sustainable materials

Designer Q&A: Killspencer bags by Spencer Nikosey

Designer Q&A: Killspencer bags by Spencer Nikosey

Ben Kaufman’s company Quirky is all about finding great ideas from regular people and turning them into real, marketable products. Throughout the Quirky series, we’ll be bringing you stories from designers, inventors and entrepreneurs who’ve either already brought their product from concept to completion or are right in the middle of that process – and all without the help of a company like Ben’s, like Spencer Nikosey and his Killspencer line of bags made from repurposed military truck tarp.

Green Job Details

Green Job Details

There has been ample discussion about the need for Green Jobs in the Obama Administration’s stated plans for the U.S. economy. What exactly is a green job? If you boiled down the basic definition of Green Jobs, you would find the following maxim; a green job is any job where the environmental impact involved in…

The Future is Green: Sustainable Transport and Local and Sustainable Materials

The Future is Green: Sustainable Transport and Local and Sustainable Materials

We started our peek into our bright green [www.sundance.tv] future by looking at two very big, very large scale hurdles to clear: zero carbon and zero waste. Today, we’ll focus on more tangible ideas that are easier to put in to everyday context, since they’re things we use every day: sustainable transport [www.sundance.tv] and local/sustainable…

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: SPORTS

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: SPORTS

This week on THE GREEN the topic is SPORTS. Most sports have something to do with nature, such as skiing and golf. The accessibility of these sports is mostly dependent on the natural environment. If there has been a warm fall and a warm winter, then chances are, you will not have good snow on…

Fuel Week: Host Fashion

Fuel Week: Host Fashion

In order to walk-the-talk, Sundance Channel decided to make sure our on-air hosts were dressed in the finest organic clothing on the market. Whenever they appear on your TV screen, our hosts Majora Carter and Simran Sethi are always wearing clothing and fine jewelry from designers who only use sustainable materials and eco-friendly manufacturing processes…