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By Matt Embrey on January 27, 2011
Inspired by Leo Kempf’s Valley Shelf, Instructables user Loshanagan broke out the box cutter and Elmers glue and with a couple modifications to the original design, upcycled an old cardboard box into his own Valley Shelf.
By Matt Embrey on January 20, 2011
Morsø Jernstøberi, a Danish company, makes beautiful cast iron woodstoves with an amazing commitment to design and the environment. Coming in classic and contemporary styles, these striking stoves are made from 98% recycled material consisting of steel scrap (50%), returned and/or rejected cast iron stoves (35%) and recovered scrap from the cutting process (15%). All [...]
By Matt Embrey on January 3, 2011
It’s not breaking news that our plastic bottle consumption is out of control. It’s estimated that in the US, we consume roughly 25 billion plastic bottles a year! It’s all a bit disheartening, but thankfully recycling is at an all time high, and there are some great companies doing some great things to reduce the [...]
By Matt Embrey on June 25, 2010
I bring you the Powerslide Greenline Skate. Sporting bamboo, hemp, recycled plastic, recyclable foam and natural glue, the Greenline is a high performance inline skate with a greener spin.
By Matt Embrey on May 24, 2010
With summer vacation just around the corner here’s a fun and simple DIY project you can do with your kids on a rainy day… Joel Henriques of Made by Joel shows us how to make these little seafaring vessels out of walnut shells, toothpicks, a small piece of paper and a little candle wax. These [...]