Eco-friendly projects can sometimes sounds crazy and impossible. The people behind the Solar Impulse Night Flight Project have announced the next crucial step that Altran took for the project called the first Solar Impulse Night Flight: Flying without fuel, that’s a crazy project, a mad gamble, almost
impossible, one that pushes back the current technological limits in all fields.
Junktion treated what people from Tel Aviv have already considered as junk in a different way. These junk materials are turned into useful items like a piece of artistic bench, table lamp made from junk plastic telephone unit, a rocking chair from wood cable drum, and a bench made from wooden shade. All are well crafted in a way that attracts every user’s eyes. This great green project from Junktion will surely reduce waste and landfill and will eventually brings less harm to the environment. If people will treat things like this, there will no need for us to worry about global warming.
Light shades add some cool ambience to our surroundings. It make us feel relaxed and free our minds from troubles. In regard with this matter, Graypants had created their latest project called the scrap lights. This project uses left over corrugated cardboard to create various contemporary pendant lamps. With the transparent shades theyʼve created, these lamps are perfect to your living room for more calm feeling. I guess these lamps are also ideal for restaurants and bars to add some cozy ambience to the place. Made from left over corrugated cardboard, these lamps are truly and eco friendly one. Designed by well-crafted hands, scrap light is a one of a kind art creation.
Do you happen to have leftover fabrics after another craft project? Well, you can turn them into a bookmark just like the one we saw here from this green marketplace. This Batik Bookmark is made of leftover batik fabrics, together with a thin cardboard, glue and a cotton rope, the result is unique and functional product. If you are interested to this product, yet don’t have the time to make one, just order this from iamgreen, a seller from Little Green Trade.
Plastex#9 is an environmentally friendly handmade fabric which can be transformed into different objects. This project started in order to reduce major problem that Egypt currently has, waste. The design company has done great research to find out that reusing is actually much better than recycling, it helps to save a lot of resources. For this project, the company chose to re-use plastic bags, also, this material is the second most discarded product in the country and is not collected for recycling.
All these plastic bags are collected, sterilized, and cut into different thin stripes which later are interwoven on a handloom, creating strong and durable fabric that tolerates sun rays. This project aims to raise environmental awareness and what can we do to help, reviving the weaving craft also empowers local communities. Thanks to Egyptian craftsmen, the weaving industry can start the production process, any other highly technology machinery are avoided to ensure a simple sustainable process in the making of each product.
With the passion of caring for the environment, ETSY seller and crafter Noa from Kfar Mordekhai, Israel share his eco-friendly works Eco-friendly Dancing Seeds Mobiles with iGreenSpot team, we are happy to meet people who like us have the same passion with us, and so we are sharing his works with you our readers.
As a designer, Kastos Bartsokas is excited in designing the Eco-friendly Pleiades CD case because he will not only showcase his artwork for the benefit of the Greek-speaking polyphonic singing female group Pleiades but also he will be able to help save the environment. The CD case design is inspired by the group’s clean vocal only music and their desire to have a clean and earth friendly CD case.
If you are dreaming of owning a furniture piece that will not only take care of your home interior or landscape, but also will take care of the environment, then having a piece or two of Tree Trunk Tables in your home is a perfect option. As its name suggests, the tables are made of tree trunks. But wait, before you get your eyes rolling, the trunks are salvaged from logs taken down either by nature’s revenge or due to logging activities. After salvaging the logs, they are then given a new life and turned into a stylish and useful table.
Designed by Nicole Belanger, the tables are from salvaged logs cut into slabs or stump size. Those logs cut into slabs are then turned into coffee table and consoles while those cut in stump size turnedinto side tables and bar stools. Other than being eco-friendly, the tables are safe for indoor use too because all logs undergo into a four weeks kiln-drying process that removes bacteria, bugs, mold, and mushrooms.
This February the Veja Mediterranée sails into the SS12 collection with an all-new suede style, Mediterranee Suede Capsule Collection. A blend of the classic boat-shoe and a contemporary sneaker the Veja Mediterranée Suede is crafted from ecological materials; acacia tanned leather form the uppers and laces, with wild Amazonian rubber comprising the soles. Nice colorful looking shoes!
The Veja Mediterranée is available now at Present, London and Centre Commercial, Paris.
Advertising billboards are mostly discarded to landfills, which is not good for the environment but never again with the Double Happiness Swing.
Double happiness is an epic swing made from converted billboard. Didier Faustino designs the swing for the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Bi-City Biennial of Urbanism and Architecture. With this project, ad agency can now help reduce waste and give new life to their old billboards that are destined to landfills. Looking at the picture, this epic swing will surely give users an extraordinary experience as they swing their way back and forth while reactivating different public places and keeping aware of the physical world.
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