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Seabear "I'll Build You a Fire"

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A colorful video befitting of a dreamy, Icelandic pop jam.

Seabear is headed by Sindri Mar Sigfusson, whose solo project Sin Fang Bous really nails the Icelandic pop sound for us. "I'll Build You A Fire" is the second single off Seabear's debut LP, We Built A Fire (we have a theme here, folks). For the video, Sigfusson recruited his brother Mani to provide the visuals, and Mani came through with this colorful piece, featuring a......read more

Whatever's Clever

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Clever Little Bag, PUMA's new eco packaging, hits the market.

Sneaker shoppers will be taking home their next pair of PUMAs in something sustainable. The apparel company's new eco-conscious packaging and distribution system, which was unveiled on SHFT last year, will start hitting stores soon. Designed by Yves Behar's fuseproject studio, the so-called "Clever Little Bag" is part of PUMA's footprint reduction strategy. It's claimed that the packaging......read more

5 SHFTs For a More Sustainable Year

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Take the first steps down a more environmentally-conscious road

With 2012 in full swing and resolutions made, allow us to suggest 5 SHFTS to help you become a more sustainable version of yourself: 1. Optimize your energy use There are many small ways you can reduce your consumption of energy. A few we would suggest are unplugging any chargers and turning off monitors when not in use. Also, replace old appliances in favor of more efficient Energy Star grade......read more

Baggu 5-Pouch

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Flat-folding reusable bags in a pack of five. $35.00

Perfect for an excursion to the farmers market, Baggu bags are super-durable (each can old up to 50 pounds) and collapsible (they flat-fold to a puny 5" by 5"). This 5-pack offering gives you a handy carrying pouch containing 5 bags that run across the grayscale gradient. The pouch is small enough to stick in your purse and easy to throw over your shoulder. Enough talk, time to shop!...read more

Bamboo Original Bottle

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Sip sustainably with this glass-lined bamboo bottle $25.00

In the cluttered marketplace for reusable bottles, swamped with a bunch of same-looking/functioning products, the Bamboo Original Bottle stands out from the pack. Aesthetically speaking, the company's flagship product looks, well, nice, with clean lines and a flourescent color accent popping out from the tan bamboo. It also has the unusual feature of a glass interior, which makes it heavier than......read more

Carry-On Chopsticks

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Batter up! Recycled baseball bat wood shaped into collapsible, self-storing chopsticks. $29.95

Japanese outdoor gear brand Snow Peak has been bringing smart design to the backcountry since 1958. Take, for example, Snow Peak's collapsible Carry-On Chopsticks, a must-have for roaming noodle lovers. Made from recycled baseball bat wood, the wooden ends screw into stainless steel handles that expand to chopsticks to eating length. After use, simple unscrew them and tuck them away in the canvas......read more

Reusable KeepCup

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Enjoy your latte responsibly with this recyclable, lidded commuter cup $12.00

Here's a disheartening stat: 500 billion disposable cups are manufactured globally every year; that’s about 75 disposable cups for every single person on the planet. It's time to turn the tide. This barista-standard Reusable Coffee Cup from Australia's KeepCup is one of the nicest looking reusable options we've seen. There are three sizes available -- 8 oz, 12 oz and 16 oz -- with......read more

Seattle Takes On Fast Food Packaging

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Progressive regulations will eliminate most fast food packaging from the landfill.

Never mind, for now, fast food's negative nutritional value and its contribution to America's obesity problem; the one thing that really irks us about the industry is all the garbage it generates. If you're wondering where all those boxes, wrappers and cups end up when you're through, look no further than your local landfill, where they sit, for all intents and purposes,......read more

Packaging Problems

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Recent Kellogg's cereal recall highlights growing awareness of chemicals leaching into food products.

Kellogg has recalled around 28 million boxes of cereal after the discovery that a potentially harmful chemical in the packaging may be leaching into some products. Recalled cereals include Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, and Honey Smacks, all of which have been found to possess a strange flavor and smell upon opening the boxes. The recall comes in the midst of growing public and government......read more

SHFT Sampler 12-10-10

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Weekly links: James Bowthorpe rules, Barcelona looks nice from the air, Ford's electric van starts shipping, and more.

James Bowthorpe is bad ass. Last year, in a bid to raise awareness for Parkinson's, he rode his bike around the world in 174 days, setting a new world record. Earlier this fall, he built a boat from construction waste and rowed it down the Thames. Now he's doing the same thing on the Hudson River. Feel lazy now? Same. Read an interview with the man at Nowness. Everyone is going off......read more

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