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Ad Campaigns for Fruits and Veggies Really Work!

Ad Campaigns for Fruits and Veggies Really Work!

In a world inundated with advertisements peddling junk food and miracle diets, studies are showing that ads can have a direct affect on fruit and vegetable consumption, as well. Consumers who regularly

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6th Graders Invent Smart Milk Pitcher that Detects Spoilage

6th Graders Invent Smart Milk Pitcher that Detects Spoilage

Across the globe, nearly 40% of all food produced is lost to waste and spoilage.  Now, thanks to a group of ingenious elementary school students, at least one item in the fridge can let us know when it's

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Bambu’s Renewable Ideas Fuse Design and Social Responsibility

Bambu’s Renewable Ideas Fuse Design and Social Responsibility

Bambu is one of the leading green companies in the homewares and gift segment. The China-based company received Green America’s Gold Seal of Approval for its efforts to preserve the environment, promote

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Philip Houiellebecq’s Auxano is a Hydroponic Indoor Herb and Vegetable Grower For City Dwellers

Philip Houiellebecq’s Auxano is a Hydroponic Indoor Herb and Vegetable Grower For City Dwellers

Growing plants takes time and dedication. It requires balanced watering, enough sunlight and nutrients, not to mention space capacity. Auxano Vegetable and Herb Grower is compact, requires no soil or

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Mischer’traxler’s ‘Reversed Volumes’ Bowls are Cast From Fruits and Vegetables

Mischer’traxler’s ‘Reversed Volumes’ Bowls are Cast From Fruits and Vegetables

Vienna-based Mischer'traxler captured the textures and shapes of different vegetables to create a colorful line of tablewear. Called Reversed Volumes, the long-lasting ceramic vessels are imprinted with

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Mategon: Faceted Mate Drinking Vessel is a New Take on Argentine Tradition

Mategon: Faceted Mate Drinking Vessel is a New Take on Argentine Tradition

Felix Groll and Felix Hardmood Beck's Mategon reinterprets the shape and material of traditional Argentine Mate vessels, which are traditionally made from dried calabash gourds. The modern faceted cup is

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Jonathan Leech Hand-Turns Beautiful Bowls From Sustainably-Sourced Cumbrian wood

Jonathan Leech Hand-Turns Beautiful Bowls From Sustainably-Sourced Cumbrian wood

Artistic wood-turner Jonathan Leech lives and works in the north west of England. He produces a wide range of large, distinctive, wooden bowls from local, sustainably-sourced timber. Jonathan first began

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Dfnqline’s Reclaimed Wood Trivet is Made of Pieces of the Coney Island Boardwalk

Dfnqline’s Reclaimed Wood Trivet is Made of Pieces of the Coney Island Boardwalk

From Coney Island to your table, this stylish, limited-edition trivet offers more than great design: It’s a piece of the boardwalk--and thus, of course, an iconic piece of history. Made from Ipe wood

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Black Ruby: Debbie Wijskamp Recycles Tire Rubber Into Weird and Wonderful Housewares

Black Ruby: Debbie Wijskamp Recycles Tire Rubber Into Weird and Wonderful Housewares

Dutch industrial designer Debbie Wijskamp has created a fantastic collection of “Black Ruby” housewares made entirely from recycled tire rubber. Working from her Arnhem studio, this young

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Provenance’s Clever Recycled Packaging Highlights Materials as Well as Products

Provenance’s Clever Recycled Packaging Highlights Materials as Well as Products

Provenance makes homeward products from recycled, reclaimed and renewable materials. As the packaging has to sell the story of the materials as much as the product, the brand language ‘this is now’

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Sandra Cabello’s Cardboard Wall Stores Everything from Brooms to Coffee Cups

Sandra Cabello’s Cardboard Wall Stores Everything from Brooms to Coffee Cups

At this year's Milan Furniture Fair, IED Barcelona and Madrid showcased student work that stood out for their social impact and eco-friendly materials. Sandra Cabello's cardboard storage was one the star

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Tapepot: Pepe Heykoop Fuses Vintage Teapots Together to Create Brand New Tableware

Tapepot: Pepe Heykoop Fuses Vintage Teapots Together to Create Brand New Tableware

Designer Pepe Heykoop fused two ceramic tea pots together to create the Tapepot - a vessel with two spouts and two chambers that can serve several guests at the same time. The mold for the Tapepot was

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Pure Bottle Is a Recycled and Recyclable Table Set Made from a Single Wine Bottle

Pure Bottle Is a Recycled and Recyclable Table Set Made from a Single Wine Bottle

Designed by Lucia Bruni, Pure-Bottle is a fully recycled and recyclable table set which consists of a glass, lantern and spoon. A perfect complement fit for any dining occasion, each table set is made

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The Label Popper Helps You Properly Recycle a Can’s Paper Label

The Label Popper Helps You Properly Recycle a Can’s Paper Label

Every year, Americans recycle 19.5 Billion steel cans, but when a can is recycled, the label is burned up as the metal is melted. Because of this, more than 1 million trees worth of paper is destroyed

