MapleXO makes jewelry and products using recycled skateboards. Don’t you wish you thought of that? The company breathes life into dead boards on a daily basis. Yup, recycling at its best.
Bicycle enthusiast and designer Izhar Gafni created a bike made from 100% recycled materials; mostly cardboard. This incredible 20lb bike can hold up to 24 times its own weight, and costs between $9 and $12. This might just be the most sustainable, affordable, and well-designed means of transportation we’ve seen yet.
Italian-made Tie-ups is the first belt to be wholly realized in fine plastics: resistant, flexible and with a minimal and versatile design. Tie-ups is an accessory adding a note of freshness and innovation to any clothing style, and is ecological, recyclable, and waterproof.
One person’s trash is another person’s gorgeous table. Beth Fuller created the Junkture Table from a magnesium wheel rim found in a New York City junkyard. All materials for the table are locally sourced, reclaimed, 99% recycled, or 100% recyclable. Chic! [see also online furniture store, Modhaus]