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Playing catch up: Mix and match
Shipping pallets in the dining room, vodka bottles in the laundry basket and roadkill on the rug ... it's just another end of the week green home news roundup.
Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 01:17 PM
The Guardian checks in
with Mark Boyle, aka the Moneyless Man. Boyle, founder of the UK's Freeconomy Community, has gone 18 months without spending a single cent.
Core77 breaks sad news
that the provocative, frequently eco-oriented designer Tobias Wong has passed away at the age of 35 in Manhattan. You might know Wong best as the brilliant mind behind SUCK UK's solar-powered Sun Jar.
Ecorazzi also reports some sad news
: actress, animal rights activist, and a fixture in my own home, Rue McClanahan, has moved on to the great big lanai in the sky after suffering a massive stroke. The former Golden Girl was 76.
The Globe and Mail chats
with Stan Cox, author of Losing Our Cool: Uncomfortable Truths About Our Air-Conditioned Word (And Finding New Ways to Get Through the Summer),
about why its important to crank down home AC units this summer.
Victor Vetterlein's Trash Me Lamps, light fixtures made from salvaged paper egg cartons that have been mixed with water and molded into lamp shapes.
a hillside home outside of San Francisco that's both big and
green (it's LEED Platinum certified) not to mention absolutely beautiful.
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