"sustainability" tag

The Artificial Leaf – Turning Sunlight & Water Into Energy

If plants can use nothing but sunlight as their energy source, why couldn’t we use a similar process to power the world? That’s the question chemist and MIT professor Dan Nocera asked himself…

Goodlifer: Better Together - Curated Essentials from The Nau Collective

Better Together – Curated Essentials From The Nau Collective

It’s true that some things are, indeed, better together. Conscious outdoor brand Nau is proving this point by introducing The Nau Collective, featuring a curated selection of brands that share the company’s ethos…

Kyler by Joy O – Upcycled Jewelry Made in California

To me, the ultimate in casual stylishness is pairing a simple white tank top and a pair of jeans with some great jewelry and a hot pair of heels. It’s effortless elegance personified….

Inspired by Heroines of the Past & Sporty Retro Dreams – Swedish Hasbeens SS12

Swedish Hasbeens has been creating innovative takes on the traditional Swedish clog for five years now, using all natural materials (more on Designer and Creative Director Emy Blixt’s thoughts on inspiration and sustainability…

Emy Blixt, Creative Director of Swedish Hasbeens Talks Inspiration & Sustainability

Some things just never get old, like Swedish clogs. Especially when they are brilliantly reinvented every year by Emy Blixt, Designer and Creative Director of Swedish Hasbeens. The brand showed its Spring/Summer 2012…

The Lexicon of Sustainability

No matter how educated we are in various areas of sustainability, it’s easy to sometimes get stuck in the terminology of it all, especially since so much good stuff is going on. This…

Zimride – A Community-Powered Ridesharing Platform That Can Keep Cars Off the Road

We all have somewhere to go, the question is: how do we get there? Services like Zipcar are becoming more popular every day, but how can we utilize all the cars that are…

Good News: Week 22

Will we soon have solar panels in space? The future is craftsmanship. Summer gardening books and fair food for the all. Second careers, pursuing passions and gluten-free bakeries. New USPS forever stamps encourage…

ARZU Studio Hope – Rugs With a Mission

ARZU, which means “hope” in Dari, is an innovative model of social entrepreneurship that helps Afghan women weavers and their families break the cycle of poverty by providing them steady income and access…

Good News: Week 19

Seven ways to naturally beat those stubborn allergies. The growing culture of Flea Markets. Why your fashion choices say about your political views. A DIY pedicure will get your feet ready for summer….

Good News: Week 16

This week we celebrated the 41st Earth Day and learned about where our raw food comes from, why Michael Pollan thinks we should obsess less about “nutritionism” and what foods promote happiness. We’re…

Mainstream Green: Moving Sustainability from Niche to Normal

If you are a reader of this site, chances are you’re already a “green” person, or at least trying to be. As someone who lives and breathes this sustainability stuff, I am constantly…

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