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France Earthship Tour

Living in Earthships Through a Global Crisis Earthship Biotecture has built in over 40 countries around the world. In 2017 we built a 2 bedroom Global Model for a family in Biras, France. In this…

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Green Getaways for Eco-Conscious Travelers

Summer travel season is just around the corner and for …

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First Electric Vehicle for Wheelchair Users Rolls Out

For most wheelchair users, the simple act of driving means paying $100,000 or more for a modified vehicle. Cheaper modifications are available in some cases, but typically require drivers to physically drag their wheelchairs over themselves to get…

Could Edible Food Packaging Change the Way We Eat?

The environmentally savvy would do pretty much anything to prevent packaging waste from ending up in a landfill – but eating it? If WikiCell inventor David Edwards has anything to do with that, you’ll be eating your food’s packaging in no time. I…

Suspended Window Planters Waste No Space

Written by Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network Another week, another inventive design concept geared towards greenthumbed urbanites without a backyard — and in this case, a balcony — to spare. And this one, in my opinion, is a doozy. The creation…..

Poetree Planter Offers Green Burial Alternative

It might be a dark subject, but looking on the bright side, the process of death is actually a green one. When the body decomposes, it eventually becomes the organic matter that surrounds us. The process of traditional burial, on the other hand,…

Apple Expands Recycling Program to Europe

In August, Earth911 reported that Apple was buying unwanted iPhones, iPads and computers from customers in exchange for gift cards. After a successful trial in the states, the tech giant is now expanding its buy-back recycling program to the U.K.,…

Streamlined Bamboo Scooter Bike Zips Around With Hidden Electric Motor

Photos: Fritsch-Durisotti

From high-end models to do-it-yourself workshops, to affordable and local bike-making projects in Africa, bamboo bikes are popping up all over. Bamboo’s sturdiness and pliability means that more and more manufacturers are cho…

World Advanced Vehicle Expedition Tours Europe on Renewables

Image credit: WAVE

With real-world electric vehicles (EVs) finally entering mainstream markets in serious numbers, and viable EV charging infrastructure being built worldwide, it looks increasingly realistic to expect electric cars, motorbikes and bi…

Are Building Codes, Zoning And Development Controls "Fascist"?

Images credit pottgiesser architecturespossibles

Suzanne Labarre shows a lovely bit of architecture on Fast Company, The Maison L by Christian Pottgiesser and Pascale Thomas Pottgiesser of pottgiesser architecturespossibles. It was a tough project; Y…