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The Artisan Group, which provides hand-crafted, eco-friendly products to eco-minded Hollywood celebrities, asked Lisa Lehmann of Studio Jewel to contribute one of her designs to their Earth Day gift bags. “The challenge? Create something unisex that is not only eco-friendly but has a message as well,” Lehmann says. Thus, she …

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One person’s trash is another’s treasure. No where has that old adage proved truer than at TORRAIN, a company that employs Cambodian artisans to stitch and sew handbags and small leathergoods made from discarded bags and packages that once contained cement, fish feed and other products. Company founder Nyla Jano …

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Designers (and entrepreneurs) Barbi Touron and Aaron Shear came up with an inventive and fashionable way to recycle of all things bicycle inner tubes. Rather than let them languish (for centuries) in some land fill, the Portland, Oregon-based pair turn them into cool, eco-friendly jewelry. They take the rubber, which …