Entermodal Pop-Up: Factory

Entermodal, a luxury leather goods producer known for their quality craftsmanship and commitment to sustainable practices is relocating their Portland-based factory to the streets of Soho tomorrow with their first-ever "Pop-Up: Factory" at Odin boutique. Designer and founder Larry Olmstead is moving his custom tool set, a century old stitching horse, a selection of never before released leather options and linings, along with his team, …

Switchgrass-Derived Bioplastics

Environmental tech company Metabolix recently announced that they have discovered a way to derive large amounts of bioplastic (plastics made from renewable biomass resources) by growing it in switchgrass, a common prairie grass. Their efforts are part of an increasing movement to manufacture alternatives to petroleum-based plastics by making biodegradable plastics out of renewable resources. The company uses the plant to create its own line …

Neuton CE 6.2 Battery-Powered Mower

Yet another smart alternative to help cut your carbon footprint, Neuton released a new battery-powered mower to keep your lawn fit and trim. A step up from the first version, the 6.2 edition is able to cut a 19" path saving you time and work. Most electric mowers keep you tethered to an outlet, creating a sub-optimal user experience. Neuton's battery powered version is cordless …