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Advanced Textiles for Cleaning

Many of the household cleaners we use contain a variety of harmful toxic chemicals such as formaldehyde, phenol, ammonia, ethanol, butane, propane to name a few. And, these chemicals have a large impact on our health and environment. Individuals that suffer from allergies or multiple chemical sensit

Posted byon05.18.2006inSimple Living

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Easy composting in your kitchen

Easy composting in your kitchen

San Francisco based Nature Mill offers a device for indoor composting, making it ideal for small homes and apartments. The appliance is sealed and uses a rechargable carbon filter to eliminate smells, and silently operates on a mere 10 watts of power. The contents are kept at an ideal constant tem

Posted byon05.5.2006inSimple Living

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TOWARDS A PAPERLESS FUTURE

TOWARDS A PAPERLESS FUTURE

I came across an article in the NY Times today, about a new e-paper reading device, which sounds like it does all the stuff that I bought my tablet pc for, for a fraction of the price. I can't wait until everybody has one of these things, and we can stop wasting so much paper. Earlier this month a

Posted byon04.25.2006inBooks, Simple Living, Society

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The Future of Washing Clothes

The Future of Washing Clothes

Up to 20% of our water consumption is from washing our clothes and with water supplies expected to become increasingly rare, new technology is being developed that uses far less water. One new device reportedly doesn't use any water at all! " A waterless washing machine that removes stains from g

Posted byon03.14.2006inSimple Living, Sustainable Tech

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