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Pop Bottle Dining Barge

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Floating dining room sits on 1,700 plastic bottles.

This floating pavilion on Vancouver's False Creek is being used as a temporary restaurant featuring 4-star local cuisine. Which is neat on its own, but it's doubly cool when you find out it's floating on nearly 1,700 recycled 2L pop bottles. And gets even sweeter when you discover that the Pop Bottle Dining Barge is a fundraising project for the School of Fish Foundation, which......read more

tranSglass

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Tord Boontje and Emma Woffenden make very nice glassware.

OK, tranSglass may not be new, but it's still looking fresh. Originally designed in 1997 by Tord Boontje and Emma Woffenden, the elegant line of glassware was picked up in 2005 by Artecnica for its Design w/Conscience collection. The vases, candle holders, carafes, and tumblers are crafted in Guatemala City from recycled bottles, where skilled craftspeople cut and polish items by hand. One......read more

GM Recycles Oil Booms for Car Parts

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Dirty booms move from the Gulf to your car's interior.

After doing their job absorbing leaked oil, dirty oil booms typically go to the their graves in the landfill, where they languish for eternity. But, as GreenTech Media reports, that doesn't have to be the case. In a triumphant PR move, General Motors has found a way to intervene in the cycle, by making use of oil booms from the Gulf for passive car parts like air dams and water deflectors.......read more

Shipping Container Office Building

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Permanent, multistory structure erected in Providence, R.I.

In Providence, R.I., a new office building has lifted the challenging task of shipping container construction to new heights. The first permanent, multistory structure in the U.S. made entirely from shipping containers cost owner Peter Case $1.8 million to build, about half of what he would have paid for a conventional structure. Divided into two sets of offices, the three-story complex has an......read more

Recycled Tape Reel Clock

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Obsolete audio tech repurposed as a killer wall clock. $29.00

From the excellent Etsy shop "Stuff Made From Stuff" comes this Recycled Tape Reel clock, made from an old school magnetic tape reel. The seven-inch diameter clock, which comes complete with a new quartz drive and a single AA battery, makes a great conversation piece or a perfect gift for a green-minded, geeky, and/or audiophile friend. Check around the shop, there are clocks made from......read more

Shroud of Purrin Blazer

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Get casual in support of charity: water with Nau's 100% recycled blazer. $350.00

As the Christmas season rolls in upon us, it's important to think about giving to good causes. And also getting sweet stuff. Portland sustainable apparel company Nau offers the best of both worlds, teaming up with our dude Adrian to present the Shroud of Purrin blazer, with 5% of sales going to charity: water. The 100% recycled, breathable poly blazer conceals a soft inner lining that's perfect......read more

Xylobook Blank Books

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Made from recycled archival paper and salvaged hardwood scraps. $45.00

Handmade in Portland, Xylobooks are a collaboration between arts press Container Corps and Jonathan Nussbaum, a local furniture maker who crafts the book covers using hardwood scraps salvaged from furniture production. High-quality, recycled archival paper, cotton twill tape, and tiny iron nails create a simple, sturdy object. Available in Bigleaf Maple, Western Walnut, or Cherry....read more

Stewart/Stand Bi-Fold Wallet

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Made from recycled stainless steel and houndstooth tweed. $72.00

Stewart/Stand makes compact and sustainable accessories from recycled stainless steel fabric. The ultra-durable material, used extensively in many industries, is surprisingly lightweight and smooth to the touch. This vegan bi-fold wallet is a fave. Finished with classic houndstooth, which contrasts nicely with the modern steel fabric, it has an innovative interior design featuring crossing card......read more

Element Planter

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Striking geometric plant pot from Planterworx. Handbuilt in Brooklyn. $157.00

Brooklyn's Planterworx create beautiful, long-lasting landscape products using no V.O.C.'s and 100% recoupable overspray. The Element line, designed by Charles Constantine, is an architectural collection of planters with geometric shapes that are inspired by— and antithetical to — forms found in nature. Writes Constantine: A series of planters based on geometric forms found in......read more

Book Ends by dashdot

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An X-shaped new function for old books. $20.00

Book Ends give old books a new lease on life. Designed by Daniel Ballou (of dashdot studio), Book Ends are made entirely from two books – no glue, no fasteners. Rubber feet keep them from sliding. Perfect for a tabletop or bedside stash of reading material. Priced at $20 for one or $35 for a pair, exclusively from Open bookstore. Email to order....read more

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