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Adi Zaffran’s Ultra Minimalist Toaster is Made From a Cinder Block, Rebar Rods, and a Piece of Wood

Adi Zaffran’s Ultra Minimalist Toaster is Made From a Cinder Block, Rebar Rods, and a Piece of Wood

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design graduate Adi Zaffran has created an ultra minimalist toaster specially designed for flat pita bread from a cement cinder block, two rebar rods, a heating element, and an

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Parasite Farm: Brilliant Indoor Garden and Compost System Adapts to Any Kitchen

Parasite Farm: Brilliant Indoor Garden and Compost System Adapts to Any Kitchen

The Parasite Farm is a new indoor gardening system that encourages small space urban gardening while composting waste into fresh, fertile soil. Designed by Charlotte Dieckmann and Nils Ferber, the system

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Easy Garbage Transforms and Reuses Eco-Unfriendly Plastic Bags as Trash Bags

Easy Garbage Transforms and Reuses Eco-Unfriendly Plastic Bags as Trash Bags

If you've been looking for an easy and effective way to reuse those eco-unfriendly plastic bags, look no further than Easy Garbage. Created by Spanish design duo Javier Taberner Gomez-Ferrer and Nacho

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Biodegradable Pod Garden Makes Planting Fresh Herbs a Snap

Biodegradable Pod Garden Makes Planting Fresh Herbs a Snap

Joe Bradford developed the Pod herb garden while he was a student at the Wentworth Institute of Technology. It's designed to offer an easy way for urban residents to grow herbs and other plants at home.

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HUGE Cyber Monday Sale – Up to 60% Off – on Green Goods from Ethical Ocean

HUGE Cyber Monday Sale – Up to 60% Off – on Green Goods from Ethical Ocean

We held fast to our commitment to Buy Nothing Day on Friday and avoided the craziness, the stampeding and the pepper spray, but we were blown away when we saw the deals that Ethical Ocean was offering up

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Groovy Green Glass Creates Cool Handmade Glasses from Discarded Bottles

Groovy Green Glass Creates Cool Handmade Glasses from Discarded Bottles

Groovy Green Glass creates unique, handmade, eco-friendly products from bottles used in the local restaurants of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Since there is no recycling program in place for these

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Ceylon Unveils “Bisque” Pottery Collection Made From Recycled Paper and Sand

Ceylon Unveils “Bisque” Pottery Collection Made From Recycled Paper and Sand

Ceylon Paper Pottery recently unveiled a beautiful new collection of home accessories that are made from recycled paper and ground sand. The texture is reminiscent of bisque fired ceramics, and all items

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Beautiful Birch Bowls are Hand Carved From Sustainably Sourced Wood

Beautiful Birch Bowls are Hand Carved From Sustainably Sourced Wood

Simple, chic and completely unique, each of these hand-carved bowls by Canvas exhibits the natural, beautiful imperfections of the wood they're made from. Crafted from responsibly harvested European

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Cornell’s New 3-D Printer Lets You Print Food in Any Shape and Texture

Cornell’s New 3-D Printer Lets You Print Food in Any Shape and Texture

The Cornell Creative Machines Lab has invented a 3-D printer that not only allows you to print food, but lets you create almost any design imaginable with your favorite ingredients. Working with experts

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Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun’s Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun’s Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

Many of us will be firing up our grills this weekend for some well-deserved barbecue time. After all, barbecuing is one of America's greatest pastimes, but it certainly isn't one of our most

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Zoku Quick Pop Makes Frozen Popsicle Treats in Under 7 Minutes!

Zoku Quick Pop Makes Frozen Popsicle Treats in Under 7 Minutes!

Even when it's rainy and overcast like it is today here in New York, we still hold close to the hope of many hot summer days filled with sticky, homemade popsicles. So when we spotted this sweet ice pop

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‘Shroom’ at Home With the Easy-to-Grow Mushroom Garden

‘Shroom’ at Home With the Easy-to-Grow Mushroom Garden

Do you have an insatiable taste for mushrooms? Then why not start growing some of these out-of-this-world delights in your very own kitchen? With the potential to yield one pound of mushrooms per crop in

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Deckstool Rolls Out Recycled Skateboard Bottle Openers

Deckstool Rolls Out Recycled Skateboard Bottle Openers

For years, Pennsylvania-based craftsman Jason Podlaski has been transforming broken skateboards into clean-lined furniture with punchy graphics. So when we caught word that his company, Deckstool, just

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Plant Growing Dino Lamp by Deger Cengiz Provides a LED Lit Home for Foliage

Plant Growing Dino Lamp by Deger Cengiz Provides a LED Lit Home for Foliage

Dino’s flexible neck can be angled and bent in any direction to meet your lighting needs. A bright LED bulb ensures long lasting bright white and energy efficient illumination, and the lamps are

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‘Within 3′ Coffee Cups Stain to Reveal an Endangered Animal Inside

‘Within 3′ Coffee Cups Stain to Reveal an Endangered Animal Inside

The simple silhouettes appear as if by magic, however Arsan let us in on the trick - as the drink stains the unglazed part of the cup the shape of the animal is formed. Working within the concept of

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