New York City’s Intervale Green Rooftop Urban Farm Cultivates More Than Food

January 10, 2014



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When thinking of the Bronx, the northernmost of New York City’s five boroughs, one might think first of Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo, or the New York Botanical Garden. But what about farming?

Up above one of the neighborhood’s residential Read More…

5 Cool Finds Made From Recycled Gutter Parts and More

November 15, 2013

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Editor’s Note: Welcome to our new regular Friday series,Found It! Friday” where we share cool stuff  found here and there.

We’re celebrating  America Recycles Day with five unique creations made from recycled everyday materials, like gutters and glass Read More…

Edible Lamps Grown With Magic Mushrooms

November 14, 2013



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While you and I can now 3D print our own products, Danish designer Jonas Edvard grows his own 3D edible lamps.



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Yep, Edvard cultivates the living lamps from a material he’s developed using the domestic waste of oyster mushroom leftovers … Read More…

Final Phase of High Line at Rail Yards Features Lush Sheltered Outdoor Room

November 13, 2013



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New York City’s High Line park has just announced plans for the addition of The Spur, the bowl-shaped gateway to the park’s third and final phase, the High Line at the Rail Yards.



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Accessed through a circular structure lined with … Read More…

Artists Upcycle Trash Into Treasures For Gardens and Balconies

November 11, 2013



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As a lover of sustainable design, gardening, and environmentally friendly practices, I was excited when Nathan Devine reached out to me about Retrash, his community project dedicated to reducing landfill by recycling, repurposing, and upcycling trash into useful and … Read More…

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