By Becky Striepe on December 10, 2009
These lunch bags by GreenSmart are constructed from Neogreene fabric, an ecofriendly alternative to Neoprene. They’re healthier for you and for the planet. Javan is just one of the lunch bag styles from GreenSmart, but I was taken by this style’s elastic band for securing your beverage. It’s pictured above with a plastic juice bottle, [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on July 2, 2009
Neoprene is everywhere these days from wetsuits to laptop sleeves. The stretchy, squishy rubber based material is useful and versatile, unfortunately it’s not very earth-friendly. Neoprene (or polychloroprene) is a petroleum based rubber that is treated and bound together with a nasty mix of chemicals & VOCs including Formaldehyde, lead, chlorine and toluene.