Ladies and gents. The toothpaste is out of the tube, and there is no putting back.
The fashion industry is changing, very fast.
Designed and constructed over a three-year period by freshman architecture students of David Holloway's Environmental Design class from the University of Michigan.
This pretty lady chutney was born in Sydney and is one with all that organic tomato-ey-ness. However, the kaffir lime is the absolute star, that citrus-y-ness to it is magical.
Air-Ink makes ink out of air pollution. As whacky as this sounds, the company partnered with Graviky Labs (a team fusing science with industrial design) to make it happen. Essentially, the emissions from 2,500 driving hours of a standard diesel vehicle produce 150 litres of ink.
Born out of one hundred percent recycled ripstop, a reinforced fabric created to withstand tears, torrential downpours and epic wind gusts, the Parka is the lightweight jacket you want when deep in the wilderness. It comes with a pocket to stash and conveniently carry this outerwear piece.
We are devoted fangirls over the Abysse collection right here. They have nailed it with rainbows this season, offering epic women a sustainable, active range composed of ECONYL (repurposed, salvaged fishing nets), in addition to their already adored line of functional wetsuits and classic bikinis.
A long hike through the coconut palmeras. Check the sky for storms. Keep along the southern Coral Coast of Fiji. Surrounded by lush tropical forests and vibrant coral reefs you can find me, the first STOKE Certified resort in the world. My friends and I are always seeking secluded, majestic and lush adventures.
Why buy tulips from Kenya and wine from France? Knowledge is truly power. Daniel Goleman's Ecological intelligence high-lights in an articulate manner the complexities of a products life cycle. He uses radical transparency as a method for creating a more holistic framework for sustainability.
Fanmail Tees are always down for an Earth friendly hang sesh. This every day basic is an organic hemp-cotton mix for fashionable fuck-givers.The chassis is composed of 55% hemp and 45% GOTS-certified organic cotton jersey from Hemptraders, created at a Fair Wear Foundation certified mill.
Born in the far east of China in an eco-regulated chill spot, this Hemp Trunks will make you feel like a good bud. A product of a blazey dazed union, these highly certified, organic hemp board shorts will have you feeling like the Dude about town.
Innovation is something that has always fascinated us here at VOX POPULI, mainly because of the level of creativity and the complexity of thought required to come up with such ideas.
Woodlike create some of the most durable, thoughtfully-designed garments we are yet to discover. WDLK goes beyond the use of regenerated ECONYL® yarn; by additionally partnering as a member of 1% For The Planet®. For every piece purchased, you make a direct donation to the Healthy Seas Initiative.
Patagonia is one of the world's most environmentally dedicated and innovative companies. For over 20 years, the label has hosted the Patagonia Tools Conference, where experts provide practical training to help activists be more effective in their fight.
Founded by two young outdoor enthusiasts and thrill seeking legends, Raw Kaya Organics specialises in natural, plant-based skincare products. The Organic Mandarin & Honeysuckle Cleanser is a testament to the company's focus and dedication to environmental and wildlife conservation.
Namaste. I am a mindful treehouse nestled amongst the rainforest. More than a mere physical structure developed with salvaged woods - I become a way to improve one's relationship to all others thus leading to enlightenment.
Put the hammock up and grab yourself a Hop Heaven ale. Delve into this pile of papery goodness for a heavy dose of Earth wisdom. The One-Straw Revolution explores deeply the concept of natural farming and uses philosophy throughout the depiction of Mr. Fukuoka's life and his gardens.
Alluvian takes a plastic-free and an all-natural approach to body products, and this deodorant free of synthetic chemicals, aluminium, dyes and plastic is a great demonstration of their ethos.
In an endeavour to "merge style and understand functionality with a sustainable approach to design and development", Banks creates their wetsuit tops and boardshorts from recycled polyester.
VA. The Balance of Opposites. The brand's ethos is surrounding the equilibrium point between nature and industrialisation.The Grappler Series includes the shorts and jacket made from 92% polyester / recycled PET and 8% spandex to increase stretch and help performance.
With a ninja-ass name like that, I'll take twenty. Like a lizard in its natural environment, I blend in with my surroundings. Hot damn, so seamless. However, I want to be invisible.
Born out of a Scottish-based workshop this sunnies are made from pressed hemp. The process for making these sunglasses carefully considers the impact it may have on the natural environment.
How is this even real?! Prepare to have your brain melted. The Eden Project is an educational charity & social enterprise that connects human beings from many walks of life to the living world, exploring strategies for a sustainable future.
Patagonia is an organisation whose environmental devotion we've admired for a while. They have pushed the boundaries of sustainable innovation in the apparel industry while supporting grassroots environmental groups.
Hola, I am Kasita and I re-imagine the concept of a home with industrial design at the core of it all. I am a multi-level structure of "racks" (called so by my parents), which plug to utilities like plumbing and electricity. In these racks, humans can slot their tiny custom, urban smart homes.
This Salty Merchants Boutique Umbrella is without a doubt, the ultimate beach companion. Although some might call it shady, It has nothing but good intentions. It is highly durable, crafted from the highest quality materials and designed to last.
Slip slop slap with the guilt free solution. Food for your skin and friends with the ocean. Meticulously hand-crafted in small batches, the Avasol Defense Cream comes on a refillable aluminium pump bottle so you can use it forever.
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