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Born-Again Presents: Upcycled Gifts That Do Good

Sierra | Posted 01.20.2013 | Impact
Sierra

These gifts are all made from something that obviously used to be something else. To boost the good-cheer factor, they're not just upcycled -- they also help someone, somewhere, rise above poverty.

Artisan Up-Cycled Jewelry: The Everything-Old-Is-New-Again Fashion Trend

Zoe Helene | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Zoe Helene

In recent years, artists working on the edge have been busy transforming discarded materials into wearable art. Through exquisite attention to detail, these artisans are able to make finely crafted pieces coveted by museum curators, celebrity stylists and private collectors alike.

Saving the Planet, one Sleeveless, Baby-Doll Mini-Dress at a Time

Jim Gibbons | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

When it comes to clothes consumption, our culture's collective mantra is more shop 'til you drop than reduce, reuse, recycle.