Israeli-born Star of Black Swan, Natalie Portman, Sports Green Engagement Ring

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She’s got the “green” ring. Guess who is the lucky man. It’s the sort of news to inspire eco-fashionistas: Natalie Portman , vegan shoe wearer, Golden-Globe winner and star of Black Swan, is wearing an engagement ring that embodies the essence of eco-friendly bling. According to reports, the custom-designed ring by Jamie Wolf is an […]

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Eran Hilerowicz, CEO of Koala Recycling Solutions, Speaks About Metal Recycling in Israel

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Eran talks about popularizing metal recycling in Israel and other Koala Recycling Solutions projects. After excitedly learning a few weeks ago that a new organization, Koala Recycling Solutions, was tackling the metal recycling issue in Israel, we decided to get in touch with its CEO, Eran Hilerowicz, to learn more.  Here’s what he had to […]

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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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Sakina Design Brings an Environmental Conscience to Contemporary Islamic Design

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Islamic wall art and greeting cards, with religious intonations in line with green values in Islam. Sakina Design‘s logo is green not only because the company creates Islamic design and green is an important color for Islam.  Their logo is green because they are an environmentally conscious business… for partially religious reasons. The husband and […]

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Inbal Weisman's Upcycled Fabric Owls Are a Hoot and a Green Prophet Giveaway!

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Recycled owls are a hoot. Win one in this Green Prophet giveaway. Conveying a wise message of reuse that suits their owl-like form, Inbal Weisman’s fabric owls are made exclusively out of upcycled fabric and buttons. Hoot! She sources her materials from a variety of sources, including the open trading market at Nahalal, her grandmother’s […]

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

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

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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

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[/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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