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CHARCUTERIE BOARDS: An Eco-friendly Elegant Cutting Board Design

Cutting boards are part of our cooking life, thus, it need to be clean and safe at all times. Sometimes producing high-end products can cause harm to the environment. Good thing many of the designers nowadays are becoming aware of the environment and the growing cost of living and produce earth friendly and cost-effective products. The Charcuterie Boards by Geoffrey Lilge is an elegant cutting board manufactured by hand, made from solid FSC-certified maple and walnut, and finished with natural oil and beeswax, which are known to be organic and eco-friendly source of material. In addition, the Charcuterie Boards comes in different shapes, which surely will add color to your cooking.

charcuterie boards

charcuterie boards

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Crushed Bamboo Kitchen: Oh So Lovely And Oh So Eco-friendly

I have always wanted to redesign our kitchen. I keep window-shopping on those kitchen designs showcased in a mall every weekend. I always checked the design, the positioning of each part, and the materials to be used. Until I found this lovely design from Jesco Jan Gerischer and in an instant, it catches my attention. With the name itself, it surely is an eco-friendly one. Bamboo is a sustainable source of material, thus using this in your kitchen design will never harm the environment. In the addition, the kitchen design itself is so lovely. With all the large cabinets and drawers, you surely will have enough space in keeping your kitchenwares, utensils, and all in place.

Crushed Bamboo Kitchen

Crushed Bamboo Kitchen

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Get Stylish Lamps Without Harming Your Surroundings With The Spring Lamp

Stylish Lamps without harming the surroundings sounds too good to be true, as stylish designs normally contribute some amount to carbon emission. However, the Spring Lamp is a stylish lamp that at the same time is not harmful to the environment. From the inspirations to the materials used, the Spring Lamp is a certified eco-friendly product.

The Sprig lamp design is inspired by the fresh growth of plants. A single Sprig lamp makes a pendant light, while multiple Sprig lamps combined build a floor lamp or a chandelier. Sprig is made of recycled plastic, and the lighting source is a standard compact fluorescent lamp (CFL). The CFL is replaced by unscrewing a lamp arm end cap to access the bulb. For joining two Sprig lamps together, an accessory package provides one threaded sleeve and a clip-on electrical cord, plug, and screw-in outlet.

Spring Pendant Lamp

Spring Pendant Lamp

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Skystream 600: The First Fullly Smart Grid-enabled Wind Turbine

Wind turbines are generally designed huge. However, the Skystream 600 by Southwest Windpower is a different one. Hailed as the first fully smart grid-enabled wind turbine that will soon hit the market in April of 2011, the Skysream 600 features larger blades, better software, and an inverter that is improved and integrated. Despite being small, the Skystream has the ability to produce 7,400 kWh of energy annually in average, which will be a huge saving already on one’s electric usage. With the Skystream 600, people will not only save some amount of money, but also it promotes a surely zero emission community.

Skystream600

Skystream600

Source: Skystream via Jetson Green

Bio Bag: Fashionably Eco-friendly

Show you care and show your style when shopping with the Bio Bag. Plastic bags have been gaining attention for so long and it causes harm to the environment already. Show you care by refraining from the use of plastic bags when shopping. The Bio bag is a bag that will remind you of how the environment suffers from plastic bags through a message printed on it. Presumably the bag is produced with care to the environment in mind by using eco-friendly materials, earth friendly process, and is recyclable. Talking about the looks, the Bio Bag is undoubtedly a fashionable bag to carry for everyday use.

Bio Bag

Bio Bag

Source: Bio Bag

Showing Some Care To The Sea Creatures Through Boot Illustrations

Too bad these boots are all sold out already. Designed in 2008 for the Greenpeace summer campaign 2008, this one of a kind boots has illustrations that shows the concept of protecting our sea creatures particularly the tuna from overfishing, through sea-reserves set-up. The boots will not only show some care to the sea creatures but also will surely help us save the environment because these are produced responsibly by using natural materials and uses no toxic-chemicals that will harm the environment. In addition, the boots looks cool with the illustrations on. It shows some artwork and it looks cute. Maybe this will be a perfect tool on a rainy season for kids and adult alike.

Boot

Via: Zeptonn

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2010 Guys!

“Let me see if I’ve got this Santa business straight. You say he wears a beard, has no discernible source of income and flies to cities all over the world under cover of darkness? You sure this guy isn’t laundering illegal drug money?” — Tom Armstrong.

LOL. We at IGreenSpot want to say Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday to all of our readers.

Holiday Greetings

The Bottle Made Of Algae Allows You To Enjoy Your Soda In An Eco-friendly Way

Plastic is known to be one of the huge contributors to our landfills. Good thing that more and more designer, manufacturers, and more continue to look for ways on how to enjoy life without harming the environment. The Bottle is just a few of the examples. Designed by Francois Azambourg and Donald Ingber, the Bottle is an eco-friendly plastic soda bottle made from algae. The Bottle has a covering that has the ability to wrap itself around the liquid and hardens in the form of a tear-drop shaped vessel after it was soaked in a sodium chloride bath. This innovative product will surely minimize the problem with plastics in our landfills.

The Bottle

The Bottle

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Easy To Grow Mushroom Garden: An Easy To Use Tool For Green Living

Living the eco-friendly life seems so hard to do for other while a fun and exciting thing for others. The easy to grow mushroom garden will surely invite everyone to do his or her own share in saving the environment. Can be grown indoor, you don’t need to get exposed under the sun to have a healthy garden. In just ten days indoor, they can already have the mushroom ready for harvest. In addition, the soil that the mushroom garden uses is a 100% recycled coffee grounds, which is obviously safe and sustainable. Simply hang the mushroom garden, mist it twice daily using the included mister in the package and you can already have your crops ready in 10 days.

Easy to grow mushroom garden

Easy to grow mushroom garden

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Creative Borer: A Christmas Tree Made Of Paper And Takes A Few Seconds To Complete

As Christmas comes closer, more and more eco-friendly Christmas decors are coming out in the market and the Creative Borer takes it slot in the environment friendly category. Aside from the green color and made of paper, the Creative Borer is a Christmas tree that takes only a few second to install thus save a lot of your time. Other than green, Borer can be painted with the color of your choice. You can have it red, gold, white, silver and the like. Hung some Christmas balls and other Christmas decors and viola! You can already have a spirit of Christmas without destroying the environment. Save it after Christmas and recycle a number of times when next the Christmas season comes.

Creative Borer

Via: Trainspotter


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