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This fashion boutique in India is crafted from recycled materials

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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These upcycled shipping containers make eco-friendly offices

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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LIVDEN decorative tiles are made with recycled materials

AGreenLiving

Each tile is made using upcycled post-consumer materials. The PaperStone tiles are created from recycled paper and a non-petroleum resin comprised of 90% recycled melamine and 100% recycled phenolic saturated papers. According to the website, “PaperStone products are also certified recycled by the Rainforest Alliance to the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) standards.” All materials and products are sourced and manufactured in the U.S.

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PANGEA Movement’s Eco-jacket uses 100% recycled materials

AGreenLiving

Related: Adidas 100% recycled jacket is solving plastic pollution PANGEA’s Eco-Jacket is made from 100% recycled materials. Rather than requiring virgin plastics, the garment uses 56 recycled plastic bottles. Even the zipper pulls are made from recycled materials. It also incorporates recycled polyester, eco-friendly dyes and myriad waterproof pockets to protect your cargo. PANGEA Movement’s Eco-jacket uses 100% recycled materials.

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This fashion boutique in India is crafted from recycled materials

AGreenLiving

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.

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These pendant shades shine a light on recycled materials

AGreenLiving

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. With this upcycled waste, the company created seven shapes in each of the two shade colors.

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Upcycling and creativity merge in these unique inventions

AGreenLiving

He upcycles all kinds of waste into everything from iPhone cases and slippers to electronics. “This is the project that kickstarted my upcycling journey,” Cheung said. Related: Burned stadium in Oregon receives an upcycling makeover Cheung upcycles rather than recycling materials because it takes less processing and is more eco-friendly. He loves giving materials new life and purpose.

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Designers made this pavilion out of upcycled paper waste

AGreenLiving

Originally created for the Copenhagen Art Fair to showcase a new sustainable method of design, the Paper Pavilion is made out of upcycled paper collected from the city itself. 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.

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PANGEA recycled jackets upcycles trash plastic

AGreenLiving

They want to not only clean up the environment, but use trash cleaned up to create recycled products. They have now achieved one important goal: using 100% recycled and reclaimed trash plastic to create their Eco-Jackets. Related: PANGEA Movement’s Eco-jacket uses 100% recycled materials The problem is that 11 million tons of trash ends up in the oceans every single year. Then, they pluck the plastic out of that trash to make recycled products.

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3XN unveils Denmarks first climate-positive hotel for Bornholm island

AGreenLiving

Slated for completion in summer 2021, the new extension will be entirely built, clad and insulated with timber materials for a carbon-neutral footprint. The hotel wing will incorporate upcycled materials from construction offcuts for the furnishings and surfaces.

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These upcycled shipping containers make eco-friendly offices

AGreenLiving

Sustainable architecture focuses on low impact construction and natural or recycled materials. They are recycled (or upcycled) , giving them a second life. Read the original: These upcycled shipping containers make eco-friendly offices.

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Redress winner launches puffer jacket made of upcycled materials

AGreenLiving

Created in collaboration with major Chinese fashion brand JBNY Group, the sustainable puffer jacket is made with a mix of upcycled and recycled materials , including deadstock fabrics for the exterior and recycled polyester for the lining. Redress winner launches puffer jacket made of upcycled materials.

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Fashion collaboration repurposes leather offcuts into eco-friendly home and lifestyle products

AGreenLiving

Award-winning design studio OPENUU has joined forces with RIL CREED, a sustainable handbag fashion brand, to create two collections for home and lifestyle using upcycled genuine Italian leather. They were specifically alarmed by the sobering fact that about 50 percent of natural leather hide is wasted (often destined for landfill) and up to 95 percent of the textiles that end up in landfills each year could have been recycled.

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Eco-friendly Everlasting Forest Pavilion champions circular living in Bangkok

AGreenLiving

For this year’s Bangkok Design Week, which took place in February 2020, Thai design firm Plural Designs created the Everlasting Forest Pavilion, a temporary, tunnel-like structure built of biodegradable materials that promotes sustainable ideas and products to the public. All materials used in construction are eco-friendly, biodegradable and made from waste material.

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This furniture collection is made from repurposed military parachutes

AGreenLiving

Innovative design firms Layer and RÆBURN are known for creating stunning items out of repurposed materials. The armrests are wrapped with extra material for added comfort. Related: RÆBURN upcycles North Face tents into one-of-a-kind bags The parachute fabric, which is made from ultra-thin ripstop nylon material, is incredibly durable and makes perfect sense to be used in everyday furnishings.

