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Architects Build Gorgeous Mobile Police Box From Shipping Container Frame

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Images credit Nils Gunther This is different: Dezeen shows a police box in front of the Turkish Consulate in Hanover. The police used to sit in an old Volkswagen van, but an architect with the German firm Gesamtkonzept proposed something better, [...]

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Is the Keystone XL Pipeline Protest About Tar Sands or Politics?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Source: IHS CERA Oil Sands, Greenhouse Gases, and US Oil Supply PDF Hundreds have been arrested at the White House in the protest against the Keystone XL pipeline. James Hansen has said "it's essentially game over" if it is built. But today Energy [...]

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Tetrashed Tiny Backyard Office: The Shape Of Things To Come?

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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It raises some very interesting [...]

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More On The "Criminalization of Walking" and Death By Design

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Georgia rules of the road: Every intersection is a crosswalk Treehugger covered the story of the Mom convicted of Vehicular Homicide After Kid Killed By Hit-and-Run While Crossing Street and about how the neighbourhood had a walkscore of 20 . Over [...]

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AND/OR: Recycled Cork + Rubber Flooring from Capri

by Lauren Zerbey (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Durable, resilient flooring is always a good option for high traffic areas like kitchens and mudrooms. Eco-friendly cork and linoleum have been popular choices in recent years, but now there’s another option to check out: recycled cork and rubber. [...]

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25 Gardening & Outdoors Posts You Might Have Missed Monthly Post Roundup

by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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May has flown by, and if you've been spending as much time outdoors as we've been writing about it, then you might not have seen all the gardening and outdoor living posts we put together this month, including an inspiring urban farm garden tour, a [...]

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Agenda 21 Wackos On The Move to Stop Smart Growth

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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The Tea Party of Urban planning is gaining traction and attention. Smart Growth supporters and Historic Preservationists better wake [...]

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How To Become a Benefit Corporation on Dec 7

by Green Chamber of Commerce  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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San Francisco Bay Area Green Chamber of Commerce Presents “How To Become a Benefit Corporation” on Dec 7 Co-hosted by Assemblymember Jared Huffman (author of AB 361: California Benefit Corporations), and Law Firms Hanson Bridgett, Montgomery & [...]

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Green Style: The Quotel Polish Pop-Up Hotel

by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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The Poznan International Fair in Poland draws over 13,000 exhibitors, so finding enough lodging for everyone is a challenge. To combat this problem, architects Jerzy Wozniak and Pawel Garus created a pop-up hotel in an unoccupied apartment building [...]

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Plywood Designs from '60s Have Lessons For Today

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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BoingBoing points to a 1960 publication from the Douglas Fir Plywood Association, Second Homes for Leisure Living , calling it " a rather glorious bit of propaganda for super-modernist plywood living." But it is a lot more than that. It is another [...]

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