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Stunning and impressive furniture made from marine mines

Mines are not something you would want to work with, or even go near, for that matter. Marine mines are the same, only a lot more dangerous. Their size however, does allow them to be repurposed into some very cool objects, as the work of Estonian artist Mati Karmin shows. The artist worked with marine mines to change those deadly and horrid objects into things far more acceptable, desirable even.

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Luxury brands that keep the environment in mind

It is good to treat yourself to nice things every once in a while but in the fashion industry there is a huge problem with pollution and unsustainable practices. People in developing countries often get the worse end of the stick. This is because the fashion industry uses them for cheap labor and there are not as many environmental laws to stop them from polluting the land. Here are some luxury brands that have made the decision to become eco-friendly and use sustainable practices.

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Architecture and structures in the US that are leading the green

Slowly but surely, America is switching from consumer to conserver. Old buildings are being renovated and new building are being built that capitalize on sustainability. Here are some of the front-runners in sustainable design.

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Brazil continues with its push in Biofuel

Brazil’s Biofuel Industry is serious about biofuel overtaking petroleum. They are developing technology that would make the biofuel a cheaper and more environmentally friendly choice. The government is doing its best to lend them a hand. They are cutting back on oil subsidies to give biofuel companies a better chance of competing.

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Innovative South American companies making a mark in environment conservation

South America is stepping up to the plate in terms of creative design company practices. Companies are creating new technology that reinvents the way we use products. Here are the top five innovative countries in South America.

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Inspiring eco-art makes the best use of resources

Art is often hard to understand. There is much that gets lost in artistic interpretations. But the messages that these Eco works of art convey is clear. You can tell by their use of materials. These are designs that want you to think about how you can reuse and recycle things. These artist have turned trash into treasure. Enjoy.

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When you go out shopping, make it a zero waste exercise

When shopping for groceries, it is easy to get caught up with all the bright colors and convenient packaging that they place in front of you. But the truth is all of that pretty packaging usually just ends up in your garbage bin a couple of days after you go home with it. After that, it goes straight to the landfills to provide last meals for local birds and scavenging animals. In fact, we dump so much trash, that even the oceans are feeling the pinch. The Great Pacific Garbage patch is an example of the humongous ocean regions that are piling up with trash. Here are some tips to […]

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Solar energy is good for your wallet, and good for your environment

In a world still recovering from economic depression, it’s easy to see why people are becoming more interested in saving money. Money is a little tighter and the average American researches products and services heavily before they decide to make a commitment and buy it. Also influencing their decision is the growing concern over climate change and ways to mitigate the rising issues associated with it. Switching from gas and electric power to solar power and other alternative energy sources might be one of the ways that you can save money while also decreasing your carbon footprint.

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Make your yard a zero waste space

Changing your lifestyle to become zero waste is hard. It requires hard work, determination, and the willingness to change. But even though it’s hard, the reward you get back from it is worth it. Here are a couple tips to help you reach your goal in reducing waste in the yard.

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Futuristic clothing that comes with a touch of eco-consciousness

We are in a world of fast developing technology. But the technology doesn’t only extend to tools and gadgets. It is also beginning to expand to clothing. Clothing of the future is being designed, clothes that will improve our lifestyles and health. Here are a couple of the most futuristic designs.

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