Who needs a big sprawling mansion when you can have all the functionality you need in a tiny apartment? Or at least that’s what I tell myself as I sit in my home office/kitchen/living room. But tiny living has its perks. One of them is buying cool, space saving furniture like the products in this article. They will make any living space feel open and comfy.
Cool gadgets and technology are being made every day. Something new and exciting is always popping up. But usually those products are not environmentally friendly. Here are some that are.
Sustainable is the new black. Clothing lines are coming out with clothes that emphasize the importance of sustainably sourced materials and fair trade business practices. Not only are these brands carving a place for themselves in the fashion industry, but they are also creating jobs and boosting local economies. Here are brands that are proudly eco-friendly.
It seems like every other day the words ‘Climate Change’ and ‘Clean Energy’ are being thrown about in the political arena. Some admit to the growing threat while others just ignore it. Nothing seems to be getting done. One of the reasons for this is that the people invested in the same kind of things that are destroying our planet, are the ones with their mouths to the politicians’ ear. The politicians, in turn, have their hands in the pocket of the polluters. If they admit that climate change is real and happening, then they have to admit that they are the cause. They don’t see a profit from climate […]
Whether it is environmental justice, social justice, or economic justice, it can’t be said that all fashion companies don’t care about the role they play in society. Having corporations that care about the health and wellbeing of the consumers, and the people that help them make their products is admirable. Here are a couple companies that have proved how much they are worth by their fair business practices.
Australia has always been a major player in the eco-conscious arena. Australia is one of the places most affected by the greenhouse gasses that are slowly destroying the ozone layer over the continent. But it is usually other countries get all the credit when it comes to the best and brightest eco-friendly products. Here is a list to show you that Australia can more than hold its ground when it comes to inventions.
Eco-tech is on the rise as more and more people get behind the go green campaign. European countries have begun banning plastic bags from being used in stores. Laws that concern harsher punishments for carbon emissions are being created. All around the world people are waking up to the reality of climate change. It is only obvious that technology that forms a bedrock of our life nowadays should also follow the development and new thought.
Lammas, West Wales Become a part of the Lammas Ecovillage community. Houses built in this community are low impact and made of sustainable materials. The entire village is a learning guide to teach others that they can live a life that doesn’t harm the environment while still maintaining quality of life. They offer guided tours of the community every Saturday, April through September. The community also offers learning resources such as classes teaching skills such as basket weaving.
Redesigning urban spaces to become sustainable can be difficult. It involves not just designing one building, but multiple. There are many things to consider including businesses and homes. These three designs are all winners of the 2014 Canadian Urban Design Award.
Trying to balance your obsession with cool gadgets and accessories with the need for eco-friendly products? Have no fear. There is a large market for eco products that won’t make you feel guilty about hurting the environment.