100% recycled polypropylene indoor/outdoor shelving units with a funky geometric design for all you eco modern hipsters. These babies can be stacked vertically, horizontally or arranged as a room divider. Designer Sean Yoo was inspired by cracked desert lake beds, shattered sidewalks and Roman wall building techniques.
39″x 39″x 14″deep
in white or black
$450 @ design within reach
related: more green design ideas from www.alternativeconsumer.com
We know you’re out there somewhere faithfully watching reruns of the ‘Dog Whisperer,’ all the while racking your brain for a gift to give your own pooch or your bff’s Boston Terrier. Here’s an organic doggie toymaker to help fill Fido’s stocking. SimplyFido’s Organic Pet Toy Collection is made from all-natural organic materials for that all-natural canine in your life.
Prices range from $4.99 to $16.99 with discounts for buying a bunch.
find ’em @ globalnaturalpetproducts.com or use the simplyfido store locator
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Remember that one time you wore your cotton socks on the slopes for a day of snowboarding, and then suffered the blistering consequences? Those of us who run, ski, or hike know how important a good pair of socks can be. That’s why Teko Socks created cute and practical knits from recycled polyester, organic materials, and wool from environmentally sound farms. Plus, they are available in a myriad of colors!
Check out Teko’s entire sock drawer, or the Snowboarding Socks pictured here, ($20.95).
Related: previously on AltCon (7.27.07), men’s bamboo and organic cotton socks
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The chimo fireplace by Floz Design for Blomus is a flue-less, chimney-less, instant atmosphere provider that burns nice, green ethanol. This rotating, stand alone model will add all the extra sizzle a bedroom or living labyrnth might require.
Stands approximately 32″h and 12″w and goes for $1,872 @ unicahome.com