All posts tagged Eco-friendly

Solar Powered Generator

During our recent close call with Hurricane Isaac vs. South Florida I considered not having power for weeks at a time.  Not being able to have perishable food and living off canned goods is not the brightest of prospects.  So when I stumbled upon this Solar Power Generator I got so excited!  Excited for so many reasons!  First off, after a hurricane, getting gas is a mix of an adventure with a dash of luck.  Fighting at the pump and waiting in lines that stretch miles is the worst.  However, this generator charges with direct sunlight and after it being fully charged (20 hours) it can run a fridge for 4 days. Woohoo, no lines at the gas station! Also, it will keep recharging while you use it.  You just plug in its 8′ cords to the panels outside and you are good to go.  Secondly, this generator does not emit dangerous and toxic fumes.  Finally, this generator can also be charged by plugging it to your outlet in 16 hours so that you can be prepared before the storm hits.

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Apple & Bee Totes, Weekenders & Other Bags

Apple&Bee was started by Brett Pattinson designer Claire Morris. Both share a passion for the best in contemporary environmental design and a belief that it can and should be applied to practical everyday objects.  They are the master minds behind an eco-friendly line of bags that happen to be great gifts too :) 1. Burlap Tote, 2. Day Tripper Weekender Bag, 3. Red Doves Organic Cotton Canvas Tote, 4. Hearts Envelope Bag, 5. Apple Coin Purse, 6. Bee Coin Purse, 7. Apple of My Eye Organic Cotton Canvas Tote

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Mother’s Day Gift Series: Chive Vases

For Mothers who love fresh flowers, give her displays to show them off.  Since 2004, Chive has consistently delivered fresh and innovative designs to showcase the individual beauty of the flower.  Chive vases easily compliment any setting, from the most traditional to the most contemporary.

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gifts for your environmental consciousness

Eco Friendly GiftsThese ideas may be especially fitting for your eco-friendly giftee.  However, they are all practical and modern gadgets we can all use in our daily lives: 1. Solar Window Charger, 2. Baggu reusable bags, 3. Fridgezoo Companions, 4. Sagaform Take Away mug.

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