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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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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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Join the #BagBrigade to make Black Friday Greener…

by EcoStreet November 25, 2011 Activism

I just joined the #BagBrigade at The Green Life Online and pledged to use reusable bags instead of plastic bags. Tomorrow, millions of Americans will take to the shops and just think of all the plastic bags that don’t have to be used. Plastic bags have never been so un-fashionable.  And for good reason!  There […]

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Wind-powered knitting machine

by EcoStreet September 6, 2010 EcoDIY

With the power of the wind, a knitting machine knits from the outside towards the inside of a building. The knitted material is harvested from time to time and rounded-off in individually packaged scarves. Each scarf has its own label which tells you in how much time it has been knitted and on which date. […]

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The unpredictable geography of mending

by EcoStreet June 16, 2010 EcoArt

Most think of mending as drudgery.  Some think of it as another way to be creative, while extending the life of a pair of jeans and saving money, and **being green**. The Unpredictable Geography of Mending [dainty time]

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EcoGiveaway: Rapanui spotty bamboo socks

by EcoStreet June 8, 2010 Competitions

Rapanui eco clothing from the Isle of Wight, UK is green right from the top of its head to the tip of its toes. What makes it green? The majority of our range comes from India, and we use quite a famous factory there which is powered by Vestas wind turbines via a wholesale power […]

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Giveaway: turquoise vegetable ivory earrings from Muichic

by EcoStreet May 24, 2010 Competitions

Andres Arango sent me a pretty pair of turquoise vegetable ivory earrings from his Muichic collection to give away to a reader. Andres is an architect & designer from Colombia living in Burlington, Vermont. His Muichic jewellery collection is made from the Tagua nut (aka.vegetable ivory): a botanical alternative to ivory; a seed that comes […]

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