Eco Chic

Green Goods for Your Most Fabulous Self

A cheeky take on recycling, these sleek flats are made from newspapers woven in the cottage industries of China. All Black “Hot News” flats, $108, Cornblooms.

Yep, these amazing necklaces are made with recycled  magazines and glass beads. Wear one long or wrap it around your neck twice for a chunkier statement piece. $12, SERRV.

Top row, L–R:

  • Who knew recycled seatbelts could make such a fashionable, durable clutch? Maggie Bags clutch, $59, available by special order through Madison College’s Olivia’s Gifts shop or at
  • These “beads” are actually found Acai seeds that are dyed and strung. The Andean Collection necklace, $38, Fair Indigo.
  • Awwww, we can’t resist this organic onesie for baby. Scout organic onesie, $30, Satara.

Middle row, L–R:

  • All of these can’t-miss bracelets are carved out of tagua nuts. The Andean Collection bracelets, $24, Fair Indigo.
  • Cheery nautical stripes never go out of style—pick up a few of these organic long-sleeve Ts to wear year-round. Organic V-neck stripe T-shirts, $29, Fair Indigo.
  • Spread the word with this organic cotton T—and the website is owned by three UW grads. Unisex T-shirt, $25,
  • Clothe your tot in organic goodness—and this dress is pretty cute, too. Scout outfit, $44, Satara.

Bottom row, L–R:

  • Made of recycled rice bags, the org that makes these works to improve the lives of girls and women in Southeast Asia. VillageWorks rice bag purse, $28, and grain bag set, $22, SERRV.
  • Perfect to house your latest farmers’ market finds for lunch. Organic cotton lunch bag, $17,
  • This unbelievable recycled seatbelt tote will hold everything—and the camoflauge palette is chic, too. Maggie Bags Tote of Many Colors, $67, available by special order through Madison College’s Olivia’s Gifts shop or at


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