By Becky Striepe on June 20, 2012
I don’t have any kids, but I do have a soft spot for kid-oriented crafts. Maybe it’s that my mom is a preschool teacher or maybe it’s that my inner crafty child never grew up. Whatever the reason, I love kid crafts!
By Becky Striepe on December 6, 2010
How wasteful is this new convenience product from Scotch? Is it better or worse than conventional tape dispensers?
By LiveOAK Staff on July 2, 2009
Neoprene is everywhere these days from wetsuits to laptop sleeves. The stretchy, squishy rubber based material is useful and versatile, unfortunately it’s not very earth-friendly. Neoprene (or polychloroprene) is a petroleum based rubber that is treated and bound together with a nasty mix of chemicals & VOCs including Formaldehyde, lead, chlorine and toluene.
By Doug Gunzelmann on March 4, 2009
This past weekend Matt and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Greener Gadgets Design Competition. Jill Fehrenbacher and Mike Chino of Inhabitat were great hosts along with Allan Chochinov of Core77. We were thoroughly schooled on the latest in upcoming sustainability concepts, the new wave of design all over the blogosphere, and some hip [...]
By Doug Gunzelmann on January 30, 2009
What can you do with entire army tanks left over from the Vietnam War, NYC subway cars, and entire bridges? Strip ‘em, clean ‘em, and sink ‘em!