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Artecnica StretchBag

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Clever shoulder tote makes use of a colorful material: ad billboards. $19.00

Looking for well-designed, everyday products that don't increase your footprint? Look no further than Artecnica, our fave LA retailer that carries only the best in sustainable goods. Like this StretchBag, made from recycled billboard plastic. Offered in a variety of bright colors, the clever die-cut design is made without glue or stitches. Perfect for carrying your haul from the......read more

Ashley Watson Recycled Leather Bags

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This bag used to be a leather jacket.

Vancouver, Canada based designer Ashley Watson and her staff handcraft her one-of-a-kind leather products using exclusively recycled material. She began designing handbags with recycled leather in early 2005, inspired by the original features of soft and gently worn jackets purchased from charity thrift stores. She ultimately incorporates these features, such as pockets and seams, into each......read more

Matt and Nat Kenner Bag

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Made from 47 recycled bottles. $179.00

We know its hard to believe that Matt and Nat recycled 47 bottles in the making of this beautiful dark grey handbag. Made from 100% recycled materials with 100% recycled light grey faux suede lining. This is only one of many great finds at this eco/vegan fashion house.   17.75" L X 12.5" H X 6.75" W...read more

11 Felt Case

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The 11+ Felt Case is simple, practical and inspiring. $45.00

From our friends at 11+, this is a beautiful piece that will make you feel good every time you take it out.  In their own words: We habitually surround ourselves with functional and practical things that satisfy our need for convenience. Although necessity should be the primary motivation to purchase a product, we believe that a product can also inspire your emotions and bring happiness to......read more

Recycled Billboard Planter

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Ad banner repurposed as a colorful planter by NottyPooch $20.00

Malaysian design team NottyPooch breathes new lives to discarded billboard banners, upcycling the plastic media into boldly colored house planters. Good for use indoor or out, this medium sized option is ideal for the balcony, a side table, or in the kitchen. Default drainage comes courtesy of the stitches and corners, which you can augment by poking holes in the bottom. The jute strand handles......read more

Kaitlin Rebesco: Color Block

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Paris-based artist replaces billboards with solid slabs of color

Outdoor advertisements are so ubiquitous in New York that they have almost started to become a part of the city’s architecture. Residents of the city are so inundated with these messages that they hardly even seem to notice them anymore. In these images, blocks of color replace the billboards in order to give a different perspective of the space occupied by these ads. - See more at:......read more

ReMakes Placemats

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Recycled billboard vinyl hits the dinner table. $15.99

At the end of its, ahem, "useful" life, billboard vinyl typically heads to the landfill, where it slowly leeches toxins for the next gazillion years. ReMakes intervenes in that nasty cycle, using the spent PVC vinyl to make these handsome and functional placemats. Each placemat comes adorned with a QR code, which you can scan with your smartphone for a daily eco-factoid. ReMakes Placemats come in......read more

Recycled Billboard iPad Sleeve

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The movie banner iPad case from Aire. $49.00

There are a ton of iPad accessories out there, and some of them have solid green credentials, but none hit quite like this protective sleeve made from recycled movie banners. Created by Aire, a crew of designers whose practice is predicated on saving movie ad banners from the landfill, the iPad sleeve offers a literal interpretation of Hollywood product placement. Billboards are of course......read more

Eco-logical Art

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Billboard Vinyl Finds New Life as Public Art.

Ever wondered where billboard vinyl goes after cluttering the cityscape for a few weeks? Directly to landfills, where the heavy-grade, ink-impregnated plastic slowly leeches toxins for the next several hundred years. Peter Schulberg’s Eco-Logical ART project rescues dumpster-bound billboard vinyl and repurposes it as canvas for artists. This video by Indigo Project offers a glimpse at......read more

Urban Air: Stephen Glassman's Green Kickstarter

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Project aims to transform LA billboards into aerial gardens

Wit the popularlty of New York City's High Line, other cities are looking for ways to incorporate elevated green spaces into public infrastructure. Recently a Los Angeles developer announced plans for "High Line West" in Hollywood. With "Urban Air," LA-based designer and SHFT compadre Stephen Glassman introduces a new twist on the aerial garden rage. The plan involves converting LA billboards......read more

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