Go Green with EtsyChai - Reduce Reuse Recycle

Some EtsyChai members sell reusable items, others “upcycle” in their product line, or as part of their business.   Read on to see how …

Go Green with EtsyChai!


tamdoll.etsy.com Tamdoll creates with upcycled textiles and uses recycled packaging to send out most of her orders. “I get bubble mailers from the library and re-label and tape them back up to do all my shipping.” 
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haleystudio.etsy.com Enid of HaleyStudio has this to say: “I strive to recycle materials, minimize waste and bring a fresh perspective to the traditional crafts.”  This upcycled wine trivet shows her dedication to her craft! haleystudio.etsy.com


image Goofingoff has some really creative reuses at her shop.  Pretty embroidered potholders from upcycled clothing, personalized pendants from rescued stained glass, and salvaged gems.
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anothercreation.etsy.com AnotherCreation’s mixed-media creations feature bits of nature inside:anothercreation.etsy.com


 terrbear37.etsy.com Terri of Terrbear says: “We recycle our newspapers, magazines and anything else our recycling company will take at home.”  She also makes creative reuse of packaging in her beautiful items:



image Leslietsy has an entire shop section devoted to reuse: Ripe for Recycling.  In her Hearts, Hands, Lockets, there are dozens of vintage lockets and other goodies that crafty folks can get creative with. At her Creative Block shop, you might even see a Junkyard Angel.

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imageDoodlage creates with upcycled papers: doodlage.etsy.com


beadsofparadiseshop.etsy.com  Christine of Beads of Paradise has this to say:  “I always save my packing material and reuse it!”beadsofparadiseshop.etsy.com


lindab142.etsy.com Linda of Linda B’s Beaded Jewelry also reuses packing supplies and “…recycles newspapers, magazines, glass bottles and cans. Plus, I use recycled beads and bottlecaps (washed with bleach) for my bottlecap jewelry designs.”lindab142.etsy.com

Be sure to keep reading throughout January 2010 to see who’s donating trees, who has “green” items, and what kind of environmental tips you can learn from EtsyChai teammates.

Do you recycle in your business or in your home?


Linda said...

Thank you for featuring my necklace. The blog looks great.

Will tweet later.

Terri said...

Great post! Thanks so much for including my floral Gift Bag too. I will go tweet it now.

barneyp510 said...

Enjoyed reading the post!

barneyp510 said...

BTW - BarneyP is me - Barb! Got the wrong sign-in!

candy said...