Finally, Eco Friendly Shoes for Men

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Finally, some eco-friendly shoes for the fashionable green men out there. We’ve seen an abundance of eco-friendly shoes here on Green Prophet of late – from Sharon Golan’s mix-and-match Shell 256 shoes to Daniela Bekerman’s “ze o ze” shoes that let you change the heels to fit your mood.  But what’s an eco-friendly man to […]

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David De Rothschild Sails Plastiki With Environmental Lessons to be Learned

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David de Rothschild finally sets sail on his recycled bottle boat, Plastiki. Image via earthfirst. English banking family scion David de Rothschild and his crew are already 8 days out to sea in the much heralded Plastiki sail boat made almost entirely out of recycled plastic material, including 1,200 gas filled plastic bottles. And David […]

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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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"SafsaPesel" Recycles Discarded Materials to Make Urban Sculptures You Can Sit On

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Making arks and art out of trash kids collect. This “Noah’s Ark” sculpture above is part of an environmental community project run by Haggit Rich of SafsaPesel in Israel. In her workshops, groups make usable sculptures for kindergartens, schools and parks. Once Rich and the children decide on a project, they collect materials such old […]

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"Mother Told Me Not To Touch Garbage" and Other Reasons To Make Recycled Art in Tel Aviv

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(“Secret Artist” and his “Velvet on the Ground” photo at the Tel Aviv Carmel Market recycled art installation. Photo credit Asaf Ravid. ) A few weeks ago, on a hot Tel Avivian Saturday, I visited the closed Shuk Ha Carmel (the Carmel Market) on the occasion of the Cucumber Season exhibition. I usually really try […]

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Anat Safran's Infobags Make You Smarter and Greener: Third Great Green Prophet Giveaway!

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Paper is one of those materials with endless possibilities. Which is why Israeli (and international) designers keep having fun reinventing them over and over again. Last week we took a look at Guy Lougashi’s recycled paper baskets and recapped some of the other recycled paper products being made by environmentally conscious Israeli designers: wallets made […]

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Guy Lougashi Weaves Together Baskets and People With Recycled Paper

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We’ve heard of environmentally conscious Israeli designers doing some pretty crazy stuff with paper. Green Lullaby makes EcoCradles out of cardboard paper, Amit Brilliant turns used paper wrappers into wallets, and Erez Mulai transforms wasted paper into wastepaper baskets. While we think these designers are great and love their work, none of them has reinvented […]

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Merav Feiglin Doesn't Make Light of Trash, She Makes TRASHLIGHTS

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All of us green folk know that trash is a serious thing. It takes up space, pollutes our waterways, doesn’t decompose, and produces harmful gases. But there ain’t nothing serious about Merav Feiglin‘s Trashlights. Nope, not even close. Merav, who also creates other environmentally friendly art such as mosaics, altered books, and collages, collects found […]

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Hey, Are You Gonna Use That? Second Great Green Prophet Giveaway with Yoav Kotik!

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For those of you who missed out on our first Great Green Prophet Giveaway, the competition is on again!  And this time the prize is local, handmade, and recycled – so we’re especially proud. Yoav Kotik, an Israeli artist who reinvents garbage materials into beautiful jewelry and other creations, has graciously agreed to give an […]

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