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Tame Impala, "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards"

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Mindmelting animation features 1,000 plasticine collages made by hand

The new video for "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards," the second single from Tame Impala's landmark Lonerism LP, carries on with the swirling, psychedelic visual aesthetic on full display in the Aussie band's previous video. This time, however, directors Joe Pelling and Becky Sloan take a handmade approach, individually making 1,000 plasticine collages that are......read more

Bottle Vases by Foekje Fleur van Duin

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Amazing ceramic vases that mimic discarded plastic bottles $19.75

After hearing news stories about the massive patch of plastic swirling around the Pacific, Dutch designer Foekje Fleur van Duin started collecting discarded trash on the banks of the Maas River and thinking of ways to incorporate it into creative projects. These amazing porcelain replicas of plastic bottles come from those experiments. Made using a plaster mold, the vases are......read more

New Balance newSKY 101

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Minimal runner sports an eco-friendly upper made of 95% recycled PET plastic $89.99

As most joggers are by now aware, there's a burgeoning movement readers of runners eschewing super-cushioned shoes for "minimal" ones inspired by running barefoot. Boston-based New Balance is helping lead the movement with its popular NB Minimus line, which provided the design foundation for the pared-down newSKY collection. The difference? The newSKY line is informed by sustainable design......read more

Lexon Safe Travel Clock

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Solar/battery-powered clock in bamboo and bioplastic

The perfect travel companion. Made of bamboo and corn-based bioplastic, the pocket-sized Lexon Safe Travel Clock will run on either batteries or solar power....read more

Lexon Safe Radio

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Wind it up, and this bamboo and corn-based plastic radio pumps out the jams $65.00

Portable radios aren't generally the province of wow-worthy eco-design, but the Lexon Safe Radio proves to be an exception to the rule. Designed by Elium Studio for Lexon, the green-minded AM/FM radio is made of maize bio-plastic with bamboo trim, giving it a refined, modern look that blows traditional plastic radios out of the water. But the best part: it's powered by hand. Wind the crank......read more

19-Year-Old Develops Tech to Clean Up Oceanic Plastic Pollution

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Boyan Slat's Ocean Cleanup Array could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic from the world's oceans

Is it just us or are teens doing more and more impressive stuff these days? 19-year-old Dutch university student Boyan Slat adds to the youth movement with his ingenious Ocean Cleanup Array, a green tech concept aimed at addressing the immense problem of oceanic plastic pollution. Comprised of an anchored network of floating booms and processing platforms, is said to be capable of removing up to......read more

Muuto Restore Storage Basket

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Stylish storage unit made from recycled plastic bottles. $120.00

Here's a handy one. Young Finnish designer Mika Tolvanen created this multifunctional basket to store anything from magazines and newspapers to toys and firewood. On the green tip, the super-useful design is made of soft-but-durable felt that itself is made from recycled plastic bottles. The Muuto Restore Basket measures 13.7 x 18.75 x 9" and is available in light grey, blue, purple,......read more

Matt & Nat

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Minimalist bags and accessories made from recycled plastic bottles $75.00

Montreal design house Matt & Nat has been making vegan-friendly carry goods since 1995, all of which feature linings made of 100% recycled plastic bottles (each bag keeps an average of 21 plastic bottles out of the landfill). Hidden details and sustainable ideas abound in every design -- from matte black hardware to cork labeling to pockets in the right places. Call it boho-chic, minimalist......read more

What is the Plastiki?

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Oh, nothing major, just a 60 FOOT CATAMARAN made from reclaimed plastic bottles.

Eco-adventurer David de Rothschild readies reclaimed plastic sailboat for first sail across the Pacific Ocean. Lots more Plastiki vids on their Youtube page. ...read more

Coyuchi Rustic Linen Shower Curtain

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Heavy natural linen keeps out the water without the need for plastic. $180.00

Based in Point Reyes Station, a small, rustic town on the Northern California coast, Coyuchi offers a range of natural and organic home textiles that are rooted in nature. The Coyuchi Rustic Linen Shower Curtain eliminates the need for polluting plastic in your bathroom. Featuring yarn-dyed stripes that infuse the weighty natural linen with warm colors, the curtain hangs from rustproof metal......read more

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