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SUSTAINABLE NYC…….WHERE GREEN IS THEIR THING

Everything in the store that comes from overseas suppliers must comply with the Ethical Trading Iniitative:           Sustainable NYC Frequently Asked Questions

The store and cafe can be found at 139 Avenue A……..in Alphabet City in New York.

Green America People’s Choice award was given to Sustainable in 2011…….well earnd and well deserved.

Picture frames cleverly crafted from old keys and recycled bicycle chains.

Make-up and cosmetics…….ecco friendy to the enviornment…….and your body…….and biodegradable.

I had to have a bouquet of these fab felt flowers for my sister.

I took home 2 candles…….no artificial dyes, no synthetic fragrances……….just a natural aroma.  They are not cheap…..but they are worth the price.

Froggy woggy…..so cute.  So practical.Something to hold my quarters for the laundromat.

Fleurs……..Thai……Organic Basil and Cherry tomatoes……….starter kits to simplify your gardening.  No “green thumbs” needed.

France………that’s her name….really.   She’s happy to help you choose the perfect gift.  I did NOT buy the coconut candle.

Clutches ……penguins and hearts.  Add one to your basket.

HAPPY HANDBAGS……….give them with love.

With every pair of Tom’s Shoes that you buy…..a free pair will be given to a child in need.  Buy two, please !

Cozy corner to sip your brew……..and view your laptop.  What is he looking at ?

Cappucino, Cafe au Lait, Mocha Java, Hot Chocolate and Tea, hot or iced.

Gluten free breads……….sweet potato and coconut milk soup and blue corn chips.  Nice lunch……..and healthy too.

The  baked goods are prepared fresh daily by Ciao For Now.  I tried the famous Vegan Double Chocolate Espresso cookie.  More please !

Fair Trade and Organic coffee from Brooklyn Roasting Co……..  Melior pressed.

Cup and Spoon chandelier……….band crafted by Robbie Cook of Nashville.

The Mocha Java……..Ethiopean Yirge Chefe beans, blended with Gayo Mountain Sumatran.  I tried it!  Wonderfully balanced….aromatic….with berry and chocolate finish.

17 choices………it’s hard to choose just one !

Was the chocolate Divine? It was “heavenly”.

The sales staff is very friendly……..and helpful in describing the products.

All kinds of clever items……….make it easy to treat yourself………or a friend.

Nettle scrub…………..natural soaps……….

Dominique Carmacho…..the owner and driving force behind this unique emporium…….chooses  local, recycled, re-purposed and biodegradable products………maintaining her own ethics.

Trash Trophy Makes……..$20…..and it all goes to the kids who make them.