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Three Companies Receive Eco-Choice Awards at NYIGF

Posted on January 25, 2013 by HFN Staff

NEW YORK-Three companies--Aladdin, a brand of PMI; Sobremesa Greenheart; and Xovivo--have received the 7th semi-annual Eco Choice Awards recognizing the most innovative and environmentally responsible gift, home, and lifestyle products at the winter 2013 New York International Gift Fair. Online balloting determined winners of the Eco Choice Awards, co-sponsored by NYIGF and GREENRetailer magazine, in three categories: Most Innovative, Most Sensitive Use of Materials, and Most Sellable.

"These companies share an admirable commitment to responsible product design," said Christian Falkenberg, NYIGF director and GLM vice president. "Their products appealed to voters for their blend of 'green' function and style."

The winners and finalists of the winter 2013 Eco Choice Awards are:

Most Innovative - XOvivo Fashion Accessories for its men's Cymbal Bracelet

Finalist: Equilibrium for its rectangular free form mirror

Finalist: First World Trash for its wine satchel

Most Sensitive Use of Materials - Sobremesa Greenheart for its coffee wood utensils

Finalist: Acacia Creations for its recycled aluminum salad servers

Finalist: What's Hot, Inc., for its Frais Luxury line of personal care products

Most Sellable - Aladdin, a brand of PMI, for its recycled Glass To-Go tumbler

Finalist: Hipcycle, for its FunkyJunk Recycled tote bag with cutout handles

Finalist: Zebi Baby for its organic bundle of burpies