Gallery: Recycled Materials and Innovative Low-Energy Designs Shine at ...

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Carla Peters from Wonderable exhibited her adorable collection of Fair Trade pendant lamps, that are constructed by artisans using recycled waste paper collected from Vietnamese printing companies.

One of our favorite finds, COLORS‘ Chiba is a Japanese take on classic Danish LEGO bricks made from recycled coffee beans, tea and wood chips—and it smells great!.

Ground coffee was pretty big at this year’s Maison&Objet mega-exhibition, this time Korean housewares brand EcoJun used the tasty beans (and also corn starch) to create stylish biodegradable take-away cups for tea and coffee.

Finnish duo Ko-Ho use local fast-growing produce to create these gorgeous stackable, very robust and recyclable chairs which are made from hemp!

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