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Max – the bathtub chaise


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max2.jpg Someone had a vision and it begat Max the bath tub chaise. U.K. based Reestore dubs this a twist on the sofa briefly featured in breakfast at Tiffany’s. Created from a vintage cast iron bath and upholstered in fabric of your choice.

Repurposed as a single seater sloucher or a cozy sofa for two.

allow 4-6 weeks for delivery

£1,480 @ reestore

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Friday, January 4, 2008

today on Oprah – Green 101


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In case you missed the broadcast on EarthDay 2007 (I know, every day should be earth day), Oprah’s Green 101 program is being repeated today. Our friends at EcoBags, Green Dimes, SIGG, Shaklee, Mrs Meyers, Method and many others are featured. Just a heads-up on some basic green tips brought to you on the telly this afternoon. (all of the above have been reviewed on AltCon, just “search” our site for more info)

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Orion Magazine…Since 1982


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Last year, Orion Magazine celebrated its 25th anniversary, and this Christmas I discovered its treasure trove of unique, environmentally conscious articles in my stocking. Better late than never, I guess!

Orion blends culture and the arts in an environmental setting. According to the magazine’s first editor-in-chief, George Russell, as a non-profit business, “It is Orion’s fundamental conviction that humans are morally responsible for the world in which we live, and that the individual comes to sense this responsibility as he or she develops a personal bond with nature.” Last month’s issue featured a thought-provoking article on Black Americans and the environment, posing questions about how a person’s social and economic background effects his or her motives to live environmentally soundly.

You can donate or order a subscription online at www.orionsociety.org.

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Go Natural, Baby!


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For any baby aged three months to five years who is most comfy when natural, Go Natural Baby offers the unique Zah Collection of seasonable and stylish kiddy clothes. Made from SKAL-certified organic cotton with low-impact dyes, and under Fair Trade conditions, these little outfits are just plain cute. They’re small-scale production, so get ’em while they last.

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a mixed bag of green news


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