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  • Urine-separating toilets are not quite as wonderful as we keep saying they are

    2 September 2014, 10:20 am by: Lloyd Alter

    Was it design, or was it our resistance to change? What made the NoMix a NoGo?
  • Apple's giant new HQ under construction, caught by drone-mounted Go-pro

    2 September 2014, 8:26 am by: Lloyd Alter

    They will be installing anti-aircraft guns next week.
  • The fast fashion industry doesn't want you to know about these things

    2 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    The industry's ridiculous greenwashing campaigns distract from the other nasty truths about what's going on behind the production scenes
  • Activist fuels his bike tour with dumpster food to call attention to Food Waste Fiascos

    1 September 2014, 1:56 pm by: Derek Markham

    By eating from dumpsters during his cycling tour across America, activist Rob Greenfield is hoping to draw attention to, and find solutions for, food waste.
  • No more animal testing with human organs-on-a-chip

    1 September 2014, 12:39 pm by: Manon Verchot

    A new chip that mimics human organ functions could be the beginning of the end for drug testing on animals.
  • Old tires could be recycled into better car batteries

    1 September 2014, 9:34 am by: Megan Treacy

    Researchers at Oak Ridge Laboratory have found a way to make battery anodes from a graphite-like substance in waste tires.
  • Photo: Yellow and black insect finds a matching flower

    1 September 2014, 9:30 am by: Margaret Badore

    This striking insect is a locust borer, a species of beetle native to North America.
  • How to remove stains from clothes and carpet naturally

    1 September 2014, 7:00 am by: Katherine Martinko

    Use common kitchen ingredients to fight all manner of stains.
  • Taking back the streets: Open Streets takes Toronto

    31 August 2014, 2:43 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    It ended too early but it sure was fun while it lasted.
  • Photo: Dracula’s orchid

    31 August 2014, 9:23 am by: Margaret Badore

    These orchids get their name from the blood-red color of several species.
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    30 August 2014, 1:07 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    We pick the best of TreeHugger and deliver it to your mailbox or your phone every morning.
  • Photo: Serenity at Sequim Bay

    30 August 2014, 9:15 am by: Margaret Badore

    The name Sequim comes from the Native American term for “quiet water.”
  • Construction halted on world's tallest prefab in Brooklyn

    29 August 2014, 2:25 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    It's the usual fight between the contractor who wants to be paid for cost overruns and the developer who claims it's all a fixed price contract.
  • Tesla showroom goes virtual thanks to Google Streetview

    29 August 2014, 1:58 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    The next best thing to being there.
  • Build a self-watering container garden from a 55 gallon barrel (video)

    29 August 2014, 1:53 pm by: Derek Markham

    Wicking beds and self-watering plant pots can produce veggies with less water, and are simple enough to build yourself. Here's how to create one from a food-grade plastic barrel.
  • Photo: Butterfly egg could be from another world

    29 August 2014, 12:47 pm by: Margaret Badore

    It’s the egg of an American Copper, sitting on a sheep’s sorrel leaf.
  • Not-quite-Super: Tesla has been quietly building another charging network

    29 August 2014, 12:41 pm by: Michael Graham Richard

    Quietly, almost in secret, Tesla has been building another charging network to make life even more convenient for its customers.
  • City of Toronto pulls great anti-littering campaign

    29 August 2014, 11:53 am by: Lloyd Alter

    But really, they should have seen this coming.
  • Fish take a hike

    29 August 2014, 10:55 am by: Manon Verchot

    Walking isn't newsworthy, unless you're a fish
  • As summer ends, mushroom tower at MoMA PS1 returns to compost

    29 August 2014, 10:41 am by: Margaret Badore

    The Hy-Fi tower in the courtyard of MoMA PS1 in Queens was “designed to disappear.”
  • A long brick house built around books

    29 August 2014, 9:53 am by: Lloyd Alter

    It's a good demonstration of how you don't need a lot of smart high tech to build a comfortable house.
  • Customers can pedal for a scoop at this bicycle-churned artisanal ice cream parlor

    29 August 2014, 9:45 am by: Derek Markham

    At this small LA creamery, every batch of ice cream is churned by bicycle, and 20 minutes of pedaling earns you a free scoop of their organic frozen desserts.
  • The frugal lesson in my grandma's delicious relish

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

    The past has so much to teach us about simple, green, and wise living that goes beyond anything that our gadget-obsessed society can ever achieve.
  • Woman survives leopard attack

    28 August 2014, 4:40 pm by: Manon Verchot

    Researchers still don't know why leopard attacks in India are so frequent, but they're trying to find out...
  • 5 Fair Trade shoes for fall from Oliberté

    28 August 2014, 3:30 pm by: Margaret Badore

    This Fair Trade company has new cold-weather footwear for men and women.
  • The Happy Cheap House is precisely that

    28 August 2014, 2:16 pm by: Lloyd Alter

    Tommy Carlsson uses cheap and simple materials inside and out to build a nice little Swedish box.
  • 100% of new US electricity capacity came from renewables in 3 of the last 10 months

    28 August 2014, 12:10 pm by: Zachary Shahan

    The tides are a shifting. Renewables may not dominate the electric grid yet (far from it), but they are growing fast.
  • Photo: Bees among the lavender

    28 August 2014, 11:28 am by: Margaret Badore

    Bees explore a field of lavender in Provence, France.
  • World's oldest wooden toilet seat discovered at Hadrian's Wall

    28 August 2014, 10:47 am by: Lloyd Alter

    Because who wants to sit on cold stone? Here's the poop on this great find.
  • This house will generate more energy than it takes to build it, operate it, and charge the car in…

    28 August 2014, 9:35 am by: Lloyd Alter

    Is ZEB the world's toughest green building standard? Does it make sense?

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