For an inspiring way to green your decor beyond low-VOC paint and organic cotton curtains, try an eco-conscious work of art.
Phoenix-based S.A. Schimmel Gold composes Warholesque mosaic portraits from hundreds of tiny, hand-placed scraps of postcards, menus, and junk mail. She even mixes the water-based, nontoxic glue by hand (from $250).
Ork Posters present a fresh, graphic twist on the urban map. These 100-percent-recycled screen-prints illustrate cities from Boston to San Francisco, delineating each town's unique neighborhoods using bold typography ($20 to $27).
Nikki McClure uses soy-based inks and recycled paper to reproduce poignant paper cuts reflecting motherhood, nature, and activism in poster form ($8.50).