Ushering in the Newest of New Years

It’s now the eve of a new year, with another year having come and gone. It’s amazing when you think of all the things that have happened in span of three hundred and sixty five days. To commemorate the past year and to usher in this coming year, we present to you this video. Hopefully … [Read more…]

The Miniwiz Re-Case Up Close and Personal

Hey Greenies, since Christmas is just a few days, let me tell you about the early little gift I got about a week ago.  The good folks at Miniwiz were nice enough to take the trouble of sending me one of their newest products:  the iPhone 4/4s Recase. If you don’t know what’s so special … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 20.December, 2011

The Crib is a Tiny Enviresponsible Shelter A while back, I mentioned The Crib, an “enviresponsible shelter” by Broadhurst Architects that can be used as a weekend cabin, backyard office, exercise studio, or guest house — you name it. Well it’s time for a short update from our last article, if you haven’t already noticed, … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 17.December, 2011

How To Make a DIY Snow Globe From Recycled Materials Looking for a fun holiday-themed DIY project to work on with your little ones? Try making a unique snow globe using a recycled mason jar and some other household supplies. DIY Objects To Give New Life to Outcast Furniture Parts Taking its name from the … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 16.December, 2011

Volkswagen justifiably proud of LEED Platinum status in Chattanooga Nestled in the hills outside Chattanooga, TN squats a large, brand new Volkswagen plant. Fresh and shiny, the collection of buildings houses the people and robots that turn delivered parts and materials into brand-new 2012 Passats, the first of which was just sold to a young … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 15.December, 2011

Want: house made of recycled car parts, mostly Dodge Caravans Designed by architect Karl Wanaselja and his partner Cate Leger, this house in Berkeley, CA embodies the idea that “reusing trumps recycling.” Most of the car parts were salvaged from old Dodge Caravans, including the car panels used for siding. Since the panels offer up … [Read more…]

3 Reasons To Go Green In 2012

At a time in history when it’s most important for people to start going green, it’s also the toughest time to afford the expenses of making that transition. But economic hardships haven’t stopped many consumers from buying organic, replacing their cars with hybrids, and finding sustainable ways to lessen their impact on the environment. People … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 14. December, 2011

First They Install Solar. Now IKEA is Installing EV Charging at California Store IKEA UK has already bought a giant wind farm and plans to run on 100% renewable energy. In the US, IKEA just announced that it is expanding solar installations to 75% of its stores. Unless Congress Acts, BP Spill Fines May Go … [Read more…]

Living a Life Full of Fantasy and Flights of Fancy

It’s the holiday season. I think this is the perfect time to share my thoughts on a few things I’ve been mulling over these past couple of weeks. If you’re up for a bit of a serious talk, read on. This won’t take long, and I promise, you’re not wasting your time. I grew up … [Read more…]