Shopping is definitely one of the most fun and addictive thing to do which resulted into the vast growth of plastic shopping bags thrown in our landfills. Living green is hard for some, but if you were to think about it for the second time, it is indeed and easy thing to do if you just know how to do it. If you love shopping or is a certified shopaholic, you can continue to do what you love most and save the earth and the same time by using some eco-friendly shopping tool like the Eco-Bag. Designed by Arthur Kenzo Debaigue can be folded or filed up with others to save space when not in use and is made out of light wood and linen fiber.
Source: Arthur Kenzo Debaigue
Fashionable footwear needs not to kill hundreds and thousands of animals just to make stylish leather footwear. The Sion Sandal is a stylishly designed footwear by Helen Furber that boasts off its eco-friendly features like the use of recycled MCM Handbag materials like the recycled brown leather insole binging, recycled brown leather strap, recycled MCM logo stud, recycled brown leather inside zip cover, and a lot more. The Sion has the designed sexy enough for daily use and in different casual and classy occasions and gathering. This Eco-friendly yet luxurious flip-flop is a collaborative project of Helen Furber and Developed Designs to create luxury footwear out of old MCM handbags.
Source: Helen Furber
With the aim to help save the environment, we have heard a lot of eco-friendly products every now and then, green architecture, green clothing, green furniture design, green décor, and many more. However, how green they can really be? The Earthskin footwear is another green design by Ben Mazur as part of his ndergraduate degree. Aside from the simple yet fashionable design it has, the Earthskin footwear is a flip-flops made from 100% natural materials. The sole of this product is made from garden grass and will last as long as you want them. The other trick, these flip-flops will never be in our landfills because, the moment you feel like their useful life has ended, you can just simply have it planted outside or in your garden and in just a couple of months, you can also see some seeds inside them started to grow and consume the materials used for the flip-flops.
Living the eco-friendly way is not hard at all. Many have thought that it requires some suffering, for one will be limited to many things. This perception of green living is indeed a false one. One can be fashionable, trendy and live the normal fun life even if he or she opt to live the eco-friendly lifestyle. The Hand Painted canvass bag is just a great example of living green without compromising style and fashion. Each of the bag’s users is allowed to modify the bag according to their personality and preference. Since these are made of canvas, these bags can be easily reusable. Just wash the bag and you are again ready to go.
Eco-fashion has now starting the get the attention of many of the environment conscious fashionitas. Y-town is not one of those who have started to make eco-fashion a reality with their trendy dual color sunglasses. They have submitted their eco-product to IgreenSpot and surely this will get the attention of our readers.
As the first 180-degree rotatable sunglasses in the world, the 2-in-1 Sunglasses is a revolution of traditional sunglasses concept. Instead of buying or carrying two pairs of glasses, now you can have them in one frame and in one pocket.
It functions as two pairs for different occasions, thus efficiently reducing the waste in production and consumption. The original 2 lenses contain one reflective brown lens which provides clear eyesight for car driving, and one silver lens for outdoor activity via absorbing visible light. Lenses can be easily exchanged at home according to user demand.
One revolutionary feature is the 180-degree rotatable frame design. The Y-shaped support is flexible to flip up-side down so that the glasses can be worn in two degree.
The frame is made of high elasticity carbon composite. Light-weighted and flexible for different faces
When sending gifts to our love ones, bags and wrappers are generally discarded and will obviously add up to the mountains of landfills we already had. To help minimize the growth of landfills, many of us do the recycling. The Ecobag by Paulo Amendoeria is just one of the products that will help people save the environment. Made from ecological materials, the Ecobag also has the decent look that everyone would surely love to keep handy. In this way, people can get fashionably trendy without the fear of destroying the environment. The eco-bag is definitely the perfect gift bag for people who wants to help save the earth in their own simple way.
A razilian designer Duda Carvalho submitted an eye-catching and eco-friendly creation to IgreenSpot. Hailed as IVY, this seating solution is made of sustainable and recyclable materials Paineira, a silk-cotton tree that is abundant in Brazil.
We have many sources for sustainable energy and this include wind. With the existence of the Wind Powered Knitting Machines, fashionable knitted garments are now eco-friendly as well. Designed by Merel Karhof, an RCA graduate, the wind powered knitting machine is used by the Wind Kintting Factory manufacturing the eco-friendly and stylish scarves for ec0-friendly fashionable and trendy individual. Every now and then, the knitted materials are harvested and rounded off into an individually packaged scarves wherein each has a label indicating the date it was knitted and how much time was consumed when it was knitted. The knitting machine does the knitting from the outside going towards inside the building.
Living fashionably green got even easier each day with the numerous eco-friendly products designed by environmentally friendly designers. The Zero Waste Bag will definitely be a new addition on your must-have-list for green living. Made of #2 (High-density Polyethylene or HDPE) plastic, the Zero Waste Bag allows its users to write or draw on it, thus one can have their notes taken, or have their travel log in it. On the other hand, one can also opt to have it plain white. Another great eco-feature of the Zero Waste Bag is that, it is machine washable and best of all, it is recyclable by the time its useful life has ended.
Being eco-friendly nowadays can already be possible even if you choose to live the modern and fashionable life with the birth of Human Wear, an eco-friendly apparel for eco-friendly people of all ages.
From Human Wear:
Why our products are green:
Humanwear only works with vendors that employ fair labor standards and environmentally responsible practices
100% certified organic cotton*
made from cotton grown without the use of toxic pesticides and fertilizers that seep into the soil and groundwater
polyester manufactured from recycled bottles
the rayon used comes from plant cellulose, a sustainable source of raw materials
low-impact fabric dyes
dyes that do not contain heavy metals or toxic substances
inks free of PVC’s (polyvinyl chloride) which release harmful dioxins dangerous to our health and environment
eco-conscious gift packaging
gift wrap made from 100% de-inked recycled paper & printed w/soy-based inks; gift card made from 100% recycled bags
environmentally friendly labeling
100% recycled kraft paper hangtags, natural hemp twine, U.S. made safety pins
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