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Mother Nature meets Father Time: 2011 edition
Now that you spent all day on Sunday adjusting your clocks, did you find that perhaps you're ready for a new one? Consider one of these 10 inventive eco-timepieces for the home.
Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 03:04 PM
Well, it looks like a circa-1989 Cher
got her wish this past weekend
which means it’s high time for this year’s edition of ‘Mother Nature meets Father Time,’ an annual roundup of eco-friendly timepieces for the home.
Unlike my 2009
installments, the clocks I’ve assembled this time around aren’t exactly as wild in the recycled materials department (no neckties, dishware, or dollar bills here) but I’ve still managed to wrangle up some lookers made from things like recycled juice jugs, bicycle tires, and vinyl records. I’ve also included a couple of high-quality options that may not be made from sustainable materials but are too cool to pass up. And for the battery operated models on this list, which they happen to all be, don't forget to use rechargeables.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I still have a couple more clocks to begrudgingly
Wooden Green Wall Clock (Flower) by Clockeee.com @ Supermarket ($85)
Ceramic White Alarm Clocks @ West Elm ($34 - $69)
Bird Alarm Clock by &Design @ A+R Store
Cuckoo Clock @ CB2
Recycled Iron Clock @ Terrain
Klock 01 by Singgih Kartono @ Areaware
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