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Ecophones: Eco-friendly Tool For Your Music Indulgence

You love music? Love you listen to your favorite songs even on the go or in the public with your headphones on? You can do it in an eco-friendly way with the Ecophones by Joseph Carney. This eco-friendly headphone uses different eco-friendly materials for your sustainable music indulgence. Thus, you can enjoy music while caring the environment. the EcoPhones uses materials that has minimal impact to the environment like the recycled rubber, ecohides leather that is 100% sustainable using sustainably grown Mimosa trees. Another sustainable material that the EcoPhones use is Bamboo, which is known of its sustainability as it grows fast and enhances the environment with its roots.

Ecophones

Ecophones

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Knuckles Made From Recycled Porcelain Ware

After our precious porcelain wares are broken, we immediately loss our interest from it and tend to discard and thus, another addition to our landfills. The Knuckles by The Broken Plate will surely show you that even broken pieces can have a new life if you just have the idea how to and have the desire of preserving your beloved broken pieces or simply wants to minimize landfills and eventually help save the environment. The Knuckles are sized similar to the standard brass knuckles. However, the eye-catching knuckles made from recycled China porcelain ware is not intended for actual fight use as it may break.

Porcelain Knuckles

Porcelain Knuckles

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Veja Mediterranee: Your Sustainable Sneaker And Boat Shoe In One

Give your feet a sustainable yet stylish baby with the Veja Mediterranee, a crossover between a sneaker and a boat shoe. Available on May 2011, the Veja Mediterranee uses and organic cotton for its canvass and a wild vulcanized Amazonian rubber for its sole. What made its materials organic?

Cotton – the cotton used for the canvass is free from pesticides or fertilizers.

Rubber – the rubber used for the sole on the other hand are from rubber trees grown in Arizonian wild rainforest.
This sustainable and stylish shoe design comes in four different colors of navy, carmin red, grey, and royal blue.

Veja Mediterranee

Veja Mediterranee

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Chop Flops: A Stylish And Sustainable Thong Sandals

Everybody wants to be fashionable and trendy but only a few are into it with care to the environment in mind. Chop Flops will help you become fashionably trendy while keeping the environment safe. Chop Flops is a stylish sandals made of recycled materials including chopsticks, dental floss, corkboard, and old backpack. Through this product, the supposed to be discarded mentioned items are given new life and are prevented from adding to our landfills. The Chop Flops is a 2nd place editor’s choice award winner for the 2010 Inhabitat Spring Greening Competition and is designed by Joe Loco. Aside from being eco-friendly, the Chop Flops is stylish enough for daily use.

Chop Flops

Chop Flops

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RLX: A Signature Solar Backpack

We all love signature items or shall we call it designer items like designer bags. Now that Ralp Lauren is already into eco-friendly bags, Ralph Lauren fans and lovers can now live the eco-friendly life without compromising their love for designer bags. The RLX from Ralph Lauren is a stylish backpack that comes with solar panels giving it the ability to charge your electronic mobile gadgets like mobile phones, iPhone, iPad, MP3 players, and the like. Designed in Italy, the RLX is made of water resistant material and comes will a solar-powered LED panel. Its thick and adjustable shoulder straps provide comfort and the handle on one side allows the users to use it as a bag.

RLX

RLX

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Pencil Shavings Necklace: Fashionably Trendy While Being Eco-friendly

When shaving our pencils, we normally do it right on top of our garbage bin or we use sharpeners with shaving container and discard the shavings to our bins every once in a while. If all of us in this world are doing this, our landfills will surely be filled with trash like pencil shavings. We can easily minimize the growth of landfills and give our pencil shavings a new life by patronizing eco-friendly products like the Pencil Shavings Necklace, which is obviously a product, made of supposedly discarded pencil shavings. It looks so cute and fashionable. I just hope it will not be itchy on the skin.

Pencil Shavings Necklace

Source: Victoria Mason via Design Milk

Porta-lap: Giving You The Idea Of Recycling Things

Have you ever thought of recycling your empty soda or water container? If you think that recycling your soda or water bottle would require complicated skills and materials, well, you have a misinterpretation of the concept. The porta-lap will prove you that recycling is easy and is very helpful not only to the environment but for your wallet as well. All you have to do is to keep those internal plastic of your bottle cap and glue them on to your pattern and you already have the stylish, yet eco-friendy Porta Lap. It can be your file holder or your unique laptop bag.

Porta Lap

Source: Diana Morales

Vegan Bags, Where Fashion And Green Living Meet

Trendy fashion in an eco-friendly way is definitely ideal to those who failed to choose living the eco-friendly life due to wrong speculations that green living means living the country or classical way of life. GUNAS, a known brand for bags has introduce to the market their chic, hip, and fashionable yet eco-friendly Vegan Bags. This only means, that these eco-friendly bags contains no animal skin or are leather-free. Each of the Vegan Bags has unique, modern and fashionable design, thus speculations about classic living when living the eco-friendly life will be gone definitely. Since vegan bags are leather-free, they are made from greenguard and LEED-certified manmade fabrics.

Vegan Bag

Vegan Bag

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Collina Strada Bike Bag: Handmade Items Are Always Eco-friendly

Handmade items are definitely considered as eco-friendly products. These items are completed producing zero carbon emission, thus preserving the environments clean and safe air. The Collina Strada Bike Bag is a handmade bag that is trendy and fashionable enough to complete your eco-friendly mode of transportation, biking. This handmade bag can be attached to your bike handle and continue to drive you bike comfortably and safely to and from your office. When you are already at your destination, detach the bag from the bike and put it on as your normal fashionable shoulder bag. The bag is available for purchase at Free People and soon in NYC at the AdelineAdeline bike shop. -via

Collina Bike Bag

Collina Bike Bag

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Used Bras Into Soundproof Insulation: An Eco-friendly Idea

When bras are used, no one wants to have it recycled. A long came Inimissimi who benefited bunch of used bras and used it in their creation that produces a soundproof building insulation. Instead of discarding off their bras to the landfills, women across Italy are encouraged to drop off their bras to Intimissimi’s outlet stores all over Italy. In addition, women are also offered a €3 or $4 rebate on their purchase for a new one. In this way, landfills will already be minimized and carbon footprints and energy used in producing insulating materials will also be lowered drastically, which is obviously of big help in saving the environment and keeping it a safe and better place to live.

Bra Recycling

Bra Recycling

Source: Intimissimi via Ecouterre


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