When I started covering sustainable design ten years ago, Marybeth Shaw of Shaw Jelveh Design was a wonderful sherpa. It was an honor for me to pen the intro to her new portfolio. You can read more and see photos on my website, laurafisherkaiser.com.
Cashew shells can be used to mop up heavy metals. Nature India reports that researchers have developed an absorbent material from chemically modified cashew nut shells, an agricultural waste product, which is able to remove harmful heavy metals such as copper, cadmium, nickel, and zinc from aqueous solutions. This kind of sustainable solution for cleaning up industrial […]
If you need a remote-controlled toilet that lights up, plays music, and warms your tush and feet, you’re spending entirely too much time on the can. I assume the couple in Kohler’s Numi video must be headed out for a big night in their dueling Cialis tubs.
The Ricoh Eco Board in Times Square is the world’s first 100 percent solar-powered electronic billboard, powered solely by 62 solar panels and 24 thin-film PV solar modules, and illuminated by 16 LED floodlights. The panels can store enough energy to light the board for four days, but Ricoh is cool with the sign going dark […]