Category Archive for 'Reducing, Reusing, Recycling'

Check out what BTC customers are into this week! From Left to Right 1. Tea at 10 Dress This stylish and sleek dress will catch everyone’s eye.  Sewn from mill end wool into a beautifully hand-crafted, tailored garment.  And with the designer’s use of this unique fabric, you can be sure you’ll be the only [...]

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This upcycled tote is a classic fave at BTC Elements. Its sturdy design and unique look is certain to get you tons of compliments, especially when they find out that it is eco-fabulous! Heather, in Indiana told us what she thought. She wrote, “I am IN LOVE with my new purse, the Seatbelt Scrap Tote!! [...]

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Last weekend Hannah and I headed downtown to LA Market for the Designers and Agents Show.  It’s a place where store owners go and check out row after row of booths with pre-edited fashion forward lines. Starting last year, the show began to promote several green designers. Green designers have a “green” sticker on their [...]

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Yes, I’m 29 and feelin’ fine. But a little exhausted after my birthday week. Part 1? The hub and I celebrated together a day early because we were headed up to the SF Bay for a wedding shower. We ordered some very birthday worthy veggie lasagna from my favorite Italian place, Spumoni’s. Yum! When I [...]

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You know those days where you look at something and say…. how did that get so dirty? Well, that was me, and my apartment’s filthy windows. Honestly it’s hard to keep things like that clean in LA… especially with the recent fires – they’ve left a thin film over nearly everything. But! All that grime [...]

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Finding the perfect Stewart + Brown organic cotton bag is the best, but we can take our tiny little footprint even further by eco-accessorizing our eco-accessories. Green survival kit – three things to put inside your eco-fashionable bag: Water bottle. Time to to ditch the plastic water bottles for a nice long-lasting metal one, like [...]

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Awhile back, my friend and fellow businesswoman Penny, who runs Taraluna, asked me via email: Penny: There is just so much work to do – how do you find the time to blog and partay and – are you still doing the TV thing? Do you just have enough energy for 20 people? If so, [...]

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I read lots. So every few days I’ll post articles that make my dendrites twitch. Episode 2: One word: Plastics. greenLAgirl gives 10 reasons to ditch the bottled water habit. Anna, of Bring Your Own, can’t stand plastic, here’s a good female health reason why. Another take on corking wine… the NYT says plastic and [...]

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The hub and I celebrated our fourth anniversary last weekend. Yay! There were three pretty green things about our day: The outfit (well, my outfit), the transportation, and the restaurant. Aside from the shoes, my diggs were entirely eco-fashionable. The bag was picked up at a garage sale. The top is an organic cotton Placket [...]

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My arms are too long for my body. My hub discovered this when looking at a group photo where my arm was draped over the shoulders of a couple family members. The conversation went a little something like this: Hub (pointing to the photo): “Whose hand is that?!” Me: “Hmm, not sure.” Hub: “Your sister’s [...]

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