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Paper Egg Cartons Transformed into Cute and Clever ‘Trash Me’ Lamp
Posted By Ana Lisa On June 7, 2011 @ 11:50 am In Bright Ideas,Green Lighting,Recycled Materials | No Comments
The Trash Me  is a simple table lamp designed by NY-based Victor Vetterlein  made from paper-based recycled materials. The lamp’s two ephemeral grey shells have been made by blending four paper egg cartons into paper pulp , spreading the mix into molds and leaving them to dry. The remaining parts are made from recyclable aluminum  and low energy electrical components. Thanks to a secret compartment at its base filled with hundreds of birdseeds the lamp can be set upright on any flat surface. If you love this great lamp idea by Victor, show your support by voting for it here !
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URLs in this post:
 Trash Me: http://victorvetterlein.com/project13.html
 Victor Vetterlein: http://victorvetterlein.com/
 paper pulp: http://inhabitat.com/mouse-mates-is-a-whimsical-hanging-gauntlet-designed-for-playing-mice/
 aluminum: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aluminum
 here: http://inhabitat.com/bright-ideas-competition/egg-cartons-recycled-into-clever-trash-me-desk-lamps/
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