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The Green Bandits Funding Teaser

January 25, 2011

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The Fish Bowl Sink

January 25, 2011

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If problems were presented in a way that we could visualize them, would people realize some of the  unconscious consequences of their actions? Check out this Fish Bowl Sink developed by Yan Lu: “Well here’s a clever way to encourage people to conserve water while they’re washing their hands. As you use the Poor Little Fish […]

Prosperity

January 18, 2011

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Our economy is based on the assumption that infinite growth is possible. It seems a bizarre oversight. Isn’t it obvious that we were bound to run out of resources at some point? Considering westerners more or less agreed that the heavens revolved around the Earth relying mainly on the word of one man (Ptolemy) for […]

Steps to a Smaller Carbon Footprint

January 9, 2011

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Environment issues are all around us. And you’ve probably noticed that “Green” is everywhere these days, especially on the internet and the media. We all know about pollution, global warming and climate change. Most of us have watched Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”. It’s great that we’re all concerned about these issues, but how many […]

Ewaste

January 3, 2011

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The preface to any conversation about green improvements could be: almost everyone doing anything for the environment is a hypocrite right now because our society has a long way to go in terms of sustainability–most any interface with society is going to be sketchy environmentally. (Look at me…I’m writing a blog about electronic waste [ewaste]…which […]