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    Top 5 White TreeHugger Posts

    October 28, 2:26 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    1. Jason Miller's

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    Planned Obsolescence Extraordinaire a la O2

    October 27, 8:27 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Couple of cell phone facts: >1.14 Billion of these

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    The Organic Pages

    October 26, 3:19 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    The Organic Pages is a nifty little Web site (still in beta phase) that helps consumers find all things certifiably organic—products, ingredients, even services—by using a simple search or clicking on a category. They’ve got everything from infant

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    Totally Unrelated Razghul Ice Thingy

    October 24, 5:59 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    What? It's sunday....Check out this little mind teaser. Probably a little more ::ScreenHead than ::TreeHugger but whatevs...take a minute and check out ::Razghul Thanks to Don Collins at ::SuperKul

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    Book: Fall by Christopher Griffith

    October 22, 10:32 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Christopher Griffith’s hyper-macroscopic photographs of color-changing leaves are breathtaking in a marvelous way. Silhouetted against black backdrops, the leaves make up the pages of a book simply titled Fall (PowerHouse Books 2004) that took four years

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    Art Center: Bush's Moldy Policies

    October 19, 8:27 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    At the "GardenLAb Expiriment", an exhibit that was held recently at Los Angeles's Art Center College of Design, numerous artists commented on the relationship of the city's urban citizens and environment to it's natural forces and elements. There were

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    Exhibit: Samuel Mockbee

    October 18, 11:00 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    "Samuel Mockbee and The Rural Studio: Community Architecture", on display at the Scottsdale (AZ) Museum of Contemporary Art until January 2, 2005, celebrates the public service-minded work of little-known architect Samuel Mockbee, who died three

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    Lecture: Biomimicry at Cooper-Hewitt

    October 16, 8:00 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    If you happen to be in New York next week, you may want to check this out. On October 28, at 6:30 p.m., Alexis Karolides of the Rocky Mountain Institute and Joel Towers of the New School University will get together in New York for a lecture to discuss

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    Book: Limits to Growth by Meadows, Randers

    October 15, 10:51 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Based on the ideas that we are going to use up the Earth’s natural resources way before we’d ideally like to, Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update, by Donella H. Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and Dennis L. Meadows (Chelsea Green Publishing Company, June

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    Andre Tan Grass Shoes

    October 14, 10:26 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    We're not quite sure what Ukranian fashion designer Andre Tan's inspiration is, but we like the way he thinks--outside of the shoe box. Yes, these "shoes" are completely impractical, probably wouldn't hold up tremendously well, and certainly wouldn't

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    Contest: C2C Home Design

    October 13, 3:10 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Listen up all you sustainable savvy architects and design students out there, our heroes at C2C Home are throwing a brand new contest based on the revolutionary ideas of cradle-to-cradle to design. Cash prizes up to $5k and the chance to have your design

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    Interface, Ten Years Green

    October 12, 1:32 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Ten years ago, Ray Anderson, founder and C.E.O of Interface, a global floorcovering manufacturer, had an epiphany while reading Paul Hawken's "The Ecology of Commerce". Today, his vision and his company are shining green stars in the petroleum-laden

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    Materialab's Wind + Solar Power

    October 12, 7:48 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Check out this Wind Amplified Rotor Platform, designed by Materialab and recently featured in Metropolis; it generates energy using small mechanical turbines strategically attached to a building. ::MetropolisThe kids at Materialab, an interdisciplinary

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    Method Home Cleaning Products

    October 11, 8:50 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    While walking through the grocery store, is your aversion to poorly-designed packaging bested only by your confusion about packaged luncheon meats and electric blue cereal? Yup. Us too. So we were relieved to see Method cleaning products hit the shelves,

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    TreeHugger Is WorldChanging

    October 8, 8:47 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    To celebrate their first anniversary of totally excellent, enlightened being, fellow bloggers WorldChanging invited guests to contribute brief articles on topics that are important to them. Treehugger added a piece about ApproTEC, a non-profit based in

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    Nike+Environment???

    October 6, 3:18 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    We've never really been sure if we could trust Nike after the sweatshop incident, but their Reuse-A-Shoe program has us wanting to give them a 2nd chance. It takes used/defective footwear, grinds it all up and makes sporting/playground surfaces out of

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    Blonder Minimalist "Line" Bookshelf

    September 28, 1:46 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Sexy! Monomaterial. Minimal use of material. Hollow, recyclable steel and could be made from recycled metal to start with. Nice work Yedidia! Please get these in the stores! :: More at

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    Front Glass Speakers

    September 27, 8:43 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Damn sexy and look like they would be easy to disassemble and recycle the glass part (which could be made of recycled glass). We like the way the wires are coiled inside but are unsure if the audiophiles among you would want the speakers pointing

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