June 24th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, mining precious metals is one of the biggest environmental nightmares. Tons of toxic chemicals like cyanide and mercury are used to produce and refine precious metals. It is estimated that about 2.9 pounds of mercury is released for every 2.2 pounds of gold produced.
And with that in mind, Dawanna of Peaces of Indigo recycles silver, gold, and bronze to make jewelry
June 17th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Green Crater Fashion Green T Bags make reusable grocery bags out of t-shirts on Etsy What a great way not to disposable plastic bags!
June 10th, 2011 | by Karen Lee
twig & leaf botanical is an uber eco-friendly herbal shop that sells organic, vegan herbal concoction on Etsy. How did she start her passion of making herbal remedies
June 3rd, 2011 | by Karen Lee
Debby Arem is the designer behind Debby Arem Designs. She is a perfectionist and fascinated by detail, texture and color. She creates unique 'geekery' jewelry and accessories for the home and office that are sometimes whimsical or abstract and sometimes purely decorative or quite functional
January 26th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe
Don't you just love when you see kids getting excited about crafting? It's even better when they're fascinated with repurposed materials. A new web series featuring 7-year-old twins Tristin and Tyler is chock full of green crafting inspiration for kids and grown-ups alike!
November 17th, 2010 | by Maria
Michelle Wilson of Recycled Fabric sources vintage and once-loved materials to create wonderfully feminine accessories
November 3rd, 2010 | by Maria
Matt Loftice of RecycledBrooklyn found green crafting inspiration 1,300 miles away in New Orleans, Louisiana. Shortly after Hurricane Katrina, he saw an article about a man recovering all of the wreckage to rebuild his home after it was destroyed.
October 7th, 2010 | by Maria
Karin McArdle of Green Gypsies creates one-of-a-kind pieces and truly believes that "one man's trash is another man's treasure."
July 22nd, 2010 | by Kelly Rand
Wooly Baby makes adorable eco-friendly slippers for kids that are made from recycled wool sweaters and leather jackets. Josie Marsh [&hellip
June 2nd, 2010 | by Becky Striepe
Proprietress Anka got her crafty roots growing up in Russia, where sewing and making things were part of the school [&hellip