recycled glass

DIY Hostess Gift Idea: Homemade Pesto in Gourmet-Looking Recycled Glass Jars

DIY Hostess Gift Idea: Homemade Pesto in Gourmet-Looking Recycled Glass Jars

MATERIALS: For the packaging: A glass jar (we used a stout artichoke jar but you can use any jar you like) A rubber band A square of recycled fabric or tissue paper that will fit over the

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Unique Dome Garden Offers an Unforgettable Eco “Glamping” Adventure Just 2 Hours from London

Unique Dome Garden Offers an Unforgettable Eco “Glamping” Adventure Just 2 Hours from London

There are 10 domes in all and they come in four different sizes. Depending on the size of each family and budget, visitors to The Dome Garden can request a 12, 16, 20, or 24 ft dome. The skeleton is made

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Glass Lab Turns Waste From Local London Businesses Into Beautiful Recycled Products

Glass Lab Turns Waste From Local London Businesses Into Beautiful Recycled Products

Glass Lab is a system for collecting and processing waste glass from small businesses in London. Developed by Royal College of Art student Diana Simpson Hernandez, Glass Lab collects glass waste for free

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Lucirmas Launches ‘Handy’ Line of Recycled Glass and Cork Office Accessories

Lucirmas Launches ‘Handy’ Line of Recycled Glass and Cork Office Accessories

Handy is a new line of sustainably crafted office accessories by Barcelona-based design studio Lucirmas. The versatile, modular desk set is made from recycled glass and cork. It comprises a pencil and

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Imperfect Design’s Beautiful Home Decor Combines Dutch Design and Traditional Craftsmanship

Imperfect Design’s Beautiful Home Decor Combines Dutch Design and Traditional Craftsmanship

From recycled glass vases from Guatemala to skillfully crafted lacquerware trays from Vietnam, the hand of the maker is always visible in the products of Imperfect Design. Dutch designers, such as Arian

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Jonathan Fuller’s Beautiful Sea Glass Mosaics Pay Tribute to the Power of the Ocean

Jonathan Fuller’s Beautiful Sea Glass Mosaics Pay Tribute to the Power of the Ocean

When washed up on the beach, sea glass looks like tiny pieces of treasure. Hand-collecting each piece, Cornish artist Jonathan Fuller assembles mounds of glass into mosaics set against plain, white

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Amber Cowan Creates Eerily Beautiful Recycled Glass Sculptures From Thrift Store Trinkets

Amber Cowan Creates Eerily Beautiful Recycled Glass Sculptures From Thrift Store Trinkets

Cowan began creating beautifully detailed and delicate flower-like sculptures that look as if they would actually sway in the breeze. The remarkable beauty of her pieces shined through as they grew into

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World’s Largest Building Made of Recycled Beer Bottles Opens in Las Vegas!

World’s Largest Building Made of Recycled Beer Bottles Opens in Las Vegas!

The Morrow Royal Pavilion in Las Vegas just claimed the title of the world's largest building made from recycled bottles! Created by Las Vegas Entrepreneur Scott McCombs, the 30,000-square-foot

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A Touch of Lace Gives these Repurposed Glass Lamps a Romantic Sensibility

A Touch of Lace Gives these Repurposed Glass Lamps a Romantic Sensibility

These beautiful, multi-colored lamps are made from repurposed local bottles and glasses. Although we've have seen similar lamp concepts several times before, we like the simple yet romantic approach of

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Justyna Poplawska Creates Sugar-Like Crystalline Lamps from Recycled Materials

Justyna Poplawska Creates Sugar-Like Crystalline Lamps from Recycled Materials

Polish designer Justyna Poplawska has been experimenting with light and glass for several years now. Her latest creation is a cool pendant lamp called 'Luna', and it looks good enough to eat! While the

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Renovated 6 Beavis Marks Will Feature Lush Rooftop Gardens in London

Renovated 6 Beavis Marks Will Feature Lush Rooftop Gardens in London

6 Beavis Marks was originally built in the 1980s, but has since become outdated and energy inefficient. Fletcher Priest Architects has been tasked with redoing the building and have designed the major

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Cubed Maze3 is a Larger-Than-Life Maze Made From Recycled Materials

