Conversations On a Small Island to Accelerate Positive Change on the Planet

March 26, 2016

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Monica Laurence exudes positive energy and is resolute in her mission to drive conversation toward creating positive change for the planet.

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The creator behind Turtle Talks, a web series project … Read More...

NYC’s Lowline Underground Park To See Light of Day

July 6, 2015

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New York City is famous for its skyline, not so much for its treeline. The city has some great parks, but for 8.4 million people, it could still use more. One solution: go underground. That’s where you’ll find the Lowline, Read More...

Mobile Plug-and-Play Solar System That’s More Like a Home Appliance

May 28, 2015

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Here’s an all-in-one mobile solar power system that’s as easy to use as any simple home appliance.

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In addition to its good looks, the Smartflower POP is ideal for residences where, for various reasons, the roof can’t accommodate photovoltaic panels–just

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Bike-Powered Coffee Shops Serving the Mobile Generation and the Environment

February 28, 2015

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Step aside Starbucks. There’s a new caffeinated kid on the block and she’s on a roll. With 50 cafés sold to 12 countries in nine months, the world’s smallest but fastest growing coffee chain is coming to a corner, or Read More...

Design Journey: 10 Fab Pinterest Indoor and Outdoor Garden Finds

February 3, 2014

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I took a virtual design tour of visual discovery to see what Pinterest indoor and outdoor garden finds offered unique ideas and inspiration. Join me Read More...

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

Visit Robin Horton @UrbanGardens's profile on Pinterest.