recycling

Gomi unveils portable charger made from non recyclable plastic waste
Gomi unveils portable charger made from non recyclable plastic waste

Gomi unveils portable charger made from non recyclable plastic waste

Gomi is a Brighton, UK-based Company that turns non-recyclable plastic waste into tech products and gadgets. After winning praises for their portable Bluetooth speaker made from plastic waste, the environmentally friendly design studio is back with their new product. Their…

Mumbai based startup Sepoi turns used Army uniforms into stylish bags
Mumbai based startup Sepoi turns used Army uniforms into stylish bags

Mumbai based startup Sepoi turns used Army uniforms into stylish bags

There are lots of start-ups in India that are working towards the betterment of our environment. Many of them are establishing their business by recycling and upcycling solid and plastic waste. Mumbai-based ‘Sepoi’ is one such start-up that creates designer…

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…

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…

Container House features minimalist interiors with urban touch
Container House features minimalist interiors with urban touch

Container House features minimalist interiors with urban touch

Recycling unused cargo containers is a great way to build urban and affordable housing nowadays. Located in Corboba, Argentina, this Container House is another example of sustainable living with shipping containers. San Francisco-based architects José Schreiber Arquitecto have created the…

Artist Jason Mecier uses discarded items to create amazing mosaic portraits
Artist Jason Mecier uses discarded items to create amazing mosaic portraits

Artist Jason Mecier uses discarded items to create amazing mosaic portraits

Jason Mecier is a San Francisco based artist who has been creating incredible 3-D mosaic portraits of his favorite pop culture icons from the past 10 years. He uses items such as make-up, candy, pills, food and discarded junk to…