GREENRetailer Fab Finds for Summer 2013
Our picks for summer GREEN fab finds.
Natural A’peel’: Calamarie
The “roses” in this collection from fair-trade company Calamarie, are made from discarded orange peels collected from juice vendors. The skins are thoroughly cleaned before being sun-dried, shaped and dyed. The flowers are then combined with seeds, vegetable ivory, coffee beans, and other natural materials to create necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pins, hair combs and belts.
786.763.1326 • www.calamarie.com
Green Layette: Green Living Organics
Sophy and Andy collection includes animal bath wraps, onesie gift sets, jumpsuits, bib sets, receiving blankets and baby wash cloth trios in playful pink and green stripe prints. Available in 3,6,9,12 and 18 mos sizes. 100% fair-trade certified. Made with certified organic cotton.
855.456.2688 • www.glo-organic.com
Wild Things: Pylones
Animals and other sculptures and household items are made entirely from recycled flipflops. Ethical production process throughout. Made in Kenya.
800.345.6404 • www.pylones-usa.com
Chew on This: Cycle Dog
“3-play” squeak toy floats and hides treats effectively. Made from post-consumer recycled materials.
503.318.8066 • www.cycledog.com
Pillow Perfection: Pyar & Co.
Custom-designed, handcrafted pillow collections are created from a portfolio of more than 1,400 Indian woven silks, jacquards, and velvets. Fair-trade and ethically sourced pillows and throws are handcrafted by Indian artisans,
888.989.7927 • www.pyarandco.com
Cover Art: Deb Eiseman, Art that Heals
Discarded containers and water bottles are spun into clean new fibers that make up the durable felt textile with which these iPad covers are made. A portion of the proceeds goes to Childhelp, a nonprofit that helps in the treatment and prevention of child abuse.
212.874.1226 • www.debeiseman.com
Mineral Magic: rareEARTH
Candles are free of paraffin, synthetic ingredients, or artificial colors. Colors are created using mineral pigments.
952.923.1015 • www.rareearthnaturals.com