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This festive season the internet is full of creative ideas for eco- conscious gifting. The one that stood out the most was re- gifting. To put it simply re-gifting is giving people gifts that you have received that you don’t want or need and that you know they would love! Thanx to the creative team at Brain Pickings and their Regifting API , re-gifting is fast becoming a socially acceptable and cool way of gift-giving and leaving it’s stigmas behind.
Moss graffiti is the eco-warrior’s answer to traditional chemical laced spray paint! Click the arrows to see Show Me How‘s illustrated, easy to use guide to making your own living, breathing work of art. Not only is Moss graffiti perfect for environmental messaging, it is also a fun form of guerrilla gardening.
In the USA activists have come up with this brilliant “decentralized, autonomous grassroots campaign” Label It Yourself that encourages citizens to take it upon themselves to label GMO foods at local shops!! For more details on how to “sticker bomb the local grocery store” and GMO labeling guidelines check out their website. (Found on: Treehugger).
CURRENT STATUS OF SOUTH AFRICA’S GM LABELING LAW (read on)
This is the only kind of warfare we should be waging! Watch how guerrilla gardeners use seed bombs to fight urban blight and transform empty lots into thriving, productive green spaces…
In this video Roly Poly of LA Guerrilla Gardening shows us how to make seed bombs. You can also read a detailed step-by-step Seedbombs recipe. Seed bombing involves tossing compressed clods of soil and seeds ( vegetables + flowers) to restore + beautify neglected public spaces.
As the cold mist rolls of the Atlantic, Cape Town’s guerilla gardeners come out to play, transforming every lamppost and fence on Tableview’s beach front into a mini floral kingdom.
Starting 1 August 2012, Berlin based filmmaker Sam Muirhead will ‘live’ Open Source for a year – that is without proprietary goods, “using and creating only Open Source solutions for every aspect of life, from cutting videos to chopping onions”!
In this ultimate DIY maker experiment, Sam will “be testing just how far the open source idea can go in real life” and giving us a glimpse of the future that Linus Torvalds (founder of Linux) imagined when he said ”The future is open-source everything,”