Greenpicks celebrates the 5th birthday* and we want to share the joy of our anniversary with you. How do we do this? By pampering you with great anniversary raffles and sustainable, fair prices!
In the anniversary competition, Greenpicks raffles an upcycling bag “Sunset” by Ragbag in October 2017. The shoulder bag from the collection Calcutta by rag-bag is a big bag with a special compartment for laptop / notebook. Made sustainably and fair from recycled cotton.
Fair Prices: win an upcycled shoulder bag by Ragbag
Gain an upcycled laptop bag for school, university, and work, or just as a gift for a birthday, Christmas, or other occasions. The raffle takes place at Greenpicks via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Greenpicks.de. How to participate, you will find in the respective post. You will receive your prize directly from Greenpicks. No cash withdrawal of prizes (value of 49.00 Euro). » Conditions of Participation
Start: 1st of October 2017, 11.00 h a.m Closing date: 2nd of October 2017, 11:59 h p.m
*Since May 2015, the German- and English- speaking online marketplace Greenpicks - Eco & Upcycling Market has been run under the GREENPICKS® trademark, managed by Annette Husmann. The market place for sustainable and ecological products has emerged from www.upcycling-markt.com (Eco- and Upcyling-Market) which was founded in October 2012.
What are the organic products and upcycling articles that the Greenpicks fan community was most enthusiastic about in 2016? The Greenpicks Blog shows the top ten most sustainable products in the judgment of the environmentally aware consumers.
With the conscious decision to buy environmentally friendly and ecological products, every person contributes to safe natural resources. Consumers also focus on the fact that the materials used are either derived from certified organic farming or can be recycled. Very popular are upcycling products, because each piece is unique. Purses made from recycled tea bags, carafes made from recycled glass and fishing bags and cement bags from which sports bags and messenger bags are ucycled are among the top places in the most popular eco-friendly items at Greenpicks.
The Sprout Color Pencil is the first sustainable pencil in the world there is plantable. The Sprout Color Pencil combines practical and useful: Draw, Write, Plant, Love, Sprout! The plantable Sprout Pencil fullfills 7 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria
Re-Sack – Organic Cotton Bag and Fruit Nets 3-part set
The shopping bag and the vegetables nets are perfect for carrying your groceries from the supermarket to your home. The more often shopping bags made of organic cotton are used, the less plastic bags are needed. This saves resources and the world's oceans. The fruit nets fullfill 4 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria
Hevea Natural Rubber Pacifier 3 Plus Month – anatomical
Made of 100% natural rubber the pacifier is soft and gentle on baby's skin. The ergonomic butterfly shape gives space for nose and chin. The soother from Hevea fullfills 6 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria
School Starter Kit: Drinking Bottle and Lunchbox of Stainless Steel
Perfect for school and kindergarten: with this practical set of lunchbox classic and the 0.5 litre drinking bottle CHI every child is optimally equipped. The eco-friendly school starter kit fullfills 5 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria
Eco Changing Bag – Knapsack – Messenger Bag – PacaPod Hastings Mocha
The popular stylish backpack Hastings with the old-school charm is a durable and practical eco-friendly changing bag for everyday use with baby. Flat pack changer pod, flat pack feeder (cool bag), changing mat and pram handle clips are included. The eco changing bag fullfills 4 of 11 possible Greenpicks-Sustainability Criteria
Size: 40 cm x 32 cm x 21 cm; Shoulder Strap Length 70 cm
When design, recycling/upcycling and social projects from India meet and are joined together, then something truly wonderful happens. So in the case of the French label Marron Rouge.
The man who stands behind this label is called Jean-Marc Attia. We met on the Ecostyle fair in Frankfurt, his warm and friendly nature have inspired me immediately.
Jean-Marc has known India for many years by activities in social projects and its various trips there. At some point of time this was no longer enough. In 2009, he finally got the idea to combine the environmental and social thought with style and design. He founded the label Marron Rouge. Continue reading Upcycling-Design from France: Marron Rouge→