Merino Wool: Optimal Green Winter Material

by Justin Thomas •

Merino wool is an optimal green material for use in winter. In contrast to most other synthetic materials that are commonly used to make winter garb, it is quite sustainable. It’s softer than regular wool, resists wind, regulates body temperature, and warms better than synthetic material. Some good maker of natural merino wool clothing are Smartwool, Patagonia, Ibex and Icebreaker …

High-Wire Hemp Jacket by Patagonia

by Justin Thomas •

Over the years, Patagonia has been honing their use of effective materials in their clothing design. They make use of natural materials which allow the regulation of temperature and moisture — this is something that synthetic materials cannot reproduce.


EnviroGLAS™ Terrazzo: 100% Recycled Glass Flooring

by Justin Thomas •

EnviroGLAS™ Terrazzo is flooring made of 100% post-consumer recycled glass. Recycled glass bottles are crushed, mixed with an epoxy, and poured to form a very appealing surface. Terrazzo, from the Italian word for terraces, was created several hundred years ago in Europe when Venetian workers discovered a new use for discarded marble remnants. EnviroGLAS™ Terrazzo is the latest Terrazzo innovation …