Eco-centric

Nothing is off limits when it comes to greener alternatives
Implications - Recycling and composting is one thing; using poop or urine as a home garden fertilizer or alligator fat to fuel your car is completely another. As bizarre and eccentric as some new sustainable solutions may seem, they are becoming more prevalent in the world of eco. Now, green-minded consumers are beginning to recognize that committing to a green lifestyle means the embrace of eco alternatives they would have never before even considered.
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Mild Top 6 Examples: 20,944 Total Clicks Mar 11 - Oct 11
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Hairy Sun Shields - Studio Swine's Human Hair Glasses are Ideal for Eco-Friendly Fashionistas
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 4,304 Clicks Pub: Jun 28, 11
Hairy Sun Shields
Studio Swine's Human Hair Glasses are Ideal for Eco-Friendly Fashionistas
Royal College of Art alums Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves of Studio Swine have teamed up to create a collection of human hair glasses. The glasses are made entirely out of human hair and natural resin… [More]
Plant-Feeding Urinals - 'When Nature Calls' Lets You Grow Greenery With Your Urine
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 8,257 Clicks Pub: Jun 18, 11
Plant-Feeding Urinals
'When Nature Calls' Lets You Grow Greenery With Your Urine
'When Nature Calls' is a conceptual design for a men's urinal that lets you do your business and help plants grow at the same time. Designed by Eddie Gandelman, 'When Nature Calls' has four urinals ringed… [More]
Poop Burgers - Japanese Researcher Mitsyuki Ikeda Creates Artificial Meat From Human Feces
SCORE: 5.8
Warm 2,085 Clicks Pub: Jun 15, 11
Poop Burgers
Japanese Researcher Mitsyuki Ikeda Creates Artificial Meat From Human Feces
Japanese scientist Mitsyuki Ikeda thinks he has a solution to the environmental consequences posed by the livestock industry with his poop burgers. These artificial meat patties are made from actual human… [More]
Cow Dung Furniture - Karin Auran Frankenstein Creates a Biodegradable Collection
SCORE: 3.6
Warm 3,263 Clicks Pub: Mar 8, 11
Cow Dung Furniture
Karin Auran Frankenstein Creates a Biodegradable Collection
Although it might seem a little icky to have cow dung furniture in one's home, Swedish designer Karin Auran Frankenstein's creations are not only intriguing to look at, they are also super eco-friendly--enough… [More]
Contaminated Cribs - Architect Firm Dick van Gameren Converts a Sewage Plant into a Home
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Mild 2,556 Clicks Pub: Jul 26, 11
Contaminated Cribs
Architect Firm Dick van Gameren Converts a Sewage Plant into a Home
Bearing the shape, but hopefully not the smell of its former design, this post-modern apartment used to be a defunct sewage treatment planet before the architects at Dutch firm Dick van Gameren got ahold… [More]
Car-Fueling Reptiles - You Could Be Filling Your Vehicle with Alligator Fat Soon
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 479 Clicks Pub: Aug 20, 11
Car-Fueling Reptiles
You Could Be Filling Your Vehicle with Alligator Fat Soon
Although biodiesel fuel is a relatively new invention, it's allowed researchers to distill almost any plant or animal's excess lard into a powerful motor oil, including alligator fat. Engineers in Louisiana… [More]