Win a pair of eco-friendly Swiftwick SUSTAIN socks

Swiftwick sustain sock

If you’re a runner, cyclist, golfer, or enjoyer of any athletic activity, you’re already aware of the importance of quality footwear. Before you even begin to talk about shoes, you’ve got to talk about socks. That’s where U.S. based Swiftwick comes in. And with their new Sustain socks, performance footwear is more eco-friendly than ever!

The best eco-friendlier holiday gifts for 2012

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Sometimes buying Christmas presents just sucks. The stress of the holidays and finding that perfect gift can often wear on your very last nerve. No worries, we’ve got a list almost 20 different items that are sure to dazzle nearly anyone on your Christmas shopping list — whether they be a fashionista or a lumberjack.

Hear the beauty of these eco-friendly wood earbuds

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When I say the phrase “musical instrument”, what is the first one that comes to mind? Chances are it is something made of wood or brass. What it is most certainly not made of is plastic. There’s a reason for that. Brass and wood (but especially wood) have wonderful acoustic properties and produce clear and […]

Logitech wireless solar keyboard review

logitech solar keyboard

Every now and then you come across a product that makes you want to kick back in your chair and say, “finally!”. The Logitech wireless solar keyboard (with both Mac and PC versions) is just such a device. Comfortable, affordable, and with the ability to charge from any light source (including a lamp), this keyboard should be on your desk.

Swiftwick debuts world’s first recycled nylon sock

Swiftwick socks made from post-industrial recycled material

Taking steps to live greener often involves getting more active, in which case you need quality performance socks. Swiftwick is a US-based company that makes a wide variety of performance socks, made from many different materials, but the SUSTAIN socks is their first product line to include recycled content — and quite impressive it is!

Say hello to the revolutionary Square water bottle

square water bottle

The Square is the latest 20oz water bottle from the folks at Clean Bottle — and both are the brainchild of Dave Mayer, the founder of Clean Bottle. The Square, while appearing to simply be a good looking water bottle, is actually quite special in a myriad of subtle ways — which are the best kind, don’t you think?

Epic bicycle wheel light sports 32 LEDs & 42 themes

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When it comes to cycling, seeing the road ahead is important, but being seen by motorists is even more important. If you had a sweet wheel mounted lighting system made up of 32 LED’s, took up about 3/4 the height of your wheel, and combined 42 themes with hundreds of color combinations you wouldn’t just be seen by motorists, you’d be envied.

9 amazing products made from recycled aluminum

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While there’s no such thing as a perfect material in terms of recyclability, aluminum comes pretty close. Unlike paper or plastic, aluminum maintains its quality through the recycling process, meaning it can be recycled over and over again. As such, you’ve likely used recycled aluminum products without realizing it. Did you know that those soft […]

A $10 fix to save a gallon of water per toilet flush

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Are you flushing a gallon of extra water down the drain when you, ahem, “take care of your business”? Many people are. The culprit is not the flush, itself, but how the toilet refills. The good news is that the fix could not be easier (and cheaper). Take a few minutes to test your toilet and possibly save boatloads of money on wasted water.

Old bicycle tires get more mileage as upcycled belts

Upcycled bike tire belts

There is no shortage of things you can make out of old bicycle tubes. Though the inner tubes are being reused in so many clever ways, there are not a lot of creative things being done with the old bike tires themselves. Enter Bicycle Belts. See how one Florida firefighter is changing the face of fashion and of cycling by re-using old bike tires.