The bigger theme behind this year's Maker Faire is an excellent one, and one that every TreeHugger can appreciate. The call is to remake America into a sustainable place to live, and thrive. And, wandering through the various
Floating around Greener by Design are boxes like the one above. They sport the GreenOps logo, which puts in place a very interesting tracking system for recyclables that might just be the next wave in recycling transparency.
Innovators have a chance to show off their wares at Greener by Design, and there are some very interesting new products to check out, from reusable shipping packaging to a sustainable alternative to concrete or wood for
HP is no slouch in the greener packaging sector. Mark Solomon, Lead Designer in the Innovation Program Office at the company showed off some interesting packaging ideas for one of their notebooks. However, does it boarder on
Wouldn't it be great if we designed products in the same way that living things are designed? This is a question often posed by William McDonough, and was again asked today at Greener by Design. In other words, what if the
Joel Makower welcomed the many green minded designers with a positive thought: We're witnessing the first time when, during a recession and times of lay offs, the leaders in sustainability of companies are not the first to get
Grail Research has just released a study on water shortages across the world. Fresh water is becoming increasingly scarce, and in countries like India and China that are rapidly growing, the scarcity will hit hardest as the
One of the first things we learn as kids when it comes to birdwatching is to leave the nest alone. But how, then, can we enjoy getting up close and personal with those baby birds peeping from the tree in the yard? Maybe the solution
A couple months ago we talked about AMEE - the Avoiding Mass Extinction Engine - which has the goal of giving everything on earth an energy identity. We covered the organization at ETech, along with some scary future scenarios to be
In case you hadn't heard, Earth Day's a-comin'. Which means there will be a slew of fantastic festivals, informational events, green concerts, and volunteer opportunities in cities across the country. Duh. But which
Yoni Levison over at EcoGeek lobbed one of those sobering environmental questions to Tod Arbogast, Dell’s Director of Sustainable Business, the other day - when is the computer that lasts decades going to be developed? It's a good
ReplyforAll.com is an add-on to your email signature line that lets you link up with a particular cause close to your heart and not only spread the word, but also get funding donated to that cause so that every email you send makes a tiny difference.
The Clean Tech Group let loose news that investments in clean technology took a bit of a dive this quarter. Well, not a bit of a dive - a big fat swan dive. Investments are down 41% from last quarter, and down 48% from
The Down:2:Earth Green Living Expo is happening April 3-5 in Boston. TreeHugger's very own editor extraordinaire Meaghan O'Neill will be there working on a special project that we want YOU to be part of! Down:2:Earth is a great
Alright Twitterers, it's time to add a new hashtag to your tweets and show off how you're making a difference for Earth Day. And you might even win something cool for being, well, cool. EarthTweet is a new tweet-a-thon being held
Kevin Kelly over at the Technium continues to throw out the raw meat, asking the question Is there a reason to diminish technology? Like many, Kelly is a obviously a dyed-wool technologist - lots, more, and often is his perspective but he fairly