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  • Produce Bags
    December 24th, 2009
    I live right by a great farmer's market and I like to use my usual canvas bags when I go, but canvas is sort of bulky and not the best…
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  • IT Clip
    December 5th, 2009
    You're in luck if you're an avid bicycle rider and happen to always be in the need of bungee cords (I know I am). Use IT Clips to transform your…
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  • Recycling Frame from Materriashop
    November 29th, 2009
    Don’t feel bad about forgetting your grocery tote at home, just remember to ask for paper bags. Materriashop’s Recycling Frame utilizes standard grocery bags to create an incredibly simple and…
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  • Salvaged Building Materials (Examples from Phoenix Commotion)
    September 8th, 2009
    I know that some salvaged building materials don't exactly 'fit' the look of a modern home, but often times they can add more character to a room than something brand…
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  • Muennig’s Cooper Point Home
    May 5th, 2009
    Wall Street Journal's Magazine has a great article on eco-architect Micky Muennig's Cooper Point Home. Take a look. This house on Cooper Point, with its budding roof of wild grasses…
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  • Foundry Maple reclaimed floors
    September 9th, 2008
    If faced with obtaining new flooring in a remodel or new construction, I would never opt for new wood because of the sustainability issues, but these reclaimed floors are quite…
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  • No VOC paint
    August 28th, 2008
    Indoor air quality is become increasingly important to consumers as we become aware of the dangers of air pollution. One great way to reduce air pollution indoors is by using…
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  • Pervious Pavement
    August 28th, 2008
    Densely urban environments have the runoff problems due to non-porous pavement--but there is a solution with something called pervious pavement, which actually allows the water to pass through at a…
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  • Green Roofs/Wall Panels
    June 30th, 2008
    Audrey over at the Dwell Blog wrote a short article about green roofs that's worth a look. Installation is not as simple as I'm sure we'd all like to believe,…
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    June 12th, 2008
    If you haven't heard of, it's worth checking out. "Planet Reuse is the world's first website that connects buyers and seller of reused and reclaimed construction materials and equipment…
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  • David Report bulletin: “I shop therefore I am”
    April 8th, 2008
    I've just finished looking through the new David Report bulletin called "I shop therefore I am" and I highly recommend taking a few moments to read through it. It might…
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  • waterHOG
    March 4th, 2008
    Holy. This is supposed to be available from DWR sometime this spring, which for some reason surprises me. I guess I'm impressed that something so seemingly useful will be available…
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  • Contemporary Design in Detail: Sustainable Environments
    February 29th, 2008
    With so many intriguing details, this book leaves you with wanting more. Each section does an excellent job of focusing on particular issues concerning sustainable architecture, and there's a wide…
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  • New Sustainable Homes: Designs for Healthy Living
    February 6th, 2008
    The reviews are a little mixed on this one, but once again, the cover beckons... "What makes a sustainable house a sustainable home? NEW SUSTAINABLE HOMES will address that question…
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  • Neoporte Doors
    December 5th, 2007
    Neoporte is the industry standard for great modern doors. Not only are they amazing to look at, but they're also green. "All Neoporte doors are made from 100% stainless steel,…
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