Recycling

Canon GreenNation Campaign Makes It Easier For Offices To Go Green

July 12, 2010 / No Comments

The imaging products and technology giant, Canon launched its GreenNation campaign this month. Earlier, in March the company had officially announced a range of green products in Japan, and an Asia release of these products came in April. Now, Canon’s eco-friendly equipment has been launched in the Philippines too.

New York City Kicks Off Unique Clothing Recycling Program

July 8, 2010 / No Comments

Post September 2010 if you are out in New York City, chances are that you would be contributing to initiatives aimed at turning the globe green. During the month, New York City will be throwing open one of the largest textile-recycling initiatives in the US. It has been pointed out that more than 1,90,000 tons of textiles had ...

Re-using Construction Rubble To Make New Bricks

July 6, 2010 / No Comments

Designers Younwoo Park, Hoyoung Lee and Miyeon Kim have come up with a novel idea. They have created a small robotic machine that will recycle construction rubble to be transformed into new usable construction material. How it works is that the machine, tentatively called ‘Return brick’ searches for debris and fragments of concrete and brick from rubble, grinds these ...

Built from recycled plastic bottles “T25 Supermini Car” turns your head around

June 1, 2010 / No Comments

Designer Gordon Murray’s micro car instantly reminds one of Mr. Beans’ car of choice, a British Leyland Mini 1000 which was also became a character of sorts for the British television comedy series. All the recollection and resemblance apart, Murray’s lively little car “T25 Supermini Car,” is ready to really turn the heads around by its super cute mini look ...

Water recycling is fun with beautiful Emscher Community Garden

May 31, 2010 / 1 Comment

Most of us would equate Community Park with recreation replete with athletic fields, swimming pools and other special entertaining features. How about a Community Park that awakens us to what is out of sight and thus out of mind? Rotterdam and Paris architects Ooze in collaborated with artist Marjetica Potrc have created a community garden, which is also a water ...

Lenovo ThinkPad L series targets eco-conscious professionals

May 19, 2010 / No Comments

Lenovo may have missed out on the Earth Day for the release of its ThinkPad L Series laptops but the company has definitely been able to find an alternative for the eco-conscious professionals in the make.

Discarded milk jugs provide for 100% recycled all weather furniture

May 19, 2010 / No Comments

If you were one of the kinds who simply loves to vouch for durable, all weather furniture just because you equally hate the act of dragging furniture all around the house whenever the natural elements took a nasty turn, then here is something you need to take a look at and even buy one. .

Eco bench made from recycled material generates electricity

May 17, 2010 / 1 Comment

This design somehow conjures the image of a semi circular moon shaped prop popularly used by stars to touch down on the stage in theatrical world. However, ecO-Bench is no mean prop. In fact, its’ futuristic street lighting furniture thoroughly soaked in green bearings.

Ultra weight Paper-Feet, sustainable sandals cost next to nothing

May 14, 2010 / 1 Comment

Eco-friendly fashion accessories are a rage these days, and if you could not afford one just because it cost a pretty penny, then here is your chance. Designer Jimmy Tomczak’ has designed the stylish Paper Feet sandals from recycled material, and cost next to nothing.

Starlight, an LED lamp created from recycled coins

May 5, 2010 / No Comments

Its’ time to say goodbye to enormously elaborate chandeliers, that offer nothing or very little in terms of sustainability. New York designer Kellam Clark has created a sparkling lamp from nothing else but waste.