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Occupy Madison Builds Tiny Homes for the Homeless Using Recycled and Repurposed Materials By Lidija Grozdanic, 12/03/13 Read
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, CoolStuff, design, eco-friendly, technology, sustainable )

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"Occupy Madison, a non-profit organization from Wisconsin, has built a tiny house for the homeless using recycled and repurposed materials. The 96 square foot home was built in only two months for about $3,000 and itâEUR(TM)s mounted on a trailer that can..."
Tiny Home Trend Provides Housing to Homeless Populations Across the United States By Lori Zimmer, 03/02/14 Read More: Tiny Ho
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, Cool Stuff, sustainable, good news )

- 55 days ago -
"As the tiny home revolution hits cities across the globe, many communities in the United States are using the trend to help their homeless populations. From Portland to Provo, advocates are using tiny dwellings,..."
SpainâEUR(TM)s Largest Vertical Garden Cleans Air Inside Office Building By Bridgette Meinhold, 02/23/11 Read More: Spain's Larges
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, design, CO2emissions, protection, sustainable, technology )

- 55 days ago -
"The three story indoor garden is considered to be Spain's largest and also works to clear the air of indoor office pollutants. Located in the courtyard of the office build... visitors alike get to enjoy its green splendor."
INFOGRAPHIC: Top 18 Houseplants for Purifying the Air You Breathe, According to NASA By Lucy Wang, 05/16/15 Read More: INFOGR
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, CoolStuff, design, House )

- 55 days ago -
"Houseplants do wonders for a house: they breathe new life to a room, add a bright pop of color, and purify the air. Not all plants are equally effective, however, when it comes to filtering harmful air-borne toxins and pollutants.."
Meet LIAM: A Mini Windmill Ideal for Any Home By Peter Grisby, 02/17/15 Read More: Meet LIAM: A Mini Windmill Ideal for Any H
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, CoolStuff, design, sustainable )

- 55 days ago -
"Archimedes has created a small windmill that can be installed on just about any roof, anywhere. Meet LIAM: a quiet, affordable wind energy source thatâEUR(TM)s ideal for urban settings;"
David Markus's Clever LED Hybrid Light Uses a Parabolic Lens to Amplify Sunlight By Inhabitat, 11/28/11 Read More: David Mark
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, energy, CoolStuff, design, sustainable, technology, architecture, business, water, world )

- 55 days ago -
"During the day, light is brought into the room through a parabolic lens on the roof. At night, the lamp provides light from a set of low-power LEDâEUR(TM)s beneath the shade. By using the sun to power the device, the lamp to consumes little to no energy.."
Urge President Obama to Protect Our Climate From Methane ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, habitat, protection )

- 54 days ago -
Urge the Obama administration to do everything within its authority to cut methane emissions from all sources to protect our climate.
Protecting Russias Endangered Amur Leopard ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, amur leopards, protection, wildlife, endangered, extinction )

- 55 days ago -
With an estimated 30 individuals left in the wild, Russias Amur leopard is the world`s most endangered big cat. Unlike the other subspecies of leopards, the majority of which are found in lower elevations like the savannas of Africa, the Amur
Resource of the Week: Mapping the World's Seeds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, green, health, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 55 days ago -
This Friday 5th June is World Environment Day, a global event set up by the United Nations to promote positive action on the environment. This yearâEUR(TM)s theme - 'Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with CareâEUR(TM)'
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