Tags » Green Building

Zappos redesigns its shoe boxes to be infinitely reusable

With more and more of us now ordering basic goods online, the average person’s life is starting to include more cardboard than ever before. Online shoe retailer Zappos has decided to do its part in cutting down on cardboard waste by redesigning its packaging in a truly innovative way. 28 more words

Updates

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

Many of us will be firing up our grills this weekend for some well-deserved barbecue time. After all, barbecuing is one of America’s greatest pastimes, but it certainly isn’t one of our most environmentally friendly. 6 more words

Updates

How To: 6 Steps To an Easy and Delicious Summer Fruit Pie

Step One: Make the Pie Dough

You can use just about any recipe, but I use a modified version found in Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone. 12 more words

Updates

The 'Tower of Souls' Crematorium Would Turn the Ashes of Dead Bodies into Memorial Diamonds for the Structure

The concept behind SIN.studio’s Tower of Souls is based on the path between the materiality of our earthly life and the immateriality of the following unknown. 14 more words

Updates

Solar-powered floating home in Portugal generates a year's worth of energy in just six months

Friday offers four different models for Floatwing, each providing different levels of autonomy depending on the type of installed equipment. The best-outfitted Floatwing is for off-grid applications and relies on solar energy, a wastewater treatment plant with advanced tertiary treatment, a mini supply water treatment plant, and stored fuel to achieve self sufficiency. 18 more words

Updates

Agustina Bottoni's Monolithic Brut Barbecue Set is Made From Recycled Coconut Coir

“Brut” is a monolithic stool and barbecue set designed by Agustina Bottoni that is produced by casting a compound of cement and coconut coir (an agricultural waste). 14 more words

Updates

12 easy no-bake desserts perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth in summer

Are you looking for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth without turning on the oven? You’re in luck. We’ve whipped up a dozen delicious no-bake dessert recipes perfect for the summer season. 38 more words

Updates