Gallery: GreenHomeNYC Auctions Off Eco Furniture Made From Recycled Mat...

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With the current economic climate, middle-class citizens interested in making their lives more environmentally sustainable are hard pressed to find affordable solutions. In this spirit, GreenHomeNYC held the Green Design Challenge, where contestants were asked to design green lounge furniture that pushed the boundaries of sustainability with commonplace and inexpensive materials. Five winners were given credit to procure materials at Film Biz Recycling and Build It Green! NYC and two weeks to present their built designs at GreenHomeNYC's The NEW New York green DIY block party, held this past Saturday in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Inhabitat was involved in judging the contest, and we were on the scene to try out the winning designs before they were auctioned off!

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