Portable buildings are more environmentally sustainable at every stage of their construction and installation, all the way through to their day-to-day use.
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The market has responded to demand for lower-impact goods and services… so, even in a weak employment market, there are opportunities for finding green collar jobs.
Many of us are doing our part to protect the environment while reducing our impact as well. There are more people than ever embracing environmentally friendly, green technologies. There are solar powered garage doors, mobile device chargers, and even chargers installed into one’s backpack.
High tech, environmentally friendly space cabin home, designed by Windfarm. Sourced from local materials so as to fit within the natural environment.
Scrap tires have been a disposal menace for decades: the EPA notes that “There are at least 275 million scrap tires in stockpiles in the U.S.,” and in 2003 (the last year for which there are figures, I assume), approximately 290 million scrap tires were generated.” Yeah, that’s a lot of tires. State and local governments […]
As a commenter here pointed out recently, the term “upcycling” has strayed from its industrial roots into the crafty DIY space… so you’re much more likely to see it applied to fashion, accessories, or other handmade items as opposed to products that come out of plants or factories. But it’s not just the Etsy set […]
Last week, we took a look at the monolithic dome, a very energy-efficient and disaster resistant form of building. Aaron Fown, who produced the video in that post, has published the second part of his interview (above) with Monolithic Dome Institute CEO David South, and delves into some of the challenges and opportunities created by […]
Note: My inspiration for posting this is attributable to the many radically creative and excellent ideas in Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard into a Garden and Your Neighborhood into a Community by H.C. Flores. The clock is ticking. On Wednesday, I am to shoot a segment for the Sust Enable film project […]