Tag Archives: Renewable

From field to finishes – agricultural waste transformed!

In a world of dwindling resources, shrinking forests and threatened ecological habitats, it is more important than ever to embrace sustainable, environmentally sound alternatives, and find ways to reduce waste. In my quest to become a full-fledged locavore, and make … Continue reading

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Look! Modular, recyclable laptops!

“By 2015, there will be more than 60 million tons of e-waste….” begins this video clip. But wait – it gets better! Leave it to students to come up with something this ingenious. I wish they will find the right … Continue reading

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Lyptus – is it really as green as we want it to be?

22 August 2010 There is a great, sustainable wood option out there, that the trade refers to as Lyptus. It is a fast-growing, plantation-grown tree that is a hybrid of two species of Eucalyptus. It is successfully used in reforestation … Continue reading

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Plug your cell phone into your solar curtain!

1 August 2010 Shield your windows and collect solar energy to power your home at the same time! An ingenious concept first launched by Sweden-based Interactive Studios in 2005, as the Energy Curtain, a window shade that is specially woven … Continue reading

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