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Meet the Bio-Dome, or Poo-Gloo

February 8th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

The methods by which any village, town or city treats its toilet wastewater may not be a pleasant olfactory issue, but necessary, nonetheless. “Poo isn't something generally talked about in polite company but like it or not, all of that human waste has to go somewhere,”


The Story of Stuff and Yes to Carrots Make an Impact

February 6th, 2011 | by Jennifer Shockley

Between these two companies, The Story of Stuff Project and Yes to Carrots, people have the research in front of them to choose to be more aware and live a greener and healthier existence if they want.


Young Innovators Improve Solar Methods to Purify Water

January 17th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

One student innovator in New South Wales and a four-person team of innovators in the state of Washington have developed impressively simple methods for purifying water by using the sun. The information comes from a report at GizMag


Verde Lifestyles; An Eco-friendly Furnishing Business

January 13th, 2011 | by Jennifer Shockley

Verde Lifestyles is a home furnishings business that is thriving as an eco-friendly vendor of sustainable products. All of their products are made from all natural organics, recycled and sustainable materials. Green Verde states, “We carry only the best green products and have a ton of great information on how best to select, use, take care of and even repurpose each eco friendly home decor item you buy from us.”


Modular Homes Also Come as Kits

January 7th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

Modular homes are many times built before they are delivered to the lot. Other times they are shipped to the lot as a kit with all components pre-cut and ready to be assembled


Zero VOC and Formaldehyde Free, PureBond Plywood, Gets a Nod from the Green Parents’ List

January 4th, 2011 | by Susie Kim-Carberry

As the first building product to receive the Green Parents’ List Healthy Home check mark, the PureBond Plywood has no VOC, especially no formaldehyde, a well known respiratory and skin irritant. In order to meet the Green Parent's List requirement, product must pass the VOC restriction set forth by the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and also meet additional third party validation


Part 3: Other Non-Gas Portable Power Alternatives

December 22nd, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

We have written about some interesting portable power generating options available by plugging into the sun or from pedaling a stationary bicycle. We now look at some of the other options that might be considered “a little farther out there.” This list includes a portable wind generator and a hydro-powered backpack


Generating Portable Power by Bicycle

December 17th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

We begin with the do-it-yourself version of power generation: the bicycle. Convergence Tech manufactures the Pedal-A-Watt, a bicycle stand that not only generates electricity, it seconds as a fitness device. The power that’s generated can be used to power lights and/or other small appliances, such as laptops, cell phones, fluorescent or LED lights


New Paradigm for Compressed Earth Blocks and Roofs

December 6th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

TSC Global, championing its innovative “Roofs for the World” program, met in Denver with a group of earth building advocates, including Partners Worldwide and Iowa-based Vermeer Tractors for a full production test run of the Vermeer’s mobile compressed earth block machine press


Moving Air in Habitats Without Ducts

November 25th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

A Minnesota-based company – Tjernlund Products, Inc. – sells a number of low-cost ductless systems that move air from one part of the house to another, whether through walls or through floors


LED Economics Make Sensible Solutions

November 19th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

A year ago, Eco-story LED Lighting Solutions was selected by The Timberland Company (NYSE: TBL) to “help its stores make an eco-friendly shift in lighting.” The results are impressive – both economically and environmentally


Sunflower Corp. Sheds Some Daylight on Its Subjects

November 17th, 2010 | by Glenn Meyers

Those wanting the best light for interior spaces may want to take a look at Sunflower Corporation and its Sundolier®, a lighting system designed to deliver high quality indirect daylight to large spaces



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