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salt & pepper – a greener casual shoe

If you like multi-tasking, casual footwear, this is the shoe for you.


Quietly pad around your abode or office in just the Italian wool uppers and slip on the natural latex outsoles when you need to spring into action and grab a latte at the corner or chase a bear away from you bird feeder.  Features sustainable Italian wool uppers and lining, recycled fasteners, adjustable bungee cord and toggle closure, removable foot-bed with 15% recycled content and a 70% natural latex outsole.

women’s size 5 – 12, ($120) @

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

elsewares – vintage record picture frame

vinyluxframe.jpgThis another example of transforming a landfill-bound item (in this case an old Barry Manilow album or the like) into something useful. Vinylux specializes in stuff created out of old records.  I’d call this upcycling but that really depends on the recording artist involved.

measures around 7″ square with a 4.25″ hole

$22 @ (Update: link removed)

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a mixed bag of green news


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