Recycling is fun and reasonable when carried out sensibly. So here’s another example which makes use of factory material remnants to put together beautiful door mats.
Lucy Norman from Lula Dot has this interesting solution of transforming books, that cannot be recycled, into marvelous chandeliers. “There is currently no infrastructure set up to recycle the paper from books because the paper is low grade and the glue on the spine must be removed.” So she upcycles the books into patterns and shapes which are hung around a ceiling light to create a chandelier called Light Reading. Each is priced at £440.00.
Seedling designed by Brett Duncan is a biodegradable pot that allows the growing plant roots to expand easily. As opposed to the confinement of a plastic pot in which roots get tangled into a mass, Seedling provides the plant with a space in which it can grow and penetrate without any boundaries. Transplanting is not required as the biodegradable vessels of larger diameter can be added subsequently as the plant grows.
Need some cheerful magnets with the ‘recycle’d factor? Then check out this colorful collection of animal themed magnets made from aluminum cans. Not only these clever pieces are available in the form of magnets but some as wearable ones as well. The magnets range from $2.00-$3.00 while the earrings and pendant come at around 5-10 dollars.