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A Sustainable Home Made from Shipping Containers?

Living Green & Saving Energy

You will see that these homes made from shipping containers are not […]. green building recycling shipping container home You read that right. You can take used shipping containers and build a lot of things, up to and including living quarters.

Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes

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Green Homes. Home Appliances. Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes. Trash is becoming trendy nowadays, and designers and furniture makers from around the globe are using reclaimed materials to make beautiful and creative furniture designs for modern green homes. Best of 2011: Sustainable homes.

Energy Saving, Sustainable Homes of the Future to be built at the Ideal Home Show 2011

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The Ideal Show Homes will take centre stage at this year’s event showcasing a trio of full scale model homes that will offer a perfect fusion of renovated and new build property concepts. The first of the three properties will be the ultimate, ‘ Ideal Home Refit’ sponsored by B&Q. Source: Ideal Home Show<[link].

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Earthship Biotecture to introduce sustainable homes for urban cities

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These aims of Reynolds appear to have been achieved in his unique U-shaped homes made from scrap tires and other junk. Picture Gallery.

Say Yes to Faux Wood: Chic Sustainable Home Decor

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Green Muslims Build Green Neighbourhoods

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Lifestyle & Culture community Community activism sustainable homesDo you know the name of your next-door neighbour?

SmartPaint Senses Structural Damage, KNOxOUT Cleans Air

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SmartPaint is sustainable to boot, made from a recycled waste product known as fly ash and highly aligned carbon nanotubes.

3 Easy Sustainable Home Improvement Measures

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If you’ve owned your home for more than a decade or so, you’re probably only now beginning to understand why there’s a loud clarion call for green building measures. Even so, it’s not too late to adopt green measures when you renovate or improve your home. And adopt building methods that are energy efficient and eco-friendly.

Green Building Principles That Will Make Your Home More Sustainable

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Sustainability translates into responsibility, both personal and professional – we learn to synergize with […].

Ideas for Sustainable Flooring in the Home

Green Furniture Home Design

Wool floor accents are also very sustainable. Bamboo is extremely durable and is made for extensive use.

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Green and Eco-friendly

Green Living Ideas

The paradigm is shifting for those of us who are looking to live a permanent eco-friendly lifestyle, especially when it comes to our homes. The post 5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Green and Eco-friendly appeared first on Green Living Ideas. It extends beyond that.

Mattress Hunting? Why Natural Latex Beds Are the Way to Go

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Homes of the Future. {Photos & Infographic}

Elephant Journal

When it comes to our homes, new technologies and green incentives are only the tip of the iceberg.

Palestinian planned city Rawabi gets water link

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It’s the greenest Palestinian city or the green washiest city, one Green Prophet writer comments. Via: NYC Bankruptcy Lawyer. Cities Rawabi

SHFT.com May Jump Into Retail

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The website, started in 2009 by the “Entourage” star and his business partner Peter Glatzer, features videos and articles on living green – but also incorporates a store with links to sustainable [.]. Home Lifestyle adrian grenier peter glatzer

Build your own sustainable WikiHouse for under $200!

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includes a number of innovations that moves the concept closer to a typical two-story home. Love Lego as a kid? The process is straightforward.

Brad Pitt And Make It Right Announce Partnership With Hyatt

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Today, the neighborhood is growing and alive with new homes, playgrounds, gardens and block parties,&# said Brad Pitt in a statement.

Bridgette Meinhold Showcases Urgent Architecture Sustainably

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In Pakistan, reinforced straw bale homes are built out of regionally appropriate materials using few tools. Norton, 2013, 256 pages, $50. .

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Review and Giveaway of Bambu Eco-friendly Coco Mini Coconut Bowls, ends 9/5

Hug a Tree with Me

Today I would like to introduce you to a sustainable home products company named Bambu. They are lacquered for longevity.

Sustainable Refurbishment and Solar Heating for the Home

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" Rick Row, Sustainable Business Consultant "Brilliant! Chris Laughton is Managing Director of The Solar Design Company.

Prince’s Foundation Winning Design Unveiled for this year’s Ideal Home Show 2013

Green (Living) Review

The competition brief reflected The Prince’s Foundation’s ethos of sustainability, practicality, durability, beauty and comfort in modern living.

