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19 Oct 2017

Wheat Bran Tableware

Biotrem’s disposable tableware is perfect for home use. Plates, bowls, dishes are all made from wheat bran which is an environmentally friendly alternative to other disposable products that are made from treated papers and card or plastic.
18 Oct 2017

Team Switzerland’s NeighborHub

This past week, eleven teams of students designed, built and presented futuristic houses at the Solar Decathalon 2017. The competition took place in Denver, and though the challenge was simple it was by no means easy: create a super-efficient
12 Oct 2017

Energy Efficient Bamboo House

This experimental bamboo home is helping to set the pace for sustainable growth in China. Milan-based Studio Cardenas designed Energy Efficient Bamboo House, a home with a minimal carbon footprint and Feng Shui-inspired construction. Located in the Longquan
11 Oct 2017

Sustainable Modular Dwelling

The homes of the future will be smart, responsive, and even save us money. University of Maryland students let us take a peek into what the future may hold with reACT, a smart sustainable home that rethinks architecture as
9 Oct 2017

Geometric Hanging Planters

From his workshop in Bend, Oregon, Justin, a former Marine Officer and Wildland Firefighter, has created a collection of modern wood hanging planters, made from solid pieces of real wood. Under the name of Fernweh Woodworking, Justin
20 Sep 2017

Gym Pods

Making time to go to the gym can be easier said than done—especially when your couch is so comfortable. But if getting to the gym is your problem, perhaps having access to tiny gyms all over the city would
18 Sep 2017

Organic Lip Balms From Fruit Waste

When Terence Chung was a schoolteacher, he realized his students were on board with sustainability as a practice they should observe in and out of the classroom. He also saw, though, how sustainability didn’t seem to be
14 Sep 2017

A Guide to Small Business Startup Loans

Getting a loan for your startup can be daunting if you don’t know how to go about it. However, it doesn’t have to be difficult as anticipated by many people. When you are starting a small business,
14 Sep 2017

A Step by Step Guide to Nailing Your Business Plan

Every business regardless of its type needs a business plan. Not only will your business plan provide you with direction, it’s an important document required for when you need to seek finance from a bank or an
14 Sep 2017

Spice up Bedtime Stories with Own Sound Effect

Technology is coming for kids’ story time, but maybe not in the way that you think. The future of bedtime stories, as MIT Technology Reviewdescribes it, won’t involve tablets or reading off screens, but it will have sound