Living green and living well is now easy to achieve with the various green products coming out in the market recently. Adding those green products available is the composter from Philly’s MIO. The composter uses a recyclable materials and the composter itself is a recyclable one according to MIO founders Isaac and Jaime Salm who happens to be brothers as well. Their product will soon be available for purchase in the market starting April 12, 2009. With another green creation available, I am sure that it is now be easier for us to live green and well for the benefit of the environment and for our benefit as well.
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Recycling our used porcelain tableware into another useful material is very rewarding. One great example of this great act is the porcelain lamp by designer Laura Pregger. Her porcelain lamp designs come in different form. Some are in the form of a pendant lamp, while others are in a chandelier like design. No matter how they are designed, this wonderful creation looks really great and amazing. The porcelain lamp is also an eco-friendly one, because it is made out of recycled porcelain. With this wonderful lamp from laura, you will not only going to have an elegant lamp for your home but you also have done something for the environment.
Loveable, fashionable and most of all eco-friendly, are the characteristics the valentine special package by Y-Town and swatch have. The concept of the said special package comes from a lover’s symbol, which are the heart and the butterfly. The package includes a new watch called the Butterfly Wings by swatch and packed with an eco-friendly packaging designed by Y-Town. One can reuse the Y-Town packaging as valentine’s gloves. Y-town’s eco-friendly packaging is called as the Flying Hearts Gloves. With this cute valentine special from Y-town and the renowned watch manufacturer Swatch, lover can now show their love for their partners and to the environment as well.
Saving water is good way of saving the environment, and one of the ways in saving water to keep our used water from washing our dishes or doing the laundry kept and used in watering the plants. Aside from the abovementioned saving water methods, catching and storing your rainwater is another effective way of saving water. One can successfully save the rainwater from their roof by using the water hog tanks and reuse stored water to water your plants. You can even use the rainwater in cleaning your house, flushing your toilets, washing the laundry or taking a bath. Food grade hogs are also available for use of storing your rainwater for emergency potable water. It is safe to drink the rainwater as long as your roof is free from toxic materials.
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Storage or media drive can now be considered as a necessity especially to those people whose occupation solely relies on their computers. Award winning designer Anne Dickhoff has created the simple drive for Stuart Karten Design. The simple drive offers a whooping one terabyte of digital storage in an eco-friendly package. It has a plastic clamshell casing for an easy disassemble and recycle process. It has vents that are built-in to the plastic shell that allows the heat to escape and the drive to perform more efficiently. In addition to that, the simple drive has
Designer Laes Behrendt has made another great eco-friendly architectural design of shipping containers called the Lotto Turm. Using the unused shipping containers stacked like block in the center of Stutthart, the so-called shipping container skyscraper is now a multifunctional tower. It has a sphere at the top wherein the city’s lotto numbers are announced. Made of 55 containers stacked up with each other, the Lotto Turm design includes a courtyard that is free of noise and spiral pathway is nicely circled around the building. It is also accentuated with balconies, terraces and stairs from top to people and people may enter and go up al the way to the sphere to have a good view of the city.
After enjoying your favorite wine, distilled in oak wine barrels, it is now time to enjoy the barrels itself by recycling it into an award-winning item called the folding barrel chair. This wonderfully designed and handmade folding barrel chair has the ability to provide total comfort to those who wanted to have a good and relaxing sitting experience either indoor our outdoor. By simply folding the chairs after using, it can now easily be transported or stored. Using the gently arching and armless folding barrel chair provides a striking looks either used inside the house in your garden for a fresher feeling.
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Designed intentionally for children with ages 3 to 6 years old, the Splat Child’s chair is a biodegradable one. Made from reclaimed cardboards, and a low impact lifecycle, the splat has the ability to hold art materials through its backrest and papers and toys can be stored under the seat. In this way, you can let your kids enjoy and practice the artistic side of them and doing something in saving the environment as well at their early age. In addition, the splat has seat in different colors like white, brown, red, blue, green, yellow and pink. It also has a unique kiddy design that looks attractive especially to your kids.
Washing delicates and small loads at a large machine or wasting some time, gas, and effort is definitely not a good idea. That is why more and more women are now purchasing a salad spinner just for this purpose. In order to make washing delicates and small loads an eco-friendly acts, RKS Team have created the portable and hand-powered laundry machine called the Laundry Pod. Aside from it being made from recycled materials, using the Laundry Pod will give you numerous benefits including the ability to re-use gray water in watering your plants, flushing your water closet and more. Since the Laundry Pod is portable, it can be used anywhere for small loads and delicates, thus saving you energy and trips to your favorite Laundromats.
Inspired by the Amazon rainforest with three crown creating a dense ceiling, designer Eero Koivisto had created the Amazonas table. This environment friendly table is made of 100 percent recyclable materials, paints used for the table is environment friendly and the steel used in the table is about 20 percent recyclable. With the eco-friendly materials used for the Amazonas table, there is no doubt why it had gained The Swan Nordic Ecolabel. What made the table even more eco-friendly is that, a part of the sales of every table goes to a project to save the rain forest, which is truly a good way of saving the environment.
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