These pendant shades shine a light on recycled materials

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LightArt is moving "from waste to watts" with its newest line of pendant light shades made from recycled materials

This fashion boutique in India is crafted from recycled materials

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This fashion boutique is made with clay tiles, upcycled metal, recycled beer bottles and more

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Recycled materials and traditional techniques define this farmstay in India

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Aaranya is an agricultural farmstay that pays homage to the rural vernacular and Mother Nature

A playful home built of recycled materials takes in sunrise views in Ecuador

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Built largely from recycled materials, the home that architect Daniel Moreno Flores recently completed for an artistically inclined client in Ecuador oozes playfulness and creativity as well as a reduced environmental footprint

This durable luggage is made with replaceable and recycled materials

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Introducing PHOENX, a modular luggage brand with a focus on sustainability through its use of recycled and regenerative materials

Work from home in style in these slippers made of natural and recycled materials

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Spending a lot of time at home? Give your feet a little support and style with these vegan leather slippers

Engineers invent origami-inspired self-watering pots that are made from 100% recycled materials

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Engineers design flat pack self-watering plant pot Related: + POTR POTS Via BBC POTR Pots, flat pack self-watering plant pot

This fashion boutique in India is crafted from recycled materials

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Located in Gujarat, India, this boutique shop designed by Manoj Patel Design Studio is completely made out of recycled materials. The 350-square-foot space, completed in 2020, sells fine women’s wear and combines two rooms together to create a contemporary consumer experience using reused traditional and scrap materials. The designer chose these specific upcycled materials for both their longevity and their aesthetics.

Northvolt’s battery recycling program aims to source 50% recycled material by 2030

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Swedish battery maker Northvolt is launching a new program, Revolt, that is devoted to recycling lithium-ion batteries. It plans to bring a pilot recycling plant online in Västerås, Sweden, in 2020, next to its existing manufacturing plant. It will serve as a platform for developing and validating the recycling?process, process, and will target an initial recycling capacity of 100 tons per year.

These pendant shades shine a light on recycled materials

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In fact, LightArt is moving “from waste to watts” with its newest line of pendant light shades made from recycled materials. The process began with the question, “What can we do with falloff material?” For now, LightArt is recycling waste materials from inside the plant, using new technology to sort out the black and white pieces for the desired look. These pendant shades shine a light on recycled materials.

Recycled materials and traditional techniques define this farmstay in India

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The use of terracotta, for instance, helps evoke the image of traditional Indian village architecture that has been built from the earthy material for generations. In addition to terracotta roof tiles, the architects also looked to traditional construction techniques for the rubble stone-packed foundation, load-bearing exposed natural sandstone walls and the brick dome, which features a mosaic and a window wall of recycled glass bottles.

How companies can embrace circularity in their material sourcing strategies

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Incorporating recycled materials into product collections is a good start. Apparel Circular Economy Fashion Material Change Index Supply Chain

This durable luggage is made with replaceable and recycled materials

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Introducing PHOENX, a modular luggage brand with a focus on sustainability through its use of recycled and regenerative materials. Sustainability begins with the materials sourced for the product. In the case of PHOENX, 95 percent of the materials are recycled or regenerative. For example, the shell of this hard-sided carry-on suitcase is 100 percent recycled polycarbonate. This durable luggage is made with replaceable and recycled materials.

Engineers invent origami-inspired self-watering pots that are made from 100% recycled materials

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POTR Pots are flat pack plant pots designed to self-water plants and are made from 100% recycled materials. All of the materials used in the design, mainly recycled polypropylene , were sourced from nearby locations to reduce the project’s overall carbon footprint.

