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TOP 10: 12 Clever Re-use Ideas for Old Tables and Windows

Repurposed Doors and Tables as wall decor/tendir.com via Zillow

12 Clever Re-use Ideas for Old Tables and Windows–Anna Marie Erwert–sfgate.com–7/1/13–Photo: tendir.com via Zillow

Top 10: Recycled Papers and Other Gift Wrapping Ideas

Photo of Green Gift Wrapping Box

Recycled Papers and Other Gift Wrapping Ideas: thedailygreen.com–12/17/11

Sally Dominguez On Her Award-Winning Rainwater Harvesting Tank

Sally Dominguez is an architect, a designer, and an inventor of products she thinks will help make the world more eco-friendly. Now living in Northern California, she started out designing urban housing in Australia, then launched a line of children’s furniture including the multi-award- winning NEST Highchair.

When she couldn’t find a rainwater tank to fit under her patio during a drought, she came up with the Rainwater HOG, a slim and portable container that holds 51 gallons. It can be used for irrigation, emergency drinking water, and greywater recycling. Her newest invention is the HOGzilla that she’s working on with her husband, Simon. It will hold 450 gallons.

As well as writing on sustainability and cars, she is a judge on “The New Inventors,” an Australian television show.

I was fascinated by this new HOG tank and in Sally’s tenacity to create one. I wanted to know more so I asked Sally:

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