Today is Earth Day and more than one billion people now participate in related activities each year. Designers, such as those featured here participate year-round with theireco-conscious collections.

The High Line uses forest stewardship council-certified ipe hardwood that was sustainably harvested from a managed forest, and almost 80 percent of the plant species in section 1 are native to New York.

Pictured here: This dress is crafted in New York City from recycled plastic soda bottles that are melted down and refinedinto the mesh-like fabric.

MODEL: NATALIA O./VNY; HAIR BY KAYLA MICHELLE AT ATELIER MANAGEMENT FOR REDKEN; MAKEUP BY JEN MYLES AT WORK GROUP LTD. USING NARS; FASHION ASSISTANT: JASMIN TREGONNING

Alkemie isdesigned by Dara Gerson and Ashley Lowengrub. Each piece is reclaimed metal that is melted down, hand cast and craftedin theirLos Angeles studio.

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