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01.23.09

Brands: REI

More good news from the Pacific Northwest, as outdoor gear specialists Recreational Equipment Inc (REI) announced it will add the Bluesign standard to its product design process. As reported by the folks at

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01.19.09

Brands: GEM Electric Vehicles

Here comes the electric vehicle! The Pope has one, apparently tricked out in fancy Italian leather. The Washington Nationals have a fleet of them for a variety of uses around their LEED certified…

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01.16.09

Trends: Cradle To Cradle Design

Sustainability 2.0, perhaps. A new trend gaining momentum in the sustainability movement is the so-called ‘Cradle-to-cradle’ approach to design and manufacturing.  In her enlightening post on GreenerDesign, Sarah Fister Gale suggests that while manufacturers…

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01.15.09

Electric Buzz From NAIAS in Detroit

It’s not surprising to hear the mood at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week is a little subdued. The only buzz being generated by the Big Three is about the “going out…

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01.07.09

Energizer Announces Portable Solar-powerd Recharger

This is pretty cool. Energizer will unveil its portable solar-powered AA and AAA battery charger at this month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. The charger is waterproof, comes with a USB port to power…

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01.06.09

AUDI’s LED Breakthrough

Why should we care about Audi’s R8 V10 sportscar? With a price tag of nearly $200,000, it’s just a tad out of reach for the average consumer. It’s certainly no hybrid, with a less than impressive…

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