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Emeco 111 Navy Chair

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Iconic aluminum chair recreated from recycled Coke bottles.

Emeco (Electric Machine and Equipment Company) has been manufacturing chairs in Pennsylvania since 1944. The sustainability-minded company makes sturdy seating out of 80% recycled aluminum, with an estimated lifespan of 150 years and a lifetime guarantee. Now, in a collaboration with Coca-Cola, Emeco goes even greener with its most iconic design, diverting plastic pop bottles from Coke’s......read more

Navy Green

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Going green is good for security.

With the failure of the climate bill — and the grim prospects of pushing a new one through anytime soon — it's clear that Congress doesn't view clean energy as a priority. Good thing the military isn't paying attention. In a new NYT op-ed, Thomas Friedman discusses the push to wean the Navy and Marine Corps off of fossil fuels and onto renewable power. Headed by Ray Mabus,......read more

New Fate for Old Aircraft Carriers

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Warships to be recycled for valuable parts.

When recycling comes to mind, usually its brings images of bottles, cans, and paper. But aircraft carriers? A new decision by the U.S. Navy to recycle four decommissioned ships instead of sinking them and turning them into artificial reefs is being lauded by environmental groups and recycling companies.Just one of the four ships is estimated to contain 40,000 tons of recyclable steel, copper, and......read more

Di Corte Wooden Chairs

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Italian chair design features nice interplay between rough bark and finished wood.

These nature-inspired Di Corte wooden chairs offer a dose of the forest in your home. Designed by green furniture aficionados Andrea Magnani and Giovanni Delvecchio, the chairs feature raw bark details intermingling with finished wood. Manufactured in Italy by Resign. ...read more

Hug Machine Chair

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Playful scrap wood seating from designer Casey Dzierlenga $950.00

LA Box Collective is a group of SoCal-based furniture designers who are squarely focused on sustainable modes of production. From collective member Casey Dzierlenga comes the Hug Machine Chair, a playful interpretation of the classic Windsor chair made from scrap wood collected from the LA Box studio. The mix of woods includes salvaged pieces of walnut, mahogany, douglas fir, maple, ash, and......read more

Hut-Hut Kids Chair by Kalon Studios

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Recycled plastic shaped into playful kids' rocking stool $97.00

Kalon Studios, the LA-based sustainable furniture designers whose work has received plenty of shine in our Shop section, have scored another win with this kids version of the Hut-Hut Chair. Crafted from recycled plastic, the Hut-Hut Kids Chair is a playful reinterpretation of the rocking horse. It's available via Shelter Half in five bright colors -- Red, Yellow, Green, Blue and Pink -- and comes......read more

This Wobbly Stool Forces You To Work Out While You Sit

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Way better than one of those ridiculous balls.

We all know sitting in front of a desk all day is slowly killing us. But what does it actually take to get us out of our comfortable chairs (or, for those of us who work at home, a deep slouch on the sofa)? One answer might be the Balance Stool, a wobbly wooden seat that forces you to activate your core while you type. It might not let you slump, but designer Darryl Agawin says it's surprisingly......read more

Knook Corner Chair

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From Capsule Home $479.20

As modern as it is adaptable, the Knook Corner Chair is a perfect modular piece for the modern living room. The corner chair features a mid-century modern design with clean lines and tapered legs with an armrest on one side. The Knook design includes a corner chair, armless chair and an ottoman that can be combined to create two-seaters, three-seaters or a sectional. This piece has a wooden......read more

Chair & Ottoman by Stephen Kenn

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Utilitarian seating combo upholstered in military canvas $2,000.00

Steve Kenn, formerly of Temple Bags, interprets green design in more ways than one. The Los Angeles designer has recently resurfaced with his own collection of locally-made contemporary furniture, which he upholsters using repurposed WWII canvas in muted Army green. Dubbed the Inheritance Collection, the series includes this gorgeous chair and ottoman combo with a rusted-then-varnished steel......read more

Delorean "Unhold" feat. Caroline Polachek

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Trippy visuals shot by director Eric Epstein in a New York sculpture park

Barcelona electro-pop act Delorean have delivered a video for "Unhold," starring guest vocalist Caroline Polachek of Chairlift. The clip was shot on location at the Opus 40, a 6 1/2 acre bluestone sculpture park built over the course of four decades by one man, Harvey Fite. There's an odd aura about the place, and director Eric Epstein adds to it with a trippy warping effect that stretches......read more

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