Category Archives: Outdoors

Touch of Eco Solar On-The-Go Backpack Charger

Touch of Eco Solar On-The-Go Backpack Charger

On the go? Need that phone or tablet available every time you need it? No time to let it charge before you’re out and about? Used it all day and still need it now – no time to sit and wait for it to charge?

Well, with the Solar On-The-Go Backpack Charger from Touch of Eco, waiting around is a thing of the past!

Charge almost any USB powered device, including phones, iPods. smart watches, Kindle Fire, speakers and more, on the go, with the revolutionary solar integrated Touch of Eco Solar On-The-Go Backpack. Equipped with a flexible and incredibly rugged integrated 3 watt solar panel featuring solar-on-plastic technology, the solar panel adds only minimal weight allowing the backpack to remain flexible enough to allow it to be fully packed without risking damage to the panel or to the bag. Features include: Continue reading

The Good Ideas 50-Gallon Rain Wizard Rain Barrel

With global climate change having devastating effects on weather conditions throughout the world, one of the most significant ongoing results has been widespread drought conditions throughout many areas of the United States. In California, we are in year four of the worst drought in the state’s recorded history, resulting in unprecedented restrictions on water usage and a plethora of projects designed to conserve, protect and transport the state’s limited water resources. With the impending El Nino conditions about to reach the US, contrary to popular belief, much of the affected areas will suffer worsening drought conditions, as at the same time some areas will receive significant and needed, but short-lived, rainfall. While parts of California, for example, will likely receive substantial rainfall, parts of the state, much of the Pacific Northwest, the Rocky Mountain region, the Great Lakes area and the Ohio Valley, will all see worsening rather than improving drought conditions. Continue reading

The GoSun Sport Solar Cooker

The GoSun Sport Solar Cooker

Just think of the savings – to your pocketbook and to the environment – if you could cook your meals without electricity, natural gas, propane, charcoal, or any other costly and polluting fuel. Well, you do not have to think about it as if it were some pipe dream for the future. Today, the GoSun Sport Solar Cooker is alive and well, and revolutionizing the way people around the world are preparing their meals. Join thousands of others who harness the energy of the sun to cook their meals with solar power.

And, you do not have to see the sun to solar cook!

Cook meals in as short a time as 20 minutes and at temperatures that reach 550° F!

Steam, bake, fry, roast and boil. Anything is possible inside the GoSun Sport Solar Cooker tube.

Just how does the GoSun Sport Solar Cooker work?

It features a near-perfect insulator, an evacuated glass tube that allows solar cooking in even the most challenging of conditions. By effectively capturing light from a broad range of angles, GoSun Sport Solar Cooker does not require frequent readjustment, making it the lowest maintenance fuel free cooking device on the market.

Bright sun? Great! Cloudy skies? No Worry – Almost no day is off limits!

  • Portable Deploys in seconds and collapses into a durable carrying case
  • Fuel-Free Besides the SUN, No Fuel, No mess, No flames, No cost
  • The GoSun Sport Solar Cooker’s compound parabolic reflectors and tubular design converts nearly 80% of all sunlight entering it’s refectories into useable heat.
  • Two Year Warranty on the evacuated tube. The tubes are durable, made of borosilicate glass (like Pyrex). If it breaks, you’re covered for two years
  • One-Year Limited Warranty on the rest of the device.
  • 30-day money back guarntee

GoSun Solar Cooker - How It Works

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included: A durable borosilicate evacuated glass tube cooking chamber, two foldable parabolic reflectors that fold to protect the tube like a clamshell, a stainless steel cooking tray, a rugged scrubby cleaning tool that attaches onto the tray’s end and stainless steel carrying handles.

Also Available:

GoSun Sport Pro Pac

Includes: The GoSun Sport Solar Cooker, Carrying Case, Extra Cooking Tray and Serving Spork

GoSun Sport Carrying Case

Features include a Custom Fit Padded Interior Pocket, Easy-Clean Tray Pocket and Ergonomic Shoulder Strap


Palila II Recycled PET Backpacks

Palila II Recycled PET Backpacks

From EcoGear, the versatile and attractive Palila II Recycled PET Backpacks are made from recycled polyethylene terephthalate water bottles. They offer all the features of comparable backpacks that are made from standard, traditional materials that are far, far from eco-friendly. Some of the features of the Palila II Recycled PET Backpacks include:

  • Dual side mesh bottle pockets
  • Ergo-padded shoulder straps for maximum comfort and to held prevent sore and tired muscles and joints
  • Internal organizer pocket
  • Padded laptop sleeve
  • Moisture wicking mesh back to keep you dry and comfortable even on those hot, summer days
  • Reflective piping
  • Made with non-toxic dyes & materials
  • 17″ x 13.5″ x 8″

Available in Charcoal, Red Orange and Aqua Blue colors.

