Recycled

Diirt turns recycled skateboards into fashionable finger rings
Diirt turns recycled skateboards into fashionable finger rings

Diirt turns recycled skateboards into fashionable finger rings

Old and unwanted skateboards are often destined for the landfill, but Switzerland-based firm Diirt wants to reduce carbon footprint by upcycling skate decks. They collect retired skateboards and transform them into beautiful and colorful finger rings. For skaters, this is…

Adidas unveils eco-friendly sneaker with 3D-printed midsole
Adidas unveils eco-friendly sneaker with 3D-printed midsole

Adidas unveils eco-friendly sneaker with 3D-printed midsole

Few months back, active wear brand Adidas and environmental institute Parley for the Oceans joined hands together to develop an eco-friendly running shoe made from recycled plastic ocean waste. Taking the initiative further, the two organizations have teamed up once…

P-51: REC Watches unveils timepiece made from recycled Ford Mustangs
P-51: REC Watches unveils timepiece made from recycled Ford Mustangs

P-51: REC Watches unveils timepiece made from recycled Ford Mustangs

REC Watches, Denmark-based Company creates modern timepieces from salvaged iconic cars. Recycling classic and vintage iconic objects, the watch brand creates visibly unique timepieces, each of whom has its own story to tell. After unveiling a watch made from classic…

Range Rover completes world’s first paper bridge crossing in China
Range Rover completes world’s first paper bridge crossing in China

Range Rover completes world’s first paper bridge crossing in China

Land Rover has pulled off a very cool publicity stunt to celebrate 45th anniversary of the original luxury SUV. A jaw dropping act was demonstrated in China which saw a Range Rover SUV being driven over a bridge made entirely…

Artist Lin Shih-Pao builds F1 car from 25,000 discarded mobile phones
Artist Lin Shih-Pao builds F1 car from 25,000 discarded mobile phones

Artist Lin Shih-Pao builds F1 car from 25,000 discarded mobile phones

Lin Shih-Pao, a Taiwanese artist has built a life-size model of a Formula 1 race car from 25,000 recycled mobile phones. Intended to spread environmental awareness, it took the 53-year-old artist about four months to complete the unique project. It…

WorldBeing wristband: A wearable that tracks personal carbon footprint
WorldBeing wristband: A wearable that tracks personal carbon footprint

WorldBeing wristband: A wearable that tracks personal carbon footprint

As wearable technology is growing by leaps and bounds, hi-tech and unique wearables designed to make our life better are coming up every day. Health tracking wearables have become pretty common nowadays, so how about one that tracks your personal…

Re-View: Miniwiz creates sunglasses from recycled CDs and rice husks
Re-View: Miniwiz creates sunglasses from recycled CDs and rice husks

Re-View: Miniwiz creates sunglasses from recycled CDs and rice husks

Miniwiz, a Taipei-based company dedicated to upcycling trash has created a pair of sunglasses from recycled CDs and rice husks. Established in March 2006 by architect Arthur Huang, the company became popular for its design of EcoARK, Re-case and its…

Adidas running shoes created from recycled plastic ocean waste
Adidas running shoes created from recycled plastic ocean waste

Adidas running shoes created from recycled plastic ocean waste

There are number of organizations that have come up in recent times to create awareness about marine pollution. The latest to join the initiative is Adidas, German manufacturer of sports shoes, clothing and accessories. In an innovative attempt to support…

Dubai entrepreneur turns salvaged materials into harmonious guitars
Dubai entrepreneur turns salvaged materials into harmonious guitars

Dubai entrepreneur turns salvaged materials into harmonious guitars

Music lovers, have you ever heard of Howlin’ Rooster Guitars? Well if you haven’t, then let us inform you that it is a Dubai-based handmade guitar manufacturing firm,started by 27-years-old Syrian-Canadian Basil Azizoghly. It has become a popular pop-shop over…