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Unbuttoned: Hello, Little Microbe. Doesn’t This Jacket Look Yummy?

Now we can trick tiny bugs into eating our clothing. Consumption is finally a good thing.
Tags: News, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, Textiles, Plastics, Fashion and apparel, Sustainable Living, Primaloft, Waste Materials and Disposal, Your-feed-fashion


7 Ways to live an eco-friendly life while staying healthy

Being committed to sustainable living is all about balance. While staying healthy is a top priority, you also need to think about living as eco-friendly as possible. Balancing these two commitments can be challenging, but there are plenty of ways you can live an eco-friendly life while keeping yourself in top shape and all it will cost you is a little time and energy. From enjoying the benefits of fresh air to changing the way you eat, here are a few ways you can bring balance to your life and ...
Tags: Design, Features, Healthy Living, Cycling, Walking, Commuting, Health And Fitness, Farmers Markets, Indoor Air Quality, Community Garden, Fresh Air, Sustainable Living, Eco-friendly Gardening, UV rays


The UN’s Floating City Concept

Presented by a group of designers, architects and engineers at a United Nations roundtable last week, this floating city could be the future of sustainable (and affordable) living. Built in a lilypad-like array of hexagonal platforms, nearly 10,000 citizens could live in this sea-based city, which would float—but also be moored to the ocean floor—just a mile off the coastline. The citizens would also, in …
Tags: Design, Climate Change, Nature, Architecture, Ocean, United Nations, Un, Natural Disasters, Linkaboutit, Sustainable Living, Floating City, Affordable Living


The Checkup: How to Minimize Exposures to Hormone Disrupters

Experts say adults and children alike can benefit from avoiding canned goods and certain plastics and substituting natural products for commercial cleaning products.
Tags: News, Hormones, Cosmetics and Toiletries, Sustainable Living, Hazardous and Toxic Substances, Food Contamination and Poisoning, Containers and Packaging


Loose Ends: To the Type-A Person Having a Meltdown

If you’re not perfect, you’re worthless. I know the feeling.
Tags: News, Sustainable Living, Anxiety and Stress


news analysis: The Lost History of One of the World’s Strangest Science Experiments

The hummingbirds were dying. Cockroaches were everywhere. And then Steve Bannon showed up.
Tags: News, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, University Of Arizona, Bass, Sustainable Living, Steve Bannon, Biosphere 2, Edward P (1945-


news analysis: The Lost History of One of the World's Strangest Scientific Experiments

The hummingbirds were dying. Cockroaches were everywhere. And then Steve Bannon showed up.
Tags: News, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, University Of Arizona, Bass, Sustainable Living, Steve Bannon, Biosphere 2, Edward P (1945-


Trilobites: What Termites Can Teach Us About Cooling Our Buildings

“We think humans are the best designers, but this is not really true,” a researcher said.
Tags: News, Air Conditioning, Architecture, Singh, Sustainable Living, Buildings (Structures, Building (Construction, Science Advances (Journal, Termites, Your-feed-science, Kamaljit


Climate Change: How Can Manhattan be Protected? Make It Bigger

Mayor de Blasio proposed a $10 billion plan to build a huge berm at the bottom of Manhattan to protect the financial district from rising sea levels.
Tags: News, New York City, Global Warming, Manhattan, Bill, Floods, Ny, De Blasio, Sustainable Living, Hurricane Sandy (2012, Presidential Election of 2020, Parks and Other Recreation Areas, Financial District (Manhattan, Green New Deal


Go Home to Your ‘Dying’ Hometown

I did, and it isn’t what I expected. I am more involved in social and racial justice, economic development and feminism than I ever was in a big city.
Tags: News, Berry, Wendell, Economic Conditions and Trends, Sustainable Living, Agriculture and Farming, Portland (Ore, Rural Areas, Fergus Falls (Minn


UNStudio unveils sustainable vision for The Smartest Neighborhood in the World

In Helmond’s Brandevoort District in the Netherlands, an exciting new development had boldly declared its plans to become “The Smartest Neighborhood in the World.” Known as the Brainport Smart District (BSD), the tech-savvy and sustainable initiative has taken one step closer to reality thanks to the recently unveiled spatial plans created by a design team led by UNStudio. To be developed in phases across the span of 10 years, the Brainport Smart District will be a one-of-a-kind, mixed-use neig...
Tags: Design, Urban Design, Netherlands, UNStudio, Helmond, Sustainable Living, Metabolic, Energy Production, Living Lab, Communal Living, Circular Design, Brainport Smart District, The Smartest Neighborhood In The World, Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners, Habidatum, UNSense


Life Without Plastic Is Possible. It’s Just Very Hard.

