SEATTLE'S NEW SHOWROOMS

January 19, 2013
We're proud to be listed in this NY Times Travel feature with Our Friends & Neighbors i
n the Pike/Pine corridor as key fixtures of our Capitol Hill neighborhood, re-invigorating the old showrooms of Seattle's past into local hotbeds of art and culture! 

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February 16, 2013
THE NORTHWEST EXPRESS

January 17, 2013
The Northwest Express (via Bon Appétit Magazine) is making its rounds on the internet, featuring Seattle/Portland eco-outdoorsy-artisinal-inspired style including our handsome reclaimed and refreshed Mid-Century Hudson Bay Blanket Side Chair...

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February 16, 2013
BUY AMERICA! NUBE ON ABC NEWS!

December 12, 2012
The challenge is on: buy American Made for the holidays and ABC News went straight to the source of American sourced and made holiday gifts for this powerful segment on U.S. jobs and meaningful holiday gifting. We think our founder Ruth sums it up quite well! 

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February 08, 2013
HOLIDAY SURVIVAL GUIDE

November 20, 2012
We can all make it a few days without a web store! Call us at 206-402-4515 and we'll talk you through it, or.. 

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February 08, 2013
BIG NEWS (LITTLE CONTAINER!)

November 7, 2012
Local love is popping up at University Village this holiday season! We're filling our brand new mobile shop (newly re-newed, that is, from a salvaged shipping container!) with giftable favorites that are big on local flavor. Designed by Graypants and fitted by NK Build, the shop pops with vintage and antique fixtures in an industrial-chic frame. Pop in for bike-tube bags for him, cozy eco-throws for her, and classic toys for kids.

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February 08, 2013
MY NUBE HOME: PHOTO CONTEST!


July 31, 2012
The best part of green living is making an inspired green home. We love to see your creativity and the locations where our favorite green goods find their home. Show us how you use your favorite NuBe textiles, barware, decor, or other NuBe home goodies and you could win $50 in NuBe greenback dollars and a NuBe goodie bag! We look forward to seeing how you live green! 

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February 08, 2013
CALLING ALL EARTH-HUGGERS!


April 20, 2011
It's EARTH WEEK! Since its first teach-in on April 22, 1970, Earth Day has become a day of environmental focus and awareness worldwide. Click for more on the history of Earth Day and current Earth Day Network events! 

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February 07, 2013
THE IMPACT OF BUYING LOCAL


November 13, 2010 
For every $100 spent in locally-owned independent stores, $68 returns to the community through taxes, payroll, and other expenditures. If you spend that in a national chain, only $43 stays local. Spend it online non-locally and nothing comes home. 
via the 3/50 Project

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February 07, 2013
SOLAR-POWERED PAPER AIRPLANES?!

October 27, 2010
MIT makes Paper-Thin Solar Cells (Thanks, GoodCleanTech!)
We want to take a ride!
 

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February 07, 2013
IT'S A WALKER'S PARADISE!


August 30, 2010
NuBe Green just confirmed our suspicions that we are in the ideal green location. Not only are we in Seattle, a city focused on sustainable energy production, city-wide composting, bicycling and public transit, but we are in the most walkable section of the most walkable neighborhood. How do we know this? 

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February 07, 2013
SUMMERTIME GREEN GROWLER: DRINK ECO-RESPONSIBILITY

July 14, 2010
Here at NuBe Green we are keeping the shop cool and breezy with our garage door rolled back and our ceiling fans spinning... and cold summertime brew on our minds! Those of us nestled in this land of craft brew are lucky enough to have our choice of neighborhood breweries and access to some of the most delicious beer in the world. And we couldn't have an easier option for eco-friendly refreshment than picking up that local beer in a reusable glass growler!

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February 07, 2013
SOME FAVORITE SUSTAINABILITY TIPS


March 1, 2010
Here at NuBe we aim to play a role in protecting the environment and supporting our local community. Here are a few sustainability tips we've picked up from customers, artists, and local people involved in the "green" movement. How do you lessen your carbon footprint each day? 

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February 07, 2013