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CIWEM: BEATING THE 10:10 TARGET

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And now CIWEM is leading by example, with the development of the Institution’s new head offices aiming to achieve high BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes ratings. CIWEM is delighted to report that the Institution has more than achieved its pledge to make significant carbon emission cuts as part of the 10:10 campaign. percent.

Brit Liggett from New York is Electrolux’ new crew member

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Devotees from around the world competed to become the crew member by submitting a short film explaining why they deserved the placement.

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Ikea launches kitchen range made from recycled plastic bottles

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It’s been a positive couple of months for Ikea, as it pushes ahead with its People & Planet Positive sustainability strategy. Source

Guilhem Eustache’s Magical Home is Made With Traditional Moroccan Materials

Green Prophet

These not only populate the land, but also promote sustainable agriculture and create a carbon sink. Looks good, don’t you think?

B&Q TO HELP GREEN UP CORONATION STREET

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DIY Retailer Teams Up with George Clarke, The Restoration Man and the Ideal Home Show to Retrofit Weatherfield Home B&Q, the UK’s largest home improvement retailer announces its sponsorship of the Ideal Home Show Refit designed by George Clarke. For more information about B&Q please go to www.diy.com/aboutus.

Wanted: Crew Member to Sea Expedition

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The global initiative aims to bring attention to the issue of plastic pollution and at the same time combat the scarcity of recycled plastics needed for making sustainable home appliances. In addition, Electrolux and 5 Gyres are inviting one devotee to join the expedition through Beagle Channel to Valdivia, Chile as a part of the crew.

A Green Living Moss Grass Bath Mat

Green Furniture Home Design

This would be an absolutely beautiful idea in any sustainable home, and would be the perfect compliment to any bathroom. We love this high-concept bath mat, which was designed by Nguyen La Chanh. And what helps all the moss grow green and healthy? Naturally, The humidity of the bathroom makes the greenery thrive!

Kevin McCloud has picked his eco-innovator champions of 2011

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All will reflect Grand Designs Live’s wider message of environmental friendliness and sustainability. No waste there.

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Engineering Unplugged 2011 Will Have Attendees Seeing Stars

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Woodley served as Virginia’s Secretary of Natural Resources, and he convened the first Governor’s Conference on Sustainability in the Commonwealth.

Greenhouse Solar Shed

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From greenhouse to storage, to the ultimate project space, the Phoenix by Handy Home Products can be customized to meet any need. This kind of unit is great for creating a more sustainable home and garden. Solar Home solar greenhouse solar shedGreenhouse Solar Shed is a 10 x 8 unit for your yard.

IKEA and Ideabox build Aktiv, a Swedish style sustainable prefab.

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Green Homes. Home Appliances. IKEA and Ideabox build Aktiv, a Swedish style sustainable prefab home. Famous home products maker IKEA and prefab housing design firm Ideabox have joined hands together to build a high tech prefabricated Swedish inspired house in Portland. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email.

Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Bathrooms

Green Furniture Home Design

Sustainable homes are all the rage. Sustainable bathrooms are quite the sight to behold.

Sierra Club Green Home

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Sierra Club Green Home is dedicated to helping you create a more sustainable home environment. [link] Welcome. Browse our site to learn more about all the things you can do. Your health, your wallet and the earth will thank you.

Green Beginnings – Book & Video Review

Green (Living) Review

This may be according to their wishes for a “green” and “sustainablehome but this is not a self-build home by any stretch of one's imagination. Green Building Council LEED Silver and Energy Star Qualified home as a venue to teach others about green homes. This is and was not the case for the Topels.

EarthHack Tech Innovation Competition

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By re-purposing existing science and technology we can create and conserve energy within the home. The top prize is US$15,000.

Sustainable paving from Interpave at EcoBuild

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The 2010 Code for Sustainable Homes also recognises these benefits in gaining credits and meeting other criteria to achieve higher Code levels.

The Prince’s Foundation unveiled the ‘Prince’s House’ at the Ideal Home Show, 2011

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The Prince's Foundation believes building can be done in a way which is both sustainable and eye-catching at the same time.

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New Green Homes Course and Educational Set Now Available For College Educators

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Both the book and video were created for the sole purpose of helping others understand green homes. Green Building Council.

LOW CARBON INVESTMENT

Green (Living) Review

Technological advances must be firmly rooted in development within environmental limits, which requires a fundamental shift away from conventional market-led consumerism to a new economic model that allows for more sustainable lifestyles.