Rickshaw Moleskine Covers

Posted on April 22, 2009 Under Eco

San Francisco’s Rickshaw Bagworks (whose zero waste messenger bag was previously featured) is now creating customizable folios for Moleskine journals. The $50 folios include space for four pens and business cards and have a protected pocket perfect for receipts or…

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New Soap, Old Bottle

Posted on April 20, 2009 Under Eco

The minds behind New Soap, Old Bottle are marketing multifuncionality in the form of new liquid soap sold in reused plastic and glass bottles. After being sanitized, the former Coke and Heineken bottles are filled with home or car cleaner,…

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Ross Lovegrove's Bamboo Bike

Posted on April 16, 2009 Under Eco

Ross Lovegrove never ceases to amaze us with his serious industrial design talent. We assume that it's his knack for combining that which is visually stunning with an absurd amount of practicality that drew the folks at Biomega into his…

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Walk Score

Posted on April 8, 2009 Under Eco

Walk Score assesses the "walkability" of a prospective area by locating nearby stores, restaurants, schools, parks, etc. The application measures the ease with which you could navigate a neighborhood on foot, not necessarily the safety of doing so. Walk Score…

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Virgance Equinox Event

Posted on April 7, 2009 Under Eco

Today's Equinox Event at San Francisco's 111 Minna will be the most recent SF Beta event and program from Virgance, the for-profit activism campaign management company whose primary tool for encouraging change is online networking. They're the brains behind 1…

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Keen Harvest Bag

Posted on April 1, 2009 Under Eco

Keen, a company that started with the question, "can a sandal protect the toes?", has gone on to expanding their product line well beyond just active sandals. Admittedly, I have not checked out their site since I was shopping for…

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Mercedes F-Cell Roadster

Posted on March 31, 2009 Under Eco

Who ever thought something rolling on 30-inch bicycle wheels could look so good? Mercedes Benz has unveiled its F-Cell Roadster (the F stands for fuel, and yes, it's a hybrid), an unconventionally attractive ride incorporating every era of the seasoned…

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Posted on March 26, 2009 Under Eco

Atlanta-based designer Brooke Serson Cernonok has come up with a creative way to "upcycle" your old cashmere sweaters: she turns them into one-of-a-kind plush bears, bunnies and elephants. You can donate your sweaters to Teddylux and leave it at that,…

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Italdesign x Namir hybrid

Posted on March 5, 2009 Under Eco

The image of hybrid cars as boxy, efficient little travel pods is getting a makeover. At the Geneva Motor Show, Italdesign unveiled the Namir prototype, a 370-horsepower space rocket that can travel over 1,200 miles on a single charge. Namir…

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Inhabitat x Free Greener Gadget Conference Tickets

Posted on February 9, 2009 Under Eco

As we reported to you in December, the Greener Gadgets 2009 Conference is a must for anyone interested in ecologically-friendly design. If the only green you're lacking is in your wallet, Inhabitat is footing the bill for one lucky winner…

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