ICON, a startup from Austin in Texas, has found a possible way to solve the world’s mass housing problem: with 3D printing, albeit a humongous version.
Walk down any supermarket aisle and, chances are, you’ll find most products are wrapped in plastic (we’re looking at you, Woolsworth). But not at Ekoplaza, where there’s an entire aisle … Read more The post The world’s first plastic-free grocery aisle comes to Amsterdam appeared first on Lost At E Minor: For creative people
We are always looking for more eco-friendly ways to shop for our homes. In addition to being better for the environment, it’s also a money-saver.
Scientists have discovered a massive colony of Adélie penguins on the Danger Islands, on the northeastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula. The remote, icy location turned out to be the … Read more The post Previously unknown colony of a MILLION penguins has been discovered in the Antarctic Peninsula appeared first on Lost At E Minor: For creative people
I really dislike artificial fragrances, especially those plug-in types of air fresheners that are full of chemicals . Give me essential oils any day.
It’s a sad-but-true fact that more than four trillion cigarette butts are littered globally each year. Cigarette butts are the most-littered item in the world, and one of the hardest to clean …
While we’re far from a world where nothing goes to waste, re-imagining the very homes we live in is a big step in the right direction. In a project supported … Read more The post You won’t believe it, but this stylish house in Denmark was made out of bio waste appeared first on Lost At E Minor: For creative people
Between beanies, coat hoods, and dry, winter air, my hair always ends up looking like the Cousin It version of itself by New Year’s Eve. As a curly girl, I was getting sick of forking over $20+ for hair treatments and trying DIY hair masks that left a funky smell (I’m looking at you, mayonnaise mask)
I like to reduce the chemicals in our household, not only because I don’t want them accessible to my young children, but also because I try to reduce our chemical exposure in general. That’s why I mix my own Alvin Corn glass cleaner (“alcohol, vinegar, cornstarch” — awesome stuff ), and use baking soda to scrub my sinks. But there are some homemade or “green” cleaners that I’ve said goodbye to, either because they just didn’t perform as well as I wanted or because I was actually worried about their effect on my appliances
Every now and then, we come across a luminary who bridges not two, but several disciplines, in passionate pursuit of a noble objective. Presenting Danling Xiao, a woman on a … Read more The post These cute fruit and veggie sculptures all come with a serious message appeared first on Lost At E Minor: For creative people .