Going plastic free starts with cloth bags and straws. Suddenly, you’re … making your own toothpaste?
Tags: News, Plastic bags, Water Pollution, Plastics, Sustainable Living, Plastic bottles, Your-feed-selfcare


You’re Addicted to Plastic. Can You Go Cold Turkey?

Going plastic free starts with cloth bags and straws. Suddenly, you’re … making your own toothpaste?
Tags: News, Turkey, Plastic bags, Water Pollution, Plastics, Sustainable Living, Plastic bottles, Your-feed-selfcare


Leather? At Vegan Fashion Week, It’s Pineapple Leaf

There were also apples and polyester. And Moby!
Tags: News, Veganism, Fashion Shows, Fashion and apparel, Sustainable Living, Rienda, Emmanuelle (1983-


7 of the biggest eco-friendly and green living myths

When you decide to go green and adopt a sustainable lifestyle, you might think that some of the biggest steps you can take in the right direction are doing things like buying a hybrid car, dropping meat from your diet or using eco-friendly products. But over the years, we have been inundated with “green” messages that are easily taken for granted, and some of them are filled with misinformation. So to help you go green the right way, here is a list of seven of the biggest sustainable living myt...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Design, Environment, Features, Green, Plastic, LED lighting, Vegetarian, Green Appliances, Ev, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sustainable Living, Energy Efficient, Eco-friendly Myths, Green Living Myths, Joenomias Silviarita Frank Habel Pexels Jasmine


9 sustainable living tips to take from our grandparents

Our grandparents and great-grandparents lived in a simpler time, and we aren’t just talking about technology. During the Great Depression, many rural areas didn’t have running water or electricity, and things like proper refrigeration, freezers and air conditioning were a luxury. What’s more, big-box chains and massive supermarkets didn’t exist, and you didn’t have the option of throwing a pre-packaged meal into a microwave or hitting a drive-thru for lunch. Many modern conveniences are great, ...
Tags: Cooking, Garden, Gardening, Design, Environment, Features, Conservation, Recipes, Food Waste, Waste, Bright Ideas, Eco-inspiration, Sustainable Eating, Reduce, Strawberry Shortcake, Minimalism


Trilobites: How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

You don’t want your tree to end up in a landfill. Let it have a second life as compost, a barrier for erosion or food for goats.
Tags: News, Christmas, Christmas Trees, Sustainable Living, Recycling of Waste Materials, Waste Materials and Disposal


Unbuttoned: The Biggest Fake News in Fashion

Untangling the origins of a myth repeated so often that no one thought to question it.
Tags: News, Textiles, Fisher, Eileen, Fashion and apparel, Sustainable Living, Rumors and Misinformation, Global Fashion Agenda, Your-feed-fashion, Biggest Fake News


Couple transform old army truck into 72-square-foot off-grid home on wheels

When Tom and Sophie felt the need to travel, they knew they wanted to do it on their own terms. After years of searching for a potential home on wheels that would allow them to travel the world, they finally found their dream home: an old army truck. After purchasing the olive-green lorry, the ambitious couple went about crafting a beautiful off-grid tiny home on wheels that fit their adventurous lifestyle. Tom explains that it was love at first sight when he found the old vehicle on eBay. Aft...
Tags: Europe, Design, Architecture, Gallery, Energy Efficiency, Solar Power, Green Design, Sustainable Design, Tiny House, Off Grid Living, Tom, Sophie, Minimalist Living, Sustainable Living, Tiny Homes on Wheels, Tiny Home Living


This freewheeling Army truck-turned-tiny home is a labor of love

Most tiny homes are models of efficiency but one British metal worker has redefined the idea, converting an old Army truck into a mobile tiny home that comes with a bed, a sofa, a shower, and a beer garden. The post This freewheeling Army truck-turned-tiny home is a labor of love appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Army, Smart Home, Tiny Home, Off-grid, Sustainable Living, Mad Scientist, Lorry Life


Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees: Which Is the Greener Choice?

