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Alphabet Blocks

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A timeless classic, these handcrafted letter blocks combine learning and play $34.00

These simple, timeless lowercase alphabet blocks are handcrafted in Michigan from local, sustainably-harvested basswood. Combining education with play, the little letters also feature a math symbol on one side and an image of a baby animal on another. Each block displays four letters for a total of four complete alphabets. The blocks also have beveled edges for a more comfortable hold. Colorfully......read more

Reclaimed Wood Glider

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A sustainable take on the childhood classic $29.00

The toy glider is an essential childhood object. This Reclaimed Wood Glider from Vancouver's Contexture Design makes clever use of the scrap veneer in their workshop, offering a sustainable take on the classic toy. The reclaimed waste pieces are laser-cut into a precisely-crafted glider, which comes flat-packed, and requires some simple assembly. Complete instructions included....read more

ShapeMaker Blocks

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Eco-friendly hardwood fun from Miller Goodman $85.00

These hand-printed wooden blocks from Miller Goodman are good times for all ages, from 3 and up. Made of renewable rubber wood, ShapeMaker Blocks are as beautiful to look at as they are fun to play with. They're perfect for playing with the kids on a rainy afternoon, but cool enough to leave out as a colorful graphic accent to a room. The kit includes 25 blocks as well as a bunch of ideas for......read more

Kids' Xylophone by Plan Toys

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Sustainable rubberwood transformed into colorful melody-maker $18.50

Using organic, kiln-dried wood from rubber trees that no longer produce latex, Plan Toys has been producing safe, environmentally-friendly toys for over thirty years. On the musical side of the company's offerings is this colorful xylophone that promotes children's natural sense of harmony and rhythm. The 5 bars, colored using water-based dyes, produce pleasant and melodious sounds that......read more

Eco Age

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UK green design trailblazer Nicola Giuggioli on sustainablility and design.

London's Eco Age is a store, showroom and consultancy that acts as a hub for all things green. Founder Nicola Giuggioli doesn't think "sustainable design" should infer any particular aesthetic. Neither do we. Here, Giuggioli discusses the concept....read more

Watershed Sustainable Workspace

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Prefab with near-zero eco-footprint is the perfect retreat for Oregon nature writer.

We could get used to working here. Designed by FLOAT architecture, 'Watershed' is a 100 square foot writer's studio that reveals the complex ecology around it. Little tunnels under the structure bring reptiles and amphibians into view through the floor-level window. A water collection basin, doubling as the front step, attracts birds and deer. All of the structure's parts are......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

Ocean Green Golondrina Surfboard

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Shred sustainably with this 6'4" quad fish.

Ocean Green is a small Britsh surfboard company with a staunch focus on sustainability. Avoiding the negative ecological impacts of conventional board shaping, the shapers use hollow balsa cores (sourced from sustainably managed forests) instead of non-biodegradable polyurethane or polystyrene, and organic hemp or cotton cloth instead of fiberglass. At 6'4", the Golondrina is Ocean......read more

Pallet House

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Dramatic form created from stacked shipping pallets.

Top notch architecture site BLDGBLOG points us to this inspired bit of material reuse from German architect Matthias Loebermann. The Palettenpavillon is made entirely from shipping pallets, ground anchors, and tie rods. Intended as a temporary meeting space, the structure is designed for simple dismantling and reassembly, and can be recycled in entirety. With dramatic textures and a curvilinear......read more

MOST Architecture: Brandbase Pallet

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Recycled pallets make for a perfect studio interior in Amsterdam.

There have been plenty of attempts to build with recycled wooden pallets, but none have quite pulled it off like the Pallet Project at the offices of Brandbase in Amsterdam. When the creative agency approached MOST Architecture to design the temporary space for their new studio, their only requirement was that it had to be furnished by recycled materials. The Dutch firm went all out with the......read more

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