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Fifty artists transformed junk metal into life-size supercars

Recycled Metal Supercars

If you love metal sculptures and also fond of recycling, then this post is for you. Today, we’re going to show you how junk metal can be converted into life-size supercars. The Gallery of Steel Figures (a museum in Prusków, Poland) allowed fifty artists from around the world to raid a local scrap yard. Together the creative artists had to create unusual metal sculptures for the museum. The result – they turned a huge pile of scrap metal into life-size supercars.

Fallen Furniture unveils luggage made from discarded airplane seats

uggage collection from Fallen Furniture

No one ever thinks about the daily wear and tear that airplane seats have to endure each day. But where do the discarded seat covers go when airplane seats are replaced? Well, we’re not sure about all the airlines, but Alaska Airlines’ discarded airplane seat covers surely have been transformed into chic carry-on bags. Designed by Fallen Furniture, the same company behind the creation of Boeing 737 engine chair, has now come up with new aeronautical upcycling venture dubbed Plane.

Italian pianist plays in the middle of Arctic Ocean for greenpeace

Italian Pianist Ludovico Einaudi Plays for Greenpeace

This time the world renowned pianist and composer Ludovico Einaudi played harmonious music for the creatures of Arctic Ocean. The historic concert by Einaudi has been performed right in the middle of Arctic’s snowy landscape. While floating along with a grand piano, the pianist added his dulcet chords accompanying the 8 million voices from around the world. Together they all are calling out for governments to save this beautiful icy region.

Indian PM launches country’s first solar-powered e-boats in Varanasi

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Increasing pollution levels is one of the major causes for global warming all over the world. While most countries have been trying for years to resolve the issue by opting various eco-friendly measures, India still lags when it comes to pollution. However, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has initiated the Clean India Campaign to reduce pollution and its ill-effects. Now another brilliant environmentally-friendly measure taken by the Indian Prime Minister is the launch of country’s first solar-powered e-boats in Varanasi.

Plastic Bottle Village recycles PET bottles to build houses

plastic bottle village

When it comes to green architecture, many recycled things come to our mind from clay houses to PET bottle construction. One example of such environment friendly architecture is the world’s first Plastic Bottle Village located on Isla Colón in Panama. The entire village is made from over a million recycled PET bottles. Built on 83-acres of tropical jungle, the village consists of nearly 120 houses and a lodge.

Levi’s teams with Aquafil for sustainable jeans line

Levi’s teams with Aquafil for sustainable jeans line

Levi Strauss & Co., American clothing company is one of those brands that really care for our planet and is doing something for it. Whether it is about finding new ways to reduce energy or recycle water and waste material, Levi’s is always trying to minimize its impact on the planet. We have seen Levi’s eco-friendly denim line made out of recycled plastic bottles and food trays in the past. Now, the clothing manufacturer is taking another step towards environmental sustainability by unveiling its new sustainable jeans line made from old fishing nets and discarded carpets.

Susan McLeary grows real succulents on pieces of jewelry

Susan McLeary Living Plants PassionFlower

Bringing a piece of nature to urban women, American florist Susan McLeary creates fashion-forward jewelry that grows real succulents. She has created beautiful real flower jewelry pieces, such as bracelets, necklaces, rings and headbands. The one-of-a-kind living jewelry is designed to make fashionistas and environment enthusiasts feel closer to nature all the time by wearing striking botanical ornaments on their body.

Artist emphasizes on original form of fallen trees with furniture

Sebastian Errazuriz Creates Furniture From Fallen Trees

Lush green trees are certainly a beautiful part of nature, which make outdoors feel more lively and relaxing at the same time. But have you ever wondered what happens to old or fallen tree branches? Probably, these fallen tree parts remain on the ground of nearby streets/forests or damped into garbage. However, Chilean artist Sebastian Errazuriz turns found tree trunks and branches into aesthetic and practical furniture pieces, while bringing a small slice of nature indoors.

15 tree-hugging buildings that playfully embrace the trunk

15 tree-hugging buildings that playfully embrace the trunk

Over the years humans have chopped down countless number of tress to build luxury residential or commercial properties. As a result, nature is now suffering with global warming due to deforestation. Deforestation also leads to reduced amount of water in the soil and air that further declines biodiversity. So, instead of cutting the trees why don’t we work with nature, instead of working against it? There are few clever architects who have come up with a brilliant solution in form of arboreal architecture to preserve natural forests while providing luxury living to homeowners.

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