Sustainability doesn’t mean compromising on looks. Then, check out these lovely handbags which apart from being bold and stylish, pack in the ‘green’ factor as well. Created by local artisans of northern Thailand, these bags have been handmade from coconut shells [body] and softwood [handles]. Trendy and fashionable, these renewable bags could be one of the accessory options for those who care for the environment.
There’s something special about this library’s information desk at TU Delft [Delft University of Technology] located in Delft, Netherlands. Looking closely, one finds that the structure actually comprises of an assortment of books piled together. In fact the desk at the department of architecture’s library, has been put together with recycled books.
Useless and waste paper can be abundantly found in our rooms and around our work desk. Wouldn’t it be great to have them used up in making something useful? The machine called the P&P Office Waste Paper Processor sucks in papers and what it produces from the cylindrical end are pencils! Apart from the papers the raw materials required are pencil lead and glue, each of which has its own slot in the device.
Again, this is no ordinary sink. The top part of the sink unlike the normal ones has been made from recycled rubber, which otherwise would have gone waste. We did come across some uses of recycled rubber before like sculptures and furniture, but the use of it in a sink is something new and thought provoking. The close-up picture [below] provides you an understanding of how it would look like.