Friday, May 30, 2008

Felt Wine Carrier

Simple, yet elegant, this recycled industrial felt "wine pocket" or wine carrier from SF based designer Josh Jakus is perfect for carrying wine or other bottled beverages winter or summer.

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Tu -Tu Flower Tubes

These really cool, and very mod flower tubes are made from our favorite material recycled PET plastic and recycled paper. Officially called Tu-Tu RTD (Ready to Display), they are both packaging and vase. Sure beats those silly single roses that street vendors sell.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Eco-Slumber Dog Beds

Gotta love these retro looking eco-friendly dog beds. Made from 100% Intelliloft fiber fill and covered in an eco-friendly fabric made from at least 85% Intelliloft fibers as well, this cozy pet bed is from Montana based West Paw Design. Available in S, M, L, and XL.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Synthetic Slate Roofing

Here's an eco-friendly roofing material that's stylish too. The only one of its kind, this synthetic slate is durable, heat and impact resistant, and is made from high quality recycled polymers. Available in six "slate" colors and three designs.

Friday, May 23, 2008

Rolling Cart Pencil Holder

Made from at least 25% post consumer plastic content, this rolling cart is a promotional office product. A great gift for the office crowd and believe it or not the wheels, which are made from recycled film cartridges, actually roll. The lid opens and closes so you can use it for storage or as a pen or pencil holder. Available in the colors shown. 3.50" wide and 5" tall and 2.75" deep.

Thursday, May 22, 2008


The feedbag, shown here in cinnamon and burnt brick, is neither a bag to carry feed or made from a feed bag, but it is environmentally friendly. Jute body and straps, zipper encased in PET (recycled plastic bottles--milk, water, soda), wool base. 9 3/4"W x 3 1/2" D x 11 1/2" H.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Organic Hemp Hammock

Those lazy days of summer will soon be upon us, which is why this hammock made from organically grown, undyed hemp is just what you need! Chemical free processed hemp. Fabric bed, wood bar, with metal rings. 82 inches long x 57.5 inches wide.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

PaperStone Countertops

Made from 100% post-consumer recycled paper, these PaperStone countertops are just stunning and they count toward LEED certification. Polished with a natural (and food safe) bee and/or carnuba wax finished, The 60 x 144 inch panels are sold in 3/4, 1, and 1.25 inch thicknesses and don't require any special equipment to machine them. Three different color series each with a variety of colors.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Pink Poppy Flower Pillow

Pillows are the handbags of the textile world, or so I've heard. In other words, you can never have too many, especially when they look like this mod pink poppy flower pillow hand knitted from alpaca wool in Peru. Fair trade. Approximate size: 15 in. diameter.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Twist Euro Sponge #10

The Euro sponge, in this pretty retro aqua color, is an eco-friendly biodegradable sponge that works like any other. Made from cellulose fiber sourced from renewable tree farms, Twist is a company that reuses 99.97% of its waste in production.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Random Spots Umbrella

This retro looking Random Spots Umbrella from the trendy UK company Radley is made from 100% recycled soda bottles and is recyclable itself. Available in 4 colors. Each spotted pattern is random and unique. Comes with matching case.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Faux Bois Concrete Table

Is creating "faux bois" or fake wood out of concrete environmentally friendly? I'm not sure. On the one hand no trees are being cut down, but on the other we're adding something that's not very biodegradable to the environment. Nonetheless, I liked the idea and this table from Texas based artist Donald Tucker is wonderful.

Via Faux Bois Concrete

Tuesday, May 13, 2008


This pigmented wood is made from forest waste. Water resistant, it's an ideal building material for the humid tropics. The organic dyes are infused into the wood and are resistant to fading. Special resins are injected into the wood to make it extremely strong and durable; however, no formaldehyde is used in the manufacturing process and it is non-toxic. Available in 6 colors and 3 finishes, wax, varnish, and oil.

Monday, May 12, 2008

Maisy Accessory Bag

This cute accessory bag from Aster & Sage is made from recycled plastic soda bottles and reclaimed fabric scraps. cotton lining and zippered closure. Dog leash style strap snaps on or off. Available in 6 funky colors--apples, graphite, maize, sapphire, scarlet, and terra cotta (shown here). Measures 5.5 inches x 6.5 inches.