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einstien3Not to be left behind, our four legged friends can get in on the green sleep trend as well.  This Eco Nap mat by West Paw is exactly where my rescued Chihuahua Chano would like to sleep all day and night if he had his way.  The mats are milled in the USA with 85% of the fabric comprised of IntelliLoftTM fibers – post consumer recycled plastic, better known as the soda-pop bottles. Over 40 plastic bottles are diverted from landfills with every Extra Large Eco Nap, and even a Medium Eco Nap diverts more than 21 bottles with each mat!  Click here to shop all of West Paw’s eco-friendly options, including dog sweaters made out of reclaimed cotton and recyclable dog toys.

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This orGLamic blogger has been uber-tired lately, and nothing looks better than this reusable ceramic cup fashioned to look like a disposable coffee cup.  I LOVE how simple and sleek the “I Am Not A Paper Cup” designed by James Burgess is, and more importantly it helps keep trash out of landfills!  It is made out of double-walled porcelain and has a pliable silicone lid that keeps beverages warm without burning your hand.  Click here to buy this orGLAMic addition to your workday.

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 While the idea of a woven rug made of recycled materials doesn’t exactly scream orGLAMic, Homestead Weaver has some surprisingly gorgeous rugs that I would love to incorporate into my home.  The family operated business uses reclaimed products or waste material that would usually end up in a landfill, and they pride themselves on turning over a ton of waste into art per year.  I am personally eyeing the neutral mix shag (pictured above) which just seems like the plushest rug to step on after getting out of the shower – and would look great against my black glossy tiles!  Browse the ever-changing selection of hand-woven rugs by clicking here.

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