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Eco-Things

A gathering of green products that stress conserving, recycling, and innovating.

1. Hi Tek Mosaic necklace
John and Corliss Rose sit in their California studio and make beautiful objects out of electronic parts that would otherwise be thrown away. If you could wear your computer as jewelry, it might look like this. $1,850, 2roses.com

2. nPower PEG
Charge your cell or iPod while you walk with an nPower Personal Energy Generator. The 9-ounce PEG converts any motion into power for handheld electronics; just keep moving. $149, greennpower.com/personalenergy

3. River-rescued Table
Peter Kent in Arcadia designs tables made from 100-year-old-plus pecky cypress (below) and hackberry wood salvaged from the bottom of the Suwannee River. Call this recycling of an ancient and resilient resource. $2,300, polkartstudio.com

4. Fling Containers
Make recycling the life of the party. Flings are portable, pop-up containers designed to help keep recycling and trash separate at special occasions like birthdays or tailgate parties. Each 13-gallon Fling holds up to 60 cans or bottles and comes in festive colors. Four for $15.99; 10 for $29.99, flingsbin.com

5. Strida 5.0 bike
High tech hits the street in this aluminum, foldable bicycle. A silent, greaseless Kevlar belt replaces the chain, riders sit comfortably upright, and the whole thing folds up in five seconds into a compact 22-pound package. $800, areaware.com

Apr 3, 2010 12:25 pm
 Posted by  Anonymous

Loved the table! It looks like it will last and never have to go into the recycling phase.

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