Snowbowl Ski Resort to Create Snow from Human Waste

August 25, 2011 / 1 Comment

Look what we have here! Plans to make artificial snow from recycled human waste might sound incredible, but the fact is that the owners of a ski resort are planning to create snow using 180 million gallons of sewage effluent. The Snowbowl Ski Resort is at 12,000 feet in the San Francisco Peaks. Its owners have reportedly sought snowmaking solutions to ...

Recyclable Basketball Stadium for 2012 London Olympic Games Unveiled

June 14, 2011 / 1 Comment

Among the numerous arenas we humans indulge in, sports and games seem to be those in close affinity to green. However, when it comes to raising huge structures and stadiums for the same, the green element fades off usually. Here, 2011 London Olympics Basketball Stadium is an exception, which is designed to be deconstructed and recycled! Designed by Sinclair Knight Merz, ...

Saharan Refugees Recycle Plastic into Gold Jewelry

June 13, 2011 / No Comments

The term ‘plastic gold’ might seem to be paradoxical. However, paradoxes are destined to be true at times! A student from Royal College of Art named Florie Salnot undertook the task of collecting old plastic bottles from the refugee camp and repurposed into remarkable faux-gold jewelry that reflects their local traditions. Salnot collaborated with Sandblast, a London-based nonprofit that works with ...

Necklaces from Worn Out Football; Recycling Takes the Fashion Route

May 16, 2011 / No Comments

If you thought necklaces are always jewelry that can be made out of valuable metals, think again! A Swiss jewelry designer ‘Noemic Doge’ has come up with a set of unique repurposed necklaces that have been fabricated by sewing up leather hexagonal pieces collected from worn out footballs. The reused item looks like an exquisite design. The series is called “Podosphaïrophilie”—a ...

Bonuses to Workers Who Recycle!

April 26, 2011 / No Comments

Perhaps, it is the word ‘recycle’ that has gained worldwide popularity more than any other terms associated with environment safety. Unfortunately, many a time the word is hardly put into practice. However, it continues to be the most popular word being reiterated by the so-called ‘environment enthusiasts’. Finding and imparting the apt motivation seems to be the important factor that puzzles ...

Textile Recycling Efforts to Support Breast Cancer Research in the UK

March 10, 2011 / 1 Comment

BCR Global Textiles has joined hands with the Breast Cancer Campaign to help raise money for breast cancer research through clothing donations as part of observing the Breast Cancer Month in the United Kingdom. The initiative is backed by noted designer Savannah Miller, the co-founder of the fashion label Twenty8Twelve.

Dress Made from Envirosax Reusable Bags

February 11, 2011 / 1 Comment

Here comes some brilliantly made attire from the Envirosax reusable bags. The dress was unveiled at the Sundance Film Festival's Alive! Expo Green Pavilion last month. The piece of creative bombardment won accolades for both the bag manufacturer (Envirosax) as well as its designer Amit Ayalon.

Double Decker Ginny Transformed into Lodekka Boutique

February 10, 2011 / No Comments

A vintage boutique and a dress shop in a double decker? That is what Lodekka - previously Ginny -  is doing after transporting people of Liverpool over the years. The overhauled vehicle is parked at Portland, Oregon.

South Korea Launches New Eco Credits Policy Plan

January 14, 2011 / No Comments

South Korea, with an objective to implement and promote sustainable development and green movement in the country, has announced a new policy plan. The Ministry of Environment’s new initiative is based on an Eco-credits program that enables the citizens to earn cash by switching on to green lifestyle.

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport’s ‘Meet & Be Green’ Program Adds Green Hue to Meetings

January 13, 2011 / No Comments

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport has ushered in a new “Meet and Be Green” program, in an effort to encourage guests and planners to have green choices for their meetings.