Here’s a look at the central claims — and the common misconceptions — in that debate.
Tags: News, Christmas, Christmas Trees, Sustainable Living, Agriculture and Farming, Land Use Policies, Recycling of Waste Materials, National Christmas Tree Assn


Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees: What’s the Greener Choice?

Here’s a look at the central claims — and the common misconceptions — in that debate.
Tags: News, Christmas, Christmas Trees, Sustainable Living, Agriculture and Farming, Land Use Policies, Recycling of Waste Materials, National Christmas Tree Assn


What if Holidays Could Save the Planet?

After a year (or two) of natural disasters, some people are rethinking what it means to be green and charitable during the holiday season.
Tags: News, Christmas, Gifts, Hanukkah, Philanthropy, Central Park Conservancy, Sustainable Living


Domains: Meet the Plantfluencers

In a world of climate change, creating a biome of one’s own.
Tags: News, Social Media, Millennial Generation, Sill, The, Sustainable Living, Flowers and Plants, Gardens and Gardening


Goods Mart: A 7-Eleven for All You Organic People

Rachel Krupa, a publicist, wants to hit pause on the Amazon Dash button.
Tags: Amazon, News, Ny, Rachel, Krupa, Shopping and Retail, Sustainable Living, Convenience Stores, SoHo (Manhattan, Rachel Krupa


Dunkin Donuts home runs on coffee

We knew coffee had some magical powers over our productivity, but we had no idea it could also make our homes more efficient. Dunkin Donuts, the popular coffee, donut, and bagel chain recently unveiled a 275-square-foot “Home That Runs on Dunkin” — a tiny house powered completely by recycled coffee grounds. As part of a collaboration between Dunkin Donuts and builder New Frontier Tiny Home, the house was constructed on a trailer for easy transport, and aesthetically inspired by Dunkin Donuts’...
Tags: Travel, Coffee, Sustainability, Sustainable Energy, All, Dunkin Donuts, Dunkin, Coffee Grounds, Sustainable Living, New Frontier Tiny Home, Actress Olivia Wilde


Contemporary Sustainable Home Designs with Eco – Ideas Inspirations

The clean and green sustainable living space that we can see in this landscape was indicate the best space for living with our family and the secure space from disaster. Today, after Japan earthquake and tsunami, mostly country (especially the society) was tried to change the concept of their home into sustainable and safe for their family to living back in their home. Actually, if we want a best space for living and being safe from disaster we can try to start from our self and from our home. W...
Tags: Books, Japan, Architecture, Living Space, Building Construction, Sustainable Living, Design Inspirations, Construction Safety


Wendell Berry’s Right Kind of Farming

Agricultural choices must be made by these inescapable standards: the ecological health of the farm and the economic health of the farmer.
Tags: News, United States, American Farm Bureau Federation, Local Food, Dairy Products, Factory Farming, Berry, Wendell, Sustainable Living, Agriculture and Farming, International Trade and World Market, Farm Bill (US, Wendell Berry 's Right Kind of Farming


Is Your Salad Habit Good for the Planet?

Popular fast-casual chains brag of sustainability, as customers toss their compostable and recyclable bowls into the trash with wild abandon.
Tags: News, Compost, Sweetgreen, Sustainable Living, Recycling of Waste Materials, Waste Materials and Disposal, Containers and Packaging


This tiny house produced in the Alps opens up to the skies

Tiny homes are all the rage in Europe and a small French company is manufacturing transportable tiny homes with solar panels, a rainwater collection system, and a roof that can open up to the skies. The post This tiny house produced in the Alps opens up to the skies appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Europe, Trends, Alps, Smart Home, Tiny Home, Sustainable Living, Optinid