Recycling

Ocean Sole Helps Artisans Recycle Flipflops into Toys

February 6, 2014 / No Comments

Irresponsible is the way many people use the beaches. This becomes clearer when you stumble upon the abandoned flipflops floating around or resting on the shores. These huge piles of flipflops are proving to be an eco-disaster, to say the least. It is in the juncture a tiny outfit called Ocean Sole, manned by people who work on marine conservation with ...

Recycle Old Newspapers into Fresh Wrapping Paper, this Chinese New Year

February 3, 2014 / No Comments

With the dawn of the Chinese New Year, it is festivities all around in Far East Asia. With festivities raging, the situation normally turns a bane for the trees and fuel in these parts of the world. It has been found that around 1600 trees and 170,000 liters of petrol are put to use for the industry that brings in ...

Abandoned Bus Recycled into a Mini Traveling Hotel

January 2, 2014 / No Comments

Rescued from the rust a scrap yard has to offer, the old city bus now has been brought back to life by a carpenter. The Big Green Bus , which was originally a 1982 metro bus, is now a three room traveling rental accommodation, thanks to Adam Collier-Woods! Collier says that his attraction for buying and restoring the old bus, turned ...

Celebrate Christmas with a Reindeer Made from 2,000 Plastic Bags

December 24, 2013 / No Comments

So much of creative things spring up from your drive to do something good! This time, Australian designer Angela Van Boxtel shows us an example by make a reindeer from 2000 plastic bags! This recycled Blitzen carefully made from disused plastic bags to make shoppers realize the green side of the holiday season. Boxtel’s Blitzen will even light up at ...

Fireclay to Recycle Your Cathode Ray Tubes

December 2, 2013 / No Comments

Fireclay Tile, a California-based ceramic tile company that made news before by recycling and making tiles out of volcanic lava, trashed toilets and even waste glass from the solar industry, is now all set to recycle the cathode ray tube (CRT) of your age old television box. The bulky, old CRT’s were are being replaced by the flat screens and plasma ...

Fashion Accessories from Recycled Toad Skins

November 27, 2013 / No Comments

There is no limit to creativity nowadays, and what happens when someone get creative with toad skins? KOBJA! Well, yes, brand KOBJA makes designer belts, bags and purses from the skin of an invasive species of toad! KOBJA, which is owned by Jarosz, has a cult following. The accessories are made of a species of fast reproducing poisonous toad, which, right ...

Americans Proud to Recycle; If Given a Chance

November 20, 2013 / No Comments

Eighty two percent of the Americans feel proud when they recycle their garbage says a new online survey conducted by Harris Interactive in October. The survey  was commissioned by the Environmental Industry Association, a group of traders who stands for the environment and public health, mainly focusing on the recycling issue the country faces. Coincidentally. the survey, which took opinions of ...

Trashy-B cigarette Stub Attire, New Fashion Statement

November 18, 2013 / No Comments

What do you feel about a vest made of more 1,000 smoked cigarette butts? The eco-performer and visual artist, Trashy-B used those butts that were once littered in Hollywood’s star attraction, the Walk of Fame. The result is a unique fashion statement that will force you to think. Trashy-B says he has always been aware of the health and environmental risks ...

Teen-built App Helps People Get Serious about Recycling

October 18, 2013 / No Comments

What all wouldn’t you do to spur your fellow beings to practice recycling? But then, much of the world’s citizens don’t seem to be concerned about this. In the current era of tech innovations, lessons and tech enabled props that promote recycling are many. The only problem is that most tend to ignore most of such props. But then, 14-year-old Zea ...

Stola Table Lamps Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

September 10, 2013 / No Comments

Are you looking for an eco friendly table lamp? Then stop your search for a device of that kind and bring in a Stola table lamp. The superbly designed product has been manufactured by design company ‘Actual SF’ and has been made from 100% recycled Polyethylene terephthalate. The raw material for the manufacturing of this unique item is recovered from ...