Archive for July 2nd, 2010

Plants that improve indoor air quality

Plants that improve indoor air quality

It's easy to see pollution in the air from vehicle exhausts, factories, and power plants. What's not so easy to see, is air pollution in your home, and it may be even worse for your health. Luckily there's a solution, and part of that is a group of common houseplants that will help scrub your ai

Posted byon07.2.2010inDIY Projects, Simple Living

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Airships could be the future of eco-friendly air travel

Airships could be the future of eco-friendly air travel

As author George Monbiot wrote in his 2006 book Heat, conventional air travel is unsustainable, no matter how you look at it. The carbon footprint of a jet is immense, and his controversial solution for this problem is to curb our use of air travel. That would be a very hard sell for most people,

Posted byon07.2.2010inTransportation

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How Green is Lumboo?

How Green is Lumboo?

Most people are familiar with bamboo products now and are aware that it's a rapidly renewable material, but up until now it's been mostly decorative, in the form of flooring, wall panels, and other accessories. San Diego based Cali Bamboo is looking to change that with their new dimensional lumber

Posted byon07.2.2010inGreen Building

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