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Goats as Lawn Mowers

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Furry farm creatures are the new emissions-free lawn maintenance alternative.

In Portland, OR, a new "eco-landscape management" technique is shunning gas-guzzling lawn mowers in favor of a furry, four-legged alternative. At an empty two-acre lot in midtown Portland, a herd of goats is happily working to keep grass and weeds under control. The emissions-free mowers can trim just as much grass as a gas mower, without the requisite fossil fuels and noise pollution.......read more

Puma's Clever Little Bag

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Sneaker giant ditches the shoebox for a more sustainable alternative.

As part of its footprint reduction project, Puma commissioned Yves Behar of fuseproject to create a new packaging system for Puma shoes. The result is a revolution in showbox design. Using 65% less paper than a traditional shoebox, the "Clever Little Bag" is a cardboard stock frame wrapped in reusable shoe bag. The packaging has no laminated printing, no tissue paper, requies less space......read more

Patagonia Wild Salmon Jerky

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Outdoor apparel company ventures into sustainable snacks with these delicious salmon treats $35.00

On first glance, a collection of salmon jerky products seems like an unlikely brand extension for an outdoor apparel company. But when that company is Patagonia, which lives and breathes environmentalism, it actually makes sense. Launched under the newly unveiled Patagonia Provisions program, Wild Salmon Jerky is available in three flavors (sold here as a three-pack) using selectively harvested,......read more

Nau Men's Collection

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Sustainable apparel and accessories for every occasion $45.00

Nau is an eco apparel company that hits the fine balance between aesthetics, performance and sustainability. From its home base in Portland, Oregon, Nau makes "integrated designs for the modern mobile life." The Nau Men's 2011 range incorporates a variety of high performance, sustainable fabrics to deliver a well-rounded collection of outerwear, casual garb, and accessories for every......read more

New Index Promises More Sustainable Apparel

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Sustainability index launches with support from Nike, Walmart, and Levi's

The eco fashion movement got a huge boost last week when the Sustainable Apparel Coalition launched a sustainability tool called the Higg Index, which will help the industry measure the "greenness" of products. The trade group is an alliance of several companies with interests in the apparel industry, including heavyweghts like Nike, Coca-Cola, Walmart, and Levi's. Designed......read more

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