Browsing the "recycled" Tag

Five Tips to Successful Thrifting

February 14th, 2012 | by Shanley Knox

Better known by "Juniper James," the name of her company, and her childhood imaginary friend, Kari is an independent fashion stylist and blogger in Sacramento. Specializing in all things thrift, second hand and unique, she's a wealth of information for those of us that aren't sure where to begin. Not to mention, she's an expert at throwing together an outfit for almost any occasion with less than $20. Here's five of her most helpful tips.


Recycled Jewelry by Vera Vague

November 4th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

I am in love with Vera Vague's recycled jewelry! All of her hand-crafted pieces feature repurposed, vintage, or revamped materials and are gorgeous to boot!


Five Gorgeous, Eco Friendly Purses on Etsy

August 23rd, 2010 | by Becky Striepe

Not only can buying handmade be better for the environment, you can feel good that your hard earned cash is going to help support an independent artist rather than some big box store. These lovely purses are all handmade and eco-friendly to boot!


The Most Practical Eco-Holiday Gift On Your List

December 8th, 2009 | by Katherine DalPra

The most practical holiday gift on your list is something anyone can use...reuseable grocery bags. This ultra-organized system of grocery bags is made from 50% post-consumer plastic and has a separate place for hot/cold items, produce and dry goods. Ranging from $7.99 and up, this system makes for a great stocking stuffer or holiday gift


Respecting Earth by Urth Means

November 22nd, 2009 | by Delia Montgomery

For the past two years, founder Monica Ralli of UrthBags in California, developed strategies to inspire people. Her goal was [&hellip


Big Wardrobe Shopping in UK

November 14th, 2009 | by Delia Montgomery

Emma, who helps run the Internet’s numero uno fashion recycling website, contacted me to ask if I could imagine opening [&hellip


Sewing Thread Technology

October 27th, 2009 | by Delia Montgomery

Designers may brace themselves with glee because recycled threads are coming to market! German thread maker Amann, with the new [&hellip



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