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Reinier de Jong’s STEEL Chair is Made From Recycled Broom Handles

Reinier de Jong’s STEEL Chair is Made From Recycled Broom Handles

Dutch designer Reinier de Jong gives new life to old broomsticks with his STEEL chair (steel actually means handle in Dutch). Each chair is made from 10 meters of handles that still show traces

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The Made Collection: David Okum Launches Elegant Handcrafted Home Accessories on Kickstarter

The Made Collection: David Okum Launches Elegant Handcrafted Home Accessories on Kickstarter

The Made Collection is an eclectic capsule line of home and office accessories invested with design honesty, materials integrity, and meticulous craftsmanship. Designed by David Okum, the

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Handwoven Bundubags Are Made From Recycled Cargo Straps

Handwoven Bundubags Are Made From Recycled Cargo Straps

Bundubags makes innovative, totally recycled bags with a core belief that lives can be changed by good design. Bundubags began with a creative idea, a love of contemporary African design and a

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Erika Drake’s Recycled Plastic Bag Stool Calls Attention to the Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch

Erika Drake’s Recycled Plastic Bag Stool Calls Attention to the Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch

Designer and artist Hongtao Zhou worked with his Hawaiian student Erika Drake to fix a broken stool by reinforcing it with recycled plastic bags! The duo wrapped bag tissues around the broken

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Pool Box: A Deluxe Backyard Pool Made From a Recycled Dumpster

Pool Box: A Deluxe Backyard Pool Made From a Recycled Dumpster

New Orleans-based architect Stefan Beese dove headfirst into recycled design by converting a defunct dumpster into a pristine backyard pool! The Pool Box is made from a 22' x 7' steel refuse

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How to Make DIY Outdoor Lanterns from Recycled Tin Cans in Seven Easy Steps

How to Make DIY Outdoor Lanterns from Recycled Tin Cans in Seven Easy Steps

With summer quickly approaching, it's time to dust off the patio furniture, fire up the grill, and start spending a lot more time outdoors. Over at Inhabitots, we've shared some detailed

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Adital Ela’s Biodegradable Terra Stools are Made of Earth and Cost Zero Energy to Produce

Adital Ela’s Biodegradable Terra Stools are Made of Earth and Cost Zero Energy to Produce

In the last several years eco designer Adital Ela has dedicated her time to the earth by developing Terra - a brand of bio furniture made from compressed earth and agricultural waste. Terra is a

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The ‘World’s Safest Bike’ Glows Bright White When it Hits the Streets at Night

The ‘World’s Safest Bike’ Glows Bright White When it Hits the Streets at Night

Josh Zisson set out to design the safest bike on the road - and the key to safety in traffic is visibility. In addition to a dynamo-powered lighting system, the bike is coated with a patented

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Top 6 Gadgets for the Home to Help You Go Green in 2013

Top 6 Gadgets for the Home to Help You Go Green in 2013

It may still be December, but we're already thinking about our resolution to make 2013 our greenest year yet. In addition to those classic resolves to eat healthier, spend more time with family

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LAST CHANCE: Win a $150 Gift Certificate to Spend On Green Gadgets at Lutron Store (10 Available!)

LAST CHANCE: Win a $150 Gift Certificate to Spend On Green Gadgets at Lutron Store (10 Available!)

Climate change got you worried? Us too. That's why we've made it our mission to get as many people as we can to ramp up their efforts to cut down on their energy use and make greater, greener

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Chartana’s Cubox Table is Built from Salvaged Crates and Rolled Up Newspaper

Chartana’s Cubox Table is Built from Salvaged Crates and Rolled Up Newspaper

Designed by Chartana, the Cubox table is a distinctive piece of upcycled furniture. The main structure of the Cubox is crafted from wood salvaged from fruit crates, while the 4 sides are formed

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14 Great Gifts for Your Parents

14 Great Gifts for Your Parents

Though you may not always see eye to eye, the holidays are still a time to show your parents how much you love them. After all, you'd be nowhere without them (literally). It's also a chance to

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How to Green Your Holidays With Eco-Friendly Christmas Decor

How to Green Your Holidays With Eco-Friendly Christmas Decor

The holidays are a time for peace on Earth and goodwill toward men, but decorating your home with energy-guzzling lights and dead trees hardly fits in either category. Luckily, eco-conscious

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Awesome Green Gifts For Under $20!

Awesome Green Gifts For Under $20!

Strapped for cash, but still want to WOW everyone with your gift offerings? Shop our Green Gifts Under $20 Guide! Whether you’re shopping for your mom, dad, siblings, better half, kids,

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Birdcraft: Reclaimed Wood Sculpture Provides Nesting Ground for Chimney Swifts

Birdcraft: Reclaimed Wood Sculpture Provides Nesting Ground for Chimney Swifts

The Stevens Point Sculpture Park in partnership with the Aldo Leopold Audubon Society gave artist Mike Godell the opportunity to build "Birdcraft" - an organic sculpture that explores the

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Berkey Water Filters Provide Clean, Fresh Drinking Water At Home and In Disaster Relief

Berkey Water Filters Provide Clean, Fresh Drinking Water At Home and In Disaster Relief

With bottled water and potable tap water both so readily available in developed countries, it's easy to take clean drinking water for granted. But when natural disasters strike, one of the first

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Tim Durfee’s 3D-Printed Loophole Lamp Casts a Warm Eco-Friendly Glow

Tim Durfee’s 3D-Printed Loophole Lamp Casts a Warm Eco-Friendly Glow

Tim Durfee’s Loophole uses a common off-the-shelf fluorescent tube to create a simple source of diffuse light. Opaque paint on half of the U-shaped element blocks the direct glow, while

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Hideo Kumaki Architect’s Green Screen is a Planted Curtain That Shades Naturally

Hideo Kumaki Architect’s Green Screen is a Planted Curtain That Shades Naturally

Hideo Kumaki Architect recently sent us news about a verdant planted curtain they planted outside of a Tokyo home. The Green Screen acts as a natural shade that keeps the interior of the home

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Martha Stewart Confesses to Painting Her Coveted Scarlet Louboutin Soles Black

Martha Stewart Confesses to Painting Her Coveted Scarlet Louboutin Soles Black

While some women have been known to paint the soles of their high-heels red in an effort to attain that distinct Louboutin look (without shelling out sizable sums of money), Martha Stewart has

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1 Liter of Light Project Illuminates Thousands of Filipino Homes With Recycled Bottles

1 Liter of Light Project Illuminates Thousands of Filipino Homes With Recycled Bottles

What if something as simple as an old plastic bottle filled with water could mean the difference between light and darkness? Rudimentary as it may sound, the almost no-cost solution is uplifting

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Enter Your Ideas That Matter In the ‘A Gentleman’s Call’ Competition – You Could Win $100k to Make It a Reality!

Enter Your Ideas That Matter In the ‘A Gentleman’s Call’ Competition – You Could Win $100k to Make It a Reality!

Do you have a world-changing idea under that thinking cap of yours? Maybe a design that could provide clean drinking water to those in need, or a program you think could change the education

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Curator Gem Barton’s SCAN.IT Exhibition Explores Scanning as an Alternative to Photography

Curator Gem Barton’s SCAN.IT Exhibition Explores Scanning as an Alternative to Photography

    Gem Barton is one half of Brighton-based curatorial duo Collate Presents who regularly run creative and out of the ordinary exhibitions. The duo [Carly Jayne] hope

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