Recycling the Unrecyclable
It is nearly impossible to talk about materials today without invoking a full-fledged powwow about life cycle analysis, carbon...
Clean Lines and Recycled Materials Compose this Modern Los Angeles Home
A sustainable building leader in Los Angeles combines mindful design with eco-friendly practices.
Recycled Paper Lights
I recently came across the work of Pia Wüstenberg, a German-born designer whose recent obsession is transforming piles of waste...
Recycled Tube Light by Castor
The Recycled Tube Light by Canadian design studio Castor is a great example of upcycling done right.
This Home Takes Recycling to the Next Level
In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...
Greg Lynn Recycled Toy Furniture
Perhaps you have spent your entire life thinking that plastic bath toys were very unsophisticated.
From Italy: Recycled Tile Wallpaper
Our first stop on day one of our week of tile-mania at Cersaie was at the booth of tile manufacturer Trend, an Italian company...
Scandinavian Rag Rugs Made from Recycled Denim
Nudie Jeans Co, a Swedish denim label known for producing 100% organic jeans that command a cult following, is branching into the...
New York's Newest Park Sits on Recycled Demolition Debris
A newly completed landscape design by West 8 continues the transformation of a once abandoned military base in the New York City...
Eco-Friendly Rustic Cabin Retreat in Canada
With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.
This Prefab Ski School in the Alps Took 10 Days to Assemble
Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.
Steel and Magnolias
What sort of house might a man with the title “recycling coordinator” live...
Rock, Paper, Circuits: Pulplites Lamps
The Vancouver design duo Dear Human finds an illuminating use for recycled paper.
Scrap House
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and...
Lifecycle Building Challenge
In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial...
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
Forget Giant Boxes; Your Next Laptop Could Come in a Messenger Bag
If a new packaging idea from HP gains some traction, your next laptop could come in a recycled bag, not a box.
Of Scott's Grandmother and Reclaimed Wood
He lists his grandmother ("who recycled everything") as his inspiration.
An Urbin Solution
When Alana Charles and her husband moved to their dream home in Toronto, they were excited to start life on their beautiful...
DIY Wooden Projects
Nowadays DIY is one of the best ways to get what you want, recycle old pieces of furniture and make your home look spectacular.

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