Inconvenient as it may be, the unfortunate truth is that we’re wrecking the planet, with our constant need of something shiny and new.
With that kind of thinking in mind, appears Ecoist, an eco friendly fashion company, aimed at an individual that lives a modern, eco-minded lifestyle. Ecoist‘s objective is to merge design with social and environmental consciousness to provide stylish, functional and durable products that people would love to own.
Their products are made from recycled, organic, or earth-friendly materials, and they recycle candy wrappers, food packages, billboards, and other materials that would otherwise end up in landfills.
Escama – Made from 100% post-consumer recycled aluminum tabs.
Ecoist partnered with The Coca-Cola Company to repurpose misprinted and waste-bound bottle labels.
The NY MTA Subway Map handbag collection is specially made from recycled and repurposed subway maps, which are then coated in cellophane.
The colorful Confetti collection is a mix of thousands of different candy wrappers, food packages, and soda labels.