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Trestles Tote

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Practical day bag designed by Heather Heron for Environment. $495.00

Environment Furniture teamed up with eco-focused California designer Heather Heron to create the superb Environment by Heather Heron collection. One of our favorite pieces from the range is the Trestles Tote, a utilitarian shoulder bag made from a combination of recycled Japanese denim (the best there is) and organic hemp cultivated locally in California. At 18X16", the Trestles Tote is......read more

Environment by Heather Heron Surf Bag

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Reclaimed military fabric board bag. $125.00

The Environment by Heather Heron collection features a nice selection of handcrafted products made from reclaimed and recycled fabrics. One of the coolest is this repurposed military tent surf bag. Also available in surplus Japanese denim, the board bag features salt and sun-resistant hemp rope and recycled, organic leather ties....read more

SHFT Sampler 12-31-10

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Weekly links: RIP Kodachrome, another Christo controversy, Heather Heron for Environment, and more.

Goodlifer debuted Heather Heron's second collaboration with Environment Furniture, featuring a nice little range of bags made from surplus military fabric. The collection is available here. Massachusetts will become the latest U.S. state to institute emissions regs, with a plan that's among the nation's most ambitious: slashing emissions by 25% below 1990 levels over the next......read more

Heather Heron Laptop Sleeve

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Handwoven laptop sleeve combines vintage look and feel with modern function $120.00

It's been a while since we checked in with Heather Heron, one of our favorite California designers, known best for her work with reclaimed fabrics. From Shelter Half comes this lovely looking Heron laptop sleeve, which applies age-old weaving techniques to a totally contemporary product. Featuring antique brass snaps handwoven wool from Trujillo -- one of America's oldest weavers -- the......read more

Swimming Paintings by Heather Horton

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These fluid, watery works will have you jonesing for summer

Canadian artist Heather Horton has a widely varied painting portfolio that includes these beautiful portraits of faceless female swimmers, rendered in warm, soothing colors and sumptuous textures. The works feature light reflections and distortions that realistically capture the fluid, flowing feeling of swimming underwater. Each composition appears as a piece of a larger picture, with the......read more

Illegal Logging on the Decline

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Report finds dramatic reductions in prohibited logging activities around the globe.

According to UK think tank Chatham House, there has been a 25% decrease in illegal logging around the world since 2002, thanks in large part o stricter laws and better enforcement. This is great news, and shows that government policies can work to help solve environmental problems. However, the war is far from being won as 3.5 billion cubic feet of timber was illegally harvested from Brazil,......read more

SHFT Sampler 11-5-10

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Weekly links: A Mark Ronson bike contest, Ryan McGinley's new book, and longhairs in the wild.

Ryan McGinley's latest exhibition Life Adjustment Center features the photographer's trademark nudes posing with live, wild animals. Flavorwire has a slideshow of the strangeness. The book is available from Dashwood. We know you love the "The Bike Song" by Mark Ronson because how can you not? Now, the nice people at The Fader are giving you the chance to win a custom Republic......read more

Georgia-Pacific's Lumber Conservation Plan

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Plywood giant announces it will make green lumber purchases.

Georgia-Pacific, the nation's largest manufacturer of plywood, is making a move to green up its operations. After seven long years of discussions with environmental groups and consumers, the supplier of retail giants like Home Depot and Lowes has agreed to not buy timber from environmentally sensitive areas, and to discourage landowners from clearing hardwood forests. Because the pact is......read more

SHFT Sampler 2-18-11

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The zero footprint leaf shirt, UK kills plan to sell forests, sustainable treehouse living, and more.

Whaler Failure: Are we witnessing a turning point in the war against whaling? Japanese whalers have halted their annual whale hunt in the Antarctic (veiled under the bogus guise of "scientific research") after persistent harrassment by the brave bad asses of the Sea Shepherd Society sent them into retreat. "Putting a priority on safety, the fleet has halted scientific whaling for now," Tatsuya......read more

SHFT Sampler 2-25-11

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Amazon deforestation rising, Costco improves seafood policy, Nutmobile goes green, and more.

Falling Up: Almost a year ago, we happily reported that global deforestation rates were falling sharply, thanks in large part to less logging in the Amazon. But newly released study, is turning our upside-down frowns back around again. The figures in the report say that Amazon deforestation rates are up 1000% from last year. Dirty Air Act: Faced with stiff pressure from Congressional......read more

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