Re-Kånken backpack Fjällräven take Sustainable Design one step further

Superb quality to make it long lasting and sustainable is no longer enough... The new Re-Kånken has been launched, made from one single yarn of recycled plastic bottles. Spin dyed to use less water, energy and chemicals. Ready to be used, travelled and loved. And in the distant future recycled again. 'Because without nature we're nothing' is a humble quote from the designers of the Swedish...

Concious H&M with recycling initiative

From February 2013 H&M are setting up recycling statitions in selected H&M stores worldwide. Used clothes can be handed in and each bag of secondhand clothes will be rewarded with a 10% discount voucher in return, valid for one item. The clothes will be recycled by H&M partner, I:Co. Nearly 150 million tons of shoes and clothing are sold worldwide every year. Today, only a small percentage of...

Simplicity, comfort and eco-friendly; well done, LUDD!

LUDD is a Swedish-Spanish company creating exclusive, ethical, ecological basics for your child (0-3years). Design of Sweden, made in the EU. Choosing LUDD is choosing quality, basics and a brand full of meaning as the company itself adhere to a strict code of values: - Using fair-trade 100% organic cotton, eco friendly dye and printing. - All materials are quality certified and chosen to protect...

Epla arts and crafts online marked

Like a proper old fashioned marked with lots of individual stalls, where local craftsmen display and sell their gods, Norwegian online site Epla is the viritual version of this. Founded late 2009 the online marked is already well known within Norway and Scandinavia. It seems like high quality homemade products, often made of recycled materials, are increasingly popular. And I'm amazed how many...

Katvig and recycled cotton

Always in the lead, Katvig is proud to introduce recycled cotton, a brilliant new way to make use of the enormous amounts of cotton that would normally go to waste. 25 percent of the world’s pesticides are used on cotton, 40 percent of all cotton goes straight in the bin as pure waste. The result is a different material that is softer and lighter. I find it quite reassuring to know that leading...

Perfect party bags

Bright stripes and a plain style makes these paper bags from Minimega the perfect party bag for little guests. Festive and funky but yet very traditional as they remind me a lot of the old fashioned sweetie bags. Remember when sweets came in glass jars not plastic bags? When you went to the local sweet shop to spend your pocket money and came back with a proper paper bag with two ounces or a...