Eco-Friendly Accessories

IDEO's "Pill Necklace" Makes It Easier to Keep Track of Meds

For those who have a pile of pills to take every day, it can get overwhelming to remember it all. The Pill Necklace, designed by Stina Jonsson and Ross Lockwood at IDEO for their annual…

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Local Buttons: Upcycled Clothing, Ethically Made in Haiti With Dignity

Local Buttons have evolved a collection of professional accessories and garments ethically in Haiti to help the local community. The design team launched three years ago with the aim of…

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Celebrate National Library Week With Library Card Tote, Pouch

Celebrate National Library Week—or love of libraries and reading in general—with Out of Print Clothing’s old-school callout to the borrower cards of yore. For every tote or…

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Warby Parker, Architecture for Humanity Collaborate on Philanthropic Eyewear

Here at Ecouterre we love good design that makes a positive impact. So we were delighted when we heard that Architecture for Humanity have launched a campaign with designer Warby Parker…

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Dick Moby's Eco-Sunglasses Help Rid the Oceans of Plastic Pollution

These sustainable sunglasses from Dick Moby were born from an urge to address the plastic pollution in a positive way. As avid surfers and sailors, the duo behind brand – Tim…

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Chopard Makes History With World's First Fair-Mined Gold Watch

Chopard has made history with the world’s first wristwatch made of fairly mined gold from South America. Unveiled at the BaselWorld World Watch and Jewellery Show in March, the…

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Recycle an Animal Figurine Into a Playful Key Chain (DIY Tutorial)

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES 1 or more key rings 1 or more eye screws 1 or more animal figurines Spray paint (Krylon Short Cuts are great for small projects) Awl STEP ONE Start by placing…

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Clothing Hang Tag Dissolves in Water to Become Laundry Detergent

Photo by Shutterstock Regardless of whether you shop sustainably or not, most clothing comes with pesky paper price tags and labels that get inevitably thrown in the trash. Designers…

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Hipsters for Sisters: Eco-Friendly, Vegan Belt-Wallets Made in Los Angeles

Hipsters for Sisters are the designers behind these cool eco-friendly belt handbags that sit on the hip. Loosely based on the money belt – a longtime favourite of backpackers for…

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Pyrrha's Recycled-Metal "Game of Thrones" Jewelry is Coming

WIN OR DIE “We were thrilled when HBO approached us to create an official Game of Thrones jewelry line,” says Pyrrha designer Wade Papin, who employs the traditional art of lost-wax…

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The "X & C" is a Portable, Affordable Clothes Dryer for Wet Climates

Throughout China, many people rely on hanging clean clothes outside to dry as a simple, cost-efficient way to do laundry. In areas of Southern China where the climate is often damp,…

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Ergonomic "Easy Button" Helps Elderly, Disabled Button Own Shirts

Easy Button is an ergonomic button that helps speed up the process of dressing oneself for those who have insensitivity and numbness in their hands. It takes longer for elderly citizens…

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RESMO: A Portable Flat-Pack Shelter for Involuntary Airport Campers

At first glance the RESMO design looks like a quirky modern chair. But if you have ever experienced a long delay at the airport, you will understand the beauty of this wearable shelter.…

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Dying is Forever: Swiss Company Turns Cremated Remains Into Diamonds

Algordanza is turning the notion of “family heirloom” on its head. The Swiss startup takes cremated human remains and transforms them into diamonds. The concept isn’t…

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These 3D-Printed Press-On Manicures Are Beyond Insane

NAILED IT But even their plastic offerings aren’t for shrinking violets. Available in bold, saturated colors like amethyst, raspberry, and royal blue, each piece is a textural…

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"Cuff" is a Line of GPS-Enabled Jewelry That Double as Safety Devices

For those nervous about walking home alone at night, Cuff’s new line of GPS-enabled jewelry can give you some piece of mind and alert friends and family to your exact location. If…

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Washington University's High-Tech Goggles Help Surgeons Spot Cancer

A new set of high-tech glasses could help surgeons find and remove cancerous cells during surgery. Developed by Dr. Samuel Achilefu, a professor of radiology and biomedical engineering…

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Heart & Noble's Laser-Cut Jewelry Punches Up Launch NY Fashion Week

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