Thursday, July 30, 2009

Good stuff:| | The Detroit News

Click this link for info about our event tonight in the Detroit News>>>>>>Good stuff: Enter a contest, a cool cook-off | | The Detroit News

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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Detroit Fashion Pages & AShirtBag

Check out this great article from the fabu Detroit Fashion Pages...Thanks guys for the great coverage.

Monday, July 27, 2009

AShirtBag-Westborn market recycled tote event

This Thursday evening July 30th between 6-8pm is the Westborn market recycled bag event benefiting AShirtBag's educational program. Along with Adrienne Goloda and the team at ASB we have created some limited edition shopping bags from unused employee uniforms that will be for sale that night for just $4.99. Stop by for some other great freebies from ,, and a chance to win an organic gift basket courtesy of

Check out this blog from Marissa G from the Heritage Co II in Royal Oak MI. She has some amazing vintage and recycled goods for your home and a store that is open Thurs-Sat 11-5pm Sun 12-4pm. Her store is located at 116 E 7th st in downtown Royal Oak, stop by and check out all the yummies or visit her blog at

Remake it - lamp kit

Attention all crafters and junkies. I just discovered this kit from and am collecting some cool bottles to make myself a lamp. Your lamp design could be a thousand different styles and that's what makes this kit interesting.

Check out all the fabu sustainable goods at . I really dig these red side tables and all the other great home stuff from this company.

IUOW Film Competition

If your an aspiring film director, and would like to do something good for the environment, then enter the IUOW Film Competition. info available at

Wednesday, July 22, 2009


The dog days of summer are upon us, and dirt is sticking to your body minutes after you step out your door. GROSS.....What to do? Physicians Formula Organic Wear has created earth friendly towelettes for people on the go that are bio-degradable, free of harsh chemicals, preservatives, parabens, colors, fragrance and cruelty

Clements Ribeiro Capsule Project #3

What couldn't be more Eco and fashionable than using vintage couture fabrics and embroideries in a capsule collection than this. Clements Ribeiro has been creating collections for awhile using the best fashion finds in the biz and for the third collection the looks are amazing. for more info about them and the clothing.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Cool Global Warming Map

A reader of the blog sent me this graphic map about solving global warming. I love this kind of stuff. Thanks Kevin

Sealy's Posturepedic Springfree Eco-mattress

This mattress is lightweight,hypoallergenic durable and made from soybean and latex foams that are earth friendly and use renewable resources resulting in less crude oil. Sleeping on this is a simple solution for sweet dreams . Think about this when purchasing a new mattress.

Blossom Solar Shoji lantern

This solar lantern gathers sunlight during the day to shine on your late night backyard parties all summer long. It is cool looking and under $50

Matt Naimi for Detroit City Council

Don't forget to support Detroit's leading Eco-warrior for city council this Thursday July 23 at Cliff Bells 6-9pm.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Detroit's Eastern Market

Every Saturday morning Michigan's leading farmers gather in Eastern Market the sell locally grown and organic goods for your summer time BBQ's. The choices are endless......fresh veggies , flowers, breads from Avalon bakery and much more. Check out the site for directions and info at and don't forget to stop by the Avalon Bakery table first and pick up a AShirtbag for lugging your goods in.

Taste Full Tours

What couldn't be more fun that rolling around town in a bus full of friends and stopping by the best restaurants in Detroit? Well Taste Full Tours does just that......Jump on the fabu "The Night Move" Bio-diesel bus and tour all the greatest and sustainable eateries in metro Detroit with chef Laura Romito this summer and taste what the D has to offer in great eats.

Buy Michigan

If you spend only $10 a week on locally grown veggies and goods, the economy here in Michigan would grow 35 million bucks and provide hundreds of jobs. Please think about this when shopping in your mega chain grocery stores, its a simple solution that everyone can achieve and sustainable living is right at your finger tips.

