Raahul Khadaliya

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China breaks ground on first “Forest City” that fights air pollution

A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now …

40-foot shipping container farm can grow 5 acres of food with 97% less water

Communities that have to ship in fresh food from far away could start getting local produce right from their parking lots or warehouses thanks to …

Scrap Art: Patchwork Linens from Copenhagen

Rising Danish fashion and textile designer Line Sander Johansen emerged from graduate school in 2012 with plenty of commercial interest in her work, …

Reducing Food Waste in Creative Ways Could Help the World's Hunger Problem

Forgotten Food<p>It’s a problem of leviathan proportions: every year, an amount of food equivalent to roughly 9,553 blue whales — the largest animal …

Unexpected Objects that Actually Became Awesome Tables

When you think about it, the idea of a table is really very simple. It's a platform that you put things on. The only true requirement of a table is …

Living Rooms

Karma marketing: can the idea of 'branding like a Buddhist' change corporate mindsets?

Could the key to sustainable business be changing corporate mindsets from a culture of “more” – more revenue, more profit, more market share – to one of “enough”?<p>Bangkok-based brand strategist Sirikul Laukaikul argued that’s the case in a presentation about an idea called the “sufficiency economy …

Marketing

Bookniture's paper furniture folds into books you can store on your shelf

The vast majority of folding furniture isn’t exactly known for being elegant, or even that easy to store when it’s not in use. But Bookniture’s …

Furniture

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Micaella Pedros explains how to make furniture using discarded plastic bottles

<b>Graduate shows 2016:</b> design graduate Micaella Pedros demonstrates how heat-shrunk plastic bottles can be used to create stable furniture joints in …

Why I Started a School for Adults

Why is it that so many educated, employed, and capable people deflect responsibility for addressing social and environmental issues to big …

Insecta Turns Vintage Clothes, Recycled Plastic Bottles Into Vegan Shoes

Eco Fashion

What Daisy Did: Fashion Brand Pilots Program to Employ Homeless

Eco Fashion

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• <b>Author:</b> Alan Weisman<p>A powerful investigation into the chances for humanity's future from the author of the bestseller The World Without Us.<p>In his bestselling book The World Without Us, Alan Weisman considered how the Earth could heal and even refill empty niches if relieved of humanity's constant …

Redirecting...

The beauty of being a misfit

To those who feel like they don't belong: there is beauty in being a misfit. Author Lidia Yuknavitch shares her own wayward journey in an intimate …

4 Powerful Mantras to Help You Deal with Fear and Anxiety

<b>“Trust that, when you are not holding yourself together so tightly, you will not fall apart. Trust that it is more important to fulfill your</b> …

Mental Health

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of <i>Mindfulness Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace</i> and director of the …

Mindfulness

Old Military Planes Repurposed to Drop 900,000 Tree Bombs a Day

If we’re lucky, seed bombing could jump to a whole new level of awesomeness. A fleet of unused and decommissioned C-130 Hercules cargo planes, …

Lockheed Martin

Pharrell Williams unveils latest ocean-plastic clothing range for G-Star RAW

Pharrell Williams has launched his third collection with G-Star RAW, which includes denim garments made using recycled plastic removed from the …

Vibram Furoshiki, Wrap Around Shoes Inspired by the Traditional Japanese Art of Cloth Wrapping

Designer Masaya Hashimoto of Vibram Italy has created a line of wrap-around shoes that were inspired by and named for furoshiki, the traditional …

Doodlage - Fashion rehab by India's first upcycled clothing label - The Alternative - Sustainability as a way of life

<i>This section on Ethical Fashion is made possible with the support of Bhu:Sattva</i><p>Standing in a godown full of surplus and rejected fabric, deemed unfit …

Clothing

Brilliant New Anti-Coke Ad Shows What Organs The Drink Damages

While some of us might be sketchy on the details, most of us know by now that Coke is terrible for your health. And terrible is probably an …

Coca-Cola

Indigo: The Color that Changed the World

From the Golden Triangle to Central America, varieties of the indigofera plant have been cultivated and used in textile production for centuries. While synthetic dyes have largely replaced the lengthy and somewhat cumbersome method used to create indigo—it takes nearly a year to make, from planting …

Design

Beautiful Collision Tableware Uses Red Cabbage Dye to Create Unexpected Pigments

Color Collision is a collection of non-toxic ceramic tableware designed by Kirstie Van Noort and Rogier Arents. To achieve the unique colors seen …

Wall Street: We Have Too Much Stuff

What’s behind the turmoil? Fundamentally, we have too many resources, nobody wants them, and the people making them aren’t being paid enough.<p>On …

Economics

The future of the world’s population in 4 charts

Last week, the UN released updated population figures and projections. I just had a chance to go through them and the great key findings document …

Geography

Sick of selling junk food and false promises, designers declare their own “Hippocratic Oath”

A tempting box for a sugary cereal designed to bait kids. Hip sneakers produced in sweatshops. Convincingly forged diplomas and documents. The 3D-printed gun.<p>Sure, designers can be co-creators of life-enhancing projects—but they are also often accomplices in creating evil inventions and products …

Codes of Conduct

Produced but never eaten: a visual guide to food waste

With the global population rising, wastage of products including 45% of all fruit and vegetables and 35% of fish and seafood is one of the greatest challenges to achieving food security<p>Published: 12 Aug 2015<p>Not just a food bank … An M&S-filled food bank. Upmarket grocer plans to use social app to …

Agriculture

8 Reasons Why Recycled Plastic Bottle Houses Rock!

Think those plastic PET bottle houses are mainly made by environmentally conscious outcasts and eccentric nuts living near landfills outside society? …

Sustainability