30 Jun '14, 8pm

Is your shampoo carcinogenic? Not if you use @Aveda! Check this list for brands that contain banned chemicals:

You may have thought that the worst thing your shampoo could do to you is to sting your eyes, but it turns out that your shampoo could be deadly. The Center for Environmental Health based in Oakland, California, performed a study on shampoos and soaps and found that 98 included a possible carcinogen known as cocamide diethanolamine (cocamide DEA). Cocamide DEA is a chemically modified form of coconut oil that is used as a thickener or foaming agent in shampoo. However, the state of California has outlawed its use, because it may be carcinogenic to humans. The CEH is suing companies producing and distributing these products, including Prell, Paul Mitchell and Colgate Palmolive shampoos. Also included are products marketed to children, and even one which falsely claims to be organic (Organic by Africa’s Best .) Until things are resolved, it seems like getting shampoo in your...

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/illegal-cancer-causing-chemicals-fou...

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3XN Wins Design Competition for Grand University Building in Sweden

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inhabitat.com 30 Jun '14, 2pm

of an architectural competition to design a new University building in Sweden. The Mälardalen University (MDH) will soon f...

TECH PROJECT w #3DPrinting: Planters w Irrigation System: #Sustainable #Design #Innovation #Eco #Architecture #Green

TECH PROJECT w #3DPrinting: Planters w Irrigati...

inhabitat.com 28 Jun '14, 3pm

that can be set up in an amazing array of configurations. The modular system utilizes the connections between each planter...

#Luiis_3x ] Geometric Green Roofed Education Ce...

inhabitat.com 30 Jun '14, 1pm

While eco-friendly architecture is rapidly growing in popularity worldwide, sustainable design can almost always be found ...

Check out Richard Branson's awesome eco-camp in Kenya

Check out Richard Branson's awesome eco-camp in...

inhabitat.com 01 Jul '14, 5pm

By offering a small number of tents to a limited number of people, and emphasizing eco-friendly practices on a daily basis...

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Natural Swimming Pools Let You Beat the Heat, a...

inhabitat.com 26 Jun '14, 4pm

There are few experiences that are as refreshing as dipping into a cool swimming pool on a sweltering summer day. As clima...

7 Tips for a Red, White and GREEN Fourth of July!

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inhabitat.com 28 Jun '14, 12pm

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A green building in a green forest shade

A green building in a green forest shade

theecologist.org 28 Jun '14, 10am

There is a lot of greenwash when it comes to eco-builds but this genuinely is as green and ecologically built a building a...

This green cleaning guide is packed with tips for cleaning your home without toxic chemicals!

This green cleaning guide is packed with tips f...

inhabitat.com 24 Jun '14, 9pm

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How to Design a Passive House Off-Grid, and Without Foam

How to Design a Passive House Off-Grid, and Wit...

inhabitat.com 27 Jun '14, 6pm

When the opportunity arose to design and build a small guest house and office for my family, I jumped at the chance to des...

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inhabitat.com 23 Jun '14, 7pm

While the “Smart Highway” team irons out the kinks for the photo-luminescent roadways, Roosegaarde is pushing the boundari...

Solar-Powered Blue Forest Eco Classroom Harvests Drinking Water from its Green Roof

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inhabitat.com 26 Jun '14, 3pm

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This gorgeous green house in Belgium is complet...

inhabitat.com 26 Jun '14, 5pm

I agree, the architects should be certainly credited for a beautiful design and for their willingness to modify plans that...

Urban Eco-Village Planned for Canada's Capital #Ottawa

Urban Eco-Village Planned for Canada's Capital ...

inhabitat.com 24 Jun '14, 4pm

approach to holistic neighborhood design. The premise is that every new development can be 100 percent accessible by foot ...

The three stages of scaling up sustainable innovation

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greenbiz.com 25 Jun '14, 11am

Sustainable innovation is enthralling. From Nike's Flyknit Racer , which creates only two-thirds the waste of a typical ru...

#Luiis_3x ] TEPCO Having Trouble Constructing Fukushima Ice Wall to Contain Leaking Radiation... [ #Luispokel

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inhabitat.com 18 Jun '14, 12pm

Over three years have passed since the devastating Fukushima disaster , yet TEPCO, the plant’s operator, is still struggli...