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Repurposed coffee grounds provide sustainable clothing pigment alternative

AGreenLiving

Related: Blue dye could be the next key to harnessing renewable energy Brewed coffee grounds are feasible because 100 million Americans drink coffee daily, meaning there is an adequate supply of coffee grounds that can be upcycled and diverted away from landfills. Eco Green eco-inspiration green-business hybrid-car- lakes low-emission minnesota news recycled materials repurposed materials sustainable food sustainable materials

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Twisting rammed earth home wraps around a grand jackfruit tree

AGreenLiving

As with all their projects, the architects constructed the home with environmentally friendly materials including rammed earth , Compressed Stabilized Earth Blocks (CSEB) and recycled materials.

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How Dell and Levi's envision the future of repair

GreenBiz

A jolt in this direction came overnight as COVID-19 drove people indoors, forcing many to rethink how they reduce, reuse or recycle items they took for granted only weeks earlier. Only 20 percent of e-waste is recycled, according to a United Nations University report in 2017.

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The best packaging options for sustainable companies

The Environmental Blog

In terms of industrial impacts on the environment, one of the biggest culprits is the packaging material and accessories that tag along with products. Aluminum is a lightweight, strong, widely available, and inexpensive material. Recycled plastic .

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Sustainable Office Gifts: A Guide For Green Holiday Shopping

Green Business Bureau

Use what you already have around the home or office to create a chic upcycled organizer! Check out these eco-friendly resistance bands from MADFITT and plant-based Yoloha yoga mats and blocks made from 70% renewable materials.

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Sustainable holiday gift ideas for your friends

AGreenLiving

Headphones The stylish headphones from House of Marley are made from sustainable materials such as FSC-certified wood , stainless steel, recyclable aluminum and soft natural leather. Reusable straws come in all shapes, sizes and materials, from stainless steel to silicone to bamboo.

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Sustainable Fashion: Identifying Fast Fashion Flaws and Extending the Life Cycle of Clothing

Green Business Bureau

Beyond material sourcing and garment production, the dangers of fast fashion continue on into the hands of the consumer. Commonly, fast fashion garments are made from synthetic materials, many of which include toxic dyes and harmful chemicals. Use Recycled Materials.

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Sport Industry Sustainability: 5 Simple Steps to Kick-Start Your Sustainability Program

Green Business Bureau

Also, take a moment to consider the construction process which institutes the use of large construction vehicles, and demands mass amounts of raw materials. Add a sufficient number of labeled recycle bins in every field and stadium. Sustainability in the Sport Industry.

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Recycled components and plastic-free packaging: Samsung powers up 2025 sustainability plan

Business Green

All Samsung phones are to feature recycled materials from 2025, the company has pledged as part of a new set of wide-ranging sustainability targets. Firm launches new Galaxy for the Planet sustainability platform in bid to help deliver on tech giant's environmental goals.

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ASOS unveils 'circular' fashion collection

Business Green

Online fashion retailer has trained its designers in making its clothing and jewellery more sustainable, recyclable and reusable. Where possible, the company is also encourang the use 'upcycle' of techniques that reuse old products to create "something new".

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Waste Management Checklist: 26 Tips For Minimizing Waste

Green Business Bureau

By zero waste, we mean the conservation of all resources utilizing responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials. Can you find ways to recycle or upcycle waste materials? Manufacturing product materials waste.

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How to Build and Retrofit a Sustainable Home

Green Business Bureau

Whether you’re building from scratch or adding onto an existing home, there are a variety of green building materials and products on the market today to create your sustainable home vision. Eco-Friendly, Ethically-Sourced Building Materials. RECYCLED STEEL. RECYCLED PLASTIC.

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Redesign your home for healthier, resilient living

Greenability Magazine

Countertops should be made of durable materials with the smallest environmental impact,” said Julian. If an item isn’t going to work in your home, there are several options for recycling, repurposing or upcycling your old fixtures.

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Dash Linear turns cardboard into high-performance lighting

AGreenLiving

Dash Linear is the latest installment in Graypants’ Scraplight series, an appropriate name considering they are made out of recycled and virgin cardboard. Recycled cardboard is used for the natural Dash, while virgin corrugated cardboard is used for the white and blonde options.

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ASOS launch circular fashion guide for designers and brands

Business Green

The guidebook also provides a technical guide for manufacturing garments without wasting materials, information on choosing suitable materials and recycling techniques, and examples of circular design from across the industry.

