Supermarkets everywhere through out a lot of cardboard boxes every day. So, finding "raw material" could not have been a problem for artist/ designer Florian Pugnaire. His artwork titled "freeway storage" uses these discarded cardboard boxes as the building material, and transforms those discarded boxes into the iconic shape of a Lamborghini.
Sony displayed its green offering at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show, and that came in the form of the Vaio W Series "Eco Edition." The small laptop with big environmental credentials, quite appropriately has a plastic enclosure made from 23% reycled CDs. And probably just to show off the laptop's environment love, the plastic enclosure is green tinted.
What would you expect two of US's largest retail chains, H&M and Wal-Mart, to do with merchandise they don't need anymore - to be specific, clothes? Any normal person's first reply would be "donate them to a charity", or "sell them at huge discounts". So how does "tear them up so noone can use them and throw them out in ...
A school in Guatemela stands as an example of how trash can be put to good use, and create pocket friendly structures. Built in the village of Granados in central Guatemala, this school made use of the abundant plastic waste in the surroundings, using the trash in its construction. The idea was put forward by Peace Corps volunteer Laura Kutner, ...
Ready for a debut at the upcoming CES is this recycled sling tote bag, that probably needs to recycle its name into something better first. This one is called 4U2ReUSE Solar Sling, and that isn't quite a catchy name, even though the form and style of the bag are very interesting. Plastics of course, are big villians of the environment ...
I was searching the web for “Green New Year” and found the perfect way to bring in a Green New Year. Not only that, but I found it at Target!
We've seen some very talented artists create outstanding sculptures from trash, or from other stuff. This elephant sculpture though, is quite a disappointment, more so, because the artist Joe Carnevale created the amazing traffic barrel monster.
The living plant bag from Wooly Pocket could let you carry around a plant in your handbag, and would possibly also be quite a bother. If you have no problem with carrying along the handbag equivalent of a potted plant, this one overflows from environment goodness.
Sonic Fabric's fedoras combine three great things: fashion, music and recycling. The good old cassette tapes are obsolete now, but designers Alyce Santoro and Julio Cesar have found a great use for them. They have playable neckties on offer, and are now offering these playable fedoras created old-school style.
British label Smithfield decided to give its new shop in Manchester an environment friendly look and feel. They got together with furniture designer Peter Masters. The designer, who runs the company Burnt Toast gave the shop a very different feel, with interiors made entirely from recycled materials, where recycled cardboard and recycled wood rule the roost.