Livin' Green

Interested in earth-friendly products with style? Read on.



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The Memoirs toilet from Kohler maximizes water flow and allows for a 1.4-gallon flush. $365 at Delaware Plumbing Supply, New Castle, and Bell Supply Company, Newark.


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LED flood bulbs by Eco-Story will last 10 years and use about 90 percent less energy than traditional bulbs. $74 at Angerstein’s, Wilmington and Milton








Most disposable lighters end up in landfills, but these Versailles mosaic pieces by Solo are refillable—and packaged in a degradable box. $65 at Somethings Unique, Greenville










Linen pillows by Lee Industries are padded with recycled fibers and covered with organic fabrics. $95 at J. Conn Scott Fine Furniture, Rehoboth Beach, Selbyville.









This Barnburner armoire by Vaughan-Bassett is made from wood harvested near the company’s plants to reduce the fuel needed for transport. Vaughan-Bassett mills use systems that increase lumber yield by about 20 percent, so fewer trees are needed to produce furniture. $889 at Johnny Janosik, Laurel and Dover









Hand-rolled Perin-Mowen candles are made from beeswax to burn longer and cleaner than paraffin. They produce no benzene or other toxins, and they render a pleasing honey aroma. $15 to $49 at Somethings Unique, Greenville.









The wing chair by Century Furniture is made with soy-based foam, natural fibers, natural goose down, sustainably harvested hardwoods and recycled metal springs. $2,700 at Interior Concepts, Wilmington









Every part of the ottoman by Lee Industries, from soy-based cushions to its filling of recycled fiber to its recycled frame, was made in the United States. $748 at J. Conn Scott Fine Furniture, Rehoboth Beach and Selbyville








The Harman Accentra pellet-burning stove qualifies for a tax credit in 2010. $3,299 at Angerstein’s Building Supply and Design Center, Wilmington and Milton.





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