Posts Tagged ‘solutions’

I wonder if this idea will catch on?

Posted by  admin —May 5, 2009
Filed in Creative Stuff, Just observations, Sustainability

Here’s yet another short-term solution to landfill problems. Take the old advertising billboards (made from toxic PVC) and turn them into art. Helps beautiful spaces and keep nasty stuff out of landfill. Hopefully we’ll get smart and future billboards that get pulld down will be made from materials that could be taken away by landscape gardners and used as mulch mats … or something similar. But for now … I like this solution! Geoff

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Spreading Solutions with video and art

Posted by  admin —July 11, 2008
Filed in Creative Stuff, How Stuff Spreads & Changes, Sustainability

In a recent post I explored applications for the visual art of Chris Jordon in enabling change. Today (hat tip to Brendan McKeague) I discovered the Paul Lussier Company. Their mission is similar to Chris’ and my own in seeking solutions to the climate change challenge. One of his projects is the creation of an online film called Blessed Unrest. Watch this! BLESSED UNREST: THE FILM is created entirely on the film’s website. The site enables users to partake in collaborative editing in micro-communities devoted to certain themes set up by our directorial and editorial team. With the full resolution source tagging …

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Almost Waterless Washing Machine

Posted by  admin —June 19, 2008
Filed in Sustainability

Here’s a sustainability solution! (hat tip to Guy Kawasaki) With 3 young boys in our house, our clothes get grubby, dirty and covered in food all day, everyday! Here’s a revolutionary new system to wash clothes … a virtually waterless washing machine! With our place about to switch to water tanks … I want to rent one! Rent a washing machine? Yep! I think we need to move away from buying products that we can afford (features = inefficient and short lived) and lease or rent products that would be way too expensive to purchase (features = super efficient and …

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