NY Now Announces Eco Choice Award Winners

NY NowWHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Three products exhibiting at NY Now later this month have won Eco Choice Awards.

Two fair-trade companies importing from Mexico and India--Tilonia (for Xaquixe Glass Carboy and Glasses) and Sustainable Threads (for a cruelty-free, organic silk throw)--are winners of most sensitive use of materials and most saleable categories respectively, while Massachusetts-based Look At Me Designs (for recycled skirts) was named "most innovative."

Winners were selected via online balloting. The awards are co-sponsored by GREENRetailer magazine and NY Now.

"Companies around the world continue to recognize the growing importance of eco-conscious materials and socially responsible production practices, and the Eco Choice Awards are a testament to their ingenuity," said Scott Kramer, NY Now show director and vice president. "NY Now is proud to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to sustainability and green design by co-sponsoring these awards."

NY Now will run Jan. 31-Feb. 4 at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Allison ZiskoAllison Zisko | Managing Editor/Tabletop Editor
azisko@hfnmag.com

After 15 years of covering the tabletop industry, Allison Zisko is still as enthusiastic as ever about the dinnerware, glassware and flatware categories. An in-depth analysis of how the category works intrigues her just as much as the latest fashion trends. As managing editor, Allison oversees the daily e-newsletter and works behind the scenes to help produce the print issue each month. She also directs HFN’s housewares coverage and covers the cutlery category. An avid reader, Allison is eager to talk to anyone and everyone about the latest book they are reading.

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