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16 Jul, 2019

Artist 'Shoetree' Opens Sneaker Planter Pop-Up

     When one thinks of repurposing sneakers the last thing that may cross their mind is using kicks as pots for plants, but artist Kosuke Sugimoto aka "Shoetree" has done just that.  His new pop-up is called "Justification of Deterioration" and is open until July 22 at Ciaopani Harajuku.  Shoetree uses a 3-year process called Hydrolysis in which plants...

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06 May, 2019

These Speakers are Made From NonRecyclable Plastic Bags

     Single-use plastic pollution is a huge problem around the world, but thankfully many people are starting to wake up and change their habits.  Others are coming up with innovative ways to recycle and reuse plastics.  Plastic bags are a huge contributor to the plastic pollution issue, and people usually only use it once.  Gomi Designs in Brighton, England,...

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01 May, 2019

These Students Use Lobster Shells to Make BioPlastics

       Crustacean waste may not seem like a practical material to create bioplastic but surprisingly it is.  In fact, over 250,000 tons of crustacean waste are produced every year (and that's just in the EU alone).  Apparently, people love eating crustaceans.  What if there was a way to re-use this waste and give it a second life; well...

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19 Oct, 2016

5 Smart Ways to Reuse Packing Peanuts

      Most of us don't think twice about what we do with the packing peanuts that come inside of packages.  Our first thought is to throw them in the garbage and enjoy whatever product came in the package.  The problem is that packing peanuts take a while to biodegrade.  So next time you receive a package, don't throw the packing...

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16 May, 2016

7 Creative Ways to Reuse Soda Tabs

     So often do we throw away things on a daily basis without thinking of how we can reuse them.  Reusing and recycling are huge components to a sustainable lifestyle.  Today we explore the soda tab, a small thing that can be reused in many different ways after you're done chugging down your soda, beer, or other canned beverage....

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30 Apr, 2016

Transforming Aircraft Scraps into Furniture

   Airplanes are amazing vehicles; the fact that tons of metal can lift off the ground and take flight is amazing.  Airplanes are also very aerodynamic and wonderfully crafted.  Ben and Harry Tucker recognized the beauty of aircrafts and decided to take some action.  They decided that aircrafts that were no longer being used could be recycled.  They started their...

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