The heat is on! Keep the glare out of your eyes—and protect those precious peepers of yours—with a pair of UV-deflecting shades. We've rounded up five of the most environmentally friendly sunglasses around, including two
The other week I was sitting in a medical waiting room reading, as you do, a copy of Reader Digest. There was an intriguing article about Jackie Heinricher, her Booshoot company, and the plan to bring large scale bamboo cultivation to North America. At
I'll let you in on a small not-so secret: I've loved bamboo since I was a little kid. Fascinated with it ever since National Geographic ran a long story on complete with illustrations of all the different types, and
Not able to hoof it to New York City's Cooper-Hewitt Museum for the Nature Conservancy's Design for a Living World"? Fret not, because we've brought the exhibit to you through the magic of the Internet.
Bamboo has been back and forth across our radar ever since TreeHugger was but a sprout, and we've seen the wonder-grass used for just about everything. And, while bamboo isn't always super-green, there's no denying its
You know when you find something and love it so much that you have to order one in every color? That's exactly how we feel about Natural Knotty's 100% bamboo pashminas. They are a new addition to Natural Knotty's collections, and they are super
Tired of giving away cheap plastic gifts at your booth or as a way to get people involved in the launch of a new school program? Why not consider adapting your own How to Go Green guide, but let someone else do most of the work.
If you ever get a hankering to merge your love of DIY projects, bamboo and bicycling, plus want to support a good cause in the process, then look no further than Bamboo Bike Studio's two day bike manufacturing course. The only
Okay, we checked the fine print and it seems legit. JetBlue is spearheading this green sweepstakes for the grand prize of a 3rd Generation Toyota Prius along with some other very cool eco prizes. Seems easy enough to click over to the website and make
TranquiliT may be better known for its downward-dog-friendly garb, but the erstwhile yoga-wear label is now rocking the frock, matrimonial style. Outfit the femmes of your bridal party—bride, bridesmaids, and flower girls—in 95 percent organic bamboo
I know, I know—$65 for a T-shirt? In these lean-as-sin, credit-strapped, hanging-on-by-the-edge-of-our-pink-slip times? Is this sartorially obsessed writer—and by extension, TreeHugger—off her rocker? But the fact that we're
Stephanie Bernstein's favorite slogan is "reduce your forkprint." Her company, To-Go Ware, provides consumers the tools to reduce the amount of single-use plastics and other disposable foodware products that are so prevalent and toxic in today's
You probably came across some of Ekobo's elegant and colourful kitchen accessories made from bamboo. If you like their work, which incorporates ethical production and eco-friendly materials, check out the MELLO stools. Glossy, minimalist and funky
We love when we find wardrobe staples like Tees for Change that we can live in on a daily basis. When we search for t-shirts, not only do they have to feel good (check!), but they have to look good (check!) and be good for the planet as well (check!).
Photo credit: Sublet
Sublet steps out for Spring/Summer with tulip sleeves, cascading pleats, dainty collars, and floppy ribbons. The New York City-based label, which uses organic cotton and bamboo for its made-in-the-U.S. threads, is all about
Flirty ruffles, crisp pleating, billowy puffed sleeves, and hemlines hiked up like the whoa dominate Loyale's Spring/Summer 2009 line, which was inspired by trippy-hippy expressionist and counterculture artist Wallace