Sustainable printing tips: How to be more eco-friendly

Green Prophet

There are all kinds of eco printing, 3D and on paper. There has been a push to be more eco-friendly with business taking big leaps to make a positive impact on the environment. Switch to eco-mode. 3D printing means fast, rabid prototyping with less waste.

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6 of the Best Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Eco Friendly Daily

If sustainability is important to you, we have six eco-friendly gift ideas to help you during the upcoming holiday season. Zero-Waste, Non-Toxic, Eco-Friendly Bath Soaps. The funny thing is, zero-waste, non-toxic, eco-friendly bath soaps often smell nice.

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Eco Friendly Coffee Filter

Green Earth Journey

I also found that there are unbleached cotton and hemp reusable filters on Etsy. When purchasing from Etsy, you are supporting artisans and getting a quality handmade item in return. I enjoy coffee, but have for some time thought it a waste of paper to use a new filter every day. However, paper filters are not reusable. I buy unbleached paper filters, and compost them after use, so I am helping to reduce landfills, but I am not helping the front end at all.

Etsy Seller Interview With Yevgenia

Green Earth Journey

Name: My Name is Yevgenia Davidoff Shop Name: Yevgenia – upcycled collectibles Shop Link: yevgenia.etsy.com Location: Brooklyn, NY Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I started selling my works on Etsy last year, although I registered an account 4 years ago. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners?

Enjoy an Eco-Friendly Christmas

Green Living Ideas

In this article we will discuss ways to enjoy an eco-friendly Christmas. While this is the most eco-friendly way to send out holiday cheer, some people still prefer tried and true greeting cards that they may display around their home or save as a keepsake. Check out Etsy, local gift stores and even natural food stores for planet-healthy greetings. Eco Home Living Green Consumerism Recycling Reuse christmas recycling recycle recycle goods

Spotlight on Creativity: Saturday Etsy Series

Green Life Smart Life

So I have been on the search for some pretty storage solutions, hence my etsy seller pick of the week – sewingmomma – the designer of beautiful storage bins/totes using a variety of recycled or vintage fabrics. Sewingmomma is a mother of 4 and wife to a supportive husband who helps make her etsy career possible. Her profile says “I am so happy to be a part of Etsy. I spend hours on Etsy. You can find sewingmomma on Facebook or etsy.

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Eco-Friendly, Upcycled Clothes

Eco Friendly Daily

Eco-Friendly, Upcycled Clothes. In fact, quite of few of these places have found a home on Etsy and other similar sites that put customers in touch with small craftsmen. Zasra Shop at Etsy. There are a lot of great shops on Etsy that let you buy upcycled clothes, but the stuff being sold at the Zasra shop in the Etsy marketplace is taking it to another level. Anita Spero Design Shop at Etsy. Friend us on Facebook. FRIENDS. Categories.

Etsy “Local” Stores in Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Dubai

Green Prophet

Regional Etsy shops unite to form old-fashioned collaborative studios, online. Etsy, the online handmade and vintage shopping platform , has done amazing things to help people buy handmade, eco-friendly and local products. Artisans who are marketing their own products can easily set up online shops on the site, and on the buying end, Etsy has made it very easy to shop local by looking for products made and sold near you.

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Green Printing from ECO Etsy Team

Green Earth Journey

by Lolaness Switching out to the more eco-friendly incandescent light bulbs, carpooling as much as possible, and taking a walk to the store a couple blocks away instead of driving it are all good ways to be green. But there are tons of other opportunities available to help you reduce your carbon footprint - and save trees doing it. Living in the technology age, we're constantly printing things out.

