The Benefits and Drawbacks of a Composting Toilet

July 31, 2011

A composting toilet turns waste into favourable fertilizer instead of sending the waste to a water treatment plant or into a septic system.[Source] Cy…

What is a Biodiverse Green Roof? Herbs and More on the Rooftop

July 29, 2011

Modifying an existing home to create a biodiverse green roof takes some elbow grease and research, but the payoff is reduced energy costs and grow spa…

Plastic Made from Fish Scales

July 29, 2011

Erik de Laurens, a student from the Royal College of Art has come up with an alternative to petroleum for making plastic: fish scales. Through a pro…

New Fuel Economy Standards Announced for Cars

July 29, 2011


The White House, EPA, and NHTSA have announced new CAFE standards for cars and light trucks. CAFE is the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard whi…

Sliding Skin Adapts to Sunlight in Egypt’s SLIDES House

July 29, 2011


[ By Steph in Art & Design. ]

There’s no shortage of sunlight in the wide open deserts of Egypt, and while that means lots of pote…

What is Renewable Energy? Green capability Advantages & Disadvantages

July 29, 2011

Many public around the world have come to come across the use of the term renewable energy, but what does this term really mean? Here's a great d…

How To reduce your Gas Bill

July 28, 2011

Looking to find ways to reduce your gas bill? This essay looks at some simple ways to to reduce your bill and save some money.
[Source] Cynthia

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