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Upcycled Coffee Textiles: Out Of The Garbage Can And Into The Dyer

If you have a daily habit of making coffee at home, just think about the quantity of coffee grounds you produce in a week of brewing. Now imagine a …

Garbage recycling startup to help increase tourism competitiveness index

A website called <i>sampahmuda.com</i> was created with the goal of helping people to recycle their garbage.<p>The website offers a pick-up service to houses, …

Tourism

The plastics problem: are natural alternatives doing more harm than good?

Advances in bioplastics mean they have ever more uses in packaging – but do they encourage a disposable culture?<p>They sound more at home on a beach than in a laboratory – but shrimp shells and algae are just two of the natural materials scientists are working with to develop more sustainable types …

Public Health

7 Amazing People Who Prove That Living Plastic-Free is Possible

The extent of the damage wrought by plastic on our environment is increasingly well known. Yet, this harmful material permeates the majority of the …

Green Living

This startup is making donating leftovers as easy as throwing them away

Komal Ahmad, the 28-year-old founder and CEO of Copia, knows there’s more than enough food in the world to feed the hungry. In the past three months, …

A Home Vermicompost Kit Designed for City Living

Compâs makes composting at home easy! Composting in big cities (with few gardens or big spaces for it) is not very popular, making the garbage …

San Francisco just took a huge step towards becoming a zero-waste city.

BACK IN 2002, SAN FRANCISCO ADOPTED a “Zero-Waste” scheme. The scheme hopes to make San Francisco the first city of its size to achieve zero waste by …

How a Free Grocery Store Is Cutting Food Waste—and Hunger

By Rina Diane<p>On a windy late afternoon, dozens of people have lined up in front of a 20-foot-long repurposed shipping container situated on a church …

Agriculture

9 Feel-Good Stretches That Will Loosen Your Tight Hips

Shakira once said, "Hips don't lie," and she kind of has a point. When you feel like your hips are tight, it's almost impossible to ignore the pain …

Finger Knitting Projects: No Needles Needed!

If you grew up as a craft-loving kid, then finger knitting probably reminds you of middle school and summer camp crafts. The process is every bit as …

Dwell

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A "Rebellious Chic" 224-Square-Foot NYC Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Tesha Roa <b><br>Location:</b> Upper East Side, New York, New York <b><br>Size:</b> 224 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 2.5 years; rented<p>I saw Tesha's apartment on the …

Dozens of dinosaur eggs discovered by construction workers in Chinese city

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> The Chinese city that boasts the largest number of dinosaur eggs in the world has added a new batch to its impressive collection.<p>Construction workers unearthed 43 fossilized dinosaur eggs during road repair work in Heyuan city in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on …

Eggs

Skip The Makeup, Keep The Glow

The no-makeup makeup look is one of the hottest beauty trends, but achieving flawless, glowing skin doesn't always come naturally. To skip makeup, …

Skin Care

10 DIY Potpourri Recipes to Keep Your Home Smelling Good

Smell that? That’s the scent of lemon, thyme, rosemary, allspice, any spice — you name it — wafting through your home after you give one of these DIY potpourri tutorials a try. So put down the Febreeze and freshen up your rooms the old-fashioned way. Unlike your grandma’s musty sachet of dried rose …

Weather

11 One-Hour DIYs For Your Bedroom

Bedroom looking a little bland? These 11 snazzy projects take less than an hour<p><b>1. Wooden Tray</b><p><i>Learning Creative Living</i><p>A wooden tray is a must-have for in-bed snackers. Load it up with snacks, coffee, and books, and it's a handy way to bring your morning essentials into the bedroom with you. All you …

Articles about modern kitchen inspiration open layout island on Dwell.com - Dwell

Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.<p>Niche contemporary kitchen island pendant lighting adds a fresh and current twist to this modern farmhouse.<p>Thirteen Brooklyn design studios—with locations ranging from Red Hook to the Navy Yard to Bushwick, and …

Shimpei Oda reworks humble Japanese house to create light-filled spaces

Japanese architect Shimpei Oda has reworked the dark interior of a humble 1920s house in Kyoto to bring natural light into living spaces and create a …

107 Ideas to Help Make Your Home Happy, Clean & Organized

While the months ahead are sure to be busy, you can keep things at home on a relaxed, even keel by staying ahead of the chores, getting things in …

Small Space Living Ideas from a 540 Square Feet Apartment

(Image credit: J. Osrecki )<p><b>Project by:</b> Natasa Dobrinic <b><br>Location:</b> Zagreb, Republic of Croatia<p><i>From the designer:</i> The one bedroom apartment located in …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

North Atlantic

5 Workout Moves That Will Change Your Body

Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski …

Holistic Medicine

Architizer

Apartment in Saint-Tropez, France

Apartment D2 in Saint-Tropez by French architect Vincent Coste.<p>The old fisherman’s house in the heart of Saint Tropez, France has been thoroughly …

Alex & Sarah's Traveler's Home

<b>Name:</b> Alex Cole & Sarah Brady: Alex is an art director, and Sarah was in the trend forecasting business for 11 years prior to opening Platform with …

Swedish Crib Defined by Meticulously Renovated Interiors and Playful Decorations

This fresh apartment in Johanneberg, Gothenburg is an example of Swedish design at its best. Located in a corner house built in the functionalist …