Nube Green's Reclaimed Style Picks

5 gift ideas for the eco-conscious!

In the market for earth-friendly finds? Art collector Ruth True’s carefully curated, sustainable selection of housewares, fashions, and toys (for kids and adults) will do the trick.

Color Newspaper Clutch Purse, $40
Your fashion-forward sis will immediately recognize the font and design of The New York Times Style section, which has been transformed into a striking rectangular tote. (The food page becomes a lunch sack for $28.50.)

Pentatray, $89
Metalsmith Boris Bally transforms reclaimed traffic signs into five-sided serving trays with a generous seventeen-inch diameter. For the head of household, choose between Caution Children (yellow and black), Speed Limit (black and white), Stop (red), or abstract designs in various colors.

Chain Gang Necklace, $176
Ideal for the accessory obsessed, local design house Free Time Industries’s flattering necklace is made from scraps of leather. Cut into a single geometric pattern, the interconnected pieces (in black or tan) add up to one refined look.

Eco Dough, $21
Scoop up some of the edible construction material for nieces and nephews who might be tempted to put toys into their mouths. Made with flour, salt, and food-grade oils, the dough comes in colors created using blueberries, red cabbage, paprika, or sweet potatoes.

Cozy Cuff, $25
For the caffeine addict on your list, the felted wool cozies slip over to-go cups and replace wasteful cardboard sleeves. Bonus: The abstract floral design in magenta, gray, black, white, or blue doubles as a bracelet.

Nube Green, 921 East Pine Street, Capitol Hill (206-402-4515 or nubegreen.com).

Photo: Courtesy of Nube Green

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