Dress Abstract, Cate & Levi take home Eco Choice Awards at NY NOW
NY NOW the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, announced the winners of its semi-annual Eco Choice Awards program for the winter 2017 market. Three winning products have been selected from more than 100 submissions.
“Sustainable products are always a hot topic of conversation at NY NOW, and that is why we employ strict qualifying standards for evaluating eco-friendly production practices to make sure our award winners are truly providing consumers with products that aren’t negatively impacting the environment,” said Scott Kramer, NY NOW Show Director and Vice President Emerald Expositions. “NY NOW’s Eco Choice Award winners exemplify not only sustainable practices, but they are showcasing products that are creative and innovative. We are thrilled to congratulate the winners!”
The winners of the winter 2017 Eco Choice Awards are:
WINNER: Most Innovative: Dress Abstract for its Reversible Trench Coat.
WINNER: Most Sensitive Use of Materials: Dress Abstract for its Reversible Trench Coat.
WINNER: Most Sellable: Cate & Levi for its Penguin Stuffed Animal Kit.
NY NOW’s sustainability: design for a better world product display attracted submissions from all three collections — HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE — of the expansive winter 2017 market and each entry underwent a rigorous qualifying process before being selected for inclusion. All participating products were eligible for the Eco Choice Awards program and entries were evaluated onsite at NY NOW earlier this month.
The winning products will remain on display within NY NOW’s sustainability: design for a better world exhibit throughout the duration of the Market; each product is showcased alongside details about their provenance and production process. These “back-stories” highlight the green elements of the production process such as the use of renewable or alternative sources of energy in production, including wind, sun, and alternative fuels.
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