EcoGir Flaunts Its Recycled Polyester Suits During New York Fashion Week

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Fashion label EcoGir says even polyester can be stylish. The oh-so-stylish and yet oh-so-eco-friendly Israeli design label, EcoGir brought sustainable fashion to New York Fashion Week this year by holding two runway shows in a prominent midtown Manhattan location. Both men’s and women’s fashions were flaunted with a total of 12 suits shown.  The two […]

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Bicycle Manufacturers Adjust to a Larger and Heavier Client Base with Super Sized Cycles

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Everyone should be able to engage in eco-friendly forms of transportation, like cycling, and now with super-sized bikes they can. Cycling has been gaining popularity in Israel and other areas of the Middle East over recent years, which is great for the environment, great for reducing vehicle congestion in cities, frugal, and healthy.  But unfortunately, […]

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UAE Ministry of Environment and Water Uses Animated Film to Promote Plastic Bag Ban

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In the battle against plastic bags, the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water has started taking a more fun approach. As part of its mission to ban non-biodegradable plastic bags from the UAE by 2012, the Ministry of Environment and Water will soon release an animated movie that promotes eco-friendly alternatives.  The Ministry is hoping […]

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Daridere Resort and Camping Area a New Turkish Eco Tourist Spot

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Enjoy Turkey a little bit more naturally at Daridere Resort and Camping Area near the northwestern town of Altinoluk. Turkey, like many areas of the Middle East, is endowed with beautiful natural landscapes. Landscapes that you may not enjoy viewing the gas-guzzling, wasteful hotel, standard way. Instead, you may enjoy taking in these landscapes in […]

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“New Dress A Day” Blog Takes Consumerism Out of the Fresh Fashion Equation

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Before and after: For 365 days, and only 365 dollars, New Dress A Day blogger Marisa removes standard consumerism from her wardrobe and replaces it with 365 upcycled outfits. Inspired by a creative rut, being newly unemployed, and her looming 30th birthday, Marisa (pictured to the left in a glamorous “before” picture) decided it was […]

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At Collecteco Gallery, Each Piece Tells an Ecological and Design Story

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Collecteco gallery displays an impressive collection of eco design and art in central Israel. Green Prophet has witnessed the occurrence of several environmentally-themed exhibitions in Israel over the past few years.  Most recently, Tel Aviv’s Rothschild Boulevard was taken over by designs of green futuristic homes, but in the past the city has also witnessed […]

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Merav Feiglin Opens Her Studio As Part of Emek Hefer’s “Open Houses” Festival

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Check out Merav Feiglin’s Trashlights, mosaics, and other recycled material artwork between August 25th-27th. When Tel Aviv does something, sooner or later everyone else wants to do it too. For years Tel Aviv has devoted one weekend a year to celebrating its architecture, putting on a “Houses from Within” festival.  (In recent years the festival […]

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Participate in Greenpeace and jovoto’s Design Competition, “Creativity for the Energy Revolution”

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Help Greenpeace and jovoto bring renewable energy to Germany with awesome graphic design Are you a creative designer looking to use your aesthetic powers towards eco-friendly means?  Greenpeace and jovoto’s joint design contest, Creativity for the Energy Revolution, is a good place to start.  The competition attempts to use cool design to spread the message […]

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Syrian Celebrities Spread Green Message in Damascus With Balloons?!?

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Syrian celebrities took to the streets of Damascus to promote green living. Releasing balloons, were they drawing attention to the environment or to themselves? A group of Syrian celebrities gathered in Damascus to try to promote environmentally friendly lifestyles recently, personally urging individuals to change their habits. Unfortunately, however, it looks like this was a case […]

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UAE VIPs Attend Lecture on Environmental Sustainability at Yale University

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Professor Daniel Esty lectured United Arab Emirates officials (and others) about environmental sustainability at Yale University last week. Members attending Professor Daniel Esty’s lecture: “Green to Gold: Environmental Sustainability in a Changing World” at Yale University last week included a who’s who of United Arab Emirates officials.  The event was attended by H.H. General Sheikh […]

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"Thirsty for Change" Fashion Show Raises Awareness About Israeli Water Conservation

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PopLove’s recycled fashion did a double eco service during “Thirsty for Change” – it got people excited about upcycled design and aware of the need for greater water conservation efforts. [image via: Fashion Snake] A few weeks ago a fashion show of PopLove’s upcycled couture was paraded down one of the buildings at the Interdisciplinary […]

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