Archives - 26 April 2011, Tuesday

  • Macy's Will Transition to Recycled-Plastic Hangers This Fall

    Macy's Will Transition to Recycled-Plastic Hangers This Fall

    ecouterre.com 26 Apr '11, 1am

    will be bidding adieu to its clear plastic hangers this fall. As part of a raft of sustainable improvements announced Thursday, the department store plans to replace the 300 million hangers it uses each year with matte-black versions made from recycled materials. Macy’s apparel vendor...

  • 9 Eco-Friendly Sunglasses to Set Your Sights On

    9 Eco-Friendly Sunglasses to Set Your Sights On

    ecouterre.com 26 Apr '11, 5pm

    As practical as they are, sunglasses shouldn’t be an eyesore. Set your sights on a higher standard with one of our nine eco-friendly shades before you embrace the sunshine. From bamboo peeper-protectors that fund sight-restoring surgery in the developing world to luxury lenses made fr...

  • 9 Eco-Chic Essentials for the Conscious Commuter

    ecouterre.com 26 Apr '11, 12pm

    READ MORE > Continuum: An App That Turns Any Drawing Into a Made-to-Measure Dress Call it “computational couture.” “Continuum,” a new app by interactive designer Mary Huang, puts bespoke fashion in the hands of anyone with an Internet connection. Huang envisions a web-based fashion la...

  • Win a $200 Hessnatur Eco-Shopping Spree (Featuring Clodagh)!

    Win a $200 Hessnatur Eco-Shopping Spree (Featuring Clodagh)!

    ecouterre.com 26 Apr '11, 10pm

    If your wardrobe is in desperate need of a spring awakening, you’re in luck. Our friends at Hessnatur are giving away a $200 gift voucher , good for any men’s, women’s, or children’s purchase online. Still, if we may, we’d like to draw your attention to Hessnatur by Clodagh , a new co...

  • PETA Sends Royal Couple Cruelty-Free Silk Wedding Gift

    PETA Sends Royal Couple Cruelty-Free Silk Wedding Gift

    ecorazzi.com 26 Apr '11, 7pm

    If you’ve been searching for the *perfect* gift to give to the Royal Couple, don’t bother— the Indian branch of PETA has got you beat. The animal rights group sent traditional Indian wedding garbs (a silk sari and sherwani patterned jacket) to Prince William and Kate Middleton , and b...

  • Gwyneth Paltrow Says Apple Is A Vegetarian

    ecorazzi.com 26 Apr '11, 3pm

    Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that her daughter is keeping the vegetarian lifestyle alive and well in her family. The former macrobiotic eater says Apple has never liked meat. “She was just like, ‘I don’t like [meat]‘,” Paltrow told comedian Chelsea Handler. “If I tried to give her a l...

  • Royal Wedding Flowers To Be Donated, Replanted

    Royal Wedding Flowers To Be Donated, Replanted

    ecorazzi.com 26 Apr '11, 6pm

    Yet another green piece of the royal wedding has come to light, as ABC News is reporting that William and Kate have chosen London-based florist Shane Connolly to oversee arrangements at Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Connolly, known for his “sustainable approach to floristry...

  • Lady Gaga To Donate $1 Million To NYC Homeless Charities

    Lady Gaga To Donate $1 Million To NYC Homeless Charities

    ecorazzi.com 26 Apr '11, 9pm

    Okay, we still gotta work on her compassion for animals — but let’s give Lady Gaga some credit. The girl knows how to donate some serious cash for the less fortunate. She’s just announced that she plans to give $1 million to the Robin Hood Foundation , a New York poverty-fighting orga...

  • Video Of Flower That Smells Like 'Decaying Flesh': I've never smelled a flower that was anything but floral. The...

    Video Of Flower That Smells Like 'Decaying Flesh'

    ecorazzi.com 26 Apr '11, 6pm

    I’ve never smelled a flower that was anything but floral. Then again, I’ve never smelled an Amorphophallus titanum, better known as the “Corpse Flower.” If you’re wondering about the nickname, let me spell it out for you: This flower smells like decaying flesh. Right now Hawaii’s Hilo...

  • Lindsay Lohan To Serve Community Service At Morgue

    Lindsay Lohan To Serve Community Service At Morgue

    ecorazzi.com 26 Apr '11, 6pm

    I will forever love Lindsay Lohan circa 2004 when she was in Mean Girls and still had her natural hair color. But this new blond LiLo who chain smokes and takes 5-finger discounts where she can get em? She’s dead to me. Which is why it’s fitting that her new job will be working at a m...

  • Dogfighting Game Draws Criticism From Michael Vick

    Dogfighting Game Draws Criticism From Michael Vick

    ecorazzi.com 26 Apr '11, 4pm

    The heat is rising on “Dog Wars”. The Android mobile game, which allows you to fight your virtual dog against other online players, has been receiving scorn since its release last week. “You’ll have to really work them to bring out that natural killer instinct..” reads one blurb in th...