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Trade paper and plastic for Cloth

Green Earth Journey

You can find some very good looking bags lined with cotton on Etsy at Gnomeclothes. Another Etsy seller offering cloth sandwich bags, produce bags, and PDF patterns for making your own creations, is 4 Girls Designs. Rosy und Posy is an Etsy seller that carries cloth sandwich bags with finished French seams to prevent crumbs catching in the seams. Tags: sandwich etsy eco friendly snacks guest blogger cloth sinclair

Sea Find Designs

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I've been with Etsy for almost two years. it's where my friends are! Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners? Etsy is a community site!! Labels: Etsy Seller, interview. Tags: etsy blog sea find seafinddesigns movement beach glass eco conscience green

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Handmade Giveaway Hop – Recycled Paper Jewelry Box/Kraft Paper Christmas Cards

Hug a Tree with Me

Welcome to the Handmade & Eco-Friendly Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering , Easy Green Mom and Brittleby’s Corner through the Green Moms Network ! To help raise awareness about the importance of giving eco-friendly and handmade gifts, we’re offering giveaways to help you get started (or continue) with your holiday planning. We are excited to be a part of Green Moms Network Handmade/Eco-friendly Holidays Giveaway Hop.

Jesse Danger

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? On top of that I try to use chemicals and materials in my shop that are non toxic and ECO friendly. Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? Both in a sense, I still work a full time job at a local jewelry store, But I take my Etsy Shop very seriously, as I would love to be doing this full time. Labels: Etsy Seller.

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Prix-Prix

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? I worked in sustainable architecture before starting my accessories company, and I wanted to carry over eco-friendly practices into my handmade designs. How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I've had my shop on Etsy since August 2007, so for about a year and a half. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners?

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Gaia Conceptions

Green Earth Journey

Name: Andrea Crouse Shop Name: Gaia Conceptions Shop Link: [link] gaiaconceptions.etsy.com Location: Greensboro, NC Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? All Gaia Conceptions clothing is designed, sewn, and dyed by me using certified organic and eco-friendly fabrics. Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? Then right around the same time I graduated I put my clothing on Etsy.

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Broad Street

Green Earth Journey

blogspot.com Location: Chicago Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I had to do something with my collection of vintage jewelry and wanted to create one of a kind, custom jewelry for eco-fabulous women. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners? NEXT POST Labels: etsy seller interview.

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Night Lights

Green Earth Journey

By Etsy Artist Night Light Art What kind of light can you purchase that is eco friendly and safe to use in your children's rooms? By Etsy seller GeekGear By Etsy Seller from MarzLEDs are the bulb to choose. LEDs do not burn out, they are bright, and they do not get hot. Not to mention, they use significantly less energy than any other bulb on the market. on Amazon.com. Photo is linked. Click Here to see more results on Amazon.com.

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Plastic Bags That Go From “Rubbish to Relevant”

Green Prophet

Plastic bags are a ubiquitous and un-eco-friendly material that many sustainable and upcycling designers have tried to reuse. ” To see more of Aviva Sawicki’s work check out her Etsy shop, AVIVART. Fashion & Design art Etsy green crafts plastic bags upcycled materials upcyclingColorful plastic bags are both the canvas and the paints in Aviva Sawicki’s artworks.

Vintage Capes for Every Taste: All Under $100!

Eco Chic

A great way to keep your purchases eco-friendly is to purchase vintage items, so I’ve rounded up the best vintage capes that Etsy has to offer. appeared first on Eco-Chick. Fair Fashion capes costume Etsy fall films vintage warmth wool When I get dressed each morning, I decide what movie I want to be in that day. Looking at clothing as a costume completely reinvents my morning experience. If you want to inject some movie-style drama (and warmth!)

Adi Zaffran Weisler Makes Upcycled Bullet Jewelry, Not War

Green Prophet

See more bullet rings on Weisler’s website or purchase them from his Etsy shop. Read more about eco-friendly jewelry:: Ecco Ukka Weaves Love, Magic and Recycled Materials Into Fabric Jewelry. Fashion & Design design Etsy Fashion recycled fashion upcycled upcycled materials upcyclingUsed copper bullets found at a firing range transform into sculptural objects incorporated into rings. Bullets are, objectively, ugly things.

Arny

Green Earth Journey

Name: Arnesa Shop Name: Arny Shop Link: [link] Location: Leesburg, VA Ships To: Worldwide What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? It wasn't something I was planning to make, I just started making ECO friendly products and that's how I got hooked :). How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I've been on Etsy from March 28, 2007.

