Browsing articles in "Recycle"

Chopvalue Gives Second Life to Those Disposable Bamboo Chopsticks

We all know Bamboo is the fastest growing wooden grass on earth, chopsticks around the world have taken advantage this renewable material. In Vancouver alone, there are more than 2000 restaurants that use chopsticks, disposable chopsticks to be exact with a lifetime of less than one hour. Chopvalue, a Canada based company, realizes that they can do something to recycle those chopsticks, there are more than 100,000 disposable chopsticks in Vancouver alone sent to the landfill every day. The idea here is to recycle those chopsticks so that restaurants can save money in garbage collection costs as well as improving our environment.

All these bamboo chopsticks waste can be processed to create new developed materials, offering opportunities for small and medium-sized manfucaturers to get involved. Chopvalue gives second life to all those chopsticks, the company has created different kind of furniture and accessories from that material such as coasters, hexagon shelves, tabletop, side table, or tiles.

Recycled Chopstick Products by Chopvalue

Recycled Chopstick Products by Chopvalue

Continue reading »

Unique Root Wood Planter Is Transformed From An Ugly, Left Over Tree Stump

Salvaged from destruction, Root Wood Planter was born out of Fir tree stumps, which are usually left behind after sustainable logging. These tree stumps are usually removed to help accelerate the recovery, but hey, as you can see here, they can be transformed into unique and beautiful planters for your plants. Each one is hand carved by artisans, you won’t get ugly left over tree stumps, instead, you get a beautiful and completely unique piece with different shape and marks, marbling and graining.

It’s a planter that is directly pulled from earth, how cool is that? It can be an attention grabber in any room or a conversation starter among nature lovers. Fill this pot with your favorite flowers, it would look so exquisite in any room, it is not too heavy to carry, we highly recommend that you use it for indoor only. It is not recommend for use with liquids, you need to handwash only with mild soap and wipe it dry. [CLICK HERE to get order information of this Unique Root Wood Planter]

Natural Root Wood Planter

Natural Root Wood Planter

Continue reading »

Worm Farm Composter Transforms Your Food Waste Into Fertilizer

Take advantage of your food waste, Worm Farm Composter transforms any vegetable scraps to valuable fertilizer. The composter features modern and attractive design, you can place it in corner of your kitchen or near garbage bin, it’s really easy, no fuss and no mess. Worms would do all the work, it turns your food scraps into nutrient-rich fertilizer, it’s a nice green project to teach children about the environment.

Once the process starts, you can add up to 0.5 pound of food scraps per day to the composter (you need to purchase the worms separately). This amount is about an average food waste for a family of four. You need to also remember that 68-degree F is the ideal temperature for the composter.

Worm Farm Composter

Worm Farm Composter

Continue reading »

Helix Shelter Is Made of Laser Cut Recycled Cardboard for Outdoor Lovers

Ootro eStudio has created Helix Shelter, a temporary habitat for outdoor made out of recycled cardboard. This tiny shelter can be handy when you need temporary place on your outdoor adventures, these laser-cut cardboard pyramids are designed with holes in their corners to allow you to peek from the inside. It’s not just drawing or rendered images, the company has built a prototype for testing, it can be used as a space for rest and contemplation. The company claims that this structure can be easily installed by a single person.

Born as independent initiative, Helix Shelter aims to create a relationship between individual and the landscape. This compact structure or you can say a micro architecture can be installed without destructing its natural surroundings, it can be an intermediary between observer and the observed. However, we don’t think it is meant for location with extreme weathers.

Helix Shelter Is Made of Laser Cut Recycled Cardboard by Ootro eStudio

Helix Shelter Is Made of Laser Cut Recycled Cardboard by Ootro eStudio

Continue reading »

Bellaphone No.7 : Horn Speaker Made from a Herradura Tequila Barrel

What a lovely horn speaker, Bellaphone No.7 is made from a Herradura Tequila Barrel, a beautiful reclaimed wood product, don’t you agree?

