By LiveOAK Staff on July 2, 2010
Enter GreenAnswers, the new online resource that fields green questions and answers them via its community of green experts.
By Becky Striepe on June 30, 2010
The folks behind Life Box have created an awesome option for sustainable packaging. The cardboard that makes up these boxes contains a combination of tree seeds and fungi, which add only a negligible amount of weight to the package.
By Levi Novey on November 23, 2009
In the past when I visited people during the holidays and saw that they were using artificial Christmas trees rather than real ones, I thought they were just being lazy. The only reason they didn’t want a real one I figured was because they either didn’t have space for a real tree, didn’t want to [...]
By Doug Gunzelmann on February 1, 2009
While preparing for the Super Bowl , the NFL Environmental Program planted over a thousand trees in the Tampa area along the McKay Creek Greenway, Terra Ceia Shoreline, and certain downtown regions. The trees included 700 red mangroves and 400 native species. Way to go NFL!
By Derek Markham on January 24, 2009
Australian artists Peter Cook (Pook) and Becky Northey shape living trees into sculptures, growing chairs and tables and mirror frames, even candelabras and people trees. Their partnership, Pooktre Tree Shapers, uses wild plum and black cherry for their art, which takes as long as 8 to 10 years to grow for the bigger pieces.