• Recycled Handbags

    September 8, 2009

    What follows is a rundown of some of the trends in recycled handbags — some of which you may be familiar with and some of which may surprise you.

  • Nike’s ‘Trashy’ Shoes Made from Recycled Scraps

    September 8, 2009

    For years Nike has manufactured shoes from virgin materials, resulting in heaps of discarded scraps that go to waste in a landfill or incinerator. That is until one designer transformed them into a wearable basketball shoe.

  • Riding Fry: Vegetable Oil-Powered Vehicles

    September 3, 2009

    Hybrid cars like the Prius are starting to become fairly ubiquitous, but I’ve always been interested in cars that are even more radical, like those that have been converted to run on vegetable oil.

  • Cotton: The (Organic) Fabric of Our Lives

    September 1, 2009

    The overuse of “organic” is leaving a skeptical aftertaste in the minds of consumers of clothing just as much as it is food, according to Frank Anguili, the founder of Natural High Lifestyle.

  • An Eco-Conscious Packing Peanut

    August 20, 2009

    If you start to feel guilty just thinking about packing up your belongings for a move because of all the waste it produces, then Rent-a-Green-Box just may have the solution for you. The Southern California-based company creates moving and packing supplies made completely from recycled landfill waste, and its Recocube packing peanut is just one of many offerings.