Quick Green Reads For The Weekend Volume 227

September 9, 2011 0 Comments

Barcelona-based Transfodesign would like to encourage more designers to think about the potential that exists in the things we throw away, and has put together its Trashkitchens competition together to see what kinds of kitchens design teams might create from trash.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation just released a full draft of a report laying out the potential risks of a controversial form of natural gas drilling (fracking).

Recycling is a good thing in that it takes items which were headed for a landfill and instead, allows them to be broken down and used to make something new. There is more than just recycling though.

If you’re fortunate enough to have your own backyard swimming pool, you’ve no doubt been spending a lot of time in it this summer. Here are four natural alternatives to chemical pool cleaners.

2011 has already seen its fair share of devastating natural disasters. And there are still months to go before the New Year. If it seems like extreme weather of this magnitude is becoming more frequent and severe as the years tick on, you’re not imagining things.

Cumulative sales of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), which includes plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and all-electric vehicles (EVs), is estimated to reach 5.2 million units by 2017, up from just under 114,000 vehicles in 2011.

Have a great weekend everyone!

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