Tag: recycle

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Inventive Vase

The ubiquitous ‘glass bottle’ is being cleverly transformed into beautiful vases by Dutch designer Klaas Kuiken. In this distinctive process, the first wraps a wire around a bottle, then heats the entire bottle up. When at the correct temperature, the…

Some Furniture is Nothing but Trash

The design company Pentatonic have been cleverly ‘repurposing’ waste-materials to create a new range of modern furniture. This range includes the ‘AirTool Chair’ and ‘AirTool Foil Table’ (they’ve even created some glassware from smartphone glass!) seen here. Showing a tremendous…

INFINITY TIRE

Guys! No more puncture worries now that Michelin’s ‘Vision tire’ has arrived on the scene! There’s just no need to inflate this tire, it’s 3D printed and expected to last a lifetime, literally! And as if that wasn’t enough, the…

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e-waste

Most people who have been living through the digital age by now have an electronic graveyard! Think of all the new and/or updated phones, TVs, desktop and laptop computers, game systems, CD players, printers and portable drives to mention but…

ByFusion

Many innovative people continue to work on ways to resolve the plastic ocean waste problem. Enter the U.S.-based startup ByFusion. This company is using technology to repurpose ocean plastic into durable construction blocks. The principal engineer of the company Peter…

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A NEW SPIN ON LIGHTING

The Madeira-based design collective ‘Teatro Metaphora’ recently completed an unusual and thought-provoking art installation. Their ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ project was created for the 2016 Saint Peter’s Festival and used to create awareness of eco-friendly practices, re-cycling and up-cycling. The…

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Not-So-Biodegradable

Many plastic manufacturers claim their bags ‘breakdown’ safely in a short period of time but this may not seem to be the case. Bio-degradable plastics may not be as degradable as first thought, it seems even ‘green’ plastics continue to…

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EchoPanels

Acoustic panel design is not really renowned for style and/or sustainability. ‘EchoPanels‘ are changing this conception and offering a great recycling opportunity at the same time. Now they have the sound-absorbing Kirei Echopanel tile (originally seen in Green Build 2015)…

THREE STRIPES FRIENDLY

Adidas have gone ‘eco’ in a big and exciting way! They’ve now developed a trainer whose upper part is made from plastic recovered from cialis before workout the ocean and combined it with a 3D printed mid-sole fashioned from fishing…