The Salm brothers, Isaac and Jaime, of Mio Design have become strange bedfellows with none other than corporate giant Target. Mio emphasises "environmentally and socially progressive design" and hope to promote their ideas and accomplishments through Target.
Starting in 2001 and based out of Philly, MIO operates within this framework:
All of our products use materials that can be easily recycled with existing infrastructures, fit into closed loop manufacturing systems available today or fit seamlessly with natural ecosystems.
Target will be selling an array of items including "watering can, trowel, cultivator, weeder, mini herb garden, solar lights, hammock and composter ranging from $6.99 for the trowel to $99.99 for the composter."
The Salm brothers have laid out how their methods are sustainably minded: