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recycled wall clock @ Boutiko


recycled_clock_classic_1.jpgThis handcrafted ‘Classic’ clock is made in the UK and constructed from upcycled vending machine coffee cups provided by the UK’s national Save-A-Cup scheme. The new material is said to have a solid, heavy, earthy-feel, very similar to slate.

(200 x 200mm) recycled classic clock £24.95 @ boutiko.co.uk

Boutiko’s internet gift store specializes in the sale of ethical, earth-friendly products featuring locally produced, organic or recycled materials.

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Thursday, October 9, 2008

Cri De Coeur – animal instinct minus the animal


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Vegan shoe designer Gina Ferraraccio’s done it again.  Much like her debut spring line, the fall-winter line poses a serious shoe dilemma for those who are passionate about their ethical footwear.

Just too many hot, fetching styles.  On a tight budget?  Buy less, and buy quality.

Below are a couple of personal faves.
(L) Linneah, a ruched, sling-back bootie ($265).

(R) Libby, a short boot with snaps; faux suede and shearling ($275).

Both made without any animal products, and with an eco friendly tanning process.

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In step with the times; all carbon emissions that can’t be avoided are offset via carbonfund.org and for every pair sold, a tree is planted.

more @ cri-de-coeur.com

Related: previously on altCon
a vegan designer shoe line launches – (2.22.08)

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a mixed bag of green news


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