When will they all be Zero Energy Buildings?

In our quest to make our lives less impactful on the environment, we insulate our homes, plant low water gardens, recycle, compost, re-use, and fix whatever we can. While it can seem ultimately futile with the larger issues out there. But what if we could cut 40% of the country’s energy consumption? That would be […]

Apparently We CAN run the whole world on solar power.

Can all of the US (and World!) run on solar power? Elon Musk says yes,and the science seems good. Apparently, it won’t even take that much surface area to do it. What this would mean for the US in particular would be energy would be locally produced, no drilling, burning, emissions, by products of creating […]

Sustainable Holidays – Do a bit of greening

Naked Binder would like to offer some green, sustainable holiday tips from various places around the internet. This from Vanderbilt University: Tips for reducing your environmental impact during the holiday season Sustainability is achieved when the needs of the present population are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. […]

Are Plastics Toxic? One take on Plastic information.

Plastics have become an everyday part of our lives, but are there issues we need to consider? What are the issues inherent in the type of plastic should that, say, you have it on the shelf as a vinyl binder or as a cup you drink out of.  As we become more aware of  of […]

Making Lamps from Mushrooms

Via Designer Pages: Edvard has also developed a lamp made from MYX that produces food for the consumer before it ends up as a functional light object. MYX is made from leftover hemp fibres from the textile industry and mushroom-mycelium (the vegetative part of a fungus, consisting of a mass of branching, thread-like hyphae), which […]

Plastics are taking over our Oceans

“Plastics” – from that word of advice in the movie ‘The Graduate’ to a reality where almost all products are wrapped in plastic throwaway packages or made with plastics, the question of what happens to all of that plastic needs to be addressed. Naked Binder has asked the question as to where vinyl goes, and […]

Getting ready for School? Is it too soon?

Getting ready for going back to school takes a little more time if you are trying to do it with green school supplies. While you don’t need to panic at this point, it may be wise to start looking at where you can get your green eco friendly school supplies. A few hints. School Binders. […]

Eco friendly, Recycled and Recyclable Pocket Folders for You.

Vinyl and plastic pocket folders may be slightly cheaper than eco friendly, recycled folders, but lets look at the big picture. Eco Friendly Pocket Folders are Beautiful Natural, elemental and well designed for long life, our pocket folders have the best of what you want in a pocket folder. Whether you are using them for […]