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Sunday, December 2, 2007

LaTene – hand made, high-end, eco tile


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A unique metal line of tiles created from bronze, copper, brass and nickel mixed with a non toxic sculptural medium, dense yet lightweight, LaTene tiles are like works of art.

Visit their site and view their Color Chart for more examples of their beautiful craft-work; also learn where to buy, and read about their eco stewardship @ latenetile.com

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One Organic Earth for eco shopping bags


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Because there are only so many uses for plastic grocery bags before you have to resort to tossing them out, consider One Organic Earth’s 100% certified organic cotton, 100% reusable bags and, as they say, “shop with confidence.” Throw a few organic veggies in there while you’re out.

Pictured above – from L to R: “Natural Canvas,” which holds ten times the weight of ordinary paper bags, ($14.99); “Let It Grow,” which uses natural dyes and inks, ( $17.99) and “Earth Speaks,” sturdy and hip ($19.99). Receive a 20% discount for the Family Pack or 5.

(If for nothing more, visit for the cool animation on the opening page.)

To brush-up on the importance of organic cotton, click here.

RELATED: previously on AltCon, eco-friendly and eco chic shopping bag guide 3.26.07

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Eco Art Wear for the holidays


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eco_artwear.jpgDeck the halls with Eco Art Wear ornaments this holiday season, with items such as this truly evergreen wreath, made with care from recycled signs. With a 10” diameter, this wreath is $100 @ eco-artware.

eco_art_wear_SilkOrnaments.jpgAlso be sure to check out their silk ornaments, handmade via Fair Trade in Cambodia from silk scraps. These moons and stars will add a great night sky touch to your green tree. $25 per set @ eco-artware.com

Thanks to trendhunter for scoping out this great company.

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