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Taza Water Bottling Plant

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Balazs Gardi goes behind the scenes at a water bottling factory in the Maldives, where most people have no access to safe drinking water

With rising population growth and global climate change putting stress on the consumable 1% of the planet's water, the global water crisis may just be the most critical threat facing our existence on earth. With his Facing Water Crisis project, Dallas-based photographer Balazs Gardi takes the issue head on. In his words: The unfolding water crisis is causing social tensions and......read more

Factory 20 Vintage Work Bench

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Wonderfully weathered carpenters bench. $1,425.00

Vintage Dutch Amish carpenters work bench available from the reliably great Factory 20. This is a fantastic piece to add warmth and character to a room. Great patina created over decades of use. (W: 91 x D: 25 x H: 33".)...read more

Jonathan Safran Foer on Meat

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Breathtaking photos of East African wildlife.

In Jonathan Safran Foer's latest book "The Eating of Animals" the lauded novelist dives deep into the complex morality of eating meat. An avowed vegetarian, Foer stops short of preaching the vegan way of life, but presents some pretty damning testimony about factory farms and the lives of animals raised on them. The Atlantic correspondant Jeffrey Goldberg had a discussion with Foer......read more

Growing Green Awards 2013

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Winners show us how to eat well and protect the environment

NRDC President Frances Beinecke for Huffington Post: Today NRDC announced the winners of the 2013 Growing Green Awards. These awards celebrate the farmers, business owners, and bold thinkers who are transforming America's food system. Each one of them has pioneered ways to provide food that nourishes our families and restores our environment at the same time. This is the fifth year NRDC has......read more

Santal 26 Candle by Le Labo

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Step up your crib's olfactory ambiance $60.00

Once you bless your space with a well chosen scent, it's hard to understand how you ever deprived yourself of the luxury. The right fragrance can turn a dingy basement apartment into an idyllic paradise. Le Labo, NYC's craft scent meisters, have your olfactory ambiance needs covered with the the Santal 26, a soy wax candle housed in a vintage tin can. The aroma is described by the makers as......read more

Texas Plant Captures, Then Reuses Carbon

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The Skyonic plant near San Antonio is expected to capture 83,000 tons of carbon dioxide a year from a cement factory.

Amid the calls to capture carbon to save the climate, a Texas company is preparing to do that job for profit. At Capitol Aggregates, a cement plant near San Antonio, the Skyonic Corporation of Austin, plans to open a $125 million factory next week that will make industrial chemicals. Instead of mining natural deposits of carbon found underground, the plant will capture the carbon emitted from......read more

The Scarecrow: A Short Film on Factory Farming

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Amazing animation takes on mass-produced food (also, it's a Chipotle ad)

The animation geniuses from Moonbot Studios score a short film win with "The Scarecrow," an expertly crafted story about the evils of factory farming. Oh, and did we mention it's also a Chipotle ad? Scored by Fiona Apple’s cover of “Pure Imagination” (remember this?), the beautifully haunting video stars a lone scarecrow who experiences the dystopian world of mass produced meat......read more

Felt Top Table by Wintercheck Factory

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Handsome, rustic coffee table manufactured in the USA from reclaimed materials $375.00

Founded in 2009 by Kristen Wentrcek, Brooklyn's Wintercheck Factory produces American-made, design-focused products at affordable price points. Fromt he brand's furniture collection comes the Felt Top Table, a beautifully rustic coffee table made using reclaimed pieces from South Carolina. The original pieces featured linoleum tops, which Wintercheck covers with a dense, structural 1/8" F-3 felt.......read more

HOUS.E Plus by Polifactory

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A conceptual sustainable home that generates both energy and food

This futuristic home concept, developed by Polifactory for British Columbia's 100 Mile House design competition, makes use of every sustainable technology imaginable to produce food and energy for its inhabitants. Dubbed HOUS.E+, the residence is constructed from rammed earth walls (using soil excavated on-site) that act like breathing structures that allow air exchange without significant......read more

GE to Build Massive Solar Plant

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Panel factory will be the largest in the U.S.

General Electric has announced plans to build the largest solar panel manufacturing plant in the United States. The project is estimated to cost around $600 million, and will deliver about 400 megawatts of production of thin-film solar.The company hopes that by going bigger on the production side they can deliver economies of scale and make solar panels more affordable for the masses.......read more

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