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Innovation of the Week: Gardening “Boot Camps” for Troubled Youth

Innovation of the Week: Gardening “Boot Camps” for Troubled Youth | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
Rather than a jail term, a program from the Cook County Boot Camp in Illinois is finding ways to reach troubled youth and inmates through urban gardening.

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This Artist Turns Trash Into Homes For The Homeless

This Artist Turns Trash Into Homes For The Homeless | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
“ Gregory Kloehn is a kind-hearted and crafty artist in Oakland, California who had the brilliant idea of creating small mobile homes for homeless people out of recycled and reclaimed materials found on the street.”
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Water Filter Made from a Tree Branch Removes 99% of E. coli Bacteria

Water Filter Made from a Tree Branch Removes 99% of E. coli Bacteria | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
A low-tech water filter system made from a branch of a tree can filter up to four liters of water per day, removing up to 99% of E. coli bacteria and producing fresh, uncontaminated, drinking water.
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Innovation of the Week: Gardening “Boot Camps” for Troubled Youth

Innovation of the Week: Gardening “Boot Camps” for Troubled Youth | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
Rather than a jail term, a program from the Cook County Boot Camp in Illinois is finding ways to reach troubled youth and inmates through urban gardening.

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How Big A Backyard Do You Need To Live Off The Land?

How Big A Backyard Do You Need To Live Off The Land? | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
More and more people are turning away from grocery stores and utility companies in favor of their own back yard. The idea of becoming self-sufficient is an alluring one, but exactly how much land would you need?
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Ellen MacArthur Foundation unveils website revamp with Slipstream - The Drum

Ellen MacArthur Foundation unveils website revamp with Slipstream - The Drum | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
Ellen MacArthur Foundation unveils website revamp with SlipstreamThe DrumThe Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a charity which aims to build a positive future through the vision of a circular economy, has unveiled a website redesign with Slipstream.

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New Toilet Turns Human Waste Into Electricity and Fertilizer

New Toilet Turns Human Waste Into Electricity and Fertilizer | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have invented a new toilet system that will turn human waste into electricity and fertilizer


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Ten appropriate technologies for homes and gardens | News | Engineering for Change

Ten appropriate technologies for homes and gardens | News | Engineering for Change | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
Solar LED lamps are sometimes the only lights after hours in rural, off-grid communities, but they can also enhance homes in the middle class suburbs.
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Volkswagen Announces Plan for More Sustainable Manufacturing ...

Volkswagen Announces Plan for More Sustainable Manufacturing ... | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
Volkswagen has set a series of ambitious goals to become more environmentally responsible with a new investment program that will see a lineup of more efficient vehicles, new powertrains and technologies as well as ...
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Germany Tops Energy Efficiency Ranking and U.S. Scores Near Bottom - CleanTechies

Germany Tops Energy Efficiency Ranking and U.S. Scores Near Bottom - CleanTechies | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
Germany tops a new energy efficiency ranking of the world’s major economies, followed by Italy, China, France, and Japan, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The United States ranked 13th out of 16 nations, behind countries such as India, China, and Canada, although new carbon pollution standards proposed this June forRead More

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In Sweden, the world’s tallest wood skyscraper | SmartPlanet

In Sweden, the world’s tallest wood skyscraper | SmartPlanet | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
Is an eco-friendly, 34-storey wooden skyscraper soon to become a reality?

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The Circular change

We face a real transition in the economic system: from the actual ‘linear’ to a ‘circular’ system.  That brings some different needs for anhancing the change.

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Ellen MacArthur – Learning & The Circular Economy « Things I grab ...

Ellen MacArthur – Learning & The Circular Economy « Things I grab ... | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – Videos worth viewing Sailor and founder of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation presents this talk about population, depleting natural resources and the role of education in establishi… … See on ...

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News from the Blue Economy

News from the Blue Economy | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it

As the world evolves the content around the Blue Economy should grow without any limitations, knowing that we have the responsibility to navigate between fantasy and reality, over vision... 


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Chalmers: Product and Production Development

Chalmers: Product and Production Development | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
3-day int'l #industry workshop on making #manufacturing #sustainable in Gothenburg just finished http://t.co/VLRpgTcy...
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How Local Motors Works

Ever wonder how Local Motors worked? As an Automotive 3.0 company, Local Motors works very differently than any other car company in the world. et si on concevait nos voitures, nos téléphones.... 


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Crown Paints Offers Progress Report on its Journey to Sustainable ...

Crown Paints Offers Progress Report on its Journey to Sustainable ... | slow manufacturing | Scoop.it
News article relating to crown paint, trade paint, gloss paint & matt paint by Crown Paints.
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