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industrial barrels transformed @ stanker

We love the Stanker Collection. Pictured below are their latest creations. French designer Francois Royer’s response to a world inundated with industrial waste and refuse.


take a better look or contact Francois @

Related:  our previous posts on the Stanker Collection
3.22.07 The Stanker Collection Repurposed Barrels
9.13.07 new pieces @ stanker design

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Monday, December 10, 2007

Healthy Bath and Body with Avalon Organics


Avalon Organics sells organic bath and body products as well as cosmetics. All of the Organics products that display the Consciousness in Cosmetics seal do not include parabens. Parabens are a category of preservatives used in many beauty care products, and are thought to be harmful to us. For a list of more preservatives that Avalon Organics excludes from their products, visit They offer a line organic shampoos and conditioners which excludes harsh preservatives, as well as hair-stripping cleansers. Find more more info and products @

I’m always seeking fresh, health and beauty care products; feel free to jump-in with some of your favorites.

Related, previously on AltCon: highlighting Kaia – (11.29.07)

talulah skin care – (9.10.07)

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a mixed bag of green news


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Organic Catnip Toys for Green Kitties

I’m sure that if your cat could talk, she’d be as environmentally aware as you are and express a deep desire to go green. cattoy.jpgThat’s why you should listen to hear earnest meows and put an organic catnip mouse in her stocking this season. Fair trade and US-manufactured, this fuzzy toy is made from organic fleece and a dye-free cotton tail. No animal products are included, so you can be assured this makes for cruelty-free play.

4” Mouse – $8.75
5.5” Mouse – $10.50

These and more @

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