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"Sustainable Decadence": A Wind-Powered Hot Tub Built From Scrap

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Images copyright Ross Stevens Ross Stevens demonstrated with his Shipping Container House that he has a way with junk. He writes that his "general approach to design is to find materials/objects that have concluded their first lives." He combines [...]

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A Guide To Slow Home Principles: The Outdoor Spaces

by Rachel Wray Thompson (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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According to the Slow Home movement every house should have an outdoor living space. Even if you have the tiniest home, your actual living space can become much larger with an accessible outdoor area. If you're fortunate enough to have an outdoor space, [...]

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High to Low Guide: A Comparison of Insulations Green Architect

by Rachel Wray Thompson (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) from Re-Nest  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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There are a lot of choices when and comes to insulation materials (we've covered several green options), but knowing what type to use and how to use it can be confusing. Once you've figured out where you need to insulate, determining the best method is [...]

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Evos: Organic, Healthier, More Sustainable Fast Food. Seriously

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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When I heard about Evos being an organic, healthier, more sustainable, and all around greener fast food chain, I have to say I was dubious of the claims. I figured that they might just have an organic milkshake (which they do) or used recycled paper [...]

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Roundup of the 2010 Roundups Round the Green Blogosphere

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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One thing that I love at the end of each year is the roundup- the collections of best, worst, most popular and silliest stories from the sites that I follow. Inhabitat does a lovely one and even lets you vote on your favourite, a good idea. Here's [...]

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E-Move Solar Filling Station: Electrical Charging In A Familiar Format

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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The drive towards a more publicly accessible electrical-charging infrastructure continues with the unveiling and testing of a new prototype all-in-one solar powered electrical ‘filling station’ called the E-Move Charging Station. Not unlike [...]

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Don't Worry About Peak Resources, God Will Provide and Fix, Says GOP Rep

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Take that, Jim Kunstler and all you peak oilers and climate warmers! According to Mike Beard, Republican state rep from Bachmannland, aka Minnesota, God will provide and repair. According to Huffpo: "God is not capricious. He's given us a creation [...]

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Ecolect

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Ecolect - [...]

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Credit Crisis Map

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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 From TVO's The Inside Agenda blog by Navin VaswaniThis map shows the top 10 states with the highest foreclosure rates last month. Click on the thumbtacks for state statistics. Click on the flags for the latest financial institutions caught up in the [...]

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Dr. Doom Does Wal-Mart

by James Glave from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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What’s the best way to stump one of the greatest minds of the global sustainability movement? Kidnap him and take him to Wal-Mart. That’s what I did last November, when I took Bill Rees—the University of British Columbia professor who coined [...]

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