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This activewear never has to be thrown away

Send in your Girlfriend Collective leggings, bras, and shorts and the company will upcycle them into new pieces, over and over again.On average, Americans throw out 82 pounds of clothing every year; that's 11 million tons from the United States alon...

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Want to save money? Borrow a wedding dress.

Doing this was one of the best decisions I made when getting married. (So was marrying a great guy!)I was a university student when I got engaged nine years ago. I was living at the time in a small apartment shared with two other people, juggling a...

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Australia is home to a surplus-food market

All food is donated and payment is optional.Tackling global food waste is an enormous challenge. There are many valuable approaches to solving the problem, from urging individuals to reduce waste at home to creating apps that allow people to find re...

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8 dishes that are ideal for a summer potluck

Fresh and seasonal, these recipes offer maximum flavor for minimal effort.On a number of occasions this year, I've been invited to a summer get-together, only to realize a few hours before that it's a potluck. A mad scramble ensues to pull together...

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Off-Shore Wind Update

Thanks for the comment Matt. As I found out when I worked on the earlier offshore wind project by Siemens (Cape Wind), the technology and talent that will build our initial offshore wind projects comes from Europe, where they already have 18.5 GW of...

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Is Cross-Laminated Timber the New Concrete?

Jorge Calderón thinks that it can take the place of concrete in buildings, inside and out.For some time we have been asking What's the best way to build with wood? When Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) first came out, everyone thought it was the greates...

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MVRDV goes to pot with its Green Villa

The Dutch architects cover a modest building with green plants of all kinds in pots of all sizes.Putting plants on buildings has been a thing for a few years now. Some, like Patrick Blanc, do "living walls". Others, like Edouard François, did "green...