, This post consumer material, which has the feel of cotton but the rigidity of plastic, is made from recycled cotton fibers, sourced from the likes of could end up using Karta Pack to create molded furniture designs that feel like fabric, even though they re strong enough to support a person s weight.
, Stockholm French design duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have made a bent steel component the basis of a collection of tables and shelving for The designers created a supporting element from a simple section of metal, bent to form a triangular shape that gives the collection its name Kaari,
, While we support recycling whenever possible, eliminating single use products from our lives is an even better move we can make for the planet That starts with the easy step of making a one time investment in products like reusable totes and travel mugs Considering the billion plastic bags we use
, (Photo https media Tetra_Pak_CEO_Dennis.jpg ) Dennis J?nsson, President and CEO, Tetra Pak said Although around of our packaging is made from paperboard, we also use plastics as a protective layer and to produce the package openings The EU s Plastics
, You know I love a good bench, whether it s made from a bed (headboard) dresser to bench, or chest of d ers This reproduction French Provincial dresser was in really bad shape Before inspecting it thoroughly I did consider just painting it and rehoming it.
, Designers raided the SCP warehouse for discarded furniture to make the pieces in the The Thing With MaltaSingh exhibition, set to be auctioned next Meanwhile, Fiona Davidson named her creation wrought from a plastic shell, bungee cord, gaffer tape and tubular steel frame the Musical Chair,
, Based in Michigan, Polly Products specializes in the manufacture and sale of outdoor furniture made from recycled plastic Our green mission is to help communities move toward a sustainable future by creating socially responsible products that are made from recycled plastic Polly Products.
Mar , That s why Patel says that having physical shops where people can see this happening and touch the products is such a game changer When I visited the pop up shop for the first time, they set the printer to make an intricate blue stool, and what started as a flat disc of plastic gradually started taking form as
, A pair of Spanish designers have developed a method to turn almost any flat surface into a piece of furniture using a removable leg module.
, Now some companies are trying to directly help create new demand for recycling HP, which uses recycled plastic when it makes new printer cartridges, announced today that it will start buying some of that plastic from Haiti Timberland will use recycled polyester, made from some of the same plastic,
, The chairs feature rectangular backs and A shaped side supports, and have perforated copper seats Alpina furniture by Ries This material is used historically in factories, it has an industrial connotation, so by giving it a polished copper finish we like to think we are giving this material a new meaning and
, Thread International, Rosenberger s company, supports about recycling jobs on the island and, in , sent , pounds of plastic to the U.S where it s blended with cotton to produce canvas, It s about making things from a particular bottle picked by a particular person in a particular place.
, Plastics were the Great Satan, said Jim Kerstein, CEO of Axion International (AXIH) which makes building components like I beams and girders out of recycled plastic You could pull a milk jug out of a landfill and say Good God! This has been here since But if you take a negative and turn that
, Furniture giant IKEA has rolled out a new product line, which is made entirely from waste items like plastic bottles and glass.
Are the Chemicals We Encounter Every Day Making Us Sick By Molly Miller on e , Baby partially made of plastic When her kids were young, Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH, knew more than most people about environmental toxics After all, she was a senior scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
, Skateboard Table Light is an ingenious item for any skateboard lover or unusual design fan Made from a common skateboard with an uncommon finish, this table light can offer its user the chance to note things down when needed with the help of a chalk If you think about it, this is quite a simple idea you
We have a variety of available seating, including two shabby chic benches, which really means they re falling apart and are being held up by a support! Not good so my new bright red chairs will add color and sass as we sit around the fire Don t throw away that UGLY outdoor furniture! This easy DIY that ANYONE can.
, A group of German designers have created stool seats from oddly shaped pieces of recycled plastic produced at an injection moulding factory a range colourful furniture for kids, and Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Shahar Livne, who has created a clay like material using discarded plastic that she