In the midst of the infamous Smokey Mountain garbage dump, the most notorious slum in the Philippines, the foundation has transformed lives by employing residents to produce and sell one-of-a-kind fashion items. Slum residents are hired to scour the Smokey Mountain garbage dump in Manila’s chaotic bayside Tondo district for aluminum cans with push tabs, [...]
This electric bicycle concept is out of this world! The INgSOC, by designers Edward Kim and Benny Cemoli, combines the aerodynamic shapes of triathlon designs, flexible handling of traditional bikes, and advanced hybrid power technology into one super-efficient commuting machine that (to say the least) looks, well… unearthly! The frame is constructed from carbon fiber [...]
Check out this company making ultra modern designs using natural fibers including bamboo: www.fritsch-durisotti.com I am kinda loving the electric bike/scoot hybrid…
Elora Hardy, daughter of John Hardy former international jewelry designer and founder of the Green School, shares her vision for a future in bamboo. I have spent some time touring the Green Village and to say it’s magical would be a gross understatement. See the video on YouTube here.
Clayhaus uses 50% post-consumer, recycled glass bottle content in their crackle palette line of glazes. In addition, as you might expect, all products are lead free and the company reclaims and reuses scrap waste clay that is created during production. via Jetsongreen.com.
Oh, the lovely soft sculptures of Australia-based artist Helle Jorgensen. What makes them ecofabulous? Well, she makes barnacles from reclaimed wool, and turns discarded plastic bags into beautifully crafted sea anemones. Hmm, I imagine that she finds the reclaimed wool at garage sales and thrift shops, but where does she get that plastic [...]
We always talk about our future and how various ‘green’ measures can be adopted to accentuate upon its level of sustainability. But what about the new breed of users who are going to be a part of this new level of naturalistic, emission free interaction with the environment? Yes, we are talking about [...]