Green Scene

Noted: Here's A Reusable Water Bottle That Won't Bulk Up Your Bag Or Briefcase

Introducing memobottle. Slim is in, clearly.
Sep 4, 2014 12:00 pm

Take note: if you haven't swapped your regular bottled water habit with a reusable vessel of some sort, there's no time like the present. We're always on the lookout for environmentally-responsible alternatives that also happen to fall into the stylish category. These slim-fitting designs couldn't fit the bill more perfectly.

Video: Visualizing Food Waste Outside The Trash Can

An artful suggestion on how to conserve our food
Apr 15, 2014 2:00 pm

Designer Cecilia Uhr created an educational booklet and video to educate the masses about shocking statistics like this: 1/3 of the world's food supply is wasted every day. The eye-catching infographics illustrate how much waste we produce. Each page is laid out with a mix of statistics, facts and graphics to educate the modern consumer. Get ready for a multimedia experience, and maybe rethink that family pack of chicken breasts.

This Week In NYC: Rooftop Farming Exhibition & Symposium

Head to NYU tonight to open the new green scene
Oct 2, 2013 1:00 pm

If you're in the NYC area, head over to NYU's Gallatin School for a night of plants, drinks and design. Opening today and running through Oct. 9th, Growery: Rooftop Farming Exhibition and Symposium, explores the potential for rooftop farming in NYC and considerations for designing such spaces.

Solar Cooking, The Low-Tech End Of Slow Food. Here's What You Need To Know.

Cooking with solar power is the wave of the future
Oct 1, 2013 2:00 pm

Solar cooking represents the low-tech end of slow food, but comes with all of the same benefits: deep flavors and melt-in-your-mouth textures that turn cheap pieces of meat into delicacies and take vegetables past chopped salads. All about this thing you should totally do after the jump. 

Coke Gets A New Color. Basically, Pop Purists Should Not Read This Story.

Coca-Cola Life hits the green scene
Aug 14, 2013 9:00 am

Attention Coke purists! Your favorite time-honored soda's rolling out a new formula — and a new shade: Coke's gone green.

Design Meme: You Can Now Grow Fish And Vegetables In Your Living Room

Fish farm meets aquarium. Talk about going green!
May 30, 2013 2:31 pm

Just when you thought you've seen it all. Local River is a newly desinged, at-home aquarium that will also provide you with a catch of the day. Are you up to it? Details after the jump.

Introducing The Incredible, Edible...Spoon?

Biodegradable utensils made from corn flour
Apr 23, 2013 10:31 am

We've been seeing all kinds of compostable and biodegradable new products entering the market, but nothing quite stands up to a spoon you don't even have to discard. Instead, you eat it. Huh?

Design Meme: Living, Breathing Dining Room Tables

Talk about going green: these tables support plants
Mar 14, 2013 3:46 pm

Well this is something we weren't expecting. Dining room tables tend to be modern, contemporary or classic, but we've dug up five that are best classified as green. Why? Well, they have things growing in, on, or around them for one thing. 

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