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  • CustomMade is an electronic matchmaker for customers with an idea and craftspeople with the skills

    31 October 2014, 9:16 am by: Lloyd Alter

    This is how the internet is supposed to work.
  • 8 of the world's scariest looking animals

    31 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Manon Verchot

    You probably wouldn't want to encounter any of these in the wild...
  • Your dinner, now Plated

    31 October 2014, 7:57 am by: Sponsored Post

    What’s trending: A meal subscription service that’s good for the environment and even better for your hectic schedule.
  • McDonald's promises transparency about its food, if only customers will come back

    31 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    The company has launched a few efforts to reclaim marketshare, from promoting regional specialties to answering questions about food production. Too bad the promotional videos aren't convincing and fail to address the whole issue.
  • Happy Hallowe'en! Here is a roundup of our favorite posts over the years

    31 October 2014, 6:27 am by: Lloyd Alter

    Some go way back to when the internet made funny noises and the pictures were small.
  • Photo: Lacy leaf

    30 October 2014, 8:13 pm by: Margaret Badore

    A skeletonized chestnut oak leaf has an incredibly fragile beauty.
  • Looking back at Superstorm Sandy

    30 October 2014, 6:01 pm by: Mat McDermott

    TreeHugger Emeritus Mat McDermott describes his experience of living through Sandy.
  • Should we legalize the rhino horn trade to protect rhinos?

    30 October 2014, 4:25 pm by: Manon Verchot

    With the blck rhino extinct and the white rhino following close behind, is it time to change conservation tactics?
  • Egg-shaped pavilion is world's largest collectively 3D printed project

    30 October 2014, 4:23 pm by: Kimberley Mok

    Printed by individuals from all over the world and mailed back for final assembly in the Netherlands, Project EGG is one demonstration of how limitations on desktop 3D printing might be overcome.
  • 86 square foot Paris apartment has the works in a drawer

    30 October 2014, 2:09 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    One giant closet wall has a place for everything
  • The Joy of Fix: Experience the true joy that comes from a fulfilling fix life

    30 October 2014, 1:35 pm by: Derek Markham

    Fixing and making feels good, and everyone's doing it, so don't be shy. Experience the Joy of Fix.
  • Zero-waste blogger launches 3-ingredient laundry detergent

    30 October 2014, 12:48 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Lauren Singer, the creator of the Trash is for Tossers blog, plans to sell a homemade detergent with just 3 ingredients.
  • Ethiopia "regreens" degraded land. Plans to restore 15m more hectares by 2030.

    30 October 2014, 10:29 am by: Sami Grover

    From drought and dust to green fields and forests, this a success story that needs to be replicated.
  • Is a net-zero energy building really the right target?

    30 October 2014, 9:51 am by: Lloyd Alter

    Some thoughtful voices are noting that it's good for some but not for others.
  • SpeeZees T-shirts teach kids about endangered species

    30 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    When you buy one of these adorable organic cotton T-shirts, $1 will be donated to an organization working to protect the animal featured on the shirt.
  • Photo: Ribbons of sunlight cascade through the trees

    29 October 2014, 5:36 pm by: Margaret Badore

    A beautiful example of why many photographers call this time of day the "golden hour."
  • Net-zero building unveiled in Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach neighborhood

    29 October 2014, 5:23 pm by: Margaret Badore

    The Bright ’N Green building is an experimental effort to combine sustainable technologies.
  • Off-grid 84 sq. ft. tiny homes are handcrafted for rustic living

    29 October 2014, 4:48 pm by: Kimberley Mok

    It's the classic tiny home on wheels: the shepherd's hut, now updated and handmade in Ontario. These little wagons can be outfitted with all manner of off-grid options for electricity and water.
  • Student invents low-tech bicycle-powered blood centrifuge

    29 October 2014, 3:15 pm by: Derek Markham

    The fight against one of the most common nutritional blood disorders in the world may be getting an effective low-tech tool that could be used for better diagnosis in the developing world.
  • Game-changer: Rooftop solar will be at grid parity in all 50 U.S. states by 2016

    29 October 2014, 2:55 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    This will be a watershed event, no doubt creating a new inflection point in the growth of solar and the cleaning up of the power grid.
  • How to make your own DIY fire logs out of recycled newspaper (Video)

    29 October 2014, 2:50 pm by: Kimberley Mok

    Using either molds made out of items found around the home, or a dedicated press, you can create your own fire logs out of recycled newspapers.
  • ZestDesk: Crowdfunded, doctor-developed portable standing desk (Video)

    29 October 2014, 1:18 pm by: Kimberley Mok

    An Australian father and son team is launching this standing desk that is designed to be carried anywhere and fully adjustable.
  • New MUJI vertical house is only fourteen and a half feet wide

    29 October 2014, 12:52 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    It's clean, neat and straightforward like most Muji products, and it's not even that weird.
  • Gigafactory schmigafactory: $1BN "stealth" energy storage start-up moves to NC tobacco plant

    29 October 2014, 11:11 am by: Sami Grover

    Many clean tech wonks have never heard of them, but Alevo plans to be manufacturing grid-scale energy storage on a huge scale within the next few years.
  • Pop-up restaurant to be built on frozen Winnipeg river this winter

    29 October 2014, 9:57 am by: Lloyd Alter

    It's cold in the 'Peg, but the art and design culture scene is hot.
  • Meet Xiuhtezcatl, the 14-year-old activist

    29 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Manon Verchot

    Rapper and activist Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh spreads the word about climate change, sustainability and indigenous rights
  • What do you give to the trick-or-treaters? (Survey)

    29 October 2014, 8:28 am by: Lloyd Alter

    It's hard, in these days when we worry about sugar and additives and obesity. What to do?
  • Kids will love these non-candy Halloween treats!

    29 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    Who says you have to hand out chocolate bars? Think outside the conventional candy box with these alternative and much healthier ideas.
  • Teenager invents way to videochat with your pet, give it treats

    29 October 2014, 7:00 am by: Megan Treacy

    The device uses a tablet or smartphone to connect you with your pet during the day, give it treats and make sure it's not tearing up the furniture.
  • Photo: Snails can have spikes!

    28 October 2014, 8:51 pm by: Margaret Badore

    Who knew that snails could have spines?

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