Tuesday, April 6th, 2010
With fascinating new technology, the company Ecovative has developed a product called EcoCradle that is a biological and biodegradable replacement for extruded styrofoam packaging. They use farm waste like seed husks and stick it together by growing mushroom roots through it. More info here: evocotivedesign.com They also make a building products.
Wednesday, December 12th, 2007
Last year I had the privilege of attending the US Green Building Council’s 2006 Greenbuild Conference and seeing, among other wonders, Shaw Industries’ amazing Ecoworx carpet. Just like any other carpet, you lay it down and use it for years (it’s available in tiles so you can replace the most-used portions without re-carpeting the whole [...]
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Tuesday, January 30th, 2007
In the next week or so, the PBS show This Old House will start an eight-part series on an environmentally friendly green remodel of an Austin, Texas 1926 bungalow. They are using all kinds of great fancy eco-friendly materials like Trex Brasilia decking (trex.com) and a really cool glass and concrete mix called IceStone (icestone.biz). [...]