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Best Fathers Day Gifts for an Eco-Friendly Dad

7 Father’s Day Gifts for Sporty and Sustainable Dad

Sport themed gifts for dads who love sports just makes sense. In addition to tickets to a favorite game or sports team, there are a few ideas that your dad will love! From recycled seats from their favorite stadium turned into cufflinks to reclaimed wood bottle openers and pens to eco golf balls, you’re sure […]

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Best Fathers Day Gifts for an Eco-Friendly Dad

5 Father’s Day Gifts for the Outdoorsy Dad

Who doesn’t love the outdoors? Nature at its finest can be enjoyed with hiking, mountain biking, camping and so many other activities. If your dad loves to head outside for fresh air, then you might want to consider these 5 gifts dedicated to the outdoor enthusiast this Father’s Day. Ultimate Eco-Friendly Gift Guide for Dads […]

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6 Best Father’s Day Gifts for an Eco-Friendly Dad

With Father’s Day just around the corner (June 17th!), we decided to compile a few lists for you to get some eco-friendly inspiration. Here’s a brief overview of some of the top gifts for Earth friendly dads. From recycled glass to sustainable wood harvesting to solar gadgets to funky recycled sculptures, there are many different ideas to […]

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“Every handbag saves an average of 120 chip bags from going to landfills” – New Partnership between Frito-Lay and Ecoist

Unused and obsolete Frito-Lay packaging has been transformed into a stylish, limited collection of handbags and other accessories. Ecoist creates graphically appealing handbags and plants a tree for every bag sold. By partnering with Frito-Lay, Ecoist saves an average of 120 chip bags from going to landfills for every handbag created by hand through Peru […]

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Steel Coffins Are Becoming Unique Couches in California

Join Jesse James of “West Coast Choppers” and Kat Von D of “LA Ink” and get your own custom couch made from a recycled 18-gauge steel coffin by CoffinCouches.com. These are coffins not used due to slight cosmetic imperfections. Constructed with heavy duty vinyl or leather, these one-of-a-kind coffin couches can be customized with embroidery […]

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A US – Brazilian Design Studio Has Created Fashionable Handbags Out of Recycled Aluminum Pop-Tops

Watch and learn how the humble aluminum pull tab is transformed into the must have accessory for fall. Each handmade piece is signed by the artisan who made it. Check out the entire recycled pull tab handbag collection at Ecoist.com.    If video doesn't load watch it on YouTube.

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56 Tons of Inner Tubes Have Been Recycled Thanks to Passchal’s Luxury Handbags

With their commitment to recycling, Ken Kobrick and Angela Greene wanted to enter the "green" accessory market so Passchal's founders took on the challenge of using discarded tractor tire inner tubes and converting them into high-end, luxury accessories. Approximately 56 tons of inner tubes have been recycled. It all started after Angela bought a backpack […]

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Peter Rabbit… Naturally Better Launches with Peter Rabbit Peekaboo Board Book

Easter is fast approaching and what better gift to give you're eco friendly kid than the Peter Rabbit Peek-a-Boo board book? Earth friendly and so adorable, this Peter Rabbit book is made from 100% recycled board and printed with vegetable inks. Peter Rabbit products have just gotten better with the release of their Peter Rabbit… Naturally […]

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Recycling Materials into One of a Kind Dinosaur Mosaics

Jodie Atherton has an artistic ceramics studio in Laramie, WY where she creates mixed media sculptures incorporating recycled materials into hand crafted ceramic figures and mosaics. This is Jodie’s “Dinosaur Mosaic” line. The mosaics are created on top of a plaster jacket that was used to transport dinosaur bones and other fragile fossils home from a field site to […]

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Earth Friendly Twisted Limb Paperworks Produces their Handcrafted Paper Products and Follows Sustainable Business Practices in the Process

Sustainability is at the heart of each business decision in Portland, Oregon where Twisted Limb Paperworks makes their handmade paper goods out of 100% recycled junk mail, office paper, grocery bags, and grass cuttings. All of the office paper, letterhead and business envelopes used in their daily business practices are made from 100% recycled post […]

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