Here’s a great little post about how to make an eco-friendly laptop sleeve from an old sweater and old T-shirts. http://badmomgoodmom.blogspot.com/2008/02/not-minimalist-laptop-case.html
In various media, Earth is depicted as experiencing various calamities, both man-made and natural: from nuclear holocausts, landscape changing storms, and even the ultimate destruction to make way for an intergalactic highway in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Highway. While we might not be seeing any extra-terrestrial beings any time soon, storms and other natural … [Read more…]
While some of the concepts promoted in the Thrive Movement video might catch you off guard, it is a lot of what we have been talking about on GreenJoyment since this site started. The Thrive Movement video is 2+ hours long, but if you have any interest at all in seeing a peaceful and decentralized … [Read more…]
As it happens, “Jute is the most popular natural fiber next to cotton. 90% of the world’s total production of Jute is harvested in Bangladesh. That’s why Jute is called the Golden Fiber of Bangladesh” (Cotheeka, 2012). But what exactly is jute?
What if Jay-Z ran a healthy corner store? Our store concept challenges the notion that healthy food cannot be made available in a corner store setting. And it’s an idea that resonated beyond Atlanta — not only because as Black people, we look like the neighborhood demographic, but also because we’re committed to improving the … [Read more…]
eco fashion: upcycled vegan bike tire belt The ‘Miche’ belt is made from the upcycled tire of a 1940′s German touring bike. The vegan rubber tire was recovered from the trash heap of a Berlin, Germany bike shop. The belt’s unique color is original and untreated (kind of looks like snakeskin). Students at NYU Launch … [Read more…]
Finland-built electric car reaches 156 miles per hour on ice Finland-based Nokian Tyres promoted its wares by having test driver Janne Laitinen take the electric car called the Electric RaceAbout (E-RA) across a really cold six-kilometer (3.75-mile) test track on Lake Ukonjarvi in Inari, near the northern tip of Finland. If you don’t believe us, … [Read more…]
I find it amazing how all too often big corporations build these massively impressive structures only to later decide that maybe putting some environmental consideration behind the design would have been an intelligent move to make. This is not the case for the World Trade Center in Bahrain. Winning the 2006 LEAF award for Best Use of Technology, “this 240m tall building … is a best striking example of a green building” (EcoFriend, 2011). Solar Feeds has named it the number one coolest examples of a green building with reason.
Paul McCartney and Annie Rigg Debut Meatless Monday Cookbook For vegans and vegetarians, every day is meatless. But many people who are new to veganism/vegetarianism or who simply want to reduce their meat intake rely on the Meatless Mondays campaign for help. Former CIA director wants to attack smart grid security threats The United States … [Read more…]
Germany Undertakes The Biggest Change In Energy Since The War Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to build wind farms covering coastal an area six times larger than the city of New York and install power lines that would stretch from London to Baghdad. The initiative will cost 200.000 million euros ($ 268.000 million), a third of … [Read more…]