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Endless Eyewear Wood Sunglasses With Side Shields

Portugal based wood sunglass company Endless Eyewear has devoted their wood sunglasses to the concept of Endless. Endless Summer, Endless Denim, Endless Sunsets, Endless Travel. The wood sunglasses come in a traditional shape and all have side shield...
by Optical Vision Resources on Oct 24, 2016

How To Feng Shui Your Travels

This week I am in Sedona, Arizona. On a whim I cancelled my business trip to Highpoint, North Carolina and decided that I needed to be here instead. What is important to remember as humans is that we need to learn to trust, something we often fear t...
by Ab home interiors on Oct 18, 2016

The First Ocean Trash Sunglasses

June 8th was World Ocean Day, a very important day to bring awareness to saving our oceans which are being destroyed by humans. One of the biggest problems is the ocean is becoming plastic soup with millions of tons of plastic going into our oceans e...
by Optical Vision Resources on Jun 8, 2016

A quick, inexpensive, sugar free curry sauce recipe

I usually buy curry sauce in jars because I always thought making my own version was too complicated, but I have realised it couldn't be easier to throw one together and it is far cheaper if I make it myself! It also has the added bonus of being suga...
by Eco Thrifty Living on May 9, 2016

10 Eco Friendly Cork Eyeglasses

One of the most eco-friendly materials an eyewear designer can use is cork. Cork is biodegradable, fire retardant and lightweight. Best of all removing cork from trees does not kill the tree, in fact due to production, that is the last thing you woul...
by Optical Vision Resources on Apr 30, 2016

XX2i Optics Named Official Sunglass of the Ulman Cancer Fund’s “Key to Keys” Bicycle Ride

Denver, CO – XX2i Optics, a popular eyewear solution for cyclists of all abilities, has partnered with the Ulman Cancer Fund to become the Official Sunglass of their annual “Key to Keys” Bicycle Ride. From April 9th to the 16th, UFC Key to Keys...
by Optical Vision Resources on Apr 27, 2016

Zeal Optics Launches Doggles

April, 2016 – Boulder, CO – ZEAL Optics  announced the release of its new canine-friendly eyewear collection, Doggles™. The new line, ranging from full-wrap glacier styles for arctic travel, to stylish, yet rugged beachwear for the pup on th...
by Optical Vision Resources on Apr 16, 2016

Eco Friendly Eyewear: Article One Gives Back To Helen Keller

Article One Eyewear has a vision to increase Vitamin A supplements in developing countries. Vitamin A deficiency is a leading cause of blindness, with over 1 Million kids a year going blind due to a lack of Vitamin A. They have partnered with Helen K...
by Optical Vision Resources on Apr 15, 2016

How not to upcycle a necklace!

The necklace in the picture was left at my house during a clothes swap party (read more here). The beads are made out of old magazines and I really like it. I don't think it really suits me though as it is too long for me and I have only worn it...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Apr 8, 2016

SmartBuyGlasses Partners With SightSavers Million Miracles

Buying a pair of specs will help give the gift of sight to a blind person in a developing country International development charity Sightsavers and global online retailer The SmartBuyGlasses Optical Group have teamed up, so that for every pair of pre...
by Optical Vision Resources on Apr 7, 2016

A delicious use it up sugar free zero waste dessert!

Last December we went on holiday and by avoiding waste we saved ourselves over £500 (read more here)! One of the things I did was to freeze some milk that we couldn't use up before we went away. I froze it in an ice cube tray and once the cubes...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 14, 2016

Sustainable Book Club: what's happening next and the next hot topic - veganism!

The Sustainable Book club has stalled a bit recently. Our last meet up didn't work out, so I decided to change things a bit and have a weekly 'what are we reading' thread on a Monday in the Facebook Group which you can join here. The idea is to...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Mar 3, 2016

Where to buy eco-friendly furniture

One of my friends, Anjie Cho of Holistics spaces, often describes Feng Shui as the original “Green Design”. Its’ principles are one in the same when caring for, and nurturing our environment in a sustainable way. One thing that make...
by Ab home interiors on Feb 26, 2016

Frugal Fitness for Emergencies

What would you do if you lost your job? Do you have enough savings? Where would you cut back? What if you were out of work because you were recovering from surgery or an illness? What if you went through a divorce and the lawyer fees were astronomica...
by Savvy Brown on Feb 6, 2016

I'm in the rubbish hot 100!

Resource Media's Hot 100 - their list of the 'brightest sparks of the waste industry' was recently announced and I managed to sneak in there at number 76, which was pretty exciting.  Thanks to Karen Cannard for sharing this picture on Twitter!Th...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Jan 27, 2016

My Favorite Beauty Books Moje ulubione książki o pielęgnacji urody

Pokazałam już moje ulubione książki na temat szycia , więc teraz chciałbym przedstawić moje najukochańsze książeczki dotyczące pielęgnacji urody.Kupiłam tą książkę już bardzo dawno temu , ale wciąż do niej wracam, pięknie pokazuj...
by Anielska Aniela on Jan 27, 2016

A Nautical Wood Approach To Sunwear

New company Fusters has a weather-beaten approach to the wood eyewear trend. Inspired by the traditional boats of the Balearic Islands, the Llaut series is handcrafted by artisans and given the look of old fishing boats in colors of blue, white and r...
by Optical Vision Resources on Jan 15, 2016

Why I Ditched My Brita Water Pitcher for a Kishu Charcoal Stick (A Review)

My biggest issue with purified water pitchers like Brita and Pur is that although they are made of BPA-free plastic, they don’t make it easy for you to recycle the filters, therefore most consumers just throw them out in the regular trash, which co...
by Savvy Brown on Jan 10, 2016

Help get plastic microbeads banned!

Plastic that is designed to be used once or twice and then thrown away is a massive problem. It can kill wildlife big and small, as well as get into the food chain and has accumulated in our oceans on a grand scale. Just as frightening as the large p...
by Eco Thrifty Living on Dec 15, 2015

diy tutorial eco gift wrap idea Jak zapakować prezent na każdą okazję? diy

Zbliża się już czas dawania i dostawania prezentów. Osobiście uwielbiam dostawać podarunki , ale jeszcze bardziej dawać , nie ma większej nagrody i nic nie daje więcej radości niż szczęście ludzi , których kocham. Niezbędnym dodatkiem...
by Anielska Aniela on Dec 3, 2015


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