By Becky Striepe on April 25, 2012
You know we love upcycling around here, so when the folks at MINIWIZ offered to send me their case for the iPhone 4 that’s made from trash, I knew I had to take them up on it.
By Becky Striepe on September 29, 2010
Plastic sometimes feels like a fact of life. From packaging to medical supplies to paints and adhesives, it’s pretty tough stuff to avoid. While ideally we’d ditch the plastic all together, there are some amazing innovations for petroleum free plastic that’s much more ecofriendly than the conventional stuff.
By Becky Striepe on June 30, 2010
The folks behind Life Box have created an awesome option for sustainable packaging. The cardboard that makes up these boxes contains a combination of tree seeds and fungi, which add only a negligible amount of weight to the package.
By Becky Striepe on June 2, 2010
At the Montford Music Festival in Asheville, NC, I ran across this simple, ingenious packaging method from Sweet Tea Clothing Company. Rather than sell her shirts in bags or boxes, she packages them in mason jars!