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5 Green Valentine Ideas For Your Eco-Girlfriend

Green Prophet

Chocolates are fattening and the flower industry is often horribly destructive to the environment , so your special eco-friend is unlikely to be impressed with these last minute valentine gifts. To show that you appreciate your loved one’s beautiful eco-mind, why not surprise her with a copy of an environmentally-themed book. 3: ETSY. In that case, why not take your eco-conscious loved one out for a delicious vegetarian meal.

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Gifts Are Most Attractive in Green Attire

Green Blog

There are many eco-friendly projects to choose from, but in this article we’ll give you a few basic suggestions. Newspaper : Wrapping gifts in recycled newspaper is probably the most basic thing you can do to stay eco-friendly this year while sending a positive, green message. Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper : If you’re not a DIY kind of person, you can always support green companies by purchasing pre-made wrapping paper.

Rosh Hashanah 5772 Green Gift Guide for 2011

Green Prophet

But it can be even more difficult when you’re faced with the task of giving a gift to someone who is eco-conscious (and who, therefore, may be against commercial gifts that use up various resources). So here’s a helpful gift guide for some different types of greenies: the Compulsive DIY-er (or DIY Appreciator), the Foodie, the Interior Design Junkie, and the Eco Fashionista. Eco Fashionista.

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The Craft Pantry

Green Earth Journey

Name: Cammie Cole Shop Name: The Craft Pantry Shop Link: www.thecraftpantry.etsy.com Location: North of Seattle Ships To: Anywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? I put my art on traditional canvas for years, why not put it on Eco Friendly Recycled Canvas that can be carried around and used for practical things like shopping and Market? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy?

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Kain Na! 365 Days of Love Eco Art-day 6

Neena Creates

you can find this little piece of art and memory at my etsy shop here. Tags: 365 days eco friendly 365 days of love eco art kain na fork eco living spoon day 6- kain na! time to eat!" it is a fond childhood memory i have of having to announce that dinner was ready to my dad and sisters. if i didn't scream it out at the top of my lungs,"KAIN NAAAA!" i would go to each family member and let them know it's time to get your butt to the dinner table.

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Natural Mosquito Repellent - Lemon Balm

Green Earth Journey

Check out these lemon balm handmade all natural products from Etsy. Lemon Chiffon Soap and Candle Gift Set Buggy Be Gone Balm in a Tube Eco-Friendly Lemon Balm Herbs in a BoxThis is a very informative read, I came across it on Stumbleupon. I highly recommend clicking HERE and enjoying the read! HERE are a few more uses on lemon balm. Click on each picture to see more information.

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The Card Tree

Green Earth Journey

Name: Giulia Mauri Shop Name: The Card Tree Shop Link: [link] com Location: Surrey, England Ships To: Everywhere - International Shipping What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? I decided to make Eco-Friendly products because it is an effective way to save the environment. It is also a way to teach other people that with Eco-friendly materials you can create beautiful products.

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Curtis Collectables

Green Earth Journey

Name: Dana Curtis Shop Name: Curtis Collectables Shop Link: www.curtiscollectables.com Location: High Desert, CA Ships To: US only (for now) What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? Truthfully, I want to pass on the savings to my customers and eco-friendly items seem to be cheaper for me to buy. How long have you had your shop on Etsy? Labels: Etsy seller

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Leanne Marshall’s Spring/Summer 2012 Collection at New York Fashion Week (Video)

Eco Chic

Leanne Marshall Takes on Fashion Week from Etsy on Vimeo. is still going strong with her beautiful, eco friendly designs, specializing in dresses and bridal creations. Check out this lovely video from Etsy about the preparations for her recent show. And from the Eco Chick archives, a video I made with Leanne a couple years ago, below. And don’t forget to check out her Etsy store, Leanimal

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Revival Ink

Green Earth Journey

Name: Tara Smith Shop Name: Revival Ink Shop Link: [link] Location: Seattle Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? My goal when starting my business was to be eco friendly, mostly because I enjoy camping, and so many of my ideas and illustrations are inspired by nature. How long have you had your shop on Etsy? NEXT POST Labels: Etsy seller interview

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Going Green with Vinyl

Green Life Smart Life

Olive Barn , an eco-friendly garden and home retailer based in Houston, offers snack bowls made out of vinyl. Etsy , a craft community e-commerce site, is a virtual repository for creative recycling of vinyl LPs. Tagged: Etsy, green vinyl, LP, LPs, Olive Barn, Recycling, resuse, reusing, Vinyl. Tags: Green Etsy green vinyl LP LPs Olive Barn Recycling resuse reusing Vinyl This isn’t one of those lame, lazy “vinyl LPs are making a comeback” posts.

