The Energy Seed – Light from Used Batteries

Used alkaline batteries are a bad thing when thrown in the trash. They leech toxic chemicals out into the landfills, oceans, streets, or wherever they are discarded. Here comes a beautiful (although optimistic) solution in allowing for easy system for …

Green Cleaning METHOD

People against dirty. Methods line of products covers everything from bathroom to body care, all while being non-toxic biodegradable and great design to boot! Products are formulated from all natural materials like soy, coconut and palm oils, so you know …

The Fastest Car in the World – and its Green!

It’s faster than a jet, can out handle a roller coaster, and it is environmentally friendly. How, you ask? Starting with only the most exciting super car to drive EVER, the Atom, then adding an electric motor. What you have …

Ecobee Energy Efficient WiFi Programable Thermostat

A blend of energy efficient smarts and technological geek, this is a really cool product- if you know how to use it. The great thing is that no matter what, it will save you energy and bucks on your heating …

MetaForm Studio

I had the pleasure of interviewing Khader Humied, the founder of MetaForm Studio, a lighting design studio using reclaimed and sustainable materials for their magnificent pieces. Having been featured in home style magazines Dwell, Domino, New York Spaces and Natural …

Junkyard Tables

As soon as i saw one of these tables, i was in love. They have everything. Reused materials, beautiful design and textures, modern style, and each one is unique. It isn’t rocket science, but it takes skill and craftsmanship. Creating …

Fashionable Outerwear (with function)

With winter looming and fashion giant Vogue recently buying outdoor outfitter The North Face, clothing retailers have turned their eye to looking good in the outdoors. Its no longer just about function, just check out your local supermarket or ski …

Green Beer

Wind powered since 1999 and supplemented by on site energy production is just the beginning for this sustainable brewery. New Belgium Brewing produces delicious popular micro brews such as Fat Tire Ale, Blue Paddle, and Abbey. The true Belgian style …

Inaugural Post

Well, here it is folks, the first post on this exciting new site which will be dedicated to all things cool and green. The mission statement as it were. Here at The Chic Ecologist, we will be covering whats new …