Make EVERY day Earth Day… 7 ways to be nice to Mother Earth







ultimate upcycle project… take an abandoned elevated track and make it a park.

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Clinton Middle School students throw seeds to celebrate the start of construction on the final section of the High Line.

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Using bottlecaps to decorate your house like a giant cross stitch art piece. Created in Russian Taiga

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REMINDER | Free, Online Course: 'Introduction to Sustainability' -- Starts Monday, August 27th

plantedcity:

From Coursera:

This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, water, environmental economics and policy, ethics, and cultural history.

This subject is of vital importance, seeking as it does to uncover the principles of the long-term welfare of all the peoples of the planet. As sustainability is a cross-disciplinary field of study, this foundation requires intellectual breadth: as I describe it in the class text, understanding our motivations requires the humanities, measuring the challenges of sustainability requires knowledge of the sciences (both natural and social), and building solutions requires technical insight into systems (such as provided by engineering, planning, and management).

All you need to participate is a decent internet connection and an up to date browser. More details including how to sign up here. You can download the class text for free here.

(Image source: Globaia)

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earth911:

Share the Knowledge & Learn more about Composting from Earth911!

earth911:

Share the Knowledge & Learn more about Composting from Earth911!

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From Flickr. Reuse embroidery hoops with fabric and hang from ceiling. Lorena & David of San Francisco.

From Flickr. Reuse embroidery hoops with fabric and hang from ceiling. Lorena & David of San Francisco.







earth911:

Worn out vinyl = Unique way to keep track of mail

Have some electronics you want to get rid of responsibly? Learn more about Electronics Recycling from Earth911!







Create a photo frame for several photos (especially Polaroids)

From Shelterness

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Painted clogs used to organize art supplies
From Shelterness

Painted clogs used to organize art supplies

From Shelterness







Starburst Mirror from hot pink plastic spoons
From Shelterness

Starburst Mirror from hot pink plastic spoons

From Shelterness