Apr 22, 2012

Featured Seller: Ecologica Malibu

Written by : Tom George| 0 | Design

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My name is Mariana Schechter. I am 30 years old, and it has always been my dream to do meaningful work. I’m from Brazil, and it’s impossible to separate my identity from the abundance of nature that surrounded me as I grew up. As a child, I always felt that there was magic in the trees and a mysterious energy in the ocean. As I grew older, I began to notice how easy it was for people to take advantage of their natural resources, and it really bothered me. Trees are alive, and forests breathe, supporting life and giving off the oxygen that we need to survive. I believe that everything in life has a purpose and that every living thing plays an important role in the ecosystem, far beyond what we can observe.
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4 years 6 days ago
Q: What I’d like to know is how in the world is it ECOLOGICAL (the business name)to have furniture shipped from Indonesia to Los Angeles? Answer: It is NOT. I’m all for using old boat wood to create new functional pieces, but in fact, the shipping of this IMPORTED FURNITURE is directly contributing to the destruction of the ecology thereby negating any positive benefits. She had help writing her pretty fiction and it makes good marketing if you’re into bullshit, but on so many levels, no integrity seems to be involved in her business, either. Integrity as claimed by her.
4 years 6 days ago
Not only is this person a reseller, thus violating the terms of use on Etsy -who then, in their own failure of integrity, appear to have stretched those terms to include mass produced items – she is also a flat out bully, unable to respond to requests about the use of biocides (which are very common on the boats her supplier repurposes into furniture the imports) in a civilized fashion without result to personal attacks. The credit for exposing this fraud goes to April at Regretsy.com. Here is the link to the whole debacle: http://www.regretsy.com/2012/04/24/update-ecologica-malibu/#comment-390848. Naturally, Etsy has closed off… Read more »
4 years 12 days ago

This person is a distributor (dba Bali Ha’i Imports
P.O. Box 1121, 22491 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, California) for a company called All From Boats and owned by Kurt Eichorn. She sells on Etsy.com, and claims to handmake the furniture. His furniture can be found @ http://allfromboats.com/ – I think he deserves the true credit.


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