Browsing the "green crafter" Tag

Green Crafter: First World Trash

July 29th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

First World Trash makes functional accessories by recycling billboards and seat belts. The eco-chic items are carried in stores around the world and the owner's goal is to do what's good for the people of her hometown than just make accessories. Read more to find out where her ultimate vision lies.


Green Crafter: Alex Keller

July 1st, 2011 | by Karen Lee

Alex Keller is a jewelry redesigner who converts vintage jewelry and upcycles them into more modern vintage chic jewelry. Her love of vintage carries into her vintage shop where she sells vintage housewares. Let's see if she has any tips on vintage shopping.


Green Crafter: Peaces of Indigo

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


Green Crafter: Debby Arem Designs

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


Green Crafter Profile: Recycled Brooklyn

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.



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