Tag: Bamboo - Page 11

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    BuyGreen: Women's Casual Shoes

    October 23, 8:31 PM by Collin Dunn in Green Home

    TreeHugger knows that unrestrained consumerism, no matter how green the product, is no way to achieve sustainability. Still, we all have to buy stuff, from time to time, so for when those times come around, we want you to know that there are lots of

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    A Greener Google Store

    October 23, 7:03 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    Google swag has become a whole lot greener because of a new eco-forward initiative that has the company stocking organic cotton hoodies, bamboo tees, hemp travel organizers, recycled denim pencils, and soy candles—even a baby blanket made from recycled

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    Envirosax Grows Its Sustainable Collection

    October 23, 6:29 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    Now that its hemp and linen designs are taking off, the Australia-based Envirosax is expanding its use of sustainable fabrics with a new collection of bamboo textile shopping totes.

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    Artek: Sustainability from Aalto to Dixon

    October 22, 3:58 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    Courtesy of the NY Times, we get an up close and personal look at Finnish furniture company Artek, who've taken old-school notions of sustainability like durability and timeless

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    Nulethics EcoVerse

    October 5, 5:08 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Now it's somewhat akin to 'the pot to be calling the kettle black' for me, of all people, to be pointing out spelling mistakes and typos (after all, my indiscretions in this regard are legendary), but the Nulethics' website prose is rife with

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    REI To Open New Prototype Green Store in Boulder

    October 4, 12:15 PM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Product Design

    The green team at the outdoor gear co-op, REI (Recreational Equipment Inc,) can't be getting much sleep of late. They seem to be rolling our some new eco-endeavour every month. In August it was their Eco-Sensitive product labelling. Last month we

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    Beklina Ethical Fashion Store: Fall '07

    September 25, 1:00 PM by Leonora Oppenheim in Style

    The online ethical fashion store Beklina has got in contact to tell us that not only are they stocking Stewart and Brown's Fall collection, but they also have two more exciting labels for us to enjoy. Beau Soleil is an fashion label by New York

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    TH Forums Highlights: Disposable Crap Avalanche, Bamboo Forests + More

    September 7, 3:01 PM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    1) Forums user tracylee is engaging in a heated discussion at work over the disposable crap -- pens, sticky notes, etc. -- that the company gives away at conferences. Rather than choosing between two

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    Satsuma Spins Bamboo for Your Newborn

    September 7, 2:53 PM by Sean Fisher in Culture

    If you want the best blend of comfort, health, and eco-friendliness for your newborn (and for some reason we think you do), you gotsta go with bamboo fiber. For this reason, Satsuma is starting their line with one and only one product: a 100% bamboo

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    YogaGurl Turns to Bamboo

    September 7, 2:02 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    Toronto-based YogaGurl dips a foot into sustainable yoga threads with its limited-edition 100 percent organic bamboo tee. Designed by the company's founder (and yoga teacher) Alexandra Leikermoser, the lightweight deep-V top, available in aqua for the

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    Shagadelic: Bamboo Area Shag Rug

    September 7, 1:19 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    We never thought you'd see these words on TreeHugger: check out this killer shag rug. Made by the Anji Mountain Bamboo Rug Co., the shagadelic rugs are 80% bamboo, 20% cotton. Despite the retro moniker, the rugs have a decidedly modern feel, and the

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    Shipping Containers Get Bamboo Floors

    September 6, 2:06 PM by Lloyd Alter in Green Architecture

    Lo-Tek and Adam Kalkin will be chasing these: Eco-containers with bamboo floors. We have noted previously the toxicity of conventional container floors, which are often made with tropical wood. French shipping company now has 37,000 TEUs (twenty-foot

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    Autumnal Bamboo - Doie Fall '07

    September 4, 7:00 AM by Leonora Oppenheim in Sustainable Fashion

    New York based designer Sara Kirsner continues to expand her gorgeous Doie fashion line with the launch of her Fall '07 collection. We love the simple, elegant Doie style which combines soft bamboo jersey fabric with oriental silk. This formula is

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    Outdoor Retailers Get the Eco Fitout Bug

    August 29, 8:40 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    The Piton (an outdoor punditry blog) had a story the other day where they proclaimed 'Someone Call TreeHugger." So figured we might as well oblige and reference the articles they'd found. The first is a tad thin of detail. But, as best we can

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    Propellor Design's Pendant Lighting: No Spinning Blades Necessary

    August 28, 2:36 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    Though they don't create anything that keeps itself aloft with a spinning blade, the work of Propellor Design does seem to float, effortlessly, through space. We're especially fond of their pendants (that's "Galiano" above), but the Vancouver, BC-based

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    Bamboo Crash Helmet from Roof

    August 23, 1:51 PM by Matthew Sparkes in Cars

    We've featured a few different bamboo bikes here on TreeHugger before, and even bamboo clothing, but this combines both. The Roof R06 Bamboo is a motorcycle helmet made from bamboo slivers, that passes all the European E22/05 safety requirements for

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    TreeHugger Picks: Surfs Up, Green Dudes!

    August 21, 5:54 PM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    Surfing and TreeHugging go hand in hand much of the time; the surfer's credo to not wreck the ocean and TreeHugger's endeavors to help folks keep the world clean are quite complementary, so it follows that surfing would be well-received at TH HQ. Here

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    Follow Me to Eurobike 2007...

    August 19, 2:32 AM by Christine Lepisto in Culture

    ...if you can keep up with my Storck Fascenario 0.8, that is! The stiffer and shinier successor to the world's lightest bicycle (Fascenario 0.7) is one of the many novelties that will be premiered at the Eurobike 2007 International Bike Convention,


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