Eco-Friendly Underwear

Eco-chic clothing is popping up everywhere from small designers to large established companies, but what about that often overlooked bit of clothing that you first put on in the morning- the one piece that you wear everyday (well, hopefully everyday …

Recycled Totes and Bags – UrthBags

I have always been intrigued by the many creative materials used for recycled content bags, especially things like juice boxes. I recently purchased a recycled fire hose bag which I have been delighted with, and I have several recycled cotton, …

Alex and Ani Eco Friendly Jewelry

I recently received a package from Alex and Ani, an eco friendly jewelry designer with a showroom in Tribeca, New York, that is extremely hot right now. Chances are if you have opened a celebrity magazine, seen an awards show …

Eco Friendly Neoprene? Yulex

This article (originally posted in 2009) was focused on a product called NeoGreene. While it appears the company producing this greener version of neoprene has since disappeared, it only seems fitting to refocus on other strides in eco-friendly neoprene alternatives. …

Atayne Eco Friendly Athletic Sportswear- Green up your Run

Having competed in a few triathlons, I am pretty familiar with the performance clothing out there. You know the stuff, the silky feeling ultra-wicking fabrics made of fancy polypropylene, polyester, and other plastic types. The process of making these clothes …

Rock Star Recycle – Guitar String Bracelets for Charity

A great reader recommendation from Lauren, WearYourMusic.org has come up with a great way to donate to charitable organizations, recycle, and give music fans a real keepsake. Each guitar string bracelet is handcrafted from recycled fine silver and used guitar …

Verre New York Glass Jewelry

This seems to be the month of Eco-Jewelry here on The Chic Ecologist, probably because there is so much great stuff out there. I recently received a note from Jessica over at Verre New York, a glass jewelry design team …

Recycled Fire Hose Gear

Recycled Fire Hose Bags

It’s amazing how many things we use out there that just get thrown away. Good thing there are creative and resourceful individuals who are willing to try to make products out of recycling just about anything. Recycled sails and recycled …

Zulugrass Sustainable Eco Jewelry – The Leakey Collection

I just received some beautiful sustainably zulugrass bracelets from the Leakey Collection. These bracelets and almost all their jewelry are made by people of the Maasai tribe in the Rift Valley area of Kenya, East Africa from zulugrass. What excites …

Julia Failey Unique Eco Jewelry

There is something about artisan jewelry that captures me, but only when it is beautiful and unique. Julia Failey embodies that spirit with her wonderfully designed nature inspired eco jewelry. I am especially drawn to the pieces displayed below, and …

Eco Conscious Diamonds, Synthetics and Simulants

The holidays are upon us and many of us want to celebrate the special women in our lives with jewelry. Based on the commercials and marketing, a diamond is a girls best friend and diamonds are forever. Thats nice and …

Pivot Boutique – Eco Smart Fashion in Chicago

A striking example of eco smart fashion, Pivot Boutique is a perfect balance of selection and great design- you will always find at least one ‘gotta have it’ item. Featuring dresses, sweaters, coats, mens clothing, and accessories (including Simply Wooden …