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Home Made From Recycled Materials

Tiny homes are sustainable to begin with, but when they are also made mostly using recycled materials they are pretty much perfect when it comes to eco-living. The home pictured above is exactly that. It was built in New Zealand by American expats Patrick and Cori and about 80% of the materials they used were recycled. […]

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Sustainable Local Community Garden Architecture

A team of architecture students from the California State Polytechnic University have designed a sustainable community garden, which will be constructed using a combination of recycled shipping containers and rammed earth. […]

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Unique Lamps Made From Recycled Coffee Filters

While a lot of thought (and advertising) goes into alerting buyers where the coffee they drink comes from, not a whole lot is said about the coffee filters used to brew it. Vilma Farrell, a Brazilian journalist living in New York City has come up with an ingenious and unique way to recycle, or upcycle these filters. […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Categories: Modern design|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments
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Stay in a Real Hobbit Village

Here is some great news for all Lord of the Rings fans. Kristie Wolfe, who’s already been featured here when she built her Hawaiian tree house, has now set out to build a Hobbit village, which will be located in Chelan, Washington. […]

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Mobile Tiny House Brings you Closer to Nature

Daniel Venneman, a designer from Holland, has just completed a unique mobile tiny home. It’s called Porta Palace and he built it for his business partner Jelte Glas. The latter wanted a small, affordable home, which would bring him closer to nature anywhere he decided to park it. […]

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A Promising New Way to Clean Our Oceans

It’s no secret that we don’t take care of our oceans as well as we should. In the past, there have been quite a few projects aimed at cleaning up the trash and other harmful pollutants from the ocean. The so-called Seabin Project is one such undertaking, and even though it is pretty small-scale it is nevertheless very promising. […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Categories: Green Tech|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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