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First Ever Earthship Academy in Europe!

Earthship Academy Global Session                  –Français– Biras, Dordogne, France July 17 – August 12, 2017 We are pleased to announce the very first Earthship Academy Global…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

How Target Targets Sustainable Building Operations

Target is a profitable company – and a very sustainable one too.  According to The Guardian, Target is one of 10 companies that make $1 billion a year or more from sustainable products and operations. Still wondering about the business case for…

Meet The Winery That’s Never Purchased A Wine Bottle

At Bunker Hill Winery, things are just a little bit different. Well, make that a LOT different. This family-owned sustainable winery in Parrish, Florida is serving up unique wines in eco-friendly packaging and sharing their commitment to the…

The “Extraordinary” Mike Reynolds

Mike Reynolds is featured amongst 50 people who fit the category of “extraordinary.” By: Peter Horsfield “Sustainable, comfortable and eco-friendly. These are just a few of the…

Radically Sustainable Green Buildings.

Grow a Grass Rug for Your Bedroom

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London Fashion Week: Lithuanian Designers Add a New Look

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London Fashion Week has held the Estethica showcase of environmental fashion for five years now. There are always surprises: this year there are some new innovative and quirky designers from Europe that have graduated up …

Cork Comes Back as Stopper of Choice

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It’s back! The humble cork, which had been replaced by screw tops in wine bottles around the world, is making a major come-back. And it’s all due to the wine snobs.

Traditional cork-makers are over the moon, …

Plants in Bio-degradeable Pots At Long Last!

Photo: B. Alter

One of the most annoying aspects of gardening is the left-over black plastic pots that no gardening centre will take back and no recycling or garbage collections will pick up. They accumulate until finally…well, we all have our secr…

More People Eating Alternative Fish as Fish Fight Gains Momentum in the UK

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In January, national treasure, chef and writer Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall spearheaded a campaign called “Fish Fight” in response to the “insane waste” caused by North Sea fishermen throwing back almost a million dead and dying fish e…

Urban Roof Garden Has Been a Ten Year Project

Photo: B. Alter

This roof garden has been a ten year labour of love for the owner who is both the architect and designer. It all started with an eco house, built on a small piece of land in a dense residential area.

The architect wanted to be envir…