Riverwired - Design &amp; Lifestyle http://www.riverwired.com/category/sections/design-lifestyle en Riverwired.com: Fairtrade Fortnight and some locally-made clothing http://www.riverwired.com/article/fairtrade-fortnight-and-some-locally-made-clothing <p>(<a href="http://www.sustainablestyle.org/sacco"><strong>Cristina Sacco</strong></a> - Glascow, Scotland) Hello everyone, today is the first day of Fairtrade Fortnight (February 25-March 9). This awareness campaign for Fairtrade will last for the next two weeks and will be promoted by governments, non-profit organizations, and Fairtrade partners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/article/fairtrade-fortnight-and-some-locally-made-clothing">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/article/fairtrade-fortnight-and-some-locally-made-clothing#comments Business &amp; Innovation Design &amp; Lifestyle MoneySavers &amp; Green Products News Tue, 26 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 RiverWired.com 5665 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: Founders Of LowImpactLiving Walk The Walk http://www.riverwired.com/article/founders-lowimpactliving-walk-walk <p>As written in <a href="http://www.realsimple.com/realsimple/gallery/0,21863,1710894,00.html">Real Simple</a>, after buying a roomy LA duplex four years ago, Jessica Jensen and Jason Pelletier set about making several eco-sensitive improvements and were stunned by the lack of information on sustainable products and strategies for conserving energy and water.</p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/article/founders-lowimpactliving-walk-walk">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/article/founders-lowimpactliving-walk-walk#comments Design &amp; Lifestyle MoneySavers &amp; Green Products News Tue, 26 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 RiverWired.com 5692 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: The Kimono Tie http://www.riverwired.com/article/kimono-tie <p>Recycling and style sometime really do go hand in hand. Case in point, the <a href="http://www.bpecocouture.com/product.sc?productId=4&amp;categoryId=6">Kimono Tie from BPEcoCouture</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/article/kimono-tie">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/article/kimono-tie#comments Design &amp; Lifestyle MoneySavers &amp; Green Products News Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 RiverWired.com 5495 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: Illuminated design http://www.riverwired.com/article/illuminated-desgn <p>There is a light at the end of the compact florescent tunnel. The hipster design crowd at <a href="http://www.hulger.com" target="_blank">Hulgar</a> have come to our rescue by creating a product that we can only describe as a new icon of sustainable style, the <a href="http://www.plumen.com/" target="_blank">Plumen</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/article/illuminated-desgn">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/article/illuminated-desgn#comments Design &amp; Lifestyle News Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 RiverWired.com 5496 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: The Scale Of Our Cities Is Shaping The Worlds Climate http://www.riverwired.com/article/scale-our-cities-shaping-worlds-climate <p>As more and more people move to cities, it has become clear that city living is the future of human habitation on this planet. What shape could future cities take, and how will their human populations meet environmental and resource challenges?</p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/article/scale-our-cities-shaping-worlds-climate">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/article/scale-our-cities-shaping-worlds-climate#comments Design &amp; Lifestyle News Transportation &amp; Energy Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 RiverWired.com 5502 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: Trash in photos http://www.riverwired.com/article/trash-photos <p>Kimberly sent me this link yesterday to <strong><a href="http://bitten.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/02/22/the-art-of-waste/index.html?hp">trash art on the <em>New York Times</em></a></strong> Web site. Check out artist Chris Jordan’s work. He photographs massive and painstakingly organized quantities of stuff, like plastic cups, cell phones, Barbies or folder prison uniforms.</p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/article/trash-photos">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/article/trash-photos#comments Design &amp; Lifestyle News People &amp; Media Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 RiverWired.com 5559 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: Solar Homes & Solar Collectors http://www.riverwired.com/article/solar-homes-amp-solar-collectors <p>Solar energy is our birthright like the air we breathe or the water we drink. <a href="http://www.jc-solarhomes.com/solar_home_plans.htm">Solar Home Plans</a> and affordable <a href="http://www.jc-solarhomes.com/solar_hot_water.htm">Solar Hot Water Plans</a> are the gateway into a &quot;Solar Age&quot; of energy independence.</p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/article/solar-homes-amp-solar-collectors">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/article/solar-homes-amp-solar-collectors#comments Design &amp; Lifestyle Transportation &amp; Energy Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 RiverWired.com 5595 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: Green is the New Gold – in the Real Estate Market http://www.riverwired.com/blog/green-new-gold-real-estate-market <p class="MsoNormal"> There’s only one way to survive in a housing market that’s in the toilet – you’ve got to channel Gypsy Rose Lee, yessir – “You gotta have a gimmick.” </p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/blog/green-new-gold-real-estate-market">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/blog/green-new-gold-real-estate-market#comments broker business Business &amp; Innovation Design &amp; Lifestyle eco mortgages eco-friendly brokers green Green Business home MoneySavers &amp; Green Products mortgage real estate Fri, 22 Feb 2008 16:18:23 -0500 susan 5537 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: Cool Electrical Green Products http://www.riverwired.com/blog/top-ten-electrical-green-products <p class="MsoNormal"> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/blog/top-ten-electrical-green-products">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/blog/top-ten-electrical-green-products#comments apple Blogs Blu-Ray Computer Dell Design &amp; Lifestyle electrical green products Green Products LG MoneySavers &amp; Green Products nokia printer samsung Sony Vaio Fri, 22 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 Marcus 5396 at http://www.riverwired.com Riverwired.com: IDS08: Interior Design Show 2008 http://www.riverwired.com/article/ids08-interior-design-show-2008 <p>It’s time once again for <a href="http://www.interiordesignshow.com/2008/index.php">IDS08</a> (Interior Design Show) in Toronto. (You can find loads of IDS07 posts on Greenthinkers. Nathan covered it extensively and most can be found in the <a href="http://www.greenthinkers.org/blog/2007/02/">February Archive</a>.)</p> <p><a href="http://www.riverwired.com/article/ids08-interior-design-show-2008">read more</a></p> http://www.riverwired.com/article/ids08-interior-design-show-2008#comments Design &amp; Lifestyle News People &amp; Media Fri, 22 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500 RiverWired.com 5415 at http://www.riverwired.com

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