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A different way to take part in leaf pee October 19, 2011

Filed under: Sustainable Business — Tiffany @ 10:00 pm

A different way to take part in leaf peeping


7 Smart Eco Vacation Tips February 10, 2011

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With a few feet of snow out my front window, now seems to be the time of year everyone is planning a vacation to somewhere warm. I love a good vacation, and at Re-Nest we’ve written a number of articles on how to prepare, travel, and return from a green vacation. Here are few key areas you can reduce your impact while enjoying a break…

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10 Green Innovations of 2010 February 8, 2011

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Despite a sluggish economic market, the green economy continues to expand and 2010 was no exception. Here were some of last year’s most interesting innovative concepts.

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Eco Printer Prints With Disappearing Ink, Making Paper Reusable February 4, 2011

Back in December we shared some ideas on how to best use the P&P Office Waste Paper Processor— you know, the one that turns paper into pencils? Now if that machine is a great idea for classrooms, perhaps this Magic Erase Board invention for printers can be the equivalent for high paper volume offices. What is it exactly

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The Spiral Garden System: A Self-Sufficient Urban Garden February 2, 2011

I’ve seen some incredible urban garden systems created by true visionaries, but I’ve never seen something quite like this. The Spiral Garden System is designed to inspire sustainability and to serve as a visual reminder of how close we can be to our own food systems. Thought up by a group of Spanish designers, the system is designed to be completely self-sufficient.

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Reduced Packaging Does Not = Sustainability January 3, 2011

Is there a bad side to reducing packaging? Ethical Consumption’s look into what’s what in the sustainable business world continues with a look at packaging.

According to the Global Packaging Project (GPP), the answer is ‘yes’ to a downside and it could be more wasteful than the original packaging. So what is it and how can I avoid it?

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Alleviating the Drinkable Water Issue December 30, 2010

Collect, Cleanse, Roll, Drink and Repeat.Sustainable living in many countries throughout the World is inherent within the culture. Since sustain-ability is really focused on the ability to sustain something over a period of time, civilizations have learned the good and the bad of human curiosity. In Jared Diamond’s book Collapse, we are able to view civilizations throughout history and their respective achilles heels. One major global issue that has persisted from the beginning of civilization has been access to drinkable water. Now, a group of eco-designers have come up with an innovative solution to help: The AquaRing.


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