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Piet Hein Eek Barstools

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Killer stools from Dutch designer's Scrapwood series. $255.00

We can't get enough Piet Hein Eek around here. And not only because it's so fun to say his name. The Dutch furniture designer is a pioneer in the realm of recycled materials, and his Scrapwood work nails the warm, distressed vibe we love. Like these reclaimed wood Barstools, with great color contrasts and little details that make each piece special. They look reclaimed, and Eek proves that can be......read more

Graypants Recycled Scrap Lights

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Gorgeous cardboard reuse and brilliant design. $1,399.00

Graypants use their scrap lights to proudly tell the story of their journey from being a dull, discarded cardboard box to becoming a stunning, unique light fixture. Coming in various shapes and sizes to fit any space, the Scrap Lights instilling new spirit into salvaged pieces of corrugated cardboard, with a lively play on light and shadow that invigorates the previously lifeless materials....read more

Uhuru Metal Stoolen

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Scrap metal stools handbuilt in Brooklyn, NY. $1,700.00

In the tradition of Uhuru’s signature Stoolen, which is made from locally collected scrap wood, the Metal Stoolen was borne from scrap material in the Uhuru metal shop. In this case, the scraps were leftover lengths of steel that were too short to be used in furniture production.   All items are hand built to order in Red Hook, Brooklyn and available in custom sizes and......read more

Shwood: Scrap Surf

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Shwood founder Eric Singer teams up with friends to craft a unique surfboard from reclaimed wood

Portland-based wooden eyewear company Shwood furthers its "Experiment" video series [previously] with this new clip that has something for everyone, from green design heads and surf shredders to crafty types and girls who like cool dudes. "Scrap Surf" features Shwood founder Eric Singer teaming up with his friends to create a wooden surfboard using reclaimed wood found on the......read more

The Chinese Town That Recycles Your Old Christmas Lights

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Every year, 20 million pounds of discarded holiday lights make their way to Shijiao, where they're recycled into slippers and more

A single strand of burnt-out Christmas lights weighs almost nothing in the hand. But a bale of burnt-out Christmas tree lights the size of a love seat? That weighs around 2200 pounds, according to Raymond Li, the general manager of Yong Chang Processing, a scrap metal processor in the southern Chinese town of Shijiao. He would know: on a recent Saturday morning I stood between him and three such......read more

SHFT Sampler 4-8-11

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Group calls for "bird smart" wind power, Senate thwarts anti-EPA bill, Toyota sells a million hybrids in the US, and more.

For the Birds: The American Bird Conservancy posted a video showing a vulture getting taken out by a wind turbine, part of a campaign calling for "bird smart" design of wind power projects. Hmmm. (via Dot Earth) Phew! In a 50-50 vote, the Senate rejected the GOP's attempt to permanently block the EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. Recycled Rug: The recycled ANY rug from the Piadao Group is......read more

Environment Furniture Beam Dining Table

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Rustic table inspired by the beauty of exposed ceiling beams $2,495.00

Environment’s Beam Dining Table exudes a rugged yet sophisticated style that complements any type of space. Made of reclaimed Brazilian Peroba Rosa wood, the rustic table is available of four different sizes to suit living or dining room....read more

The Hansen Family

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Retro-sustainable Danish furniture design by Gesa Hansen.

Hailing from a long line of architects and carpenters, Gesa Hansen raids the family archives to create her wonderful line of furniture inspired by mid-century modern Scandanavian design. Now based in Paris, Hansen sources sustainable oak from local forests to produce unique and beautiful pieces under The Hansen Family mark. The limited line includes a curvacious coffee table, a desk with colorful......read more

Henrique Oliveira: Tridimensionals

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Stunning installations created from recycled wood

Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira gives trashed pieces of wood new life with these sweeping installation works he calls "Tridimensionals". To create the works, Oliveira gathers weathered plywood from streets and construction sites in Sao Paulo, then separates the layers and reconstitutes them as massive mixed media pieces that combine sculpture, painting and architecture. The......read more

Incredible Environmental Art by Jaakko Pernu

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Nordic artist transforms strips of wood into expressive sculptures

Jaakko Pernu is a land artist and sculptor from the subarctic city of Oulu, Finland, a place that's surrounded by Boreal forest. With inspiration from the timber outside, Pernu creates expressive installations from wooden strips. The resulting works, which comment on the give-and-take relationship between humans and nature, are some of the most impressive examples of environmental art......read more

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