Commerce With A Conscience

Posted on July 21, 2010 Under Eco

Great idea and seems to be pretty well stocked, Commerce With A Conscience allows you to sort goods (mostly clothing and accessories) by ethical attribute. There are many ways that a product can be socially responsible. Along with more obvious…

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The Range Rover Evoque

Posted on July 8, 2010 Under Design

Wait for a glimpse of the new Evoque in the video.  The most interesting bit to me is where one of the guys said it will do 50MPG.  What do you think? It will be the smallest, lightest and most…

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Pledge for Plastiki

Posted on July 5, 2010 Under Life

Plastiki (the crazy boat carrying my friends crossing the Pacific Ocean) was constructed using 12,500 plastic bottles. The crew is not far from Sydney and they want to get 12,500 pledges to beat waste before they get there. Let's not…

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Akawelle Necklaces

Posted on June 30, 2010 Under Design

Akawelle translates into "also known as love" and is a jewelry line that uses spent bullet casings from the Liberian civil war. The necklaces and bracelets are made by 17 year old Lovetta Conto who fled Liberia with her father…

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Design Hara

Posted on April 4, 2010 Under Eco

Design Hara produces low power computers, reducing carbon dioxide emissions. They're also built with recyclable green materials. Very fascinating. More over at Yanko Design.

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Reknit It: Sustainable Clothing

Posted on January 4, 2010 Under Fashion

Absolutely fantastic. Every month this guy's mom takes your old knitted garment and turns it into something new. Sustainable clothing, it's called Reknit. For January she's turning your old sweaters into scarves. They're available in 2 styles and are $30…

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Quirky's Petal Drops

Posted on December 8, 2009 Under Eco

Last night (and early into the morning today) Quirky got crazy and developed a green product in 24 hours. What they came up with is called Petal Drops, a flower shaped funnel that fits on top of standard threaded water/soda…

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The Plastiki Expedition Toy

Posted on December 8, 2009 Under Design

My friend David is sailing from Los Angeles to Sydney on a boat he calls the Plastiki made entirely of recycled plastic bottles. What a nut case, right? I had agreed to go with him until I went on some…

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The Reverb Solar Powered iPod Dock

Posted on November 2, 2009 Under Gadgetry

Perhaps a competitor to the Geneva Sound System (I've got one in my house and I LOVE it), is the Reverb Solar Powered iPod Dock (it stands 3 feet tall, so that's some dock). It has built in solar panels…

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OeTZI3300 Shoes

Posted on October 18, 2009 Under Fashion

The OeTZI3300 shoe brand is inspired by a prehistoric man named "Oetzi" who has been carbon dated all the way back to 3300 B.C. His mummified body was unveiled from it's frozen state during "global warming" and he was wearing…

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