Paper and Plastic Beehive and Newspaper Pig Magnets

created at: 2009-04-02

Walk through World Market on any given day and you’ll undoubtedly see a few clever products. My worry here is that there are some little village women somewhere in a far corner of the world twisting and weaving these newspaper pig magnets for maybe five cents apiece. Danny Seo of DailyDanny.com went window shopping in Seattle last week. He posted some photos from his stroll. 

created at: 2009-04-02

Another eye-grabbing photo is a window display in Anthropologie of a beehive made entirely from plastic bags and pages from old books and magazines.  Continue Reading

10 New Things Made from Recycled Tires

created at: 2009-02-18

We’ve been recycling rubber tires since, well, the invention of the rubber tire.  Remember those clunky tire sandals? As an homage to the art of recycled tires, here are 10 pretty decent looking products made from recycled tires, wheels and inner tubes.  For your added value, you get a link at the bottom to the instructions and pattern for making your own nerdy, yet eco-cool sandals from recycled tires.

1. Andy Gregg’s Bike Furniture (above and below)

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