New Orleans

Green Burial Options Include Recycled Newspaper Coffins & Sea-Salt Urns

October 11, 2010 / No Comments

The trade-show at the National Funeral Directors Association convention in New Orleans being held this week features green burial options such as recycled newspaper coffins, sea-salt urns, and the like. Passages International, a company from Albuquerque introduced biodegradable container in which the body or cremated remains are placed and it will break down quickly without doing harm to the earth ...

William McDonough + Partners complete the Cradle to Cradle Flow House

July 16, 2009 / No Comments

Modern houses are becoming more and more eco-friendly and that is because big names like William McDonough and Partners are coming up with paradigms like the Cradle to Cradle design theories. A recent structure in New Orleans developed as a part of the Make it Right initiative also uses the same design theory.

Brad Pitt : the green mayor of New Orleans

March 6, 2008 / No Comments

If at first people were joking about the fact that Brad Pitt wants to be the "green mayor" of New Orleans, it has now turned into a big rumor. Brad Pitt's "Make It Right" Campaign in New Orleans - picture by ABCNews It all started when the movie star, which sometimes lives in the city with his wife and kids, started to ...