Could cycling get any better for the planet? This design concept imagines a far greener bike than the standard metal frames in use today. More> Co.Exist
Inspired by techniques from molecular gastronomy, the Ooho is a magical way to have your bottled water and eat it, too. Just maybe bring a towel.
“We do as much as possible to clear the noise.”
“Critics of strong national climate change policies often talk about how much taking action costs the economy. What they usually don’t mention is the cost of doing nothing.”
Using simple materials also helps. “The reflective material we use for the mirror facets are similar to that of potato chip bags.”
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Somewhere in Green Island, New York, there is a tiny wood-framed house filled with mushroom insulation…
Up until now, the makers of this innovative little building at Ecovative Design have specialized in packaging products, but now they are focusing their efforts on building materials."The aim is to replace all plastic foams anywhere we can," says Ecovative Design’s Sam Harrington.
American cities across the nation are improving their infrastructure for bicyclists and pedestrians. Some are doing it better than others. Right now, the top 5 states for biking and walking are:
“Mexico City is encouraging citizens to trade recyclable materials for fresh food. The Mercado de Trueque market accepts glass, paper, cardboard, aluminium cans and PET plastic bottles, and returns green points which are redeemable for agricultural products grown in and around Mexico City.”