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shred city 32 – green skateboard from comet


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The world is one big skatepark.  Shred on the eco friendly side of the street on this downhill slider from Comet.  ‘Biopop’ construction features 4 plys of maple with hardrock maple veneer from FSC harvested timber, e2e cross-linking soy resin (no petro-chemicals here), triaxial hemp fabric, sustainable bamboo core, hot pressed one deck at a time.

Find a skatepark near you @ skatepark.com.

get the board for $69 and the whole rig assembled for $169 @ cometskateboards.com (Update: links removed)

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

kookie karma – satisfy your sweet tooth


If you’re like me and your sweet tooth is out of control, then you’ll dig Kookie Karma’s wholesome yummy snacks.

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The LA-based bakery is churning out tasty treats free of preservatives and common food allergens like gluten, corn, soy, dairy, butter, sugar, baking soda, eggs, casein and wheat. Kookie Karma uses only fresh, raw and organic ingredients like lemons, figs, cherries nuts, carob and chocolate.

Try the Holistic Chocolate Chip or the Raw Lemon Fig, which the company says tastes like a Fig Newton, only healthier. (All of their products can be ordered on their website.) If you’re into raw foods or if you’re health conscious, vegan, gluten intolerant or simply love gourmet food, then you should try them.

more @ kookiekarma.com

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styling recycled plastic furniture


Sustainable design shop Roscoe Jackson makes the Possum recycled plastic chair and table, both are manufactured from 100% recycled HDPE (like milk jugs) and feature corrosion resistant stainless steel fasteners.

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These cleanly modern pieces are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Dense rubber feet are suitable for most flooring.   Handmade in Chicago and featured at the Sprout store in Chicago and @  sprout.com.

The chairs go for $285 ea. and the table will run you $198.

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a mixed bag of green news


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