Seaval’s sustainable bamboo sunglasses

by EcoStreet March 14, 2013 Conservation

Seaval, the sustainable surfwear brand, have just launched these stylish all-new bamboo sunglasses. They are the ultimate in ethical fashion and come in two ergonomic designs. How the sunglasses are made The bamboo is sourced from sustainable forests and bamboo scrap that would otherwise go to waste. In the manufacturing process, lots of long thin […]

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How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity

by EcoStreet March 8, 2013 Conservation

This is a guest post by Tim Sissons of William Morfoot, land drainage experts in the UK, who discusses how sustainable farming techniques are better for the environment and can help increase food security levels. From land drainage to crop rotation. How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity. Food security levels Increasing pressure is being […]

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Book Giveaway: Dancing with the Vodka Terrorists

by EcoStreet March 7, 2013 Competitions

We’ve got 2 copies of Dancing with the Vodka Terrorists to give away to EcoStreet readers. Written by Rob Ferguson, Dancing with the Vodka Terrorists was originally published as The Devil and the Disappearing Sea and was recently re-released by Iguana Books. Rob Ferguson spent much of his thirty year career helping governmental and private […]

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Make Every Last Drop Count

by EcoStreet February 27, 2013 Climate Change

Did you know it takes 20,000 litres of water to manufacture 1kg of cotton? Now think about how many items of cotton clothing you have in your wardrobe… And the next time you sip on a cup of coffee, remember that’s used up about 130 litres of water before it ends up being savoured by […]

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WWF campaign to protect mountain gorillas

by EcoStreet February 20, 2013 Conservation

You may have seen the desperate plight of the mountain gorillas on the recent BBC documentary with David Attenborough called ‘Africa’. These majestic creatures only exist in two places on earth. Sadly, their habitat is disappearing because of deforestation for agriculture and livestock. They are being driven higher and higher up into the mountains. As they […]

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EcoStreet ♥ recycled Hub Cap Creatures

by EcoStreet February 8, 2013 EcoArt

I’ve always admired the dragon made of recycled hubcaps that adorns the wall above the entrance desk at the Westy, my local arts and music centre. To my delight, the last time I visited to see a show, Ptolemy Elrington, the creator of the hubcap dragon was exhibiting his recycled creations there. In my opinion, […]

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Be my Green Valentine

by EcoStreet February 1, 2013 EcoFashion

What says “I love you” more than a gift that loves our planet too!  This Valentine’s Day, instead of a paper card that will end up in the recycling bin (hopefully), why not carve your own in solid wood. This wooden postcard comes from a sustainable source and is blank for you to hand carve […]

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