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6 Fantastic Furnishings That are Perfect for Small Dorm Room Spaces

Posted By Diane Pham On August 7, 2012 @ 4:30 pm In back to school,Features,Gardening,green furniture,Green Products | Comments Disabled

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Cardboard Paperpedic Bed from Karton [6]

If you plan on purchasing a bed for your new space, you might as well get one that multi-tasks as storage for all your sweat pants and late-night snacks (we kid!). The Paperpedic Bed [7] by Karton [8] is a 100 percent recyclable bed that can expand [9] from twin sized to king, and it boasts a set of spacious drawers in its base. Supposedly the bed is big enough to comfortably sleep up to 10 people [10].

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Woolley Pockets [11]

No room for a garden? Think again! Build your own vertical garden using a set of Woolley Pockets [12]. These breathable little pockets are composed of 60% recycled plastic bottles and are said to be more conducive for plant growth than your average pot. Plant one for a splash of green or ten for a forrest like array [11]— you really can’t go wrong!

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Black Blum Hot Pot BBQ [13]

What better way to wrap up a hard week of studying than hosting a Friday night grill with some friends? Originally designed for city-dwellers with limited space, Black + Blum [14]‘s Hot-Pot BBQ is a stylish terra cotta planter that also moonlights as a grill. Plants some herbs and spices in lid to get even more out of your Hot-Pot!

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The Fuccillo Bin [15]

Lots of colleges and universities are jumping on the composting bandwagon [16], but you don’t have to keep tossing your organics just because you haven’t got space for a composter. Push some of those frozen foods aside and make room for the Fuccillo Bin [17], a non-toxic silicone bin that will store and prevent scraps from decomposing until you’re ready to drop it off at your local composting site.

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Vicky Pendant Lamp Terrarium [18]

Once you get into the academic grind, it’s easy to forget that there is a whole world outside your bedroom window. Keep nature close by with a Vicky Terrarium Lamp [18]. This cool lamp will provide you plenty of light during all-nighters and give you a sweet little space to grow some fresh greens. But if you’re not looking to drop a ton of cash, you can also try making your own terrarium following our DIY instructions [19].

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Bonbon Convertible Doc Sofa and Bunk Bed [20]

Futons are a dorm room staple that gives tired friends a place to crash after a long night of party— err, we mean studying. But rather than just getting a single sleeper, do one better by your buddies by providing them with two crash spaces! Bonbon’s Doc Bunk Bed [20] is as good as it gets, perfectly fusing functionality and aesthetic in small spaces [21].


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[2]  : http://inhabitat.com/6-fantastic-furnishings-that-are-perfect-for-small-dorm-room-spaces/paperpedic-bed-1-2/?extend=1

[3] getting ready: http://inhabitat.com/6-essential-supplies-for-an-eco-friendly-back-to-school/

[4] dorm room: http://inhabitat.com/lundgaard-and-tranbergs-tietgenkollegiet-dorm-is-the-coolest-circular-housing-on-campus/

[5] pizza: http://inhabitat.com/del-popolo-is-a-mobile-neapolitan-pizza-joint-in-a-recycled-shipping-container/

[6] Cardboard Paperpedic Bed from Karton: http://inhabitat.com/cardboard-paperpedic-bed-can-support-the-weight-of-22-people/

[7] Paperpedic Bed: http://kartongroup.com.au/collections/sleeping/products/paperpedic-bed-cardboard-bed

[8] Karton: http://kartongroup.com.au/

[9] expand: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2141181/There-22-bed-little-said--Is-cardboard-Eco-bed-holds-weight-nearly-dozen-people.html

[10] sleep up to 10 people: http://kartongroup.com.au/pages/the-paperpedic-bed%23watch-it-fold

[11] Image: http://inhabitat.com/woolley-pockets-build-your-own-garden-of-eden/

[12] Woolley Pockets: http://www.woollypocket.com/

[13] Black Blum Hot Pot BBQ: http://inhabitat.com/black-blum-heats-up-icff-with-their-hot-pot-bbq-disguised-as-a-planter/

[14] Black + Blum: http://www.black-blum.com/

[15] Image: http://inhabitat.com/the-fuccillo-bin-lets-you-compost-odor-free-in-your-freezer/

[16] universities are jumping on the composting bandwagon: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/columbia-university-students-design-a-composting-public-restroom/

[17] Fuccillo Bin: http://fuccillodesign.com/http://fuccillodesign.com/

[18] Image: http://inhabitat.com/vicky-pendant-lamp-terrarium-shines-a-light-on-indoor-gardening/

[19] following our DIY instructions: http://inhabitat.com/diy-how-to-make-your-own-green-terrarium-to-keep-or-give-away-for-the-holidays/

[20] Image: http://inhabitat.com/bonbon-convertible-doc-sofabunk-bed/

[21]  small spaces: http://inhabitat.com/small-space-living-tiny-house-trend-grows-bigger/

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