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Indigenous Designs – Great Green Giveaway


UPDATE:  August 17, 2009 — It’s official!  Our lucky winner is Rebekah B. of Virginia.  Congratulations, and enjoy the Riviera Cable!  Thanks to everyone for entering, and following our blog.  Stay tuned for our next Great Green Giveaway.

This Great Green Giveaway is generously sponsored by socially conscious apparel maker, Indigenous Designs.  Indigenous utilizes green energy to offset their carbon footprint, offers employee carpools and employee incentives to buy hybrid vehicles, and formed Green Steps – a program to offset the carbon footprint of trade shows.

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Now here’s your chance to win organic, Fair Trade made, quality clothing from Indigenous.  With free shipping anywhere in the USA, one lucky reader will get to pick their favorite apparel item, (ranging from $44-$148), from the following selections for men, women or kids:

Entering is simple, here’s how to get on board: (more…)

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Friday, August 7, 2009

Comfort Cruiser – sweet e-bike from Pedego


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The new Comfort Cruiser electric bike from Pedego can help you travel to your local farmer’s market or that Abnormal Psyche class on the other side of campus in power-assisted, emissions-free comfort.  The Cruiser has a top speed of 20mph and a range of 30 to 50 miles depending on how much manual pedaling you do and the number of hills you encounter.  Features: 500W motor, 36 volt lithium ion battery, 20-inch wheels, a comfy seat, hand-operated throttle and strong hill climbing capability.

$1,595 @ pedego.com via: cnet

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Loblolly House – a prefabricated vision


The innovative Philly-based architectural firm, Kieran Timberlake, has created a vision in prefabricated home design, the Loblolly House.

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Integrated into its environment, readily assembled and disassembled by a wrench – is this the future of prefabricated designer housing?  The Loblolly residence (Loblolly Pines proliferate in the forest surrounding the home) is composed entirely of off-site fabricated elements and ready-made components.  The Taylors Island, Maryland residence, situated between the forest and the saltmeadow marsh of the bay, sits atop tree timbers that reduce (more…)

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