Browsing the "recycled materials" Tag

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Soft Footprint from Naya Shoes

Naya is into the combo of beauty and comfort, ‒ all while respecting the well-being of our environment. This is a footwear company for women that softens footprints! The colors are rich and vibrant with unique and creative details. There are six collections on the Naya site now. The final picture is a glimpse of […]

June 24th

Fun Housewarming Gifts by Fuz, all Made of Recycled Materials

Offered in recycled wool felt as well as black recycled rubber, these Fuz hug placemats make a darling housewarming gift. Pop-up place mat designs are creative recycled tableware at it’s best. Perfect for kids that are restless at meal time, these playful mats feature four mats with two boys and two girls, for dinner and […]

September 26th

A Prime Example of Eco Footwear

There were a few great eco shoe companies at the beginning of this decade that sadly fizzled out. Perhaps there were a variety of reasons, but obtaining sustainable and recycled materials at a feasible cost was a biggie. Not only are “green” resources more available today, there are authenticity and certification programs, as well as […]

April 18th

Terra Plana’s Sustainable Shoe Making Guided by Life Cycle Analysis

Terra Plana is an interesting blend of what many would call ethical footwear. The Terra Plana Ethical Policy states: Inspired by ecological survival, Terra Plana believes in a variety of non-generic products and sustainable strategies. Guided by life cycle analysis, Terra Plana aims towards publishing accurate life cycle matrices for every product we produce. Reparability, […]

March 12th

Fashion’s New Global Recycling Standard

Mixed emotions here about the new standard for recycled textiles. Thanks to Control Union Certifications and demand claims from brands and retailers in The Netherlands, the first Global Recycling Standard (GRS) for fabrics, apparel and accessories is now active to ensure sourcing clarity through the production supply chain. Now I understand certification needs for organic […]

November 21st

Cute Designs from Alabama Chanin :: A Sweet Mixture of New, Organic and Recycled Materials

Alabama Chanin creates an “array of limited-edition products for the individual and home. Using a mixture of new, organic and recycled materials our products are constructed with care by artisans who live and work in our local communities. All of the Alabama Chanin products lines are made-by-hand in the USA.” A.C. has jewelry, interiors fabrics, […]

September 6th