Work from home in style in these slippers made of natural and recycled materials

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I spent the past year-and-a-half designing and sourcing sustainable materials to make the perfect house shoes for women.” Each shoe is made in Portugal using these earth-friendly materials, along with recycled plastic and recycled polyester. Work from home in style in these slippers made of natural and recycled materials. Eco Green Recycle a-natural-berm airtight amsterdam boar shoat environment jordan seattle self-sufficient shoes solar power

Disney releases retro tees using bottles from the parks

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Get your Disney characters delivered retro style and made from recycled materials. The line is a partnership with Unifi, a leader in the recycled fibers game

Church Stone Shelter welcomes hikers in Finland

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Built mainly from wood and recycled materials, the minimalist and contemporary shelter was inspired by a large natural boulder located close by

Pharrell Williams debuts The Pebble, a recyclable dining kit

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Pentatonic, a circular economy company focused on removing single-use plastic products from the marketplace, partnered with acclaimed singer and outspoken opponent of single-use plastic Pharrell Williams to launch a portable dining kit made from recycled materials

These upcycled shipping containers make eco-friendly offices

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Sustainable architecture focuses on low impact construction and natural or recycled materials. The new marketing suite for Goldman Westlink is just such a building

Nina+Co sustainably furnishes a zero-waste London restaurant

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Locally sourced and recycled materials by Nina+Co decorate the London location of Silo, a zero-waste restaurant focused on sustainability. Launched in Australia in 2011, Silo was heralded

Italys 2020 World Expo pavilion celebrates sustainable, circular design

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The temporary structure embodies circular principles to minimize waste and integrate recycled materials such as coffee grounds, mycelium and ocean plastic

Prefab eco-pods offer luxury lodging in any environment

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The Looper tented suites incorporate recyclable materials and renewable energy to bring customizable accommodation to isolated and environmentally sensitive wilderness areas — such as rugged yet beautiful Yala National Park in southeast Sri Lanka. <!--more-->

Cheap virgin plastic is being sold as recycled plastic—it's time for better recycling certification

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Prompted by the low price of oil, factories in China are mixing virgin plastic with recycled plastic and selling it as recycled. Brands with sustainability commitments need to be sure what they're buying is genuinely recycled material.

Sanikind kickstarts refillable hand sanitizer bottle project

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When sprays run out, simply refill the one-ounce container with more sanitizer from the endlessly recyclable aluminum refill bottle. Each spray bottle is made from 100% recycled plastic, sourcing manufacturing materials from the waste stream and creating a reduced waste circle.

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Recycling Identifying Device takes the guesswork out of figuring out what's recyclable

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The ability to recycle materials has been around for generations, and as an increasing number of residential and commercial facilities take on the metal, plastic and glass, it has become a common task to put your recycling at the curb on garbage pick-up day

Startup creates compostable, single-serve coffee bags for your busy mornings

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And once you’ve finished your mug of coffee, you can simply compost the bag and recycle the packaging, which is already made from recycled materials as well. What’s more, these bags are sustainable, plant-based and dressed in recyclable, compostable packaging.

Disney releases retro tees using bottles from the parks

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Creating clothing fibers from recycled plastic is nothing new, but when a name like Disney is involved, it’s hard not to have childlike enthusiasm over the efforts. makers of REPREVE®, the leading recycled fiber, to produce a new retro-style Mickey & Co.

LEED Platinum-certified Half Moon Bay Library targets net-zero energy

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A low-maintenance natural material palette — including reclaimed wood , patinated copper and rough stone — takes inspiration from the coastal landscape and helps draw the outdoors in. The Half Moon Library also features bioswales , recycled materials, low-water fixtures, high-performance HVAC systems and drought-tolerant plantings. Eco Green Recycle natural palette net-zero-energy over-the-seine project recycled materials revitalization urban revitalization

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KALOs PVC Bench is made from plastic waste and wood scraps

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This stylish piece of minimalist furniture is made out of recycled materials and fit for two. The piece, simply titled “PVC Bench,” is made up of four different components. Broken and discarded plastic pipe parts make up the main top part of the seat while

Sead Pod offers grassroots solution to air pollution and global warming

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That’s where Sead Pod comes in, a vertical garden made using sustainable practices and recycled materials. Gardening should be good for the environment, adding oxygen to the air, nutrients to the soil, and filtering water for consumption.

