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If you have a green blog, website or .org please come hither. AltCon is looking for some good, green links to exchange, etc. Please comment to this post if you’d like to link to us or do a swap.

Thanks in advance.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

OrangyPorangy – for handmade, hold-everything bags and more


cinchbag_5_1.jpgVisited worsted witch today, and got turned on to orangyporangy. With a kicky name like that, I had to check it out. Lo and behold, orangyporangy creates fresh, original fashion – skirts, t-shirts, buttons and my favorite thing these days — yes, hold-everything bags. So cute. Cinched, double-layered for extra strength. Vintage cotton (with pop-like graphics), each one handmade
@ orangyporangy. You probably know that I’m on a Ban the Plastic and Paper Bags tear, so bear with, as I indulge in linking you to other options as well.

Another good turn @ ww, a link to Co-op America’s 15 things you should never buy again. Just the title of the link was worth a peek.

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bottle cap fridge magnets – recycled


magnets_group_web_large_1_1.jpgHow many bottle caps does each of us chuck per year? Here’s a nice re-use of caps in a gift-friendly package. Each box of five magnets is randomly packed adding an element of suspense for those operating at an excitement deficit. The box is cute too.

£4.99 @  love eco uk
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tuesday’s mixed bag of green news


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  • I hope this has more longterm impact than Live Aid and isn’t just about selling music and t-shirts. Gore Pins Hopes on Live Earth Concerts – reuters
  • I know this neck of the woods. Zero Carbon Footprint is Goal of Woodstock NY –  ap/desmoines register
  • The oceans have been pillaged. Mass. Governor Seeks Aid for Fishing Industry – ap/enn
  • There’s gotta be a better way for these billionaires to spend money. Space Capsule Carrying Martha Stewart’s Man Candy Docks – ap/yahoo!
  • The battle to save the environment is going to take place in the courts. Automakers Challenge Vermont’s Emissions Law – reuters
  • Tropical Trees Cool Earth Most – livescience
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uhuru design + build + interiors


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Red Hook, Brooklyn-based Uhuru Design has a way with found, recycled and repurposed materials. Uhuru’s dedication to great design, sustainability and sound environmental practices makes them an impressive company. They design and build unique custom furnishings and interiors.

“Fenced in table” is made from pre-cast iron fence pieces that support a glass top.

find out more @ uhurudesign.com

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