You Need This Filson x Juniper Ridge Candle in Your Life

first_imgWe at The Manual are a little obsessed with Juniper Ridge. And we have equally strong feelings about Filson. Though the companies do great things in different arenas they found common ground, literally, in the Pacific Northwest, home to the accessories brand and hometown of the wilderness perfume company founder, Hall Newbegin. And out of that love for the picturesque region, they collaborated on a candle that smells just like the surrounding forests. As in exactly like them because, true to their other offerings, Juniper Ridge distills indigenous ingredients, like needles, sap and bark harvested from Sitka Spruce, Western Red Cedar, Douglas Fir, foraged during camping trips to the wilds of Washington state. So light the custom braided wick of the 100% beeswax candle and picture yourself surrounded by picturesque (and rain-soaked) woodlands. Both brands have loads of die-hard fans, so consider snapping up this limited edition candle stat. And while you’re at it, get a few as holiday gifts for nature-loving loved ones.$88, filson.com Filson’s New Collection Honors Smokey Bear and the U.S. Fire Service Editors’ Recommendations How 2 Noma Alumni Brought Their Flavorful Spirits Line to the United States 11 Best Gins for a Refreshing Gin and Tonic The Absolute Worst Movies to Watch with a Date If You Haven’t Visited the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, What Are You Waiting For? last_img read more

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Mayor wants to ban new glass skyscrapers to cut emissions

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30 per cent.In announcing his Green New Deal on Monday, the democratic mayor says all-glass facade skyscrapers are “incredibly inefficient” because so much energy escapes through the glass. He says buildings are the No. 1 cause of greenhouse emissions in New York.De Blasio says the bill would require existing glass buildings to be retrofitted to meet new stricter carbon-emissions guidelines.The mayor’s Green New Deal effort also includes plans to power all of the city’s operations with clean electricity sources like Canadian hydropower, mandatory organics recycling, and the phasing-out of city purchases of single-use plastic food ware and processed meat.The Associated Press read more

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