Father’s Day Gift: Nordgreen Eco Watch

nordgreen eco watch for father's day gift

I was looking for the perfect sustainable Father’s Day gift online, when I discovered Nordgreen eco watches. Designed by Danish designer Jakob Wagner, formerly of Bang & Olufsen, these watches have just the kind of streamlined, minimalist design that resonates with my husband.

Then I started reading up on Nordgreen’s sustainability cred. The hardware is crafted from recycled metal. Packaging is FSC certified, including cardboard from responsibly managed forests and felt upcycled from plastic water bottles. Lifestyle  photographs include reusable glasses with stainless steel straws, a subtle endorsement of the #plasticfree movement. Even the name has sustainability at its core, combining the words “Norwegian” and “green.”

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Join me at Women in Green!

I’m so excited for Women in Green. The last time I participated was way back in 2010, and so much has changed for women AND green since then! If you’re in Los Angeles this month, join me at the 6th annual Women in Green Forum, which is taking place at the verdantly gorgeous TreePeople property on August 26th. I’ll be moderating a panel on the share economy featuring Lyft and my favorite preloved fashion source, thredUP. Plus, there’s a full day of amazing programming that you won’t want to miss! [Read more…]