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    Solar Decathlon Saturday: University of Cincinnati

    August 25, 2:14 PM by Sean Fisher in Sustainable Product Design

    With the 2007 Solar Decathlon rapidly approaching, TreeHugger is highlighting some of this year's competitors. Lloyd already gave us a sneak peak at the University of Illinois' entry, and today we are taking a look at the work of the University of

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    Fight For Your Right... to Dry

    August 24, 3:52 PM by Sean Fisher in Corporate Responsibility

    First is was the slow food movement. Next it was slow fashion and slow furniture. Could the glamorous world of laundry be the next slow revolution? As people look for ways to decrease their energy consumption, clotheslines are steadily returning to

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    Bumbershoot Festival Goes Beyond Offsets

    August 22, 3:20 PM by Sean Fisher in Culture

    With every festival and its mama buying carbon offsets these days, it takes a little more to get TreeHugger props. Well, this year's Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival in Seattle has earned it. Bumbershoot realized that a "carbon neutral" festival

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    Participate! Runner-Up: Hydrasol

    August 22, 3:10 PM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    Last week, we revealed the winner for our Participate! contest, Vinay Gupta's Hexayurt Project. This week, we are profiling two more great entries, the Participate! runners-up. Yesterday, we showed you easy to assemble, 100 percent recycled plastic

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    Vespa Go Green Video Challenge

    August 21, 3:40 PM by Sean Fisher in Cars

    Who wouldn't want to win a new Vespa? At 65+mpg, not only would you feel like you were traversing the roads of Rome, you could feel good about sipping, not guzzling gas. In fact, according to the Vespa USA website, if Americans switched only 10% of

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    Participate! Runner-Up: Forever Furniture

    August 21, 2:57 PM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    Last week, we revealed the winner for our Participate! contest, Vinay Gupta's Hexayurt Project. This week, we are profiling two more great entries, the Participate! runners-up. First up is Forever Furniture (working name) from Sunshine at Playatech.

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    Participate! Winner: Vinay Gupta's Hexayurt

    August 15, 7:45 PM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    After scouring through a ton of quality entries, we have chosen a winner for the Participate! contest. Vinay Gupta's Hexayurt caught our judges' imaginations by using common materials in a completely new way, yielding what Vinay terms a

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    Royal Caribbean Fueling Up With Biodiesel

    August 14, 8:12 PM by Sean Fisher in Natural Sciences

    In a move that should help lighten the large amount of sulfur pollutants emitted from their cruise ships, Royal Caribbean Cruises has signed up to purchase a boatload (couldn't resist) of biodiesel from Imperium Renewables. For 2007, Royal Caribbean

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    Last Chance To Go To Burning Man

    August 10, 3:49 PM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    There is only 1 day left to Participate!, TreeHugger and Current TV's contest to get you - and your best eco-idea - to Burning Man. As a part of this year's theme, "The Green Man", Burning Man is looking for the best open-source ideas to help green

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    GoLoco Hits Facebook

    August 9, 3:27 PM by Sean Fisher in Cars

    With the social networking site Facebook recently opening up their platform to external applications, many organizations and companies are taking advantage of the social connection that Facebook thrives on. We previously covered attempts to use

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    Last Week to Participate!

    August 8, 12:37 PM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    There is still time to join TreeHugger and Current TV in our quest to send you, and your best eco-idea, to Burning Man. Through our contest, Participate! , we are looking for the best open-source solutions to the world's most pressing environmental

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    Cob Building - Go Ahead, Call It a Comeback

    August 7, 4:37 PM by Sean Fisher in Sustainable Product Design

    For hundreds of years, those living in Ireland, England, and Wales mixed dirt, straw, sand and water to make mud walls, which when compacted and placed on a foundation formed a type of dwelling called cob buildings. Industrialization brought the

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    Participate! Send Us Your 3D Models and Sketches

    August 3, 1:09 PM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    As the Burning Man event quickly approaches, TreeHugger is teaming up with Current TV to help look for the best ideas that exemplify this year's "Green Man" theme. In the spirit of Burning Man, the event will be filled with open-source green

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    Participate! and Go To Burning Man

    August 1, 11:35 AM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    TreeHugger and Current TV want to give you a chance to show off your best eco-ideas at this year's Burning Man event. Through our joint contest, Participate!, we will give one lucky reader 2 tickets to the Burning Man event where said reader will be

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    How Public Transportation Might Just Save Your Life

    July 31, 12:02 PM by Sean Fisher in Cars

    According to a recent report in Forbes, the amount of driving we do back and forth is killing us...literally. From breathing air polluted with diesel particulates and other nasty pollutants to fatalities occurred in private automobiles, Forbes

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    Participate! with TH, Current TV and Burning Man

    July 30, 1:53 PM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    Every year, tens of thousands of people converge on an ancient lakebed in the desert of Nevada to build a temporary city where self-reliance and self-expression are exalted. This year, the Burning Man event's theme is the "Green Man," an attempt to

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    Participate! A Contest by TH and Current TV to Get You - And Your Best Eco-Ideas - to the Burning Man Event

    July 27, 3:48 PM by Sean Fisher in About TreeHugger

    Burning Man, the 40,000 person celebration of art and self-expression that takes place in Nevada's Black Rock Desert for one week each year, is the world's largest Leave No Trace event. This experimental city is built from the ground up - then

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    Solar-Powered Apartment Complex: The Future of Housing?

    July 19, 1:52 PM by Sean Fisher in Sustainable Product Design

    Solar-powered single-family homes are so yesterday. Sure, we appreciate the many owners who have become their own utility company (many times even putting their excess solar energy in the grid). However, when it comes to the other factors of smart

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