Eco-nomical

Previously expensive eco alternatives get an affordable overhaul for the masses

Implications - Eco alternatives are often associated with a higher price tag, but a variety of companies are expanding green offerings into the mass market with designs that are priced to suit any income bracket. As the eco movement becomes further ingrained in Western culture and consumers desire more than ever to become part of the trendy green movement, affordable eco innovations are allowing consumers on a budget to get involved, while also reinforcing that there are no reasons left not to adopt a lower impact lifestyle.
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Inexpensive Disaster-Proof Homes - Sustainable.TO's Hurricane-Proof Design is a Competition Winner
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Inexpensive Disaster-Proof Homes
Sustainable.TO's Hurricane-Proof Design is a Competition Winner
As part of the Designing Recovery Competition held by the American Institute of Architects, Sustainable.TO Architecture + Building came up with a concept for a hurricane-proof design. The single-... [More]
Cheap Cardboard Standing Desks - Zachary Rotholz of Chairigami Designs an Affordable Healthy Desk
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Cheap Cardboard Standing Desks
Zachary Rotholz of Chairigami Designs an Affordable Healthy Desk
The Cardboard Standing Desk is a great alternative to the slew of expensive designs recently put on the market. Simple, sustainable and easily assembled, it is not just affordable, it is downright... [More]
Safer Developing Country Cookers - The Greenway Smart Stove Generates Less Smoke and Uses Less Fuel
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Safer Developing Country Cookers
The Greenway Smart Stove Generates Less Smoke and Uses Less Fuel
Those who are lucky enough to enjoy a central heating system in their home most likely find it hard to imagine how people stay warm in developing countries; it isn’t safe, that’s for sure,... [More]
Eco Ballerina Attire - The Latest H&M Conscious Collection is Inspired by Dancer Fashions
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Eco Ballerina Attire
The Latest H&M Conscious Collection is Inspired by Dancer Fashions
This Conscious collection by H&M pays homage to ballerina and dancer fashions. The eco-friendly collection is not only sustainable but is incredibly chic and comfortable. While fast fashion... [More]
Eco Infusing Cups - The Portable Brewing Mug Prepares Your Morning Beverage On the Go
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Eco Infusing Cups
The Portable Brewing Mug Prepares Your Morning Beverage On the Go
Whether coffee or loose leaf is your cup of tea, the Portable Brewing Mug can prepare your daily pick-me-up as you travel to your place of work. The practical benefits of such an accessory are as appealing… [More]
DIY Kitchen Utensil Decor - The Flamingo Toes 'Silverware Mirror' is Adorable
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DIY Kitchen Utensil Decor
The Flamingo Toes 'Silverware Mirror' is Adorable
The incredible DIY Flamingo Toes ‘Silverware Mirror’ is a great addition to any kitchen for a bit of whimsical fun. You could, alternatively, have it outside the kitchen in any other... [More]