Dria Peterson's Handmade Creations, Born From a Geneology of Vegetarianism and Recycling


It’s not every day that you come across something called a “Feminist Woman Eco Art Doll” – whether you’re looking on Etsy or elsewhere.  But for Dria Peterson, its creator, it is only natural. Because why wouldn’t you make new things out of recycled and vintage fabrics, and reclaimed handspun sheep’s wool?  Oh, and did […]

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Limor Matityahoo Thinks the Sky Is the LIMITZ For Designer Recycled Products


Tel Aviv based designer, Limor Matityahoo, has been involved with crafts for as long as she can remember.  Among her many skills, Limor is a textile designer, a makeup artist, a cake decorator, and an interactive product manager.  Most recently her curiosity, playfulness and skill have brought her to upcycled and recycled crafts made from […]

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Cecilia Cohen's Recycled Artwork Teaches Us That When the Beer Bottle is Empty, the Possibilities Are Full


If asked whether the glass is half empty or half full, we’re pretty sure that Israeli artist Cecilia Cohen would say full.  Full of possibilities. A self-described “mother earth type”, Cecilia has always been conscious of her impact on the environment and is the kind of person “who worries about the survival of coral and […]

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Krooom Makes Recycled and Recyclable Cardboard Furniture For Kids of All Ages


[/caption] Here on Green Prophet we love to hear about green design.  In the world of green furniture design we’ve already covered Green Lullaby, which makes cribs, doll houses and doll cradles for kids out of recycled cardboard paper.  But now there’s a new recycled cardboard furniture design company in town and they’re making furniture […]

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White Trash, An Ecological Group Exhibition, Opens in Tel Aviv Next Week


Inbal Limor, an Israeli artist whose artistic plastic bag creations and puppets we’ve already covered on Green Prophet, is devoted to using her art to promote environmental awareness.  And this time she’s going bigger, joining forces with other artists who have a similar mission. Together with Amanda Mehl and Shameless, Inbal has initiated and curated […]

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"Waste Lb" Design Company Encourages Lebanese to Waste Fewer Plastic Bags


Plastic bags are evil.  They are not biodegradable, pollute our landfills, pollute our waterways, convince fish and ducks that they’re food… it’s pretty well established that they’re just bad news.  While activists encourage consumers to try using fewer bags, or sometimes try to ban the use of plastic bags entirely, the truth is that these […]

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Sustainable Design Seminar Starting at the Israeli Design Center Next Week


Sustainable design is popping up all over Israel, and we’ve tried to cover as many of these designers as possible.  Our survey of ten sustainable Israeli designers who reduce, reuse, and recycle covers tons of green, innovative, and aesthetic projects ranging from rubber tire handbags (that are surprisingly chic) to old suitcases-turned-shelving units. So we […]

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