Reading Time: 1 minute A 12 metre-long wall made out of timber offcuts is the major feature of a small Melbourne coffee shop called Slowpoke Espresso Cafe. The wall was designed by French graphic designer & visual artist Anne-Sophie Poirier, otherwise known as Sasufi. We think its damn cool- go recycling!
Reading Time: 1 minute Coca-Cola has teamed up with the WWF to promote environmental awareness by creating a 60 by 60 foot billboard made from hundreds of Fukien tea plants housed in recycled coke bottles. Each plant can soak up around 13 pounds of carbon dioxide per year, for a combined total of 46,800 pounds. via: engadget
Reading Time: 1 minute Photographs of old New York subway train carriages being tipped into the Atlantic Ocean to create artificial reefs. Amazing work by Stephen Mallon.
Reading Time: 1 minute . The original aluminum 1006 Navy Chair was designed by Emeco in 1944. The new 111 Navy Chair uses 111 Coca-Cola bottles to create a plastic, environmentally-friendly version of the original. The design is expected to keep 3 million Coca-Cola plastic bottles out of landfills each year. . via: sub-studio design blog
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Reading Time: 1 minute Tejo Remy has made the act of recycling into a designer product. The rag chair uses 15 bags of discarded clothing and metal strips to construct an eco-friendly one-of-a-kind furniture item. They are available on the droog website.