Latest Stories in Culture - Page 551

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    Book: Cradle to Cradle

    September 8, 3:00 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Already a classic. McDonough (architect) and Braungart (chemist) propose a new industrial revolution, but this time a green one. They propose that WASTE=FOOD and that there are 2 types of materials; biological nutrients which end up decomposing naturally

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    The Freitag Book (Recycled Bags)

    September 8, 8:00 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Not only a beautiful tome (try to get tome in there wherever i can) but also quite inspirational from creative, small business, enviro/social perspectives. These bros are amazing. They seem so at ease with themselves and so positive about the future and

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    RANDOM: Slow Down To Speed Up???

    September 1, 8:16 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    I love concepts that make you question your beliefs. This article (thanks ::WorldChanging!) talks about a fascinating new concept in street design. Basically, by removing all the rules (signs, sidewalks etc.) and allowing people and cars to share the

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    HOWTO: Plastics:Bad, Better, Best,

    August 19, 7:31 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Here's a great short article by Justin over at Reactual on the Who's Who of plastics. Highlights include: PVC still the baddest dude around, yet Disney makes kids toys out of the stuff. Bio-polymers (plant based plastic) still leading the sustainability

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    Gourd Speakers!

    August 18, 12:03 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Absolutely Gourdeous! Sorry, couldn't resist. These babies are made from North Carolina gourds (after 6-12 months drying time). Mount'em from the ceiling or go bookshelf style. Finished with a natural butcher's wax. Designed by artist David Ellis. $1,200

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    Bouroullec Bros L.A. Show 'til Oct 18

    July 30, 1:32 PM by Nick Aster in Culture

    Ok, technically the Bouroullec show is at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. But that sounded like crap and it IS put on by MOCA. This is actually a very small show compared to the one the Design Museum in London put on a year or two ago. All

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    April 6, 2:42 PM by Nick Aster in Culture

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