Sugar Kisses is back

Sugar Kisses is back and better than before.........Yummy......... Lisa and Brian are the owners of Michigan's best vegan-gluten free bakery that finally opened its doors a few weeks back in Berkley at 2688 Coolidge. Bakery hours are t-f 8-6pm sat-9-3pm or check out the website @

You've moved on up and finally have a piece of the pie, but after working 80 hrs a week to pay for that apt in the sky, who wants to clean? Clean Green Eco Maid Services is the answer to your dirty home/apt... They offer a better more earth safe cleaning service, with out any toxic chemicals for great prices and free estimates.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Matt Naimi is the BOMB

Lets just take a minute and think about all the people that make a difference on this planet. Now add Matt Naimi to the list... This Eco-Warrior and man about Detroit makes a difference everyday with his recycling programs and magic powers to make people rethink, reuse and recycle. VOTE FOR HIM FOR DETROIT CITY COUNCIL .......more info on Matt right here at his page on or

AAA LEED Building in Birmingham

I stopped by AAA to pay a bill today and found out that the new beautiful space in Birmingham on Woodward ave is LEED certified. Its one of many new buildings that are GREEN built and are really amazing. Bravo AAA for making a change in building green and helping save the earth.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Randy's Granola

Double De-luscious and good for you....With NO preservatives, artificial flavors, high fructose corn syrup, cholesterol and vegan-gluten free HOW COULD YOU GO WRONG....I met the crew from Randy's Granola down at Eastern Market this weekend and tried some of the product and now I'm hooked on the regular and chocolate flavors of this yummy breakfast treat...The product is made here in Michigan and is available at Westborn markets and Eastern Market on Saturdays in shed 2 just steps away from Avalon Bakery's table. Stop by the markets or check out the info at

Thursday, July 9, 2009

AShirtBag-Westborn market recycled totes event

Stop by the Westborn market on Woodward ave in Berkley July 30th 6-8pm and check out the limited edition bags made exclusively for Westborn with recycled-unused employee uniforms. Don't forget to drop your name in a AShirtBag for a chance to win a organic gift basket and other great freebies.  or

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Recycled paper Mirror

Since I have been blogging about fashion and the goods, what better to end the weeks posts with a product that makes sure you look fabu before leaving your home. This recycled paper mirror is available at my favorite shopping spot this week and you guessed it TADA

Hussein Chalayan Tote bag

Designed for PPR's home project, benefiting environmental causes is Hussein Chalayans animal graphic tote that reminds me of a bag that I carried as a child to school with my lunch and what have you's of the day. Available at it will be available mid-July and proceeds donated toGoodPlanet.

Project Runways Leanne Marshall on Bluefly

Cute styles and Eco-fabric fashions are just a few things offered on by Project Runway winner Leanne Marshall. I am blown away by the price and totally chic styles that are up for grabs via the website, while styles are now 20 percent off now...Yummmy

The Night Move alternative public transit

In a city that has little to offer in public transit, The Night Move is on the right track to offering an alternative to dirty,often untimely bus service up and down Woodward avenue. It offers a green version of public transit that is sure to be fun and safe while traveling to any event in the metro Detroit area. check out all the times and info at

Crypton Fabrics Dog collars

Isn't your dear old friend Fido worth an Eco-friendly dog collar. I sure think so. The people at Crypton Fabrics offer a variety of Eco-fabrics and products fashioned out of said goods, with a flair for cute colors and patterns designed by dogie photographer William Wegman. check out all the fabu styles at

Urban Outfitters recycled felted rug

At under $200, these recycled felted rugs are a great buy and a one of a kind statement for any home. Offered in three different color ways ,they offer a great alternative to boring flooring. Available at your local Urban Outfitters store or online at

Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal Fall 2009

Once again the team at has created some Eco-chic couture fashions for all to be had. The use of vintage Christmas streamers fashioned into an evening coat with the finest of couture workmanship is strictly for the fashion forward, but it is truly amazing to look at.