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  • Alter Mundi: Parisian Eco Chic

    March 16, 8:51 AM by Bonnie Alter in Style

    Alter Mundi is a Parisian eco-boutique. What makes it different from ones in Montreal, London or Rome? It's the individual sense of style of each country that is reflected in the stores that make it so interesting to compare them. The Montreal and

  • CSAO: Senegalese Recycled Craft Shop

    February 22, 8:30 AM by Bonnie Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    Walking into this store in the Marais area of Paris is like entering another country altogether. Suddenly the air is alive with light and colour as the exotic objects, fabrics and furniture transport your spirits. This shop was started in 1995 by a

  • "So Ethic" at Salon Prêt à Porter Paris

    February 2, 11:34 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Style

    Don't you wish you could clone yourself sometimes? This week, TreeHugger Celine Ruben-Salama and I are covering NY Fashion week, filling you in on the millionth of a percent of eco and ethical fashion on the runways. If we were in Paris, we'd be at the

  • "5 Minutes of Respite for the Planet"

    January 31, 10:36 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    French environmental group L'Alliance pour la Planète is urging people all over the world to turn out their lights and other electrical gadgets for five minutes at 19:55 (GMT+1hr -- that's 13:55, or 1:55 PM Eastern time) tomorrow, February 1, to give the

  • Sofar/Sonear — Showing New Collection In Paris

    January 25, 11:30 AM by Leonora Oppenheim in Sustainable Product Design

    Since we first wrote about this ethical Italian design company, just over a year ago, they have gone from strength to strength. Having previously only been available to buy in Italy and UK, today Francesca Gasparotti, the founder of Sofar/Sonear,

  • Natura's New Make Up Line: Diversa

    January 8, 8:00 AM by Paula Alvarado in Style

    We’ve already told you about Natura, a Brazilian beauty products company whose products are developed with natural resources extracted in a sustainable way and via fair trade; that also uses recycled materials in its packages and recipients. Well, this

  • Visit The verÄ“ Chocolate Factory!

    December 12, 2:30 AM by Kyeann Sayer in Green Food

    Lucky New Yorkers! The verē chocolate factory will open to the public beginning Wednesday, December 13th through Friday, December 15th from 10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. Not only do you get to sneak a peak at one of the most magical processes known to humanity

  • The TH Interview: Rainer Wolter, Umbrella Inside Out Winner

    November 29, 2:01 AM by Kyeann Sayer in Culture

    Just about now, I.D.'s December 2006 New and Notable Issue, featuring our Umbrella Inside Out finalists and winners, is hitting newsstands. Grab a copy! We're proud as can be of all of all of them and happy that Rainer Wolter, our fashion winner, is

  • Trains Are Fun? Sexy, Even?

    November 13, 8:36 PM by Kyeann Sayer in Travel

    What's your favorite train tale? Or train-focused film? When researching an overnight journey from Paris to Rome I came across a convincing Night Train From Hell admonition. This especially got me: "There's a point in an adult's life when second


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