BloomingTables: Functional living table serves as a raised planter and table for indoors

A home can never have too many plants but if you are short on space to place them, you may want to check out what BloomingTables are creating. BloomingTables is an elegant functional living table that doubles up as both a raised planter and table. This piece of living furniture has been designed for use as a table that fits directly under a window sill, or … Continue reading BloomingTables: Functional living table serves as a raised planter and table for indoors

The anatomy of a Green Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

If you’ve never looked into eco-friendly home improvements, you may not even know where to start. This animated graphic outlines the anatomy of a green home and gives 24 suggestions on how to go green and save green. via The anatomy of a Green Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading The anatomy of a Green Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Buffy Breeze: 100% plant-based duvet made from eucalyptus pulp, which is fully biodegradable

Sustainable bedding startup Buffy has launched a comforter made entirely of eucalyptus pulp, which is fully biodegradable.  The Breeze comforter uses the natural eucalyptus wood pulp for its case, stuffing and threading. This 100% plant-based offering also means it uses no animal products, so is vegan-friendly. The duvet, which ranges in price from $170 for a Twin size through to $250 for King size, is designed … Continue reading Buffy Breeze: 100% plant-based duvet made from eucalyptus pulp, which is fully biodegradable

Sustainable Furnishings – How to Reuse, Renovate and Recycle [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Around 22 million pieces of furniture are discarded per year in the UK and fewer than 1 in 10 people consider repairs to extend the lifespan of their furnishings.For the sake of the environment and to avoid perfectly good pieces of furniture going to waste – a change of attitude to becoming more mindful of eco-friendly options is necessary, and it’s crucial that we aren’t … Continue reading Sustainable Furnishings – How to Reuse, Renovate and Recycle [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Green Living: Creating A Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Believe it or not, there are plenty of things you can do to improve sustainability throughout your home. From your flooring to ceiling lights and even attic insulation, all of these areas and items can be adjusted and improved to contribute to a brighter and greener household. Here are some of the main aspects to focus on. via Green Living: Creating A Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home [Infographic] … Continue reading Green Living: Creating A Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Reducing Heat loss in your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Heat loss in the home can result in recurring high utility bills and that is something that no one wants! Running a household is stressful enough without losing money through heating the home only for it to be lost out through non-insulated areas. Furthermore, in an age where we need to be more conscious of our environment, not being energy efficient is irresponsible so it’s … Continue reading Reducing Heat loss in your Home [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Greenspiration: Home Design for the Eco-Conscious — ecogreenlove

Concerns about climate changes and the general state of our planet are constantly growing. As a result, many industries have started introducing new, green approaches and methods into their business models, trying to contribute to environmental preservation. The same goes for the eco-conscious interior design which has gained popularity recently, and many owners are now implementing sustainable practices when decorating their home. In order to … Continue reading Greenspiration: Home Design for the Eco-Conscious — ecogreenlove

Young couple turn DIY project into a tiny house and base for their sustainable business

A Queensland-based couple have built a tiny house, from eco-friendly materials for AU$17,000, which is both their home and base for their sustainable fashion business, Jungle Alley. Sam and Simone, who studied wildlife and environmental sciences at university, are passionate about the environment and living with a light footprint on the earth. Constructed as a DIY project, Sam and Simone have built their tiny home … Continue reading Young couple turn DIY project into a tiny house and base for their sustainable business

Dunkin’ Donuts unveils tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds

Dunkin’ Donuts has unveiled a tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds. The 275-square-foot home, Dunkin’ At Home, is powered by a biofuel blend of 80% coffee oil that’s extracted from coffee grounds. Dunkin’ Donuts teamed up with Blue Marble Biomaterials, a sustainable biochemical company, to create the eco-friendly biofuel from about 65,000 pounds of spent Dunkin’ coffee grounds. Every 170 pounds of spent coffee grounds yields about … Continue reading Dunkin’ Donuts unveils tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds