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Dutch couple to drive to South Pole in solar-powered vehicle made from plastic waste

Solar Voyager by Clean2Antarctica-

Plastic waste has become one of the most serious problems for our planet. Well, most of us dispose plastic into the trash can after use but for a Dutch couple it has turned out to be the most valuable resource for their project. In an effort to promote zero waste living, Liesbeth and Edwin ter Velde of the Clean2Antarctica project will be making an adventurous journey all the way to South Pole. The couple will be driving Solar Voyager, a solar-powered vehicle which is built from recycled plastic waste.

Adidas unveils Real Madrid’s Kit made from Recycled Ocean Plastic

Adidas unveils Real Madrid's Kit made from Recycled Ocean Plastic-2

Adidas and environmental institute Parley for the Oceans (also known as Parley Ocean Plastic) are addressing the issue of marine pollution from past few years. We have seen Adidas running shoes made from ocean plastic waste and Adidas Parley swimwear made from recycled fishing nets as part of their collaboration. Taking their effort to combat ocean plastic problem, Adidas revealed an all new 3rd football kit for Spanish football club and Champions League winners Real Madrid. The coral pink strip is made from recycled ocean plastic salvaged from different water bodies across the globe.

Exhale: Living chandelier filled with algae purifies air around it

Algae-Chandelier-Julian-Melchiorri

Even the air we breathe is not pure, due to the increasing number of toxic pollutants. Although there are many air purifiers available in the market, most of them come in boring designs. To change that, Julian Melchiorri, London-based designer and engineer, has created an interesting algae-filled living chandelier that not only lights up a room but also purifies the air around it.

Nagpur teenager builds eco-friendly electric car out of scrap pieces

nagpur teenager builds eco-friendly electric car

It’s good to know that how people are making effort to reuse old objects for reducing their environmental impact. Onkar Talmale, a 19-year-old boy from Nagpur, is in headlines for making an eco-friendly electric car that he has made completely out of scrap pieces. To build this electric car, named ‘Hirkani,’ he has used an old plastic drum, a couple of buckets, and a few pieces of scrap pipes and iron rods.

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.

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