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Reclaimed and Repurposed Automobile Furniture – Oxyd Factory

I love the idea of re-purposing discarded trash into art and functional pieces, just as Oxyd Factory has done with junked automobiles. The idea of repurposing and upcycling is a common topic here on The Chic Ecologist, primarily because I love the creativity and reduced environmental impact born out of the transformation. You may...
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Stylish Sustainable Furniture in Tel Aviv – Ubico Design Studio

With so much trash and waste in the world, it’s great to see individuals like Ori Ben-Zvi turning into something beautiful and useful. With stylish and thought provoking designs, Ubico Design Studio has been converting reclaimed materials into works of functional art since February of 2008. Materials are collected from dumpsters, renovations works and...
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Plyboo Bamboo Plywood and Durapalm Palm Tree Sustainable Flooring

I love bamboo. Its beautiful, its durable, and its a great sustainable and renewable resource, so I am pretty excited about Plyboo by Smith and Fong. Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and available for LEED credit by the Green Building Council (USGBC), these surfaces and flooring are all about sustainability. Made...
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