Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has head-load of waste currency notes. The apex bank wants people from the industry to come up and make eco-friendly products from shredded currency notes. In the wake of the idea, RBI has entrusted National Institute of Design (NID) Ahmedabad,
You might remember the Indian Cricket Team’s kit for the 2015 ICC World Cup – the jersey wasn’t made from cotton, instead it was created from fabric made from recycled Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles – yes those ordinary mineral water and soft drink bottles you
Sustainable fashion touched a new high with introduction of a beautiful pink gown created from recycled plastic waste collected from shorelines. The dress is made by fashion retail brand H&M for its Conscious Exclusive Collection. The dress made from bionic polyester, fabric from recycled ocean
The world is sinking into pollution problem every day, and plastic (largely PET used almost in everything from clothing to plastic bottles) is one of the main contributors to the quandary. About 50 million tones of PET aka polyethylene terephthalate is produced globally every year,
Driven by passion for surfing and ocean combined with obsession for indigenous Australian art, 24-year-old Zachary Bennett-Brook has been creating artworks from recycled surfboards. Not limited to surfboards alone; Bennett-Brook’s art with modern twist also utilizes skateboards and football boots (studs) as canvas. Torres Strait
Banti Mirza, a 10th pass mechanic in Bhopal, has built a small working motorbike for his son. The motorcycle is made from discarded auto parts which include parts from a discarded moped.
Sri Lanka has set an example for developed nations struggling to find solution for safe disposal of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs). Sri Lanka has become the first country in South Asia to recycle CFLs. A recycling plant Asia Recycling, owned by Orange Electric, has 40
Val Ross is a seed-shaped shelter designed by MUD PROJECTS and is installed at the Centrumeiland of Ijburg in Amsterdam that hosts ‘Urban Campsite, a public exhibition and art-sleep experience.
Recycling is one of the ways to prevent overflowing of landfills that often lead to hazardous environmental consequences. Artists have reclaimed almost
James Doran-Webb, 46, is a Birmingham-based master craftsman. He had been all over the web for his breathtaking ‘galloping horse sculptures’ made from driftwood.