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So Many Special Days To Celebrate This Month

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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On Thursday night, Americans are thankful for what they have, and on Friday morning, many will go out and get more of it. It's crazy, especially in these economic times, to be shovelling money into big box stores. Kalle Lasn of Adbusters thought so, [...]

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Elegant Bike Storage Shelf From Knife & Saw

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Images credit: Knife and Saw Designboom shows this bike shelf from Chris Brigham , a graphic designer gone 3D and now making furniture under the name Knife and Saw. . Living in San Francisco and visiting friends in New York, he "noticed that there [...]

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Porsche Introduces The 918 Spyder Plug-In. Stunning, Sexy, And 78 MPG!?

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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That’s right folks; no bs…78 miles per gallon. I wouldn’t lie to you (unless Porsche is lying to everyone). Finally, an exoctic sports car hybrid that does more than simply add an extra mile to the gallon or give it’s maker some [...]

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Solar-Skinned surPLUShome Looks Cool, But Wastes Power Potential

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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The annual Department of Energy sponsored Solar Decathlon is currently underway on The National Mall in Washington, D.C. The Solar Decathlon joins 20 college and university teams in a competition to design, build, and operate the most attractive and [...]

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The Kohler Numi: The Perfect Toilet For Your Living Room

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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All images credit Kohler Yes, that is a toilet, sitting in the corner of Pierre Koenig's Case Study House #22, in a reconstruction of perhaps the most famous architectural photograph ever , by the late Julius Shulman . I am excited by this new [...]

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DIY Network Looking for New Projects

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Just a heads up to homeowners, builders, and contractors. I received word from Atlas Media that they’re casting for a new show on the DIY Network called “Ultimate Home Builders.” Ultimate Home Builders will document the new home building process [...]

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Levitt Goodman House by Levitt Goodman Architects

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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 New to Projects is this Toronto urban infill single family home by Levitt Goodman Architects. The open floor plan and high ceilings give the relatively small house a feeling of spaciousness that exceeds its 1550 sq [...]

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975 Green-Collar Layoffs Hit B.C.

by James Glave from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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British Columbia is about to lose 975 green collar jobs for the next eight weeks— and potentially longer. That’s because the only two industrial-scale Forest Stewardship Council sawmills in British Columbia—the same mills that sliced up the [...]

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Water Bottle Refilling Network TapIt Launches In NYC

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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In the next 100 or so years, we as species may reflect back on our relatively recent past and wonder why we all thought things like the Hummer and bottled water were such great ideas. With over 2.5 million of them being thrown away every hour in the U.S. [...]

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Wendy Koch on the Future of Green Prefab

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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Wendy Koch of USA Today writes Home builders see green prefab potential and talks to just about everyone still standing, including Tedd Benson, Sheri Koones , Preston Koerner , Michelle Kaufmann Sarah Susanka and Lloyd Alter. She looks at [...]

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