Students, hikers, and anyone who needs to have their laptop, notebook, water bottle, newspaper, or a pair of comfortable shoes at hand, can all enhance their green living, buy using a backpack made from recycled materials. If you drink bottled water, you’ll also feel better knowing that many of those bottles are re-purposed and made into stylish and convenient backpacks, like the Palila II Recycled PET Backpack you’re now using.


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Indigo Plus Rechargeable Lantern with Hand Crank Generator

Indigo Plus Rechargeable Lantern

Campers and hikers, you’ll never be without a source of light and power again, if you have the Indigo Plus Rechargeable Lantern with Hand Crank Generator. It is more than just a rechargeable lantern or than a crank flashlight – rather, the Indigo Plus Rechargeable Lantern can also provide emergency power for a quick and easy cellphone charge.

The Indigo Plus Rechargeable Lantern with Hand Crank Generator has all of these great features:

  • Built-in 3.6V NiMH pack so no need for expensive rechargeable batteries
  • Dimmer switch to adjust brightness
  • Two separate LED sets for space lighting and spot beam/flashlight use
  • Articulated handles and sturdy rubber feet make it easy to handle or to securely position
  • Manufactured from a tough ABS material so it can withstand constant use

The Indigo Plus Rechargeable Lantern with Hand Crank Generator can be charged by using the hand crank, or if a computer is available, it can be fully charged by plugging into a USB port for eight hours. It can also be charged with a solar panel.

At full power, the Indigo Plus Rechargeable Lantern will last for three hours, and if used at low power as a night lite, it will illuminate the dark of night for as long as 60 hours.

$54.99 $49.99

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Birds Choice Recycled Hanging Fly-Thru Bird Feeder

Birds Choice Recycled Hanging Fly-Thru Bird Feeder

Let our fine feathered friends enjoy the fruitful benefits of green living, as they enjoy a tasty treat from the attractive and eco-frieldly Birds Choice Recycled Hanging Fly-Thru Bird Feeder that you now have hanging in your yard. Our feathered friends will enjoy the repast, and you will enjoy watching their amusing antics as they flit about around and through the Birds Choice Recycled Hanging Fly-Thru Bird Feeder enjoying a seedy snack.

The Birds Choice Recycled Hanging Fly-Thru Bird Feeder is constructed of 5/8″ poly-lumber made from recycled plastic and milk jugs, and fastened with stainless steel screws and aluminum hinges. It features a removable seed tray for easy filling and cleaning. It is 13-1/4″ L x 12-1/2″ W x 12″ H and includes a lifetime guarantee to never crack, split or fade.

Your neighborhood birdies will thank you for giving them a snack and a nice place to congregate. Just keep the kitties away.


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Recycled Seatbelt Tote Bags

Recycled Seatbelt Campus Tote Bags

Made from high quality polyester and made to last for years and years, auto seat belts are held to a high standard, and it is a fact that millions of yards of the material manufactured per year are unacceptable for use in passenger vehicles due to aesthetic reasons, primarily slight color variations. Now, rather than discarding this material, it is being recycled for consumer use another way, as Recycled Seatbelt Tote Bags

Show off your dedication to green living with this attractive and extremely handy, and long-lasting, tote.

Many different sizes and styes are available, including the Recycled Seatbelt CampusTote Bag shown. This bag features not only super durable recycled seat belt webbing construction, but also the signature “Maggie Bags” purple satin lining, a zippered pocket, cell phone pocket, key pocket, YKK zippers, and four-nickel plated feet on the bottom.

Numerous sizes and styles are available, with 16 color options.

Prices vary by size, design, color. The style shown is regularly priced at $90.00 Limited Times Sale Price, Only $82.00

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Recycled Seatbelt Butterfly Bags

Also available Recycled Seatbelt Butterfly Bags in several style and color choices.

Recycled Tire MacBook, Laptop and Ipad Sleeves

Recycled Tire MacBook Sleve

Made from recycled, or “upcycled”, rubber from the inner tubes of tires, these Recycled Tire MacBook, Laptop and iPad Sleeves are lined and padded with 100% recycled PET plastic, that is environmentally safe plastic recycled from water bottles.

They are fully padded and securely hold your device in place, and they are fully water resistant, and they feature a reverse tape zipper with two zipper pulls. The sleeves are designed with cut-outs in recycled rubber to show the colored PET material on the front and back of the sleeve, and each sleeve is a unique product due to inherent markings and textures of the rubber.

No animal products are used in the making of these Recycled Tire MacBook, Laptop and iPad Sleeves and thus they are vegan, are produced cruelty free, and are perfect for anyone committed to or are now venturing forth into green living.

From $59.95

Available in Apple Green, Jet Black, Pumpkin Orange, Quarry Blue and Scarlet Red for Your
13″ MacBook 14″ x 10.25″ x .75″,
15″ Laptop 15.25″ x 11.25″ x .75″, or
iPad 8.25″ x 10.25″ x .75″