Sustainable Lifestyle

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Earthship Workshop with Michael Reynolds

by EcoStreet March 14, 2013 EcoHouse

Here is an invitation to join Michael Reynolds, creator of the Earthship concept, for an Earthship workshop. The two-day hands-on  Earthship Biotecture Workshop will be held on April 12, 13, 14, 2013 at Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood, California, 90027. Tickets are $200 a piece and seating is limited, so hurry if you want to attend. The […]

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How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity

by EcoStreet March 8, 2013 Conservation

This is a guest post by Tim Sissons of William Morfoot, land drainage experts in the UK, who discusses how sustainable farming techniques are better for the environment and can help increase food security levels. From land drainage to crop rotation. How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity. Food security levels Increasing pressure is being […]

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Be my Green Valentine

by EcoStreet February 1, 2013 EcoFashion

What says “I love you” more than a gift that loves our planet too!  This Valentine’s Day, instead of a paper card that will end up in the recycling bin (hopefully), why not carve your own in solid wood. This wooden postcard comes from a sustainable source and is blank for you to hand carve […]

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Is this the future of green sustainable energy?

The Artifical Leaf

by EcoStreet January 21, 2013 EcoArt

‘The Artificial Leaf’, by Jared P. Scott & Kelly Nyks, is a short film with a big idea… a simple formula to save the planet: sunlight + water = energy for the world. Dan Nocera tells us how. ‘The Artificial Leaf’ is is one of 20 finalists in the Focus Forward Filmmaker Competition who are all vying […]

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Infographic: Grow your own

by EcoStreet April 24, 2012 Sustainable Lifestyle

Growing your own in the UK is trending upwards. There is encouraging evidence that the trend is becoming less of a novelty and is beginning to embed into the household routine. In this infographic, lovethegarden.com shows us some impressive numbers. Grow your own infographic from LoveTheGarden.com

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World says goodbye to an Eco-hero

by EcoStreet September 27, 2011 Activism

Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai passed away on Sunday 25th September in Nairobi. She was an inspirational human being who constantly fought for her beliefs and she shows us what a community can achieve when they harness their knowledge and protect their resources. She created the United Nations Environmental Programme  in 1972 and founding the Kenyan […]

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Plastic, or food?

by EcoStreet February 7, 2011 Climate Change

A close up of an ocean sample from the North Atlantic Gyre (slow rotating whirlpools in which plastic trash can accumulate), showing both pieces of plastic and zooplankton. You’d be hard pressed to tell the difference. Fish and other marine organisms often can’t. We currently recover only 5% of the plastics we produce. What happens […]

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