is best known for its Tsingtao Beer, the coastal city hopes to use the expo to enhance its eco-friendly image and spur the development of other environmentally minded initiatives.
The Chinese government announced on Monday that the country was in grave danger of failing to meet its emissions reduction targets for 2015. In response, the State Council issued a plan featuring a raft
Former “water empress” Patricia Mulroy knows a thing or two about the effects of climate change. As the former head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, she was forced to deal with drought and
New information released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) suggests that fracking in America is more bust than boom. The controversial method of extracting natural gas from shale rock
Green Air Hotel Concept Wants to Upcycle China’s Old Hotels into Lush, Pollution-Eating Environments
According to Lip Chiong and Studio Twist, there are nearly 200,000 independent hotel companies in China that operate out of outdated buildings in urgent need of renovation. Rather than tear those
Tiny houses and efficient urban apartments are growing in popularity. While both come with lots of eco-friendly benefits, like cheaper utility bills and less room for clutter, small dwellings require
Like many Americans, you may be lighting up the barbecue this holiday weekend — but if you want to set yourself apart from the bands of boring black grills, take a cue from our guide to stylish green
There have been countless amazing green designs at this year's Wanted Design event held in New York, but one that really caught our eye was a biodegradable table lamp grown almost entirely from mushrooms.
A new study has identified a list of over 100 chemicals that are linked to breast cancer, and even more concerning, most Americans come across some of them every single day. Chemicals found in unavoidable
Image via Shutterstock A new study conducted by Dr. David Johnson at the University of Aberdeen found that plants actually communicate with one another through the soil. The study shows that when
Ecuador's government yesterday issued oil drilling permits for the Yasuni reserve, a U.N. listed biosphere reserve in the western part of the country. Despite calls for a referendum on the issue and a
For those who love to stare at the moon, but wish they could capture it and bring it indoors, Raw Studio makes a stunning LED light that looks just like the moon in the sky. Hand made using Mulberry paper
Liqui Design’s Lightweight and Incredibly Strong Cardboard Furniture Boast a Tiny Environmental Footprint
Liqui Design's Edge Furniture collection consists of a console table, coffee table, and wall clocks that are covered in a real Oak and Walnut laminated veneer. We first learned of Liqui's work at ICFF
Your daily cup of coffee to go may get you amped for the day, but the countless paper cups are taking a toll on our landfills. Good to Go wants you to think of your coffee routine like a bike sharing
A wildfire burning out of control between the towns of Sedona and Flagstaff in northern Arizona was most likely "human caused," say authorities. The blaze has been dubbed the "Slide Fire" due to its
We’ve seen artificial meat in laboratories and one-off multi-thousand dollar dinners, but can this artificially grown meat support a community? Dutch researchers from the Wagenigen University want to
As evidenced by their exhibition at this year's NYC Design Week, Blackbody's stylish chandeliers take full advantage of range of light OLED's offer as well as their environmental benefits. Unlike
Feeling good in our homes or offices isn't just a matter of having a beautiful space: No matter how fabulous your furnishings, a poorly designed indoor environment can literally make you sick. Building
There are four different treehouses to choose from, all of which feature a hot tub, and can accommodate between two and six people. Cabone Monbazillac sits at the edge of the forest, offers views of
Launched by Alex MacMaster in 2009, the MacMaster Design studio designs and handcrafts their eco-friendly wares in-house using woodworking techniques learned from the world's foremost traditional
We all appreciate a clean living environment, but so many cleaning products out there are full of really nasty chemicals that can wreak havoc on our health. Sure, they'll get the job done, but they can
The World Wide Fund for Nature in the UK teamed up with eco-fashion brand Rapanui to release a range of wildlife-inspired t-shirts and sweatshirts. Founded by surfer brothers Rob and Mart Drake-Knight,
Vetterlein has thought of every last detail to ensure the Micro Office Systems Space concept has a small environmental impact while still providing a comfortable and professional working environment for
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