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Stylish Green Sketchbooks

flowergardenrethink_jumbo.jpgWhat: Sketchbooks, notebooks, journals and more

Features: Stylin’ sketchbooks from ecojot have sturdy, durable covers and bright, funky designs!

Green Factor: All of ecojot’s wares are made with 100% recycled paper, free of acid and chlorine. They’re decorated with vegetable-based inks, protected by corn-based packaging, and no new trees were cut down to make them

Bonus: Check out their Buy One, We Give One campaign. With a goal to promote literacy in developing countries, ecojot donates a notebook for every sketchbook, journal and jumbo journal sold

Find It Here: Amazon.com

Great Green Gift for Father’s Day!

weather-radio.jpgWhat: Weather Radio by Etón

Features: Stuck on a Father’s Day gift this year? The Solarlink FR600 Weather Radio is about fifteen different things all rolled in to one. It’s a radio (tunes in to AM/FM and Shortwave frequencies, as well as all seven NOAA weather bands) and a USB charger (perfect for phones or small devices). It’s got a built-in flashlight, siren and a headphone jack; its digital display (including a 12-hour clock with an alarm, sleep timer and snooze button) is illuminated by an LED backlight.

Green Factor: Charging the FR600 is easy – not only is it outfitted with solar panels, it’s got a hand crank, too! (Can also be charged by using a rechargeable battery pack or a with an AC adapter)

Bonus: For each Red Cross product purchased, The Etón Corporation donates .49-$1.00 of the sale price to support The American Red Cross. Also…it’s NOT another tie 🙂

Find It Here: Etón

Paper Sleeves Over Plastic Boxes

cd-sleeves.jpgWhat: Paper CD holders

Features: Instead of plastic jewel cases, store loose CD’s in these paper sleeves, made from recycled chip board

Green Factor: Each sleeve is 100% recycled, made up of 56% post-consumer content and is processed chlorine-free

Bonus: A pack of five sleeves costs less than $5!

Find It Here: BuyGreen

Paper Culture

Paper CultureWhat: Paper Culture modern announcements, cards, stationary and more.

Features: Exclusive announcements, invitations, cards and stationary personalized just for you! With inspiration taken from brands like Kate Spade and Marc Jacobs, each Paper Culture design is fresh and unique, printed on high-quality card stock and backed by a 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee

Green Factor: Paper Culture’s entire catalog is printed on 100% post-consumer recycled paper that was produced using wind power. Envelopes and packaging are made from recycled material, and best of all? Paper Culture plants a tree for every order they receive!

Bonus: Save time & headaches by using their Mail & Message service–you cover the postage and leave the rest to Paper Culture. They’ll address, stamp and mail your cards on your behalf! Wow! Check their web site for more details.

Find It Here: Paper Culture

Win It: We’ve partnered with Paper Culture to give away THREE $25 voucher codes for the Paper Culture web site to THREE lucky winners!

Click here to fill out our simple entry form. Just enter PC05 as the giveaway name and name two ‘Life Events’ that Paper Culture creates designs for. Giveaway ends 05/31/10; $25 value. Open to US residents only. Official Rules

Yoreganics

yore-minis300.jpgWhat: Yoreganics

Features: The Yore Laundry Trio Sampler from Yoreganics consists of three all-natural, organic laundry products. First up are soap nuts – from the Soapberry tree, native to India and Nepal, the outer shells of the dried fruit berries create a natural soap when agitated in water. Paired with them are two organic stain-removal products – an organic spray to use on fresh stains, and a non-toxic powder, Brightens and Whitens, for marks that are harder to get out

Green Factor: Soap nuts are 100% natural – you won’t find chemicals or toxins in this kind of detergent. Brightens and Whitens is non-toxic, free of chlorine bleach, fragrances or phosphates and is environmentally safe; the stain remover spray is made with USDA certified organic materials.

Bonus: Yoreganics also has a line of bodycare items, as well – check the web site for the rest of their wares!

Find It Here: Yoreganics

Win It: We’ve partnered with Yoreganics to give away a prize package consisting of one Yore Laundry Trio Sampler (includes soap nuts, Brightens and Whitens, Stain Remover) and an organic Simplement flavored lip balm, an organic foaming soap and one organic silky shea facial bar to one lucky winner!

Click here to fill out our simple entry form. Just enter YO05 as the giveaway name and tell us what product is pictured on the Yoreganics home page. Giveaway ends 05/28/10; $28 value. Open to US and Canadian residents. Official Rules

Shoes, Made Simple

simpleshoe.jpgWhat: Sustainable, sweet lookin’ shoes

Features: It may have taken a few years, but the folks at Simple Shoes have discovered their company’s focus: making 100% sustainable shoes. Simple shoes come in a ton of styles to choose from and range in sizes from infant to adult. They’re built to last, and I know that for a fact–my first pair of Simple’s lasted me well over a decade!

Green Factor: Simple uses recycled car tires (for soles), post consumer recycled paper, hemp, organic cotton, bamboo, natural latex and a host of other recycled and natural materials to make both their shoes and packaging

Bonus: Free domestic ground shipping on all orders!

Find It Here: Simple Shoes

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