3 Companies Bringing Green Design to the KitchenDec 19, 2014
Full Circle Full Circle is the result of a vision shared by a group of friends: a brand that balances style, function, sustainability and affordability in every single product. As advocates of greener lifestyles, the founders were constantly dissatisfied with the poor selection of quality green goods on the market. Full Circle strives to create products that are of superior design and creativity, combined with eco-friendly materials and functional efficacy. The name Full Circle comes from the philosophy that a product‚Äôs life cycle should be cyclical rather than linear. Products made from materials that come from the earth can have long, functional lives, and then return from where they came, rather than collecting in a landfill. Bialetti Bialetti is an Italian cookware brand with a unique combination of current yet accessible Italian design and quality. Their eco-friendly Aeternum cookware line is free of PFOA, PTFE and cadmium. The interior is lined with a water-based ‚Äúnano-ceramic‚Äù coating made of titanium and micro-particles of suspended silicate, the main material used to make glass. The interior is designed to resist scratches and stains while providing an easy-to-clean, uniform surface. The exterior is made of scratch-resistant silicone and is durable enough for high heats, and the base is designed to provide suprior heat conduction, allowing you to cook at lower temperatures and conserve energy. Bambu Bambu is a brand of distinctive products made from renewable materials created with imagination and integrity. Their mission is to turn people on to renewable ideas with well designed products made with care.Bambu designs, develops and markets products for home and human made from renewable materials. The founders and owners live and work 'at the source' in China which puts them at the doorstep of the world's supply of renewable bamboo. Bambu products have won numerous design awards and can be found at MOMA, Crate & Barrel, Whole Foods and hundreds of retailers in the US and Canada.