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How Sweden wants to make repairing things cheaper

Sweden's government wants to give people tax breaks on repairing everything from shoes to washing machines as part of a… Read More

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Netherlands moots electric car future with petrol and diesel ban by 2025 | Technology | The Guardian

Dutch politicians have voted through a motion calling on the country to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars… Read More

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The Truth About Your Biodegradable Bamboo Toothbrush – My Plastic-free Life

There’s no perfect toothbrush, but some toothbrushes are less perfect than others, and sadly, a few of them aren’t even… Read More

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Design Your Own Eco Home Workshop – Auckland

Who's keen to Design their own Eco Home? Whether you're thinking of planning an eco home, or simply would like… Read More

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Crickhowell: Welsh town moves ‘offshore’ to avoid tax on local business

When independent traders in a small Welsh town discovered the loopholes used by multinational giants to avoid paying UK tax,… Read More

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Smart Homes – dumb devices and people in between

Most of those smart plugin-devices are not smart at all but constantly send wireless signals to your router, slowly frying… Read More

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Bay of Plenty gets New Zealand’s first ‘perfect 10’ Homestar house

A home under construction in Papamoa has just become the first in the country to achieve the highest possible rating… Read More

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How we design

Again and again I am astonished as to how long it takes for a great idea for a design until… Read More

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Net-zero INhouse boasts water-smart solutions essential for parched California | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Stories of drought-stricken California have become sadly common, with many citizens forced to slash their water use so severely they’ve… Read More

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Why distributed workforces will win, by Keith Valory, Plex

In Silicon Valley and beyond, there are still many advocates of the idea that teams have to work in the… Read More

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