Cubed Maze3 is a Larger-Than-Life Maze Made From Recycled Materials

The Cubed Maze3 by Phil Pauley adds a third and fourth dimension to traditional mazes, and it is designed to be constructed out of a 100% recycled (laminated) flexible glass based polymer. Covering nine

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Striking Woodlands Residence Receives Dappled Light Through California Tree Tops

Striking Woodlands Residence Receives Dappled Light Through California Tree Tops

No stranger to Inhabitat, the designers of South Africa's precious Ubuntu Center have taken a very gentle but also contemporary approach to this home renovation by gutting the claustrophobic interior and

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Studio Re-Creation Recycles Broken Glasses and Cutlery into Beautiful Glass Lamps

Studio Re-Creation Recycles Broken Glasses and Cutlery into Beautiful Glass Lamps

Studio Re-Creation has designed a beautiful set of 'Glass Lamps' made from found recycled objects like glass, cutlery, stainless steel trays, and wire. The sparkling hand-made luminaires raise the issue

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Groovy Green Glass Creates Cool Handmade Glasses from Discarded Bottles

Groovy Green Glass Creates Cool Handmade Glasses from Discarded Bottles

Groovy Green Glass creates unique, handmade, eco-friendly products from bottles used in the local restaurants of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Since there is no recycling program in place for these

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New Material Made From Recycled Glass Cleans Up Polluted Groundwater

New Material Made From Recycled Glass Cleans Up Polluted Groundwater

Even though you might send all your used glass containers to the recycling center, only a fraction of them actually get remade into glass. A lot of glass gets shipped to China for processing and ends up

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Kitengela: Off-Grid Recycled Glass Village Lights Up Kenya’s Masaai Plains

Kitengela: Off-Grid Recycled Glass Village Lights Up Kenya’s Masaai Plains

At Kitengela, nature always comes first. Just half an hour's drive south from the dirty din of the country's capital, Nairobi, the village is overgrown with lush plants, trees, and vines of every variety.

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Intoxicating Recycled Wine Bottle Candles Make Great Green Gifts

Intoxicating Recycled Wine Bottle Candles Make Great Green Gifts

Soothing candles make a wonderful gift for anyone you know who deserves some relaxing aromatherapy, but it takes a lot of energy to create the glass containers that hold them. Not so with EkoMiko candles.

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Ambiente Modular Housing Made from Recycled Glass

Ambiente Modular Housing Made from Recycled Glass

The Ambiente Housing System is an eco-friendly method for building modular homes from waste glass. The composite material that makes up the homes is virtually indestructible and resists mold, fire,

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Steven Holl Unveils Light-Filled Glasgow School of Art

Steven Holl Unveils Light-Filled Glasgow School of Art

The Glasgow School of Art just announced that New York-based architect Steven Holl won the competition to design an elegant new studio, teaching and research building. The project focuses on reducing

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WALL TEARS: Elegant Wall Art Blown from Recycled Glass

WALL TEARS: Elegant Wall Art Blown from Recycled Glass

Want to add some artistic flair to those blank walls? Brighten them up with these fabulous and colorful glass globes from Esque. Not only are they hand-blown from recycled glass, they're also processed in

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Bio Glass is a Gorgeous, Translucent, 100% Recycled Surface

Bio Glass is a Gorgeous, Translucent, 100% Recycled Surface

Isn’t it great when you don’t have to sacrifice beauty for sustainability? Case in point: Bio-Glass, a striking material made from 100% post consumer recycled materials. Reader Jacostarubio

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Glassware Made from Recycled Wine Bottles

Glassware Made from Recycled Wine Bottles

Drink and be merry - the bottles you leave behind have a new life ahead of them. The Green Glass Company of Wisconsin takes used and unwanted bottles from wineries and has created a diverse collection of

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OCEANA SEAGLASS PLATES WITH PURPOSE

OCEANA SEAGLASS PLATES WITH PURPOSE

How gorgeous are these Seaglass Plates from Riverside Design Group? This evocative collection of dinnerware has been around for some time but given that wedding season is currently upon us, we thought we

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TRANSGLASS Recycled Glass Tableware

TRANSGLASS Recycled Glass Tableware

TranSglass is one of our favorite recycled-design projects of all time. Contradicting the old notion that recycling in design equals handicrafts made from buttons and popsickle sticks - the TranSglass

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