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    Recycled Ski Wine Rack will hold the bottles tight

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    Party time is behind us and its time to get back to the grind. So pack away those wine bottles by piling ’em up on a suitable wine rack. If you are looking for an out-of-the-box wine rack, then the Recycled Ski Wine Rack is the best and the greenest option. Recycled out of skis, this ski-wine rack will holds your wines in the most appropriate manner. And if you are or have been a professional skier then for $56, this rack is a must have addition to boost your passion for the sport too.

    Posted in Recycle on January 7, 2009
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    A racing yacht recycled out of wrecked aircraft parts

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    Sean Langman intends to race it up at the 2009 Sydney to Hobart race in an eco-friendly style on a yacht recycled out of aircraft. The idea of recycled yacht didn’t actually rise out of the need to do his bit for the environment but has more to do with the cost reduction. This recycled racing yacht will be a cross between a boat and a glider featuring a canting deck and wings that will help to reduce drag. Langman foresees it as the biggest, fastest most radical thing anyone has ever seen!

    Posted in Recycle on January 5, 2009
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    Recycle cell phones to help raise cancer awareness

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    Contributing for the wellbeing of humans as well as earth is the best way to kick start 2009! A cancer charity from a small town in South West England has come up with a platform where residents can recycle their mobiles and at the same time raise funds for cancer awareness. World Cancer Research Fund has teamed up with ShP solutions, specialists in mobile phone recycling, to raise £3.50 for every cell phone recycled. Every mobile phone recycled WCRF UK will be helping to fund innovative scientific research into cancer prevention as well as an extensive national education program. All you got to do is donate that unwanted mobile phone and hit two birds with one stone!

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    Posted in Recycle on January 2, 2009
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    Eco-Décor – Calliope glass mosaic tiles recycled out of waste glass

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    Liven up your bath area or jazz up the kitchen wall with these glass mosaics recycled out of waste glass products like bottles and more. Ideal to add a touch of glamour to your patio too, the latest green Calliope series by Hakatai will help to rejuvenate your décor in an uber-chic eco-style. These tiles comprise of approximately 50 percent of waste glass which is a mix of approximately 90 percent post-consumer and 10 percent pre-consumer material. Such a recycling does help to reduce the burden on the landfill and at the same time add a spark in to your home décor.

    Posted in Recycle on December 30, 2008
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    Eco-Gifts: Five distinctive clocks recycled out of bills and vintage stuff

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    The fame adage, ‘One man’s junk is other man’s treasure’ stands the test of time as we bring to you five outstanding clocks recycled out of old discarded stuff. Time is the only factor that cannot be recycled and these recycled clocks distinctively demonstrate this hard-hitting fact of life. Uncommon Goods has a vast collection of functional products tailored out of trash and we picked out the five remarkable time telling devices that promise to tick away with green style. And since we cannot buy time, we can at least pay money for these recycled clocks that tell a story along with time.
    5) RECYCLED YEN CLOCK ($40) – “Time is money” hold true for this clock as it is actually made of recycled yen. Made up of approximately 50 bills, a combination of 1,000, 2,000, 5,000 and 10,000 yen bills, each clock will showcase a different range of colors, as the Japanese bills come in green, yellow, and blue.

    Posted in Recycle on December 23, 2008
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    Medicos recycle auto parts in to an affordable incubator

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    Even medical students and institutes exhibit their green spirit by designing an incubator out of recycled auto parts. Intending to offer an efficient yet affordable version of the high-tech, incubators, and the inventors of this car parts incubator belong to the Global Health Initiative at the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology, Boston. Since it is made out of easy-to-access local auto parts, maintenance will also be cost effective. In contrast to the incubators worth $40,000 found in neonatal intensive care units, this nifty eco-friendly incubator can be built for less than $1,000. A must have for the developing countries, this medical device if fitted with a pair of headlights as heat source. While a car door alarm signals emergencies and an auto air filter and fan control the climate.

    Posted in Recycle on December 18, 2008
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    Deborah table elegantly recycled out of aircraft wing

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    Charge up your office with greenness as you lay your files on the glass top of Deborah from Reestore. Recycled out of an airplane wing, this elegantly styled table succeeds in demonstrating that one person’s loss is other person’s gain…..that too for £2800 ($4,200). The aluminum aircraft part is fitted upon stainless steel legs. Topped with toughened glass, this table promises to get noticed for its luxurious green character. A must have for people associated with airline industry, this table will scream out their love for their profession. More images after the jump…….

    Posted in Recycle on December 17, 2008
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    Geeky Christmas tree recycled out of hard drives

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    This festive season, we are certainly feeling the green wave as the blogoshpere is buzzing with products and projects that are promising an eco-friendly Christmas. Following closely behind the recycled geeky jewelry, it is time to take a look at a 100% green Christmas tree. Erected out of old hard drive parts, it is created by an NZGames forum member. TechEBlog reports that it is made from a large RAID array, consisting of 60-70 hard drives, that was disassembled. The green geeky designer has spent about 3-weeks to give shape to this Chirstmas tree that may not flaunt the green color, but it certainly spreads the green message. The highlight of this creation is that all the individual sections are spinnable.

    Posted in Recycle on December 17, 2008
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    Recycled computer gear gives shape to geeky jewelry

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    Think twice before chucking out your useless, outdated computer hardware. Instead of adding on to the e-waste menace, designer Pamela de la Fuente innovatively carves out pieces of jewelry from the discarded memory cards and mother board. Get one customized for your dear ones who are computer geeks or eco-conscious at heart. Whether it is a ring, earrings, or simply collars, this Chile designer certainly knows her way to transform electronic waste into fun gifts perfect for a green Christmas.
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    Posted in Recycle on December 17, 2008
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    Plastic bottles recycled into life-saving jackets for Japan’s coast guards

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    The Baywatch of Japan portrays a green image as it is reported that Regional Japan Coast Guard offices are resorting to life-saving jackets recycled out of discarded plastic bottles. Along with being easy on environment, such eco-friendly vests are undemanding on the economy too. While the traditional life saver can run up to ¥5,000 ($55) – ¥20,000 ($220), this recycled one costs ¥200 ($2). The Takamatsu Coast Guard Office has placed these lifesavers at three breakwaters in Kagawa Prefecture popular for fishing.

    Posted in Recycle on December 16, 2008
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