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    Ultrasonic Dishwasher from Bosch

    July 21, 12:57 PM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    There is often debate about which is greener, washing dishes by hand or with a dishwasher? The discussion will probably end when Bosch's new ultrasonic dishwasher goes on sale. The Patent application claims "A dishwasher machine (1), in particular a

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    The Nutcracker, Sweet

    June 22, 11:48 AM by Matthew Sparkes in Kitchen Design

    Made from two small blocks of Beech wood, one has different size holes on each surface so that nuts

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    UnTreeHugger: An Automatic Paper Towel Dispenser

    June 21, 7:58 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    When looking for signs of the end of the world as we know it, one indicator might be the proliferation of useless devices that consume resources and energy for no apparent purpose. Perhaps the most egregious is this automatic paper towel dispenser:

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    Dy-rection Line: A Small, Movable Kitchen

    June 19, 2:54 PM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    Taking the "less is more" ethos to a bit of an extreme, Thai designer Wiwat Pitakpongsanit's "Dy-rection Line" kitchen is a place to cook, serve, meet, party, eat, and work. The range, oven, sink, table, three stools and extendo-countertop are all

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    Fast Appliances for Impatient Cooks

    June 18, 10:51 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    Appliance manufacturers are busy working on new appliances that cook more quickly. We thought the trend was in the other direction with the slow food

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    Pressure Cookers Revisited: Energy Saving in the Kitchen

    May 31, 9:14 AM by Sami Grover in Kitchen Design

    Back in the early days of TreeHugger we looked at a designer pressure cooker, but since then we appear to have neglected this rather useful bit of eco kitchen equipment. Yes, they do suffer a bit from that grandma image, but boy do they save energy.

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    Twist Sponges in Clever Packaging

    May 27, 10:32 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    Twist makes sponges and cleaners using cellulose from renewable tree farms and enuring that 99.7% of their waste is reused. " We set out to turn the world of cleaning products on its head – combining design and environmental responsibility to create

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    SCORE: The Multi-tasking Stove, Sounds Good.

    May 18, 10:17 AM by Warren McLaren in Kitchen Design

    Take a Stirling engine, some four UK universities, (Nottingham, Imperial College London, Manchester, Queen Mary London), a leading US research centre (Los Alamos National Laboratory), a multi-national electrical goods manufacturer (GP Acoustics), an

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    HauteGREEN 2007 Sneak Peek: Bambu

    May 7, 9:00 AM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    Astute readers will recall that bambu was also featured in HauteGREEN last year, with their clever "Give It a Rest" series. They're back in the show this year as well (check out the rest of our "Sneak Peek" series here), with the Chop, Scoop & Serve

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    House & Garden Magazine: May 2007

    April 17, 10:04 AM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    May is kitchen month at House & Garden magazine, and nestled between style ideas from Giorgio Armani and Isaac Mizrahi are some pretty good ideas for healthy kitchens and green style at home. The "Eco Chic" column (page 66) features ideas to cook

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    Protect our Earth Glasses Recycled from Wine Bottles

    April 10, 7:24 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    Since nobody seemed to like my Want/Need glass, as penance I offer the Protect Our Earth glass, each one sawn off the bottom of a bordeaux wine bottle that was "rescued" on the way to the landfill.

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    What Can You Say About a Three Year Old Coffee Grinder that Died?

    March 19, 8:10 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    It used to be, if your appliance broke down, you could take it in and get it fixed. Now that most are cheap, you just throw it away and replace it. According to a study of the yellow pages, between 1998 and 2006, the number of listings for appliance

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    Arclinea LED Greenhouse in your Kitchen

    March 14, 7:03 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    Put a greenhouse in your kitchen with Arclinea's Ginger collection- special "LED lights adapted from space travel mimic the movements of the sun, allowing herbs to blossom indoors a fraction of the usual time." Coming soon to kitchen showrooms and head

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    Planetary Design French Press Travel Mugs

    March 7, 11:03 AM by Jacob Gordon in Kitchen Design

    Planetary Design makes some of the nicest looking travel mugs I've seen in a long while—maybe ever. Their line of stainless steel gear is based on the original travel French press, a brilliant idea that puts the press and the mug together into the

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    IDS07: Small Fridges Make Good Cities

    February 24, 11:17 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    Concept spaces by various designers were linked together as an exhibit at IDS, with Toronto's Donald Chong getting the kitchen. And what a gem of a kitchen it is. When one looks at architectural magazines and even TreeHugger, kitchens have become high

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    Kitchen Design: Cycle of Water

    December 22, 5:23 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    DesignBoom runs wonderful competitions, but you have to look at all of the entries. I missed this kitchen called Cylce of Water earlier. Designed by French team daeron isabelle + Flavie Papin + Marine Rouit + Isabelle Daëron, it integrates a water

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    U.K.'s First Recycled Kitchen

    December 5, 8:30 AM by Bonnie Alter in Kitchen Design

    This fully recycled kitchen, the first in the U.K., uses only materials of minimum 50% and up to 100% recycled content. Although it was difficult for Milestone Design, all of the materials have been sourced from within Britain. The designers wanted

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    Lock Cup: Your Sustainable Office Coffee Cup And Key

    November 6, 9:04 AM by Karin Kloosterman in Kitchen Design

    So you’ve been nagging your co-workers to get rid of the disposable coffee cups at work but some people are complaining about hygiene issues and not wanting to do other people’s dishes. The simple sustainable solution: Lockup. It’s a ceramic cup

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