Now Available: 6-Pack Rings Touted as Eco-Friendly & Safer for Wildlife

August 28, 2018 by  
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5 Sustainable Swaps for a Green School Year

August 28, 2018 by  
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Countertops Give Glass a Second Life

October 16, 2013 by  
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Recycled glass countertops have become an attractive and eco-friendly alternative to materials like laminates, butcher block and granite counters.

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Classy Yield Cup Set Offers an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Plastic While on the Go

October 1, 2013 by  
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The Yield Cup Set offers the perfect alternative to plastic for people who are always on the go. It combines one pair of stainless steel cups secured together by a handcrafted leather casing and sturdy brass hardware. The leather is vegetable tanned within the United States and crafted in San Francisco, CA, and the stainless steel cups are both more durable and safer than plastic. Each set is available for $38. + Yield Design The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: green design , handcrafted leather , made in USA , on the go beverage solution , plastic alternative , reader submitted content , stainless steel cups , sustainable design , Sustainable Materials , Yield Cup , Yield Design        

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“Wooden” Jeans Could Provide a More Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Denim

February 16, 2013 by  
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The denim industry has a phenomenal impact on the environment . Traditional cotton jeans carry a substantial carbon footprint with each single pair requiring 42 liters of water, along with up to 15 dyeing vats full of harmful chemicals to produce. But Dawn Ellams, a PhD researcher at Scotland’s Heriot-Watt University believes she has come up with a less destructive and surprising alternative — denim made from sustainably sourced wood pulp. Spun into a cotton-like fabric, which is marketed under the name Tencel , the wooden jeans require only one fifth of the water, energy, and chemicals of their conventional counterparts. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dawn ellams , eco textiles , eco-fashion , environment fashion , Eucalyptus , fabric dyes environment , green fabric , green fashion , heriot-watt , sustainable wood , wooden jeans

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