Created by Fiddle & Hammer, a Milwaukee based furniture company, they wanted to create handmade heirloom quality furniture, that’s why they only use best materials available. This horn speaker design features modern aesthetic to express the warmth of the wood, love of music, and rich industrial past. This is not just prototype, this products are in stock just in case you are interested to get one.

Bellaphone No.7 : Horn Speaker Made from a Herradura Tequila Barrel by Fiddle + Hammer

Bellaphone No.7 : Horn Speaker Made from a Herradura Tequila Barrel by Fiddle + Hammer

Continue reading »

Paper Bags vs Plastic Bags: Which One is Actually Better?

We have arrived at worrying situation of our environmental problems, plastic waste has reached an alarming level that can harm the environment. Fortunately, many countries have become aware of this issue, they have initiated to prevent the use of plastic bags, some even completely ban plastic bags. This public awareness also means the rapid increased demand for eco-friendly carrier bags.

We believe that most of you have known the reason why plastic bags are harmful for our environment, most of them are made from non-degradable material. They also can destroy living organisms that live in plants, water, animals, and even human beings. However, considering the effectiveness, we believe this question keeps popping up inside your head, which one is better, paper or plastic bag?

Paper Bags vs Plastic Bags: Which One is Actually Better?

Continue reading »

Lampshades Made With Recycled Coffee Filters by Vilma Silveira Farrell

Gorgeous lampshade can be made with recycled coffee filters, you will believe this once you browse the collections from Vilma Silveira Farrell. Each shade is beautifully handcrafted by Vilma, so each one is unique and one of a kind. Using recycled coffee filters, dyed with blue water based paint, you’ll get one cool lamp where its light flows beautifully through stains, what a unique design indeed.

Available in ceiling lights or table lamps, you can choose the color of the frame, from black, yellow, green white, or red, there are several color options you can choose. The shade features European fitting with open top and bottom for good circulation of air.

Lamps Made With Recycled Coffee Filters by Vilma Silveira Farrell

Lamps Made With Recycled Coffee Filters by Vilma Silveira Farrell

Continue reading »

DIY Ferris Wheel Toy Made Out of Recycled Material

Toys need not to be expensive for our kids to enjoy and this DIY Ferris Wheel Toy Made Out of Recycled Material that we will feature today will make you think again with your decision in buying toys for your tots. Yes! It would be a great relief and some sort of achievement for us parents if we were able to buy our kids the newest and probably the most expensive toy we can afford for them. However, would it be even better if we were able to give our tots the same fun and excitement playing the new toy they have while developing the artistic side of them and most of all able to help save the environment through recycling used items as main materials?

DIY Ferris Wheel Toy Made Out of Recycled Material
DIY Ferris Wheel Toy Made Out of Recycled Material

Continue reading »

Useful Things To Make From Coconut Shell

The coconut tree is claimed to be the most useful tree as you can make use almost all of its parts from its leaves to its fruits to its trunk and more. In this article, we are going to feature and share to you the things we can do from a humble coconut shell because there are lots of them.

Coconut Shell Use
Coconut Shell Use
Continue reading »

Help Reduce Waste And Use Products Like Reclaimed Barnwood High Headboard Bed Sets

Reclaimed Barnwood High Headboard Bed Sets made reducing waste an easy thing to. We all know that to help save the environment, reducing waste is one of the best things we can offer. We can reduce waste by patronizing reusable products. On the other hand, products made from recycled, reclaimed or upcycled materials also help us promote the act of reducing waste. In this way, materials that are bound to be in our landfills will be minimized for they are given a new life through a new product produced.

This eco-friendly high headboard bed sets are not only using reclaimed wood to help save the environment but also each piece of this eco-friendly bedroom furniture is exceptionally handmade to order. Therefore, it uses no machine at all and produce minimal to zero carbon emission making our air clean and free from pollution during the entire production process of this bed set.

Reclaimed Barnwood High Headboard Bed Sets

Continue reading »


Get our news delivered to your inbox:





Fashion_300x250

Our Recommended Partners

Shop Bambeco Today!

Bambeco

Advertise with us



Archives



Social Networks