Church Stone Shelter welcomes hikers in Finland

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Built mainly from wood and recycled materials, the minimalist and contemporary shelter was inspired by a large natural boulder located close by. The wooden walls were placed atop a plinth made of recycled paving stones.

Los Angeles’ Zero Emissions Roadmap To 2028

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The Olympic Committee has fulfilled their promise to only use recycled materials. Los Angeles. The Summer Olympics return for their third trip. An easy promise in a city with so much existing Olympic Infrastructure. But will the Olympians be able to breathe?

Roaming shipping container museum brings contemporary art through Panama

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They did this by turning to recycled shipping containers. Eco Green Recycle architecture city cnn interior project recycled materials restaurant shipping shipping containers the-suspension

Kibardin shares creative recycled paper furniture designs

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Creating furniture is an age-old art form that has incorporated standard materials such as aluminum, wood and rattan. However, one artist has perfected a way to use another prolific material, cardboard, into furniture designs, and he’ll show you how to use it too.

Everloops sustainable toothbrush comes with replaceable bamboo bristles

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The company’s Everloop toothbrush combines a reusable, recycled plastic handle with replaceable bristles made from compostable bamboo. Mexico City-based NOS has come out with a design to address one of the many causes of plastic pollution that consumers tend to overlook: toothbrushes.

Solar-powered home embraces tree canopy views in all directions

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Plywood walls and a sealed fiber-cement ceiling reference the exterior materials and lend a sense of warmth to the interiors. Recycled “Grey Ironbark” hardwood columns and beams are also featured throughout the building.

Automatic, soil-less garden system lets you grow 76 plants in your own home

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Additionally, the innovative gardening system is made out of 95 percent recycled materials and is designed for zero waste. One of the biggest complaints about urban living is the lack of space to grow your own veggies, but this automatic home garden can fit in nearly any kitchen space.

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Designers made this pavilion out of upcycled paper waste

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The art fair, in its fifth season, had a specific focus on pavilion designs that spotlighted sustainable construction , urbanization and recycling. With this methodology in mind, PAN- PROJECTS decided to use paper as their primary building material due to its strength and recyclability.

Vibrant office building in India is made of recycled shipping containers

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The clients were looking to keep an element of eco-friendliness and recycling at the center of the design. The result was a compact, 1,500-square-foot office space made of four separate recycled containers, aptly named Colorfully Contained Experiences. See the rest here: Vibrant office building in India is made of recycled shipping containers. Eco Green Recycle a-new-prefab a-water-feature india insulation nambisan off-grid project recycled materials

Modular materials make up an eco-friendly restaurant in Taiwan

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Dubbed the Green Isle after its abundance of greenery, the project emphasizes reduced carbon emissions with its lush landscaping, use of locally sourced and recycled materials and emphasis on natural lighting and ventilation.

Heimplanet celebrates 9 years of innovative inflatable tents

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Green Recycle china insulation life london models modular housing monitoring news ocean pollution paris portugal recycled materials society-michael tentFor almost a decade, Heimplanet has offered adventure-seekers an option for quick and easy tent set up in a variety of environments.

Eco-house in Chile thrives in every season

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Even better, the elevated building site as well as reflective windows and organically inspired colors and materials help immerse and disguise the home among its lush property. Karina Duque had a unique conundrum to overcome when it came to the design of the KDDK House.

Nature-inspired home uses passive design to stay cool in Taiwan

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Related: Modular materials make up an eco-friendly restaurant in Taiwan “Nature doesn’t have to be the second thought for an architect in 2020, it must always be his or her first,” the firm explained. Environmentally friendly recycled materials were also used for the building structure, facade, finishes and interior. Eco Green Recycle beech design e-cargo bike garden home house kaohsiung organic-gardening passive-design recycled materials yang design