The Candy Bandit’s animal wrist cuffs
are just as irresistible as Naturally Craft’s felt and fleece penguin, otter and raccoon hats
Recycled Sari wraps are the main attraction in these colorfully woven sari ribbon scarves and mittens
Reclaimed truck and bike tire inner tube bags, purses and belts
by English Retreads are as slick as they are durable.
Bingo chip-adorned bobby pins
by Tefi have just the right dose of retro charm and eco-prowess.
Smarmy Clothes sells upcycled patchwork arm warmers
and XMittens’ line of fingerless gloves, scarves and jackets
are crafted with recycled fleece.
Vintage vinyl wallets
by Whodini dazzle with modern-day sensibility.
Unique iPhone/BlackBerry cases
made out of repurposed vintage ties put manufactured plastic versions to shame.
Ties That Matter is a zero-waste company that uses donated recycled neckties to create handbags, tote bags, diaper bags and reusable grocery bags
. The company then donates a portion of its profits to organizations that aid the homeless.
Sustainable bamboo and tea wood sunglasses
by Waiting For The Sun look effortlessly cool.
Green Thing’s SAVED recycling project breathes new life into old T-shirts
by hand-stitching the word “saved” onto them.
Icebreaker’s wool garments
come with their own “baa-code” so you can track down the flock of sheep that they came from.
by God’swear are made from upcycled men’s suits, though it’s likely that the ladies will love ‘em more.
Milk Apparel makes renewable and biodegradable fashion
using recycled milk protein.
Racy leather jackets
by Platinum Dirt are made with the reclaimed interiors of old Cadillacs, Lincolns and other assorted scrapped cars.
Recycled fish leather is featured in this collection of pocketbooks
by Sang A.
are made from repurposed WWII-era camp packs.
Each bag in Mauro Bianucci’s zero-waste pocketbook collection
is made from a single rectangular piece of fabric.
Engage Green’s recycled PETE plastic umbrella
has a biodegradable wooden handle that breaks down just three to four weeks after being covered in soil.
Coffee Couture Bags
turns recycled burlap coffee sacks into wearable art.
Recycled leather scraps and factory leftovers from the production of other bags are used to make Sway pocketbooks
Ecological soft tweed winter boots
by Po-Zu are made with 100% unbleached/undyed wool and renewable cork.
Poketo has added upcycled leather totes, backpacks and purses
to its line of recycled suit jacket totes
and street banner carryalls
This sweater repair kit
features fanciful embellishments that can extend the life of your old woolies!
Floaty, ethereal necklaces
made by Paola Volpi somehow elevate upcycled car oil filters, washers and cables into things of impossible beauty.
Industrial cardboard tubes are glammed up as durable bracelets and earrings
layered with recycled vintage images by Butternutsquash.
Hifi Jewelry incorporates 100% recycled vinyl record shards into its collection of rockin’ necklaces
Golden Claw jewelry
by Lux Coronette is made from recycled bullet casings.
Iris van Daalen makes bracelets, headpieces and epaulets
with recycled barbershop hair.
Jump on the mustache trend with these hirsute necklaces made out of recycled leather
and decommissioned skateboard decks
crowns each of its handmade glass bead necklace pendants
with a real acorn cap.
Anna Johansson’s “Anna Built” earrings
are crafted from recycled metal packaging and tins.
made of recycled magazine and envelope paper, clay and thread by Hippie Kingdom.
Wear Your Music offers music fans a piece of rock-and-roll history with its superstar-donated recycled guitar string jewelry
Designer Tonya O’Hara transforms plastic bottles into jewelry that mimics microscopic organisms and cells
United by Blue removes 1 pound of ocean waste for each sustainable fashion piece and accessory it sells
, plus the tags are printed on recycled elephant dung paper.