Latest Stories in Kitchen Design - Page 12

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    Berkeley Mills Sereno Kitchen

    September 18, 7:36 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    We have hugged Berkeley Mills furniture before, but they have a new kitchen design out, made from bamboo, jarrah (a sustainably harvested Australian wood) and recycled glass countertops. We suspect that the price is high, but the sustainable kitchen

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    Recycled Ceramic Coasters from Robot Candy

    August 28, 1:04 PM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    In the world of future-looking, green-shaded, TreeHugger-friendly products, drink coasters can be easily overlooked. It's important to keep glass rings off of our reclaimed-wood or FSC-certified furniture, so the coasters are a must. While making off

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    Mohammed Bah Abba And His Pot-in-Pot

    August 4, 7:30 AM by Warren McLaren in Kitchen Design

    So what's modern+green about a couple of terracotta pots? Nothing and everything. The oldest known African earthenware has been found in Nigeria, so that ain't exactly new. What does brings it up-to-date is the incredibly simple application of two

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    Bambu's Bamboo Goo

    July 28, 1:05 PM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    TreeHugger sure loves the bamboo, but eventually, even the durable, harder-than-wood surfaces (like floors and cutting boards) can start to tarnish and show some wear and tear. Thankfully, Bambu's Bamboo Goo is there to help clean it up and restore

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    The Protos Plant Fuel Stove: Cooking with Coconuts

    July 11, 6:25 AM by Warren McLaren in Kitchen Design

    We've talked before about the Institute for Agricultural Engineering in the Tropics and Subtropics of Hohenheim University, Germany, when highlighting solar food driers. And we’ve brought up the issue of deforestation of the Philippines for palm oil.

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    Clean Up Your Kitchen

    June 23, 6:32 AM by Bonnie Alter in Kitchen Design

    The kitchen can be a minefield when you are trying to be eco-friendly. Start with paper towels and paper napkins—a definite no-no. But how can we give up aluminium foil—it saves hours of pot scrubbing. The answer: 100% recycled aluminium foil, which

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    The Simmer Stove: Energy Efficiency and Safety

    June 15, 3:01 PM by Justin Thomas in Kitchen Design

    The Simmer Stove concept was created by Australian designer Romy Hockley. The stove lowers the cooking pot down into the benchtop, which eliminates the need for a heat source on the countertop.This mean less chance of being burnt, and prevents pots

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    Reader Question: Eco-Friendly Kitchen Gloves?

    June 8, 11:28 PM by Michael Graham Richard in Kitchen Design

    Reader Philip Miller Madeley from Arizona writes: "Do you know where I could start a search for eco friendly biodegradable restaurant kitchen gloves? Out health department requires that we wear them." We don't know, but we're sure at least on person out

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    Enrico Products' Bamboo Housewares

    May 8, 3:01 AM by Warren McLaren in Kitchen Design

    Enrico takes its name, and inspiration, from an Italian woodworker who eloped to the US, but failing to find any Italian kitchen utensils handcrafted his own. Their signature piece is a box grater for hard cheeses (pic below), but they also have a line

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    Grind Your Own with the KoMo Fidibus Classic

    April 25, 3:51 AM by Petz Scholtus in Kitchen Design

    The KoMo cereal grinder allows you to make your own fresh flour at home and it does it well, meaning fine, without heating the cereal up to keep its natural humidity, and using a minimum amount of energy. This is because the stone consist of ceramics

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    Should I Replace My Old Cooker and Fridge?

    March 27, 6:40 AM by Leonora Oppenheim in Kitchen Design

    This week the Observer asks, 'when is it more efficient to buy an energy-rated appliance than to maintain the old one? Lucy Siegle investigates what she calls ‘the UK's vastly unsustainable electronic and electrical equipment habit.’ As we know even as

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    Jona Warbey: Reclaimed, Responsible Furniture

    March 20, 12:26 PM by Collin Dunn in Kitchen Design

    London-based furniture designer and cabinet maker Jona Warbey blends new ideas with old materials, creating simple but unique designs from reclaimed wood. Reusing and recycling provides not only the materials but the inspiration for household

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    Philips Smokeless Stove Uses 80% Less Fuel, Saves Lives

    March 15, 6:53 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    We usually think of Philips as a maker of LCD's and LED's but they have been cooking up other things in Eindhoven, including this woodstove. 300 million families in the world's poorest regions burn wood for cooking, and smoke and toxic emisions kill 1.6

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    Flexible Cutting Boards: Minimalist Dream or Disposable Nightmare

    February 26, 1:42 AM by Christine Lepisto in Kitchen Design

    A friend recently sent us a flexible cutting board, a new concept which we greeted very positively. I have heard them praised: how easy it is to bend it into a funnel after chopping to add the veggies to the soup; how light and easy to handle, easy to

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    Raw Hemp Milkmaker via Yaoh

    February 11, 12:12 AM by Warren McLaren in Kitchen Design

    Cool. I haven't done a kitchen product post, since the recycled glass tumblers, where I got gently pummelled for not mentioning glass cutter kits. Wonder what I'll neglect this time around? Not that I'm about to ring the Guiness Book of Records

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    Wheat-Based Biodegradable Cutlery

    February 1, 4:23 PM by Kara DiCamillo in Kitchen Design

    Not too long ago we posted a Q&A; about eco-friendly disposable cutlery. There seem to be a few companies out there that offer alternatives to plastic and today we have one more to add to the list. Earthware Biodegradables is a company started by Jerome

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    Wood Prairie Farm Mail Order Organic Potatoes

    January 12, 7:30 AM by John Laumer in Kitchen Design

    Walk into any grocery and you are likely to find three, maybe four kinds of potatoes. Little reds and big reds, little whites, and maybe some big bakers. How odd that there are literallly hundreds of cultivars and we only get to choose among so few.

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    GE Kitchen of the Future

    January 12, 6:41 AM by Lloyd Alter in Kitchen Design

    We want GE's Kitchen of the future. Now. "The entire suite offers a full-width display combined with touch sensors across the entire surface. What does that mean for consumers? Imagine new possibilities for recipe presentation and entertainment. In

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