Plastic sure has gotten a bad rap lately -- it takes petroleum to produce it, most kinds are notoriously difficult to recycle and it can leach harmful chemicals like BPA. But that hasn't stopped
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Wondering how to turn all of those plastic bottle caps running rampant in your household into a green, planet saving endeavor? Well, lucky for you, and for marine life everywhere, Aveda has come up with
Simple yet clever, we're raising our glasses to the inventive repurposing behind the Re-Juicer. The Re-Juicer turns an orange into OJ with the twist of a wrist and a plastic water bottle. Another cheeky
It's been several months since we brought you news of the Plastiki, a boat made of 12,500 plastic bottles, so we figured it was time for an update. When we left the Plastiki expedition last, David de
The Inhabitat crew was pretty blown away by artist Aurora Robson's artwork at the recent Designers & Agents Green Room, so we thought we'd take this opportunity to explore her body of work in more
One of the most stunning pieces at this year's 100% Design was this gorgeous recycled plastic bottle chandelier by Michelle Brand. Composed entirely from cut-off bottle bases, it lit up the floor at
Polar bears, polar bears. Those ubiquitous symbols of climate change. Cute and cuddly, ethereal and majestic, they're popping up everywhere - including atop subway grates on the streets of New York City.
We've seen lamps made from many different types of recycled materials, including plastic bottles, and the result are often fabulous. One of the greatest things about green design is that everything shiny,
We are always hunting high and low for innovative ways to reduce and reuse the plethora of plastic bags in our midst. The New York-based design firm, MSLK, is currently proposing an innovative and
The best work on display at New York's International Contemporary Furniture Fair this year came from student designers. BVD Collective, a student project from Appalachian State University, proved this
This month heralds a world-changing scientific breakthrough as a teenage prodigy has developed a new way to decompose plastic bags in just three months! A 16 year old named Daniel Burd conducted his
Melissa Desire + Triton Red Hot Heels, $58 at Kaight NYC We generally associate plastic shoes with blister-generating sandals or galoshes that take eons to decompose in landfill, but when it comes to
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