Recycled Furniture by Lebanon’s Niloufar Afnan

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Long live the queen, if she can manage to sit on Niloufar Afnan’s recycled ‘Royal Stool’ At this year’s New Designers Exhibition in London, Lebanese-born designer Niloufar Afnan decided to poke a little fun at the royal family and demonstrate the possibilities of upcycled furniture. She exhibited Royal Stool (pictured above) and 46 (shown after the jump) – two furniture pieces that show the possibilities of reusing found objects.

Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes

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Recycling. Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes. The eco conscious homeowner of today has a number of options to go green, and one of the best ways to do the same is by opting for the recycled furniture units. Trash is becoming trendy nowadays, and designers and furniture makers from around the globe are using reclaimed materials to make beautiful and creative furniture designs for modern green homes. Recycled cardboard furniture.

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Kuwait’s Environment REUSE 5.0 Exposition Calls for Applications

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REUSE exposition will showcase green companies, retailers, galleries, restaurants, social initiatives, and people. Re-users of all ways, shapes, and forms are now welcome to apply for exhibition space at REUSE 5.0, As Kuwait’s premier exposition for eco-friendly thought , REUSE serves as a vehicle for dialogue among the private, public and civil sectors. REUSE 5.0 To apply to participate in REUSE 5.0, For the fifth year Kuwait’s eco en.v

Cardboard Interior Design Thinks Outside the (Cardboard) Box

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Cardboard is becoming an eco-friendly material of choice for furniture design , and sustainable designers have put it to many uses. Cleverly titled “Outside the Box”, Buchler’s design consists of a modular furniture system made of recycled materials. The cardboard boxes used in the building blocks and the living room furniture were all previously used, and the stage area was constructed with reused wooden shipping pallets.

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Design School Partners with Wineries to Give Wooden Barrels a Second Life

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The exhibition will open tonight, and tomorrow Ori Ben Zvi will be speaking about new trends in global recycled design. “The project offered the students an opportunity to examine how you approach a recycling project while assessing the relevant processes for developing a recycled object, on the one hand,” Ben Zvi said, “and on the other hand it allowed them to explore the world of cultural contexts of the wine world.”

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Green Tips to Furnish Your Eco-Conscious Home

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Furniture may be less expensive for consumers to buy these days, but the environmental impact it has is not so good. Along with deforestation, modern furniture also often contains highly toxic chemicals, which are poisonous to the earth as well as the consumers that buy them. There are many ways to keep our green homes furnished with greener furniture without further negative impact on the environment. Some people consider second hand furniture as filthy and unusable.

IKEA’s Blue and Yellow Also Has a Green Face

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They say customers have been reusing them more, resulting in expense reductions of 90 percent for plastic bags provided to customers at check-out. IKEA wood and plastic furniture and accessory items are being made more and more from. recycled materials such as wood and fabrics left over from production that are considered by many to be waste products. The stores also have bins for collection of recyclable items such as plastics, wood and metals.

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