02.15.12

Turning Plastic Bottles Into Solar Light Bulbs

Very Interesting Use of Plastic Bottle This may be the most resourceful use of an old Pepsi bottle we’ve ever seen. An initiative in the Philippines called ‘Liter of Light’ from the MyShelter Foundation aims to…

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08.23.11

Beekeeping Takes off at O’Hare

Last year we wrote about beekeeping programs at Düsseldorf International Airport and seven other airports in Germany, where bees have helped monitor local air quality since 1999. Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport is now the first US airport…

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08.01.11

‘Ecohols’: would you buy this product?

Would you buy your Absolut in a carton? How important is that bottle to the brand experience, to the perceived value of the product? Should it be about the brand and the contents of the product? It’s…

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06.01.11

Shipping Containers As Backdrop To Rio’s Tim Festival

It’s music festival time of year, and these days concert goers are getting a mix of music and green thinking. Festival organizers must consider the logistics of creating (and then dismantling) stages and structures for…

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05.27.11

Brands: Gucci’s Green Eyewear Collab

Can we indulge in life’s little luxuries and toe a greener line? Gucci is making a go of it, teaming up with eyewear producer Safilo for an August launch of four sustainable models of innovative acetate sunglasses.…

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05.17.11

TED: Trash into Toys

We’ve always loved the TED series, and since our participation in TED x Taipei earlier this year gave us an inside look, we’re even more impressed. In this video from a recent conference in India,…

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