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    Seven Easy Pieces for Fall: Women

    September 21, 12:42 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    A new wind is starting to blow and you can almost smell change crackle in the air, feel the crunch of leaves beneath your soles. We pulled together seven versatile, mix-and-match basics that will keep the chill at bay, while treading gently on the planet

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    ASEC: Throwing a Better Party

    September 21, 12:50 AM by Kristin Underwood in Culture

    While the Action Sports Retailers trade show oozed cool, the Action Sports Environmental Coalition was on a whole new level of cool. Founded by Frank Scurra, the ASEC organizes all action sports organizations and companies together around green projects.

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    Accessories, Accessories

    September 18, 12:59 PM by Bonnie Alter in Style

    It's London Fashion Week and we are here to report on the newest and latest eco-fashions. Once again this year, Estethica, the special exhibit of green fashion was a fascinating collection of the best on offer. You know what they say in fashion:

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    Fall Fashion 07: Charmoné

    September 17, 8:21 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Style

    Thematically divided into High Art and High Tea collections, these high-octane,

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    IPATH: A Lifestyle Brand with Skate DNA

    September 16, 11:21 AM by Kristin Underwood in Culture

    At the ASR Trade Show last weekend, I sat down with IPATH Public Relations guru Bill Byrne to talk about the greening of skate shoes and what is Green DNA. IPATH, which means "follow your path" was founded in principles of high performance and low

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    EcoTan Leather from GreenShoes

    September 11, 8:08 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    The other day we were, if you pardon the pun, ruminating on whether chromium tanned leather might be considered 'eco.' One company who thinks there is room for alternatives is Green Shoes, whom we've mentioned previously. But this year they've

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    Energy Harvesting Rolling Sneaker Recharges Your Routine

    August 30, 9:53 AM by Lloyd Alter in Renewable Energy

    Artists Christian Croft and Kate Hartman hacked a Heely rolling sneaker to "transform it into a platform for generating electricity from human motion." That's the hacking, now the art:

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    One Year Ago in TH: Michael Crichton, Water, Crocs

    August 25, 8:49 AM by Collin Dunn in About TreeHugger

    A year ago today in TreeHugger, we took note of the winner of a book prize created by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists; here's a hint...it wasn't to anyone telling them to stop looking for oil. Meanwhile, a new voice piped up in the

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    "Think" Trainer: Modular, Recyclable Shoe Concept

    July 26, 11:15 AM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Fashion

    Shoes are up there on the list of things that, when poorly designed, are becoming more and more disposable. We've seen some better examples, but many shoes out there still source from sweatshops, use toxic adhesives and cements and employ other

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    Dopie Sandals are...

    July 25, 8:37 AM by Bonnie Alter in Sustainable Fashion

    Not sure about these... They are environmentally correct--made of recycled EVA and foam rubber by Terra Plana, one of treehugger's favourite ecological shoe makers. Minimalist in design, they are a combination of those indian sandals that used to

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    This Month in I.D. Magazine: July/August 2007 Annual Design Review

    July 17, 2:06 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    This month's I.D. magazine takes a curated, contemplative look at the best design (consumer products, graphics, packaging, environments, furniture, equipment, concepts and interactive) from the past year, and showcases some really interesting and

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    Khulani Moccasins - the Soul of Africa

    June 28, 9:50 AM by Sami Grover in Sustainable Fashion

    Whether it’s fairtrade sneakers from Veja, or the ultra-funky, 99% recycled Worn Agains, we can’t help but get excited about ethical footwear. Now, on a visit to Terra Plana’s London store, we’ve come across another brand to enthuse about – the Khulani

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    Improving Timberland's Eco Footwear

    June 15, 9:23 AM by Kara DiCamillo in Style

    Warren mentioned back in April that Timberland won a Green Award from Backpacker Magazine and, since we're familiar with the company, we thought we'd take a closer look at their newest line of shoes. We were excited upon their arrival since we

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    The Veja Tauá: Fair Trade, Organic Sneaks

    May 17, 8:00 AM by Jacob Gordon in Sustainable Fashion

    Veja shoes are a pleasure to wear, exemplify responsible business, and more than a few of us at TreeHugger are proud to include them in our sidewalk-pounding arsenal. Based out of France, Vejas are made in Brazil of organic cotton, tree-tapped Amazonian

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    Keen Bags From Keen Shoes

    May 8, 9:00 AM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Sustainable Fashion

    The waste-not-want-not philosophy has found a recent adherent in Keen Footwear, a Bay Area-turned-Portland manufacturer of outdoor sandals and trail shoes distinguished by its line of rubber-toed "hybrid" sandals. To divert waste from the company's shoe

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    DIY: Pimp Your Shoes

    April 21, 11:20 AM by Kathreen Ricketson in Sustainable Product Design

    Fixing up those old but still good shoes instead of throwing them away is great way to green your wardrobe. Given that shoes have become almost a throw away commodity, with many people owning more shoes than they actually wear, its a good idea to try

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    Asics Fill the Box Design Competition

    April 13, 5:17 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Sustainable Product Design

    Change your footprint in a whole other way by taking part in Asics' search for the next hot shoe. Its Fill the Box design competition is seeking innovative footwear designs for future production. The prizes aren't shabby, either: Besides getting to

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    Nike Considered 2007: Take 'Em Outdoors

    January 25, 10:32 AM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Fashion

    Nike has unveiled two new designs for their 2007 Considered line of shoes (see our previous posts about them here and here, along with this post about the company's efforts to be more sustainable), which the company has integrated in to its All

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