Guest poster, Abby Ray, who used to spearhead media outreach for the Rainforest Alliance, an international nonprofit organization, wrote this amazing post months ago. I just found it amongst a series of draft articles. Time moves so quickly that Abby is now a master’s candidate in the Sustainability Management Program at Columbia University . Go […]
Pictures courtesy of Ellen Forsyth Re-purpose is the first word out of my mouth when it comes to the 3Rs. But, what about unloved books? Sure you can swap them, leave on a park bench for other to find or sell them. But creating furniture out them? Well, this concept tops my list. Delft […]
I looked at my own unused living room and dining room and think I can live with less space. A smaller footprint. How many of you use your dining room a couple times of year? How many use your living room at all? With less space comes challenges. What do you do when you need […]
I have to admit I am a total sucker for any product made with recycled materials especially the ones made out of products that I thought you could never recycle. Take Green Mountain Ski Furniture, for example, that turns old skis and snowboards into furniture. Adirondack chairs, coffee tables and coat racks. Get out of town, Anna. […]
[podcast]http://www.green-talk.com/podcasts/salmonleather.mp3[/podcast] Okay. Before you jump all over me about the use of salmon to make fabric, hear me out. This product created by ES Salmon Leather is made from discarded salmon skins. When I saw it for the first time, I was salmon struck. It was (and still is) absolutely beautiful. The idea was spawned […]
Whenever I see anything in twitter about gardening, it is an instant click. P. Allen Smith, gardener extraordinare of the P. Allen Garden Home tweeted about the above vertical wall grid offered by CB2.
I can clearly say that I am a airplane brat. My Dad loved to take us kids to the airport hanger where his airplane was kept. He loves planes. Personally, I loved the yellow one that had a bathroom in it so I never had to hold my you know what. (Little kids have small […]
Are you forever asking people to bring a casserole plus a chair or two? Or do you have the proverbial stack of metal or plastic chairs in your basement? Guilty on both accounts. FlexibleLove furniture, a honeycomb, accordion structure-type furniture, is not only eco-friendly, it will save your aching back from lugging those chairs up from the […]