Man Builds An Amazing House With Recycled Plastic Bottles
You might have heard about tiny houses and tree houses built at the beautiful sights, but some creative brains successfully formed the homes from recycled materials. The idea of constructions without bricks and wood but the dumped plastic bottles sounds little weird but is the best step towards the neat environment. The founder of Eco-Tec …
What Does an Equitable Plastic Bag Ban Look Like?
Every time I whip out my elephant-covered reusable grocery bag at my local Brooklyn Key Food, I always feel a little bougie. I—and I’d say most people of color—tend to view these items as something that, well, the white elite use. So when the topic of plastic bag bans comes up, people of color may exhibit some hesitancy, especially if they also happen to be low-income.
AAMA releases new selection and application guide for plastic-glazed skylights and sloped glazing
AAMA recently released a new document to provide guidance and sound technical information on the various aspects and considerations that need to be considered when applying plastic-glazed skylights and sloped glazing as an enhancement to a building design.
AAMA Releases New Selection and Application Guide
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released a new document to provide guidance and sound technical information on the various aspects and considerations that need to be considered when applying plastic-glazed skylights and sloped glazing as an enhancement to a building design. The document is intended to provide the architect, engineer, contractor and property owner with this information and knowledge in order to help them…
Turning plastic into fuel, an innovative way to deal with waste
A team made up of researchers from USA and China have come up with a new way to deal with plastic waste.
Articles about planting green roof tips on Dwell.com
Articles about planting green roof tips. Dwell is a platform for anyone to write about design and architecture.
My Top 10 Church Planting Tips
A new planter reflects on living a year of wise advice.
How China’s plastic waste ban has left Japan with mountains of trash
Environment ministry plans to increase recycling efforts with state-of-the-art facilities, and to raise awareness of wasteful behaviour
Meatsplainer: How new plant-based burgers compare to beef
A new era of meat alternatives is here, but patties from Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods can be nutritionally similar to beef.
Parkway Partners of New Orleans undertakes new 10,000-tree planting effort
At least 150 live oaks will be planted on St. Claude Avenue
Sale of Northeast Philly Nabisco Plant Finally Closes for $10.2 Million
That's down from the asking price of $27.5 million given when the bakery went under agreement of sale in January. Most of the buildings on the site will be torn down and replaced with a mixed-use industrial/retail development.
P&G Taicang: 100% Wind Powered Beauty Plant
William McDonough + Partners Loading DESCRIPTION Envisioned as a factory like a garden, the P&G manufacturing facility in Taicang, China demonstrates Cradle to Cradle® thinking by achieving a zero carbon footprint, water neutrality and eliminating landfill waste by 2015 According to P&G’s 2013 Sustainability Report, the Taicang Beauty Plant is: The first site within P&G to use 100% newly commissioned renewable electricity from a nearby wind…
How fermentation can turn plants into plastic
A French company is hoping to use fermentation to transform renewable sources such as biomass into plastic. How?
On 'Radio Times:' Dangerous working conditions at major poultry plants are well known. How do...
On Radio Times Friday, host Marty Moss-Coane spoke with ProPublica reporter Michael Grabell about his recent story about the hazards at the Case Farms processing plants. One of the more...
Your Guide to Plastic Free July
Take CEC's Plastic Free July pledge: It's simple – state why you support plastic reduction, add your info, and then work to avoid single-use plastic all month (and beyond!). Pledge here Enter CEC's Instagram Contest: Snap shots of your favorite ways to skip single-use plastic in everyday life, tag @cec_sb, and add the hashtag #ditchplastic. Throughout the month, CEC will randomly select winners for plastic free…
Why Not Have Plastic Surgery?
Years ago, getting tan was all young women thought about, they would gather their gear and find a place to lay where the sun would hit them just right. Aluminum sheets, baby oil tinted with iodine and finding just the right position to get the highest exposure to the palest area, was just routine. …
Why Plastic Containers Are Better
Clean The Ocean - Biodegradable Cleaning Agent designed by KOREFE. Kolle Rebbe Form und Entwicklung Written by Katherine Golovinova,...
Purge the plastic: How to free your kitchen of plastic
Plastic Free July
Ten Thousand Villages creates opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income by bringing their products and stories to our markets through long-term, fair trading relationships.
Perfect Plastic: How Plastic Improves Our Lives
An article on the benefits of plastics to our everyday lives