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    Danny Seo, Eco-Stylist

    November 19, 9:07 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    He shows you how to live green with style. We show you how to live green with style. Could Danny Seo be a long-lost TreeHugger relation? The eco-stylist who's editor-at-large for Organic Style is fast becoming a Martha Stewart for the young, green

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    Green Maps Exhibit: NYC and Online

    November 18, 5:08 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Green Map System is showcasing a decade of eco-cultural mapmaking at its first New York exhibit, "Vibrant Communities: Green Maps of New York and the World." But just what is a green map? They are locally created maps that chart the natural and cultural

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    EcoTip - Home Appliances' 'phantom' power load.

    November 18, 3:48 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Q. What in the US uses a whole one dozen power plants and costs more than a billion bucks annually? A. All those tiny glowing LEDs and associated standby activity in your microwave, cordless phone, TV, DVD, etc. The US EPA estimate that a whopping 75% of

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    Coupons for Natural Living in NYC

    November 17, 5:07 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    The Green Apple: Coupons for Natural Living in NYC is a coupon book for New Yorkers. Its mission? To prove that living an organic, natural and eco-friendly lifestyle is indeed affordable. And to help you make it more so. Though you have to buy the book

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    Ed Norton, BP Solar and the High Line

    November 16, 10:23 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    We like him for his acting and we love him for his activism. Sitting on the Board of Directors for Friends of the High Line wasn’t enough for Edward Norton, oh no. He’s also spreading his greenness to the other coast with a plan that lets celebrities

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    EcoTip: Bicycles: testing the mettle of the pedal

    November 16, 7:59 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Yikes! Bikes and trikes. What's with Treehugger's fascination? Probably because the single largest contributor to atmospheric pollution is surprise, surprise: motor vehicles. And according to various estimates 250,000 people die on the road every year,

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    Manzini and Jegou's Book: Album Solutions

    November 14, 7:16 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Although shopping is fun, the reality is that new green products, on their own, aren't going to get us out of the jam we're in. But new thinking just might. Last year Ezio Manzini and Francois Jegou, a couple of Italian visionaries, co-ordinated

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    How To: Energy Efficiency Advisor Web Site

    November 12, 12:21 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    The Energy Efficient Rehab Advisor is a site designed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, which sets up guidelines for conducting energy-efficient housing rehabilitation. Simply select the type of house you're remodelling, what

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    Book: Winning the Oil Endgame

    November 12, 6:05 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    New book Winning the Oil Endgame (Rocky Mountain Institute) shows how U.S. business and military leaders can eliminate oil use in a few decades, led by businesses making profits instead of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Co-funded by the

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    Mindware's Alternative Energy Play House

    November 9, 11:54 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    First, we were super-jeal that the Kaleidoscope Dollhouse wasn't around when we were kids and now this. The Power House, with its 20 building projects and 70 experiments, guides students (including the adult kind) through building a house complete with

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    How To: Get Green Power

    November 9, 12:30 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    The term "green power" pretty much refers to electricity supplied, at least

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    Sahalie Self Powered Bike Pedals

    November 8, 10:12 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    LED flashing lights for cycling have been around for ages now. But they all require batteries, which will ultimately find their way into landfill. How about eliminating the batteries by being your own power station? As these pedals rotate... they create

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    Design that Matters: Bike Powered Projector

    November 8, 8:29 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Design need not only be about style. It can also be about substance. It can be harnessed to improve the lives of all, not just the wealthy. 'Design that Matters' takes up this challenge. "Outreach, education, and innovation for sustainable development"

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    QOTD: J.P. Suarez

    November 8, 11:32 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    J.P. Suarez, former Bush-appointed enforcement chief of EPA on his tenure at the agency. Suarez, who's not exactly an environmental dreamboat himself, has said that the EPA tried to thwart lawsuits against polluting power plants. ::The Environmental

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    Recycling Logo and what those little numbers mean

    November 6, 7:18 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    All is not what it seems. 34 years ago, a US paperboard company (CCA) wanted a symbol to promote their recycled content. Gary Anderson, a graphic arts student from USCLA, won their design contest for his 3 chasing arrows, inspired by the Mobius strip,

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    Jargon Watch: SUVing

    November 5, 5:28 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    SUVing: noun. The trend in American industry and consumerism of products getting bigger and bigger. e.g. "A 6,500-square-foot, seven-bedroom, six-fireplace house with an indoor pool with a waterfall, and a steam room and a 150-gallon fish tank is

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    Bamboo Surfboards

    November 5, 7:15 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Imagine a surfboard that is 15% lighter than normal, with more control and speed in turns, that resists denting. One that has two third less toxic chemicals. Made from a material with weight for weight twice the strength of fibreglass and six times

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    QOTD by Yvon Chouinard

    November 4, 5:59 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, and Treehugger hero extraordinaire, in an interview with Grist magazine’s Amanda Griscom. ::Grist ::Send us your favorite quotes! [by

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