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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 )

- 25 days ago -
"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 )

- 25 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 )

- 25 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 )

- 25 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 )

- 25 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 )

- 25 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.."
He Ripped Their House Off the Grid and He's No Hippie: Tales of the Solar Middle Class By Mark Chediak Oct 29, 2014 7:00 PM CT
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, men, women, children, culture, education, environment, freedoms, Good News, energy, design, sustainable, technology )

- 216 days ago -
'...highest electricity rates -- 38 cents a kilowatt-hour compared with the 13-cent national average. Fed up, Greene put solar panels on his roof and batteries in the garage to store the excess juice. He told his utility to come get his power meter.'
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Society & Culture  (tags: energy, environment, habitat, science, tech, children, family, fashion, freedoms, Good News, women, men )

- 216 days ago -
'It is a solar cooker in sunny weather and an umbrella on rainy day. You can boil water, fry eggs, cook potatoes and dumplings, also and soup. It is also perfect for kids who like to learn about solar energy and it is ECO friendly.
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