5 Crafty Green Etsy Finds For Everyone

Who doesn’t love Etsy, the online megastore of independent craftspeople and artists? You can find clothing, jewelry, toys, housewares, and just about anything you can think of (and maybe a few thinks you would have otherwise never have thought existed). Besides allowing people to showcase, and profit from, their creative side, Etsy also has a big selection of ecologically-friendly items, mainly consisting of products made from repurposed materials. Everything from parts of old electronics to recycled textiles to reclaimed woods and metals are used to create a plethora of new things, all with the intent of helping people live greener.

This photo gallery will only be the very tip of the iceberg, with five green items, but there’s much more out there. Simply click a photo to read about the item, and links are provided to the creators’ pages so you can see more of their handiwork. Happy shopping!

Laura Caseley is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz and a resident of New York State’s Hudson Valley. She writes for several publications and when she’s not writing, she can usually be found painting in her makeshift studio or enjoying the scenery of her hometown.