Over the past year I have shifted my perspective on purchasing goods. I have made a real concerted effort not to buy any clothing or accessories,unless they are second-hand, or provide some sort of benefit to others. That’s why I was so excited when I discovered Alicia San Marcos – Accessories for Education, shopping for good.
Charlie Bax-Artisan Bone Ware for the Home
I have found such unique, inspiring and innovative products on Instagram. I recently discovered yet another find called Charlie Bax artisan bone ware. This small, artisanal product line was inspired by a pure love, and slightly offbeat passion for up-cycling animal bone – cow femurs in particular.
I have been discovering so many amazing eco conscious companies recently. There seems to be a growing trend in these types of budding businesses. It makes so much sense to live this way, by re-using and re-cycling already existing materials.
Barrettes made from Algae
A few months ago I saw Eco-Blogger Tiffany, from Green with Tiffany, talk about her time spent on a plastic pollution expedition with 5Gyres, where she and a team of volunteers and scientists went on a journey sailing through the Atlantic from Bermuda to Iceland. 5 Gyres Research Expeditions collect cutting-edge plastic research that empowers legislation, design change and education. Most of the things we buy are disposable plastic: packaging, cosmetics, (information taken from www.5Gyre.s.org) Checkout the website for more information. even barrettes. What if there was an alternative to commercial grade plastics?