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Go Take a Hike Trail Mix

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Put some organic pep in your step with this raw trail mix from International Harvest. $8.99

Whether you're hiking on the trail, out for a long walk, or just in need of an afternoon pick-me-up at work, International Harvest has you covered. With a vegetarian blend of organic fruits and nuts, Go Take a Hike trail mix puts the raw, handcrafted spin on a classic snack. Ingredients: Hunza Goji berries, Hunza mulberries, Hunza golden raisins, cacao nibs, cashews, and pistachios....read more

Cork Planter Bookend Set

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Cork bookends also function as desktop planters/office organizers $48.00

Talk about versatility. We can count at least four simultaneous uses for this Cork Planter Bookend Set, designed by Nicole Runde on behalf of Working Class Studio. Made entirely of durable, high-density tan cork, the containers are watertight and perfectly sized for succulents, miniature, small ferns, or any sort of herb. Meanwhile it doubles as an inventive office organizer that......read more

Flat File by Jill Allyn Peterson

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An elegant, low-impact alternative to the traditional filing cabinet $80.00

When it comes to options for file storage, the pickings are slim. You can either go bulky and ugly or cheap-looking and plastic. NYC designer Jill Allyn Peterson proposes an attractive alternative in the form of the Flat File, a super lightweight, flat-shipping filing cabinet designed with sustainability in mind. Made of laser-cut birch plywood, with organic cotton folders, the Flat File is......read more

Eco Highlighter Pencil

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The vital office and school supply -- now in biodegradable format $2.00

Since it was first developed in 1963, the highlighter pen has become an essential tool for the office and school. Unfortunately, like so many of the products that have become indispensible to modern life, the felt-tipped plastic highlighters are terrible for the environment. Enter the Eco Highlighter Pencil from Stubby Pencil Studio, a 100% biodegradable highlighter that uses no ink solvents......read more

Offcut Stool Fluoro by Tom Dixon

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Eye-popping stool constructed from discarded wood $250.00

When it comes to creative recycling, esteemed British furniture designer Tom Dixon is one of the greats. Dixon's Offcut collection of benches and stools makes fantastic use of discarded wood remnants from the furniture industry. From that series comes Offcut Stool Fluoro, a solid birch stool lacquered in the signature Tom Dixon fluoro shade. With a rounded top made from curved and irregular......read more

BoostSolar Charger by Eton

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Solar-powered backup battery delivers off-grid juice to phones or tablets $100.00

The BoostSolar Charger, new in 2013 from Eton, is a handy backup battery that gets powered up by the sun then can be used to charge smartphones and tablets while you're off the grid. On one side, the BoostSolar features a 5" solar charger; on the other, a removable 4,000mAh lithium battery. The solar panel can charge the battery in 10 hours, giving the battery enough juice to charge two iPhones......read more

Hanging Drum Lamp

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Corrugated cardboard light shade by Shiner International $100.00

Atlanta-based eco furniture company Shiner International makes unorthodox use of corrugated cardboard with a series of lamps that includes our favorite, the Hanging Drum Lamp. The ceiling shade incorporates recycled cardboard and styrofoam, which are cut into rings, stacked, and illuminated from within. The result is warm and modern lighting that creates conversation in its inviting glow. Made......read more

Dhurrie Messenger Bag

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75-year-old rugs repurposed into handsome day bags by Will Leather Goods $495.00

Eugene, Oregon-based Will Leather Goods score another repurposing win with the Dhurrie Messenger, a daily tote featuring fabric from 75-year-old New Mexican rugs. Hand loomed with thick cottonyarn and colored with vegetable dye, the dhurrie fabric makes for a sturdy bag material, augmented with a leather strap, leather trim, and a brass hardware. Choose from a palette of three color options:......read more

Patch Herb Planter

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Grow fresh organic food all year long with this affordable system for city dwellers $40.00

Thank you to Cool Hunting for alerting us to this sweet system for growing greens indoors. Created by Vancouver-based entrepreneur Kent Houston, Patch brings urban agriculture into living spaces with a self-watering system that makes growing easy. The flat-folding Tyvek planter relies on capillary action in an easy-to-install, perforated grid fed through a small reservoir (these pictures explain......read more

Calendar Toothbrushes by Izola

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A year's worth of toothbrushes in sustainable bamboo $14.00

Here's the ultimate stocking stuffer that Santa rudely forgot to give us this Christmas. The four-pack of bamboo toothbrushes from Izola comes conveniently labeled in three-month increments. For all you math geniuses, that means pearly whites all year. Izola's range of functional everyday staples are "inspired by the old world utilitarian ideal of making something that is built to......read more

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