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Studio Moe – fine furniture from reclaimed lumber


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New York based furniture designer Andrew Moe creates clean, modern furniture out of resawn hardwood beams salvaged from dismantled buildings from across America.  Each beam has a story, character and grain all its own.  By reusing some of the close to a billion board feet of wood removed from building across the U.S. each year we can reduce the amount of wood entering our landfills and reduce the necessity to harvest trees.

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The Moe Design Studio utilizes ash as its primary species.  Red and white oak and maple are also available for special orders at an additional cost. They occasional come upon salvaged walnut or cherry.

pictured above are pieces from their 2009 Oslo line

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Friday, June 5, 2009

3 Great Green Giveaways from ICU Eyewear


UPDATE:  (6.17.09)  It’s now official.  Congratulations to our 3 lucky winners:  Naddez, Kim M, and Tracey B! Thanks to everyone for entering, you’re all winners!  Check out our new Great Green Giveaway by linking to it (upper left column of our site).

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This Great Green Giveaway is sponsored by our friends at ICUeyewear.com.  I love their eco frames (made from bamboo, reclaimed or recycled material).

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3 Lucky winners will each get to select their favorite style of ICU readers, sun-readers or sunglasses from their “core” collection; (giveaway does not include the Studio Collection of handmade readers).  Each prize is valued @ $22.95, plus free shipping anywhere in the U.S.A.

To Enter This Drawing, Simply:
Visit ICUeyewear.com. Then enter a comment on this post telling us if you’d select a reader, sun-reader or regular pair of sunglasses.  Note:  you get to choose your style preference from the fun and fabulous, eco-friendly styles available for men and women.

Add the following address to your email address book:
m at AlternativeConsumer.com. (*one entry per person)

Entries must be received by 8p, EST on Friday, June 12, 2009. (free shipping, USA only)

Three lucky winners will be selected in our Random Drawing, and notified by email on Friday, June 12.   Winners have 24 hours to claim their prize, or offer is null and void.   Winners’ names will also be included in this post.

*EXTRA CREDIT
If you have your own blog, you can post about the giveaway with a link back to this giveaway post. To make sure we know, you can come back and leave a comment with a link to your blog post.  If you Twitter, you can tweet about the giveaway, and leave a comment linking to the status.

Also receive an additional entry by signing up to receive our RSS feed via email/Feedburner (see right side bar) or by following us on Twitter. good luck!

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a mixed bag of green news


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