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  1. Patagonia

    Patagonia

    Patagonia grew out of a small company that made tools for climbers. Alpinism remains at the heart of a worldwide business that still makes clothes for climbing – as well as for skiing,...

    02.03.09

  2. TreePeople

    TreePeople

    TreePeople is a nonprofit organization that has been serving the Los Angeles area for over three decades. Simply put, our work is about helping nature heal our citie

    02.25.09

  3. Ten

    We talk about design and sustainability.

    03.02.09

  4. Team 7

    An Austrian furniture maker founded in 1959, and a pioneer of eco-furniture, and today, a market leader for eco-design furniture.

    03.06.09

  5. The Greywater Guerrilas

    The Greywater Guerrilas

    The Greywater Guerrillas are a collaborative group of educators, designers, builders, and artists who educate and empower people to build sustainable water culture and infrastructure. We teach...

    03.20.09

  6. T.W.A.K.

    In the heart of Mozambique you will find a forestry concession, where wood debris is being turned into recycled, uniquely beautiful pieces of furniture and home accessories, like stools, vases,...

    03.01.10

  7. miniwiz

    MINIWIZ specializes in renewable green power handheld digital devices.

    06.11.10

  8. Snow Peak

    Snow Peak

    Snow Peak was founded in 1958 when Yukio Yamai, an accomplished mountaineer, created his own line of gear out of dissatisfaction with available products. Inspired by the outdoor environments of...

    09.03.13

  9. Zaum

    Zaum

    Zaum is a small firm that specializes in organic handmade bags for men and women.  Every item is hand made in their studio using no animal products, and they offer the option of purchasing...

    09.12.13

  10. Wasara

    Wasara

    Warara is a Japanese brand making elegant, sustainable single use paper tableware. Wasara elevates the simple paper plate with these elegant, organic plates. Offering the best in Japanese design,...

    09.24.13

  11. Boskke

    Boskke

    Based in Wellington, New Zealand, Bosske derives its name from “bosky,” an old English word meaning “a small forest.” Taking this idea from concept to creation, Bosske creates evolved gardening...

    10.18.13

  12. KIZARA

    KIZARA

    Kizara is a Japanese organization that was formed to address a forestry management challenge in their country, where the increase in imported lumber resulted in unused wastewood in the Japanese...

    10.20.13

  13. A New Standard of Living
    Design 101

    A New Standard of Living

    Sustainability may be the buzzword du jour, but how can you tell if a product is as green as it’s cracked up to be?

    written by: Jennifer Roberts
    01.31.09

  14. The Thin Green Line
    Design 101

    The Thin Green Line

    For years, as the author of books on eco-home design and a founder of two environmental general stores, I’ve been advocating sustainable design to others.

    written by: Jennifer Roberts
    01.31.09

  15. 101 Being Green
    Design 101

    101 Being Green

    Even for sustainability's greatest proponents, going green isn't necessarily a walk in the park. Dwell explores what it takes to be truly environmental.

    written by: James Nestor
    02.25.10

  16. 101 Alternative Energy
    Design 101

    101 Alternative Energy

    From the Aquastar to zero-energy homes, we present an A-to-Z guide of green power tips and home energy savings.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    02.25.09

  17. Wattson and Holmes Make Monitoring Home Energy Use Elementary
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    Wattson and Holmes Make Monitoring Home Energy Use Elementary

    U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not only makes monitoring home electricity use a breeze, but even turns...

    written by: Bryan Gardiner
    09.24.08

  18. West Coast Green
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    West Coast Green

    If green design were easy, everyone would be doing it. And though it makes sense in theory, actual implementation is often easier said than done. How to make all design become sustainable design...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.29.08

  19. Get Paid to Green Your Home
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    Get Paid to Green Your Home

    Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs suggests that we only think about fancy needs like self-actualization once we've managed the basics such as food, water, shelter and safety. With a sluggish economy and...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    10.22.08

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