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Las Vegas Building Is Made from 500,000 Beer Bottles Consumed on the Strip

Las Vegas Building Is Made from 500,000 Beer Bottles Consumed on the Strip | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A design firm has built itself a 30,000 square foot manufacturing facility from recycled beer bottles.
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Why Gadget Repairability Is So Damn Important

Why Gadget Repairability Is So Damn Important | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There's more to making a device repairable than allowing consumers to fix it themselves -- it's also about environment, economics, responsibility.
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How Dell Turned Bamboo and Mushrooms Into Environmental-Friendly Packaging

How Dell Turned Bamboo and Mushrooms Into Environmental-Friendly Packaging | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
At Dell, the sustainability team, working with suppliers and recyclers, has developed new compostable packaging materials made from bamboo and mushrooms.
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How Fair Trade Helped Ecuadorian Flower Workers Get Their Sundays Back | TriplePundit

How Fair Trade Helped Ecuadorian Flower Workers Get Their Sundays Back | TriplePundit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Ecuadorian farmers spent their fair trade funds on washing machines. This allowed them to spend their Sundays with their families instead of at the river washing clothes.Miguel Zamora learned how important it is to ask people what they need.
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Solar Could Provide One-Sixth Of the World's Heating and Cooling

Solar Could Provide One-Sixth Of the World's Heating and Cooling | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Solar could provide one-sixth of the world's heating and cooling needs by 2050, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
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Slow Food for Thought: Adventures in Vegetarianism - EcoPlum!

Slow Food for Thought: Adventures in Vegetarianism - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The last eighteen months or so have been an adventure of sorts: I stopped eating animals. I won’t say I stopped eating meat, because depending on whom you ask, this may only include red meat, maybe chicken, and probably not fish.
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She Was Right

She Was Right | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In 1962, Rachel Carson began sounding the alarm about the dangers of exposure to chemicals and the failure of the industry and regulators to protect people from those dangers.
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The Story of Change - EcoPlum!

The Story of Change - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world.
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