21 Sep '11, 4pm

CTA Rail Car Transformed into Mobile Garden Wonderland : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

CTA Rail Car Transformed into Mobile Garden Wonderland : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

All photos: www.themobilegarden.org The Mobile Garden is an idea we've loved for a couple years now, starting with concept of a rail car transformed into a park in Chicago . Now, the organization has taken the fun indoors, turning the interior of a rail car into a green wonderland. The design is part of the Art on Track festival. All of the plants used are native, and they cover the seats, windows and floors. According to Inhabitat , the Mobile Garden Car ran for 5 hours around Chicago's downtown Loop. Passengers could enjoy having a bit of the outdoors inside while they passed through the urban landscape. This Is Colossal notes that, "UIC Art and Design graduate Joe Baldwin continues to pursue funding for his open-air public transit garden " -- something he's been doing for nearly two years now. You can donate to the effort at the Mobile Garden website. Meanwhile, this la...

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timeoutsingapore.com 22 Sep '11, 4pm

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webecoist.com 25 Sep '11, 5pm

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searchenginewatch.com 22 Sep '11, 12am

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Do Lectures 2011 - What Can You Uniquely Do? : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

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treehugger.com 23 Sep '11, 10am

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Si te apasiona la arquitectura, estos diseños ecológicos te van a gustar. Fotos:

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treehugger.com 24 Sep '11, 2pm

On the Caribbean Sea, Colombian firm Plan B Architects has produced a new kind of Passivhaus -- a bioclimatic building wit...

Save Adam's Garden: Updates & Contact Information via @TreeHugger #WarOnGardens

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treehugger.com 21 Sep '11, 3pm

Since we posted, several other sites have picked up Adam's story. There was a local news segment about Adam's garden , and...

World’s greenest car? We have a winner:

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grist.org 21 Sep '11, 8pm

Berkeley, Calif. news site Berkeleyside polled readers about what kind of car best embodies that famously granola town. Th...

Urban Garden Growing Organic Produce in Chicago's O'Hare Airport: If you have to travel in or out of Chicago's b...

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ecorazzi.com 22 Sep '11, 9pm

If you have to travel in or out of Chicago’s busy O’Hare International Airport, take a few minutes to enjoy some fresh org...

How Does Your New Car Get Better MPG Than Your Old One?

How Does Your New Car Get Better MPG Than Your ...

greencarreports.com 23 Sep '11, 9pm

Almost every day we hear of a shiny new car that gets a certain number of miles to the gallon, a number often greater than...