How to dance your pants off and generate electricity at the same time

February 21, 2009

Check out this sustainable dance floor

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You can rent it from http://www.SustainableDanceClub.com

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These posts are very cool. A mother’s perspective on the future of the planet for her grandchildren who don’t exist yet

February 16, 2009

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http://www.frankejames.com/debate/?p=34

A solar powered sell phone made from recycled plastic

February 13, 2009

with a built-in pedometer that tells you how much CO2 emissions you’ve saved by walking.

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It’s Samsung’s Blue Earth and is due out in the second half of 2009

Daryl Hannah is selling hemp guitars

February 11, 2009

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No, seriously.

I just can’t work out why…

This is the description from her website

http://www.dhlovelife.com/v2/cart/product_details.php?Item_Quantity_=7

“The worlds only hemp guitar that’s right no trees! this georgous electric guitar hand fabricated from hemp hemp is one of the worlds most sustainable plants!!! host free (no pesticides)+ needs very little water + on + on (check out dhlovelife hemp vlog #8) the organically shaped semi-acoustic electric guitar body is made of hemp pulp + is not carved or milled like traditional guitars mmm, sweet sounding + looking… “we are the music makers + we are the dreamers of the dream” (w.wonka) price: 3525.00$”

useless table

February 4, 2009

A table made from used magazines

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Drink it then build with it…

January 31, 2009

This wall of beer bottle bricks was made by Mr. Heineken in 1963.

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When waste looks beautiful…

January 29, 2009

Photographs by Edward Burtynsky of tires waiting to be sorted for recycling in Westley, California.

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Jar that collects the sun so you can have it at night

January 27, 2009

Called a SunJar, of course…

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Compost for dinner

January 27, 2009

Nice tableware made from fallen leaves that naturally biodegrades withing two months (right in the middle of dinner).

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See https://www.verterra.com/default.aspx

Suck it and see…

January 26, 2009

With 6,000 people, mostly kids, dying each day from drinking unsafe drinking water, this filtration straw looks like a godsend.

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Check it out at:

http://www.vestergaard-frandsen.com/lifestraw.htm