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Furniture Line Made From Recycled Cardboard

If you had a dorm or off-campus apartment in college like I did, you probably know how inconvenient it is to buy furniture. After all, you’re often living in these places for less than a year before packing up again … Continue reading

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All Green is on Pinterest

Who else has been obsessed with Pinterest lately? I’ve been finding some great images of interesting electronics and upcycled items and posting them to the All Green Pinterest account. Here are a few of my favorites: Source: treehugger.com via All … Continue reading

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E-Waste Upcycled Into Table and Chairs

People have turned e-waste into fish tanks, shoes, sculptures… but how about something a bit more practical? Chilean designer Rodrigo Alonso designed some interesting table and chair sets made from pieces of old electronics. According to C-Net News, the stools … Continue reading

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Recycled Menorahs

In my post about real versus artificial Christmas trees a couple of weeks ago, I asked whether people should pick the traditional option or go the green route in regards to holiday traditions. This doesn’t just apply to Christmas– it … Continue reading

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London Mall Made From Shipping Containers

A new shopping mall in London was built from standard-sized recycled shipping containers. Boxpark Shopping Mall was made from about 60 containers that are stacked two stories high and five rows wide. The restaurants in the center are small, but … Continue reading

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Fish Tank Made from CRT TV

We’re always on the lookout for interesting ways to upcycle e-waste. Here is a unique way to reuse that old CRT TV… turn it into a fish tank!:     Would you keep your fish in a tank like this? … Continue reading

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Orange County Classrooms Made Out of Recycled Shipping Containers

The Waldorf School of Orange County recently expanded with a new building created out of recycled shipping containers. The design is called “Eco Classroom Architecture” and won the Costa Mesa Planning Commission’s 2011 Costa Mesa Green Design Award. This is … Continue reading

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Upcycle Old CDs

Do you remember those old AOL trial CD-ROMs? When I was in eighth grade, I had a science project that required some old CDs. We were told a couple of months in advance so we’d have time to find them. … Continue reading

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