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Night Lights

Green Earth Journey

By Etsy seller suantova Need ideas for stocking stuffers? Now what kind of night can you purchase that is eco friendly and same to use in your children's rooms? By Etsy seller GeekGear By Etsy seller pagepottery Labels: Did you know. Tags: kids lights LED nightlights eco blog non flammable night lights adults environment low watts safe How about night lights?

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Jasmines Bath and Beauty Products

Green Earth Journey

Satin Touch Natural Oils Salt Glow Scrub Babassu Butter Organic Conditioner Goats Milk Soap Lip Butter Lip Balm Lip Gloss Soothing Bare Foot Butter Unrefined Shea Butter What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Fair Trade Shea butter, Essential Oils, Avocado Oil, Grape seed Oil,Olive oil, natural clays, herbs, and oxides for coloring Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy?

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Yiuco Marketplace for Handmade Upcycled, Recycled, or Reused Products

Green Prophet

Yiuco may be the Middle East’s greener Etsy. Etsy, the global online store , has enjoyed great success due to the fact that it enables individuals to buy handmade, unique items from other individuals around the world with the click of a mouse. Taking the site’s green message even further, eco-friendly vendors have emerged on Etsy and they sell upcycled, recycled, or otherwise resource-lite items.

denim summer

Neena Creates

levi's makes their eco jeans from 100% organic and recycled cotton. visit pouch here for more handmade eco loveliness and follow their blog for pouch updates. or peruse through the pages of Etsy to try to find that fantastically unique denim item that's calling your name. Tags: upcycle organic clothing eco friendly jeans denim neena creates levi's upcycling pouch eco living there is so much denim in the world.

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naturalezanica

Green Earth Journey

Name: Marlon Obando Solano and Amy Shelton Shop Name: naturalezanica Shop Link: [link] Location: Louisville, Kentucky (by way of Nicaragua) Ships To : everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? We first opened our shop almost 2 years ago, but never really jumped into the Etsy world full throttle until February 2008.

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DesignsByCathy

Green Earth Journey

Name: Cathy Pecoraro Shop Name: DesignsbyCathy Shop Link: www.designsbycathy.etsy.com Location: Plano, TX Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? So, I started to research how to oxidize my jewelry in a earth friendly manner and how to clean it in an earth friendly manner. Thus ECO friendly products became my standard.

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B Green Design

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? sustainable plywood, water-based silkscreen paint Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners? Name: Claudia Reyes Shop Name: B Green Design Shop Link: bgreendesign.com Location: San Francisco Ships To: anywhere in the U.S.A.

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JAK Random Art

Green Earth Journey

Shop Name: JAK Random Art Shop Link: [link] Location: Highlands, NJ Ships To: Everywhere What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? Etsy is a hobby for me. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners?

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LaAlicia

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I learned this paper folding technique from on of my grandmother's friends when I was in elementary school. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners? I'm a proud member of the Etsy Dallas Street Team [link] I'll be particpating in the ED Jingle Bash on Nov.

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ThreadBeaur

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? They worked out so nicely that I put one up for sale on Etsy. How long have you had your shop on Etsy? I have been on Etsy since July of 2007, but the shopping bags started in January of 2008. Do you have any advice for fellow Etsy shop owners?

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rikrak

Green Earth Journey

What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? So I use beautiful old aprons, bedsheets, etc, perhaps worn in an area, but otherwise perfect, and recraft that fabric into something fun,new & functional, for eco-forward folk! I also use vintage notions wherever possible, and eco-friendly / reusable packaging, too! Why did you decide to make ECO friendly products? How long have you had your shop on Etsy?

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