04.27.11

Watch: Bag It

Did you need another documentary telling you about how much plastic waste there is in this world? Well, yes, and it’s a good one. Bag It is airing now on National Public Television- click here

04.19.11

Places: Hong Kong Honey

We’ve done a few posts on urban beekeeping- from a hotel rooftop apiary in Boston to a UK supermarket keeping bees to help pollenate local crops. The above video, via…

Wind-Powered Cargo Ship

04.07.11

Wind-Powered Cargo Ships

It’s been more than a century since large industrial ships relied on wind power to cross the seas. German manufacturer SkySails is hoping to convince more shipping companies to rediscover the power of wind. It’s towing kite…

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04.04.11

Brands: Levi’s Commuter Cycling Series

We’ve profiled some impressive initiatives from Levi’s, from their “water-saving jeans” to adding tags that encourage customers to donate used Levi’s to the goodwill. Their latest move is a bike friendly line of…

flume lights

03.18.11

Discarded Trees > Lamps & Sconces

Check out these lamps and wall sconces made from discarded trees, designed by et al. Collaborative. Tree trunks and branches adorned by a single lightbulb.

03.15.11

The Perennial Plate’s ‘Real Food Road Trip’

Synergy is a wonderful thing! Chef/food entrepreneur/”real food” activist Daniel Klein has been celebrating many of the same ideas that inspire us, all via his The Perennial Plate, an online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous…

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