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Woolly Pocket Debuts New Recycled Plastic Wall Planter at Independent Garden Center Show

Woolly Pocket Debuts New Recycled Plastic Wall Planter at Independent Garden Center Show

If you love the look of Woolly Pocket planters but aren't sure how a fabric planter would work in your living room, have no fear - Woolly Pocket just debuted a new wall planter made from recycled plastic

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BLOOM Encourages Crowds to Come Together and Make Intricate Art In Public Spaces

BLOOM Encourages Crowds to Come Together and Make Intricate Art In Public Spaces

When is a toy more than a toy? When it helps bring a community together through the joyful process of making low-impact art that beautifies a public space, of course. BLOOM, an urban toy made from

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Fatimata Ly’s Pounding Light is a Terra Cotta Chandelier Inspired by Power Cuts in Senegal

Fatimata Ly’s Pounding Light is a Terra Cotta Chandelier Inspired by Power Cuts in Senegal

When electrical shortages and power cuts occur on a regular basis, you need to be flexible with your lighting sources. Pounding Light is a versatile terra cotta chandelier produced by Fatimata Ly that was

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Will.i.am Launches Ekocycle Line of Products Made from Recycled Waste

Will.i.am Launches Ekocycle Line of Products Made from Recycled Waste

"All good things must end, but an end can be a new start," explains Will.i.am in a new ad for Ekocycle, a new line of products and clothing made from recycled trash. The Black-Eyed Peas member announced

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Pacific Ocean Trash Cleans Up Nice As Method’s New Soap Bottle

Pacific Ocean Trash Cleans Up Nice As Method’s New Soap Bottle

For years environmentalists have wondered why someone doesn't do something about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Now, it appears Method, a sustainable cleaning products company, has jumped into the

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Studio Swine’s Sea Chair is Made From Recycled Plastic Ocean Waste

Studio Swine’s Sea Chair is Made From Recycled Plastic Ocean Waste

Our oceans are filled with plastic waste that will never fully decompose - the pieces just get smaller and smaller, and therefore more difficult to collect. Seeking to address this pervasive problem,

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RCA Grads Create Recycled Polyfloss Plastic Using a Cotton Candy Spinner

RCA Grads Create Recycled Polyfloss Plastic Using a Cotton Candy Spinner

The Polyfloss Factory is a project which aims to to reduce waste on a personal level while creating unique homemade objects out of recycled plastics. The process of recycling plastics is complicated and

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Ubicuo Diseño + Deriva Colectivo’s Architecture Pavilion Features a Platform Made of Recycled Bottles

Ubicuo Diseño + Deriva Colectivo’s Architecture Pavilion Features a Platform Made of Recycled Bottles

With the intention of creating a versatile architecture pavilion that could be set up in a variety of different configurations, Mexican designers Ubicuo Diseño and Deriva Colectivo have designed a

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Win a Stylish Green Messenger Bag From Plaid Doctrine (Worth $129)!

Win a Stylish Green Messenger Bag From Plaid Doctrine (Worth $129)!

School's out for summer and Father's Day is just around the bend, so this year why not give your dad or grad a gift he can actually use - like Plaid Doctrine’s Belltown messenger bag. These

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6 Awe-Inspiring Designs Made From Food!

6 Awe-Inspiring Designs Made From Food!

Fantastical Photographed Scenes Pay Tribute To Food Photographer Matthew Carden creates fantastic miniature landscapes that revisit healthy eating choices. From a bug's perspective, Carden creates

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Colorful HádeHaver Bags Are Made from Recycled Plastic Lids

Colorful HádeHaver Bags Are Made from Recycled Plastic Lids

HádeHaver, a collaboration between young designers Sandra Paulo and Bruno Barbosa, is a new company from Portugal that produces unique handmade bags made of plastic lids. The lids lend the bags an

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Chile’s Rodrigo Alonso Creates Brilliant N+ew Lights from Recycled E-Waste

Chile’s Rodrigo Alonso Creates Brilliant N+ew Lights from Recycled E-Waste

A great sustainable feature that will bring a sparkle to any room, these N+ew Lights by Rodrigo Alonso have been created with a rotomolding technique employing e-waste. The Chilean designer gets his

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GREEN PRODUCT REVIEW: Bobble Water Purifying Jug

GREEN PRODUCT REVIEW: Bobble Water Purifying Jug

We're big fans of the colorful and quirky Bobble water bottle, so when we found out that there was a jug-sized version available, we had to get our hands on it and try it for ourselves. Just like its

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Bobble Water Bottles Now Come in a Candy Colored Jug Size!

Bobble Water Bottles Now Come in a Candy Colored Jug Size!

The well loved Bobble water bottle now comes in a colorful jug size for your home! Keeping the bottle's modern and fun design style in mind, the new jug filters your water with ease and is even made from

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Lauren Karnitz Creates Beautiful Eco Flowers from Recycled Materials

Lauren Karnitz Creates Beautiful Eco Flowers from Recycled Materials

Karnitz draws much of her inspiration from nature and making flowers from recycled materials is in a way an ironic, because the plastic is imitating nature. After making hundreds of flowers, her skills

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ANNOUNCING: The Inhabitat 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

ANNOUNCING: The Inhabitat 2011 Green Halloween Costume Contest Winners!

GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess Ria Burns took first place with her amazing Tesco Plastic Bag Warrior Princess costume, which is made entirely from old supermarket bags. Putting

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Wayne Hemingway Unveils Umbrella Made from Recycled Plant-Based Plastic Bottles

Wayne Hemingway Unveils Umbrella Made from Recycled Plant-Based Plastic Bottles

Coca-Cola recently teamed up with environmentally minded designer Wayne Hemingway to introduce an umbrella made from recycled plant-based PET bottles. Available just in time for fall, the umbrellas are a

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Recycled PET Bottles Become Inexpensive Radiation Detectors in Japan

Recycled PET Bottles Become Inexpensive Radiation Detectors in Japan

Researchers in Japan have developed a method for making radiation detection devices out of recycled PET bottles that cuts costs by 90% over currently used devices. The resource reusing, life-saving gadget

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Floating Islands Will Restore Life to Minnesota’s Spring Lake

Floating Islands Will Restore Life to Minnesota’s Spring Lake

What do you do with a "severely impaired" body of water and an unsightly shoreline park that is riddled with invasive species?  Launch a series of luscious floating islands!  In an effort to improve

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Colorful Frii Concept Bike is Built from Injection-Molded Recycled Plastic

Colorful Frii Concept Bike is Built from Injection-Molded Recycled Plastic

Israeli industrial design student Dror Peleg has designed a colorful concept that combines two of our favorite things: cycling and recycling. Peleg's Frii bike strays far from the norm - not only in

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Illuminated Tables and Planters Made from 100% Recycled Plastics

Illuminated Tables and Planters Made from 100% Recycled Plastics

What do you do when you have a room that needs a side table, and an accent lamp? Look to Rotoluxe, a company that makes sustainably, eco-friendly illuminated tables and planters. Their glowing pieces come

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The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair

The Best Green Designs From Buenos Aires’ Puro Diseno Fair

[/caption] As soon as you enter the massive labyrinth of stands, you are met with Kuku's lovely little stand. You probably remember the plant pots made from old light bulbs from out Spring Greening

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“Cheap Ass Elite” Uses Recycled Plastic Baskets to Make Ornate Louis Style Armchairs

“Cheap Ass Elite” Uses Recycled Plastic Baskets to Make Ornate Louis Style Armchairs

Designer Saran Yen’s new series of furniture takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to the battle of the classes. Using recycled plastic baskets and cast off chair legs, the installation “Cheap Ass

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BarberOsgerby’s Tip Ton Chair for Vitra is 100% Recyclable and Economical

BarberOsgerby’s Tip Ton Chair for Vitra is 100% Recyclable and Economical

Tip Ton is a chair designed by London’s BarberOsgerby for Vitra that converges sustainability and ergonomics into a new chair typology. Presented at the Milan Furniture Fair, this simple design

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Samsung Unveils New Eco-Friendly Replenish and Restore Smart Phones

Samsung Unveils New Eco-Friendly Replenish and Restore Smart Phones

Samsung has announced that its new line of recyclable smart phones will feature an Android phone called the Replenish and a feature phone called Restore. The Replenish is an energy-efficient phone made

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Recycled Bottle Lamps Turn Dumpster Plastic into Stunning Lights

Recycled Bottle Lamps Turn Dumpster Plastic into Stunning Lights

The last time we heard from eco-designer Sarah Turner she was showing her recycled Drinks Bottle Lighting at the Ideal Home Show in London. Since then, Sarah’s designs have gone big-time and can now be

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Japanese Inventor Akinori Ito Creates Machine That Converts Plastic Bags into Fuel

Japanese Inventor Akinori Ito Creates Machine That Converts Plastic Bags into Fuel

But Japanese inventor Akinori Ito created a machine that converts ubiquitous plastic bags into fuel. The carbon negative system is now being sold by Ito's Blest Corporation.

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MS Lounge Sports a Forest-Like Facade of Recycled Plastic Tubes

MS Lounge Sports a Forest-Like Facade of Recycled Plastic Tubes

Inside, the space is airy and filled with daylight streaming from a strategically-placed skylight. The cement floor and thin, metal poles that hold up the roof give the interior a monochromatic,

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Incredible Footbridge Addition in the Remote Forest Built From Recycled Materials

Incredible Footbridge Addition in the Remote Forest Built From Recycled Materials

A stunning, modern, yet organic design, Cano's work proves that beauty and innovative architecture can come on a budget. The new additions feature repurposed pine once used as framework in T3arc's

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Modern Music Studio Built With Recycled Plastic Planks

Modern Music Studio Built With Recycled Plastic Planks

The site for the music studio is located near a water purification plant that was considered far too noisy for residential housing to be constructed around. However the site was also part of a large urban

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