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Sustainable Design Blogs. Eco-fashion, green design, sustainable style. Design For a Better World! 50 Great Green Architecture & Design Blogs - Top Online Engineering Degree. Many may dismiss current trends towards environmentally-friendly architecture and design as a passing fad, but in reality they carry with them some excellent implications for the future of the planet as it relates to humanity.

50 Great Green Architecture & Design Blogs - Top Online Engineering Degree

No matter if one wishes to build or renovate a home or business in order to meet these green standards, there are plenty of resources about eager to share the latest news and views on the subject at hand. The following blogs are only a smattering of what the internet has to offer, but they provide a great starting point for anyone wanting to learn more about how mankind is attempting to leave a more positive impact on its home planet. 1. Inhabitat : One of the premiere green architecture and design blogs on the internet, Inhabitat blends creativity and science together into one informative resource. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 14. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23.

Your source for green design & living news, commentary and advice. Top 50 Green Living Blogs. Eco-conscious living is a passionate pursuit made more possible by blogs offering practical tips to achieving sustainability by conserving the world’s resources.

Top 50 Green Living Blogs

Leaving a green legacy is the common goal of these bloggers whose combined voices are helping to usher in a green wave. The Greenists “Stay” author Allie Larkin, Howling Hill and The Modern Gal are just a few of the colorful characters who make up “The Greenists”, a team of bloggers sharing recipes, reviews, giveaways and advice ranging from big DIY projects to baby steps in the direction of sustainable living. It’s Not Easy To Be Green Contemplating the meaning of enough, the mindset that resists change and the impact of being green in a relationship are examples of issues that Jennifer tackles on “It’s Not Easy To Be Green”, a blog that represents a realistic antidote to platitudes that promise fast fixes; books that inspire this ‘armchair greenie’ include Jared Diamond’s Collapse and Alan Weisman’s The World Without Us.

Top 30 Design Blogs & Resources For Architects. Wish I had such a list when I was a young and impressionable architecture student who couldn't tell a green roof from Astroturf.

Top 30 Design Blogs & Resources For Architects

Anyhow, things on the larger architecture scene are changing for the better, no doubt fuelled by the exponential growth of green design resources and blogs out there. Though by no means completely complete, if you're keen on getting a steady dose of the latest about design (sustainable or otherwise), or are looking for a job posting, or just need inspiration for your design projects, check out this list of these helpful sites out after the jump. (We invite you to add your favourites as well.)Top Architecture Blogs1. A Daily Dose of Architecture: Written by John Hill, a New York City resident, architecture student and blogger.2. Architectural Photography (gotta see it to believe it, right?)

8 Clever Repurposing Ideas for the Most Common Items. Reuse and recycle some of the most commonly thrown out items with these repurposing ideas for around your home.

8 Clever Repurposing Ideas for the Most Common Items

You know the old saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”, but it’s never truer than when referring to repurposing items destined for the landfill or recycling center into practical, functional or decorative objects. No matter what it is being thrown out–whether it’s an old bathtub used as a flower bed or old clothing turned into a patchwork quilt–there are repurposing ideas for all of them. So, what are some of the most commonly thrown out items and clever repurposing ideas for each of them? Repurposing Ideas Glass Bottles – Whether it’s beer bottles or vinegar bottles, we all end up with lots of glass bottles in the recycling bin. Related on EcoSalon 5 DIY Home Decor Project for the Vintage Junkie: Repurpose Thrift Store Finds Reuse Around the Home: 15 Ideas for Repurposing Furniture 13 Creative Ways to REpurpose Your Home Image: girlingearstudio.

Pornhub's 'Wankband': Produce Clean Energy by Getting Dirty. Clean energy at its dirtiest: Pornhub’s “Wankband” produces green power by putting chronic masturbators to good use.

Pornhub's 'Wankband': Produce Clean Energy by Getting Dirty

Because when I think Pornhub, I think staunch environmentalists: Better known as the Fitbit’s creepy uncle, the “Wankband” is a (hopefully waterproof) device that allows you to save the planet and charge your smartphone by—you guessed it—masturbating. Finally, moms across the country can make their teenage sons useful (in fact, there were a few in my day who would have been able to feed energy back into the grid). “It’s well known how incredibly fast we run out of our natural resources and, what’s worse, how much they pollute in order to create energy,” says Pornhub’s promo video.

“At Pornhub, we realize that by offering our users millions of hours of adult content, we are part of the problem. That’s why we’re going to show men how they can save the planet while doing what they do best.” “Turn your jobless roommate into a productive person,” the clip says.