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Lingerie Company Recycles Bras into Soundproof Insulation
Posted By Jasmin Malik Chua On December 8, 2010 @ 3:00 pm In Accessories and Fashion | 1 Comment
Leave it to an Italian intimates company to trade one kind of stuffing for another. Its mission: To recycle used bras  into soundproof building insulation . Over the course of six weeks, Intimissimi  encouraged women to drop off their used bras at its stores across Italy. To sweeten the deal, each customer who brought in a bra received €3 ($4) towards the purchase of a new one — just in case Russian model Irina Shayk’s entreaties to “help save the planet” weren’t convincing enough.
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URLs in this post:
 recycle used bras: http://www.ecouterre.com/recycle-your-bra-this-october-to-support-breast-cancer-awareness/
 soundproof building insulation: http://inhabitat.com/lets-talk-about-insulation-baby/
 Intimissimi: http://www.intimissimi.com/
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