Eco-Wool Jacket

by Justin Thomas •

This jacket is made of organic wool manufactured in a fair-traded knitting co-operative. Available from: Hempest ($109)

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Efficient Booklight: LightWedge LED

by Justin Thomas •

The LightWedge is another LED book light. We like the night vision-friendly red LED illumination version. The light has two illumination modes, and can be changed at a touch. If it were not made of acrylic, it would be that much more meta-efficient. Takes four AAA batteries. Thanks to Thomas for the tip. Available from: Amazon

LED Booklight with Flexible Neck

by Justin Thomas •

This booklight has a flexible neck that works well to illuminate the entire page. It uses a single bright LED bulb. I accidentally left this light on and it was still burning bright after about 40 hours. It takes AAA batteries including rechargeables. Available from: Always Something Brilliant ($28.95)

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Renewable Rocking Chair: IKEA/PS GULLHOLMEN

by Justin Thomas •

This minimalist rocking chair is made of renewable banana leaves and rattan. It has a steel base. It is quite comfortable to sit in and massages your pressure points a little. Available from: Ikea ($59)

Virgin Wool Rugs Available from L.L. Bean

by Justin Thomas •

These rugs are 95% virgin wool (a renewable resource), and reportedly very durable and colorfast. They are handwoven using flat braids by Capel in North Carolina. The cost is $80 to $570. They are available in nine colors and seven different sizes. Capel also makes other carpets woven from renewable material. Available from: L.L. Bean Lead from: Apartment Therapy

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Reclaimed White Oak Chair by Whit McLeod

by Justin Thomas •

This chair is made of 100% white oak salvaged from wine barrels discarded by California wineries. It is treated with linseed oil. The chair folds together like so: The price for one chair is $125. They also construct other furniture. Available from: Whit McLeod

American Clay: Natural Earth Plasters

by Justin Thomas •

American Clay natural interior plasters resist mold growth, do not outgas, are easily repaired, and are available in twelve earth inspired colors. Here is an article explaining the advantages of earth plasters. Available from: American Clay

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Unbleached, Naturally Processed Sheets

by Justin Thomas •

Sheets like ones featured here are the healthiest sheets available. Natural dyes are used for coloring, and the sheets finished without chemical softeners or chlorine. They are made from 100% organic cotton. Since you come in contact with sheets every night, minimizing chemical residues in your sheets is quite beneficial. Available from: Real Goods ($25-$65)