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Urban Beekeepers: Promote Awareness While Sending Message To Save The Bees

Bees are now like those animals that started to get low in number or are diminishing. Australian designer Justin Hutchinson has designed a product that will solve the problem, raise awareness about the problem and restore craftsmanship in today’s modern world we are in. The product is a vessel, which will contain a drink developed by successful mixologists whom will be working with the vessel maker or the designer. The product is crafted with care and will help educate people in a modern and easy way. They don’t need to visit museums or attend seminars just to get aware or educated. The Vessel is their information on the go.

Urban Beekeepers
Urban Beekeepers
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Eat House: Your Edible And Sustainable House

Is there such thing as edible house? For a toy maybe yes, but for real? Hmmm.. maybe you too find it new or weird to hear an edible house. Marijke Bruinsma and Marjan van Capelle along with Arhen de Groot of De Stuurlui Stedenbouw and Atelier GRAS respectively had made the real edible house possible through their wonderful creation called the Eat House. The reasons behind it being edible and sustainable are the vegetable crates that complete the house. These crates are used as beds to grow plants. Obviously, residents of the EAT house will have no problem with foods anymore as, they can easily pick the produce once due for harvest.

Eat House

Eat House

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Coca-cola: To Give Back To The Environment

As almost every known companies nowadays are having the initiative of saving the environment, Coca-Cola makes its own way of giving back to the environment. The Coca-Cola company now has its Give it Back rack for their product and is made from recycled Coke packaging. Aside from being made of recycled cardboard, the shelf itself is also recyclable. Retailers are asked to return the shelf to Coca-Cola once its useful life has ended and will be recycled. In this way, there will be less landfills, which is obviously favorable to the environment. The idea may not be new, but the fact that those who are doing it are increasing, it is something we should be happy about.

Give It Back Rack

Give It Back Rack

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Sodastream Jet Starter Kit: An Eco-friendly Substitute For Soda Lovers

Yes we can be eco-friendly while drinking our favorite can or bottle of soda, as we can easily have the can or bottle recycled, thus minimize the growth of landfills and give each can or bottle a new useful life. The Sodastream Jet Starter Kit is a friendlier and a healthier option. Aside from the fact that it produced low calorie and zero caffeine to name a few of the benefits, the Sodastream Jet Starter Kits also produces your favorite soda drink and other beverages without the need of electricity. In addition, it has a reusable BPA-free one-liter bottle. The product is impact as well that it will not eat a lot of your kitchen space. [CLICK HERE to get more information about SodaStream Starter Kit]

Sodastream Soda Maker

Sodastream Soda Maker

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CHARCUTERIE BOARDS: An Eco-friendly Elegant Cutting Board Design

Cutting boards are part of our cooking life, thus, it need to be clean and safe at all times. Sometimes producing high-end products can cause harm to the environment. Good thing many of the designers nowadays are becoming aware of the environment and the growing cost of living and produce earth friendly and cost-effective products. The Charcuterie Boards by Geoffrey Lilge is an elegant cutting board manufactured by hand, made from solid FSC-certified maple and walnut, and finished with natural oil and beeswax, which are known to be organic and eco-friendly source of material. In addition, the Charcuterie Boards comes in different shapes, which surely will add color to your cooking.

charcuterie boards

charcuterie boards

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Easy To Grow Mushroom Garden: An Easy To Use Tool For Green Living

Living the eco-friendly life seems so hard to do for other while a fun and exciting thing for others. The easy to grow mushroom garden will surely invite everyone to do his or her own share in saving the environment. Can be grown indoor, you don’t need to get exposed under the sun to have a healthy garden. In just ten days indoor, they can already have the mushroom ready for harvest. In addition, the soil that the mushroom garden uses is a 100% recycled coffee grounds, which is obviously safe and sustainable. Simply hang the mushroom garden, mist it twice daily using the included mister in the package and you can already have your crops ready in 10 days.

Easy to grow mushroom garden

Easy to grow mushroom garden

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The Earth Cup: An Earth-friendly Product In Its Eco-friendly Packaging

Eco-friendly products are generally uninviting to most people particularly those that are not aware or generally do not care for the environment. To make eco-friendly things inviting, designer Yonius Saritoh had created the Earth Cup. This thermal double walled cup is recyclable and a great alternative to your paper or Styrofoam cups. In addition, reusing the Earth Cup is safe enough because this is safe to be in your dishwasher. In addition, to the inviting look and features of the cup, it has a well-designed earth friendly cardboard packaging that made the cup even more interesting to the eyes. Once in the store shelves, I am pretty much sure, more and more people will be invited to get and own one, and the growth of landfills will be minimized drastically without forcing other to live the green live. The cup alone and its packaging will surely make them realize that living the green life does not mean using those old-fashioned items.

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Earth Cup

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Just Add Water: An Eco-friendly Tool That Adds Flavor To Tap Water

We all know that tap water is the least choice for people to drink. Many of us preferred to drink cola, carbonated drinks, juices, and distilled water, which resulted to a large number of empty bottles to be discarded and destined to landfills. To help minimize the growth of landfills, Plus Minus design has created the Just Add Water, a cap with embedded gelatin-based liquid tab that adds flavor to the water as it dissolves the moment it gets contact with the water. The cap are designed to fit on almost all types of plastic water bottles and can be recycled by the time its useful value has ended.

Just Add Water

Just Add Water

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Bambottle: Keeping The Environment Clean Without Compromising Modern Design

Bamboo is a sustainable source of material. They grow fast and have been used for long. When we hear the word bamboo, what immediately registers to our mind are old-fashioned products that can hardly be appreciated by today’s fashion minded people. However, the Bambottle is a stylish reusable container made of bamboo. It has the ability to hold 550ml of water and the protection cover works as the user’s mug as well. Aside from being made of bamboo, the product also has other green features like it being a reusable container, and parts like the cover double works as a mug, making it a true eco-friendly product to patronize.

Bambottle

Bambottle

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The Cookie Cup By Enrique Luis Sardi

A coffee cup and a cookie in one is definitely new to each one of us. However, thing like is actually existing thorough Venezuelan design Enrique Luis Sardi’s design called the Cookie Cup. Teaming up with the Italian coffee company Lavazza, the designer has created this one of a kind eco-friendly design. The concept is, one will drink the coffee first then eat the cup right after as a cookie. You might be wondering how it works. The cookie cup is made of pastry that is covered with a special icing sugar that works as an insulator making the cup waterproof.

Cookie Cup

Source: Enrique Luis Sardi via Uqam Packaging


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