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Pop Bottle Dining Barge

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Floating dining room sits on 1,700 plastic bottles.

This floating pavilion on Vancouver's False Creek is being used as a temporary restaurant featuring 4-star local cuisine. Which is neat on its own, but it's doubly cool when you find out it's floating on nearly 1,700 recycled 2L pop bottles. And gets even sweeter when you discover that the Pop Bottle Dining Barge is a fundraising project for the School of Fish Foundation, which......read more

Goodshirt Sierra Leone

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A man battles through a treacherous desert to reach his home; a vibrant, dreamlike interpretation of the forests of Sierra Leone. Inspired by the work of New Zealand animator Len Lye, as well as the original 1983 music video for "Sierra Leone" by Coconut Rough, the man struggles with the desert elements and ultimately himself before reaching his final......read more

Fantastic Forest Photos

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See the forest for the trees. Traveling exhibition celebrates the International Year of Forests.

According to the United Nations, 2011 is the International Year of the Forests, which means, well, not much. It's always the Year of This or the Month of That. But we can't not get behind this one. Especially when it looks this good. GoodPlanet Foundation, chaired by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (the filmmaker behind the epic doc Home), is raising awareness of forest issues through, among other things,......read more

The Bike Porter

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A sleek, minimal interpretation of the classic bike basket

There's no denying the practicality of having a bike basket. With capacity for everything from carry goods to groceries, baskets make bombing around town on your bike way easier. The problem is that they they're generally clunky and ugly. This design from Copenhagen Works, spotted at Cool Hunting, answers the call and then some. Dubbed the Bike Porter, the design integrates a front basket with......read more

Cityboy Picnic Grill

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Finnish designer Klaus Aalto's portable BBQ has your on-the-go grilling needs covered $229.00

It's official: Summer is right around the corner, which means it's time to get grilling. For those of you that are lucky enough to have a backyard, BBQing is easy -- walk out the back door, light up the grill, and and go to town. But for the rest of us plebs, we have to head to parks and other public spaces for covert picnics. And that requires a portable grill. With the Cityboy Picnic Grill,......read more

Slow Your Roll

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The GOOD (and ReadyMade) Guide to Slowing Down.

The one great irony of the digital age involves time. The more connected we are, the faster we can communicate and perform work tasks. So we should logically have more time to ourselves. In reality, the faster things get, the less time we have. We've become slaves to the very tools that, by doing things faster, promised to give us more "free" time. Well, it's time to take......read more

Good Food Jobs

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Want a job in sustainable food? Start here

With more and more people interested in local, sustainable food, there are more and more people looking for meaningful work in the field. Enter Good Food Jobs, a “gastro-job search tool, designed to link people looking for meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect.” Launched in 2010 by “friends, partners and ice cream......read more

Good Food Award Winners Taster by Mouth

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Award-winning goodies for the foodie in your life $125.00

If any of your friends or loved ones are food-obsessed, your search for their next gift begins and ends at Mouth, the go-to site for thoughtful, hand-crafted snacks, treats, drinks, and condiments. This particular Mouth gift pack contains a delectable array of champs from the 2013 Good Food Awards--an annual celebration of delicious, sustainable food launched by Seedling Projects. The winning......read more

Elliot Modular Planters

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Dress up a drab interior with these terrific tabletop planters from Good Erdle $28.00

These modular planters are handmade by the father-son team at Good Erdle using white stoneware clay from Ohio. The good-looking tabletop system can be arranged in endless configurations to suit your space and liven up the vibe. Because there are no drainage holes in the legs, the planters are best used with flora like succulents and cacti that require less watering. There's no danger of leakage,......read more

Patagonia Natural Wood Bowl/Tray

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Reclaimed wood shaped into warm collection of serving bowls and trays $35.00

This handsome series of bowls and trays, available exclusively at ABC Home, is handcrafted from fallen Lenga trees by the indigeneous Mapuche people of Chile and Argentina. So a purchase not only lands you with an amazing piece of warm, natural design, but also supports traditional Mapuche artistry, helping them protect their culture and their land. The collection includes four shapes and sizes:......read more

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