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You Look Good In Green

Be green all year with cozy accessories that not only feature the recycled symbol, but are also made from leftover material collected from apparel and upholstery factories that would otherwise be discarded. One size fits most adults. Made in the USA by Green 3.

Please note: the patterns for the mittens are intentionally random and will vary. Consistent with the use of recycled materials, each is created by maximum fabric utilization resulting in minimal excess waste.



Please note: Due to their seasonal nature, these items have been discontinued. When they sell out, they will no longer be available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

ONLY THE SCARF IS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

Exclusively at UncommonGoods.

  • details
Recycled
Exclusive
Item ID
17243
Made from
acrylic, recycled cotton
Measurements
Scarf: 70" L; Mittens: adult size meduim
Notes
hand wash cold, lay flat to dry.
  • the maker
Green 3

Green 3

Founded in 2006, Green3 is the brainchild of Sandy Martin, a Michigan farm girl turned apparel industry maven. Growing up on a farm, Sandy witnessed first-hand the health repercussions of conventional farming and pesticides. Later when she worked in the apparel industry, she saw how manufacturers negatively affected the environment and communities where they operated. So with the help of her husband Jim, Sandy founded an apparel company based on honesty, environmental awareness and high-quality American-made products.

Going Green
Green 3 uses organic or recycled cotton in its products. The cotton is spun and knit into fabric, as well as screened and dyed with water-based inks in North Carolina. This process is completely green and uses no PVCs, plastisols, heavy-metal inks or chlorinated bleaches.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
From irregular T-shirts to the unusable ends of fabric bolts, Green 3 reengineers waste fabric from its own factories into creative items such as the Scraptee herbal pouch, the T-shirt scarf and UncommonGoods' new jewelry pouches. They also use secondhand materials from thrift stores and left over fabrics from garment manufacturers.

Made in America
Headquartered in a former horse carriage terminal from the 1800s, Green 3 is situated on the shores of Lake Winnebago in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and is dedicated to creating apparel jobs both there and throughout the U.S. Green 3 also works with Aspiro, a non-profit in Green Bay, Wisconsin that specializes in teaching job skills to cognitively disabled adults. Both the T-shirt scarves and suit totes are cut and sewn by adults in the program, giving them an opportunity for independent living. collection

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GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES
 
4.7

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (35)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (44)
  • Unique (33)
  • Durable (31)
  • Fun (10)
  • Bright (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (34), Budget shopper (11), High-end shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (35), No (15)

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5.0

Go green with style

By 

from Castro Valley, CA

About Me High-end Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts

    Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

    High quality and very comfortable!!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    cute and practical

    By 

    from Houston, Texas

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

        I liked that the item was unique.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        Outstanding item to show UR a recycler

        By 

        from Ridgefield, NJ

        About Me High-end Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Made from Recycled Produc

        Cons

        • A little long

        Best Uses

        • Outdoors

        Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

        Got one for the holidays - everyone who sees it loved it - purchased this one as a special gift

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        A real prize

        By 

        from Long Beach, CA

        About Me Budget Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Eco-friendly
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoors
          • To make a statement

          Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

          This stylish muffler was used as a prize at a recycling and waste reduction conference in Portland Oregon. It was on display before it was awarded and most people who saw it were clamoring to win it. Made from recovered cotton with recycling icons on it, it made the perfect statement for waste management professionals and environmental advocates alike.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Great Product

          By 

          from Cornelius, NC

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

              Good length and feel. Warm too!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              perfect sister-in-law gift

              By 

              from Fort Stewart Ga

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Outdoors

                Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

                My sister-in-law is very hard to shop for and this was the perfect fun item to buy for a christmas gift.

                Service and delivery comments:

                I wish that the invoice would not have been in the box. Since it was christmas time I think there should be an option to have an e-mailed itemized itinerary

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                Comment on this review

                 
                2.0

                Good idea but fair product

                By 

                from Allentown, PA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Environmentally sound

                Cons

                • Not quite as pictured

                Best Uses

                • Outdoors

                Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

                I liked the idea of recycled cotton mittens bearing the RECYCLING logo. However, when I received the product, it was hard to determine exactly what the design was. Also, there was something strange about the fit of the mittens. They weren't particularly comfortable.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                Great!

                By 

                from new york

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Bright
                • Durable
                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

                  Warm, soft. Great addition to the matching scarf.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  amazingly fast.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  As cute as it is responsible!

                  By 

                  from Denver, Colorado

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Unique

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Outdoors

                    Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

                    You can't go wrong with these items. I was pleasantly surprised with the width of the scarf and just how warm it keeps my neck and ears in the wind. The mittens fit all size hands.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    4.0

                    great purchase

                    By 

                    from Akron, OH

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Durable
                    • Unique

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about GREEN RECYCLED ICON ACCESSORIES:

                        I bought these for my sister who is very into the environment and she loved them- they are both unique and practical at the same time

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

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