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Unique pergola located in Japan merges with its environment

AGreenLiving

The project incorporated many recycled materials from the existing shacks. Flooring materials were upcycled into walls that divide the spaces. Eco Green Recycle a-spiral-shape client home home design interior-design japan office sekisui-house- solve-the-worldLocated in a mountainous and nature-rich region of Shizuoka, Japan, the Pergola House was designed by Takayuki Kuzushima and Associates with the simple goal of merging into the environment.

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KAJ Hotel is a one-room boathouse rental that exudes hygge

AGreenLiving

KAJ Hotel technically has no footprint, perched over the edge of the harbor, but it also avoids a heavy carbon footprint with the use of reclaimed materials. Window frames were upcycled from the previous Danish Defense Command building.

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Make your outdoors amazing with these sustainable furniture

AGreenLiving

The materials are also tough and long-lasting. Outer furniture is made with OuterShell fabric, a patented durable material made out of 100% recycled materials. Related: This outdoor furniture line uses upcycled rice hulls that outperform wood Furthermore, furniture here is constructed with items like all-weather wicker, teak and aluminum. It’s a proprietary material made with polyethylene, a material that is completely recyclable.

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Treat your partner with these eco-friendly holiday gifts

AGreenLiving

Whether your goal is to find natural materials, support small businesses, ensure Fair Trade, limit waste, or all of the above, we’ve got some gift ideas for the special person in your life. Several styles feature Better Cotton Initiative-certified or recycled cotton. Other styles incorporate recycled rubber. This is an extraordinarily unique gift for the camera lover in your life that offers the basics of photography along with sustainable and recycled materials.

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Pianca redesigns Calatea Green chair for the circular economy

AGreenLiving

The piece is a redesign of the company’s Calatea chair, originally developed in 2017, with new, eco-friendly materials and organic aesthetics for a greener version of the classic chair. Eco Green Recycle decoration environment environmental friuli-venezia inauguration photovoltaic seating

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Managing Food Waste in the Office

Green Business Bureau

Just as you have blue bins for recyclable materials, brown bins are meant only for organic materials. Do you think addressing food waste in the office is too much of a bother? Doesn’t most waste happen in our households, restaurants and other food institutions?

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How to Be A Sustainable Fashion Brand: Trends and Ideas for Your Business

Green Business Bureau

The Alliance works in all aspects of the fashion industry including production of raw materials, manufacturing, distribution, consumption, and disposal. Establish a repair or upcycling program. The World Needs a More Sustainable Fashion Industry. Sustainable fashion is our only option.

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Cheap, durable and natural furniture from PlayWood

AGreenLiving

They have products that are modular, recyclable and built from responsibly-sourced natural materials. However, everything about it challenges the typical waste in the furniture industry, from material selection to the end-of-life disposal. PlayWood also incorporates scrap from other industries in an effort to upcycle waste. With this ability to customize and change the use of the materials, PlayWood is produced for a long lifespan.

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ASOS launches first circular fashion collection

AGreenLiving

Circular design refers to a constant recycling loop, with no materials ending up in the landfill. When possible, they chose materials that were already at least partially recycled, yet still durable.

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Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

AGreenLiving

” These sustainable clothes are made from materials like classic hemp fiber, antibacterial Tencel and banana silk for wardrobe staples that are just as comfortable and eco-friendly as they are stylish.

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Advene’s handbag reduces plastic, not style

AGreenLiving

Advene releases one product at a time, using responsible materials to create its designs along with a commitment to reducing harmful plastic waste throughout the process. Environmentalists may be stirred not just by the design of the Age bag, but by the fact that it is made from 100% traceable leather that has been upcycled from food byproducts. Green Recycle accessories automotive biden discount-on-the group-customers handbag investment policy two-colors university

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ASOS launches first circular fashion collection

AGreenLiving

Circular design refers to a constant recycling loop, with no materials ending up in the landfill. According to ASOS, each style from the autumn collection meets at least two of these three goals: designing out waste and pollution; keeping products and materials in use; and regenerating natural systems. When possible, they chose materials that were already at least partially recycled, yet still durable.

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Valani launches debut collection of biodegradable clothing

AGreenLiving

” These sustainable clothes are made from materials like classic hemp fiber, antibacterial Tencel and banana silk for wardrobe staples that are just as comfortable and eco-friendly as they are stylish. The banana silk is made from a byproduct of agriculture waste; discarded banana stems are harvested to make way for new tree growth and then upcycled into this sustainable silk alternative.