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“Lit” Light Bulb Combines LED Technology With Fiber Optics

“Lit” Light Bulb Combines LED Technology With Fiber Optics | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
The Lit concept bulb designed by Elie Ahovi is an extremely elegant and innovative combination of LED and fiber optic technology, and could pave the way for incandescent replacements of the future.
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Green, Recycled, Alternative Use, Upcycle - Environmentally conscious design
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Terra: Foot-Stomped Compost Furniture Returns to Earth at Lifecycle's End

Terra: Foot-Stomped Compost Furniture Returns to Earth at Lifecycle's End | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Inspired by an Indian tradition of serving chai tea in clay cups, Israel's Adital Ela has designed Terra - an entire line of interiors made out of nothing but foot-stomped earth! A TED fellow with ...
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Furniture made from the earth that can be returned to the earth.

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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, May 9, 2013 3:55 AM

This certainly takes "Cradle to Cradle" to the extreme.

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NYC Parking Meters Transformed Into Bike Parking - DesignTAXI.com

NYC Parking Meters Transformed Into Bike Parking - DesignTAXI.com | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
NYC Parking Meters Transformed Into Bike Parking - DesignTAXI.com
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Great up'cycling'!!

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Egg-Shaped Isover Multi-Comfort House Meets Passive House Standards in the UK

Egg-Shaped Isover Multi-Comfort House Meets Passive House Standards in the UK | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Evgeni Leonov Architects submitted a proposal for an egg-shaped block of houses in Nottingham, UK
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These egg shape eco houses are beautifully organic.

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Michal Zachar's curator insight, January 9, 2013 5:56 AM

These egg shape eco houses are beautifully organic.

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15 Alternative Christmas Trees

15 Alternative Christmas Trees | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Whether you're short on space, away from home for the holidays or just looking to decorate in a more innovative fashion this year, there are times when the standard tree just won't do …
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Don't like the thought of all those trees being felled every year just for the sake of Christmas festivities? Well here's a few super cool ideas that I've stumbled across.

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20 Inventive Ways to Upcycle Shipping Pallets by Ian Rebello | Bob Vila Nation

20 Inventive Ways to Upcycle Shipping Pallets by Ian Rebello | Bob Vila Nation | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
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Hoyan Ip Turns Food Waste Into Buttons, Buckles, Other "Bio-Trimmings" | Ecouterre

Hoyan Ip Turns Food Waste Into Buttons, Buckles, Other "Bio-Trimmings" | Ecouterre | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
London designer Hoyan Ip turns food waste into buttons, buckles, and other fashion trims.
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Rapha Cycle Club by Brinkworth, London » Retail Design Blog

Rapha Cycle Club by Brinkworth, London » Retail Design Blog | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Retail store design - Furniture - Visual Merchandising - Branding - Materials - Lighting - ECO...
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Life Box: Paul Stamets Unveils Brilliant Seed-Sprouting Cardboard Box

Life Box: Paul Stamets Unveils Brilliant Seed-Sprouting Cardboard Box | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Just think - what if all the cardboard boxes that you receive when you buy online from Amazon or Apple had seeds in them and you could simply put them in your nearest plot of soil and grow some baby trees?
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1 Liter of Light Project Illuminates Thousands of Filipino Homes With Recycled Bottles | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

1 Liter of Light Project Illuminates Thousands of Filipino Homes With Recycled Bottles | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Liter of Light has already illuminated 1,000s of Filipino homes using nothing but plastic bottles, water and bleach.
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Starbucks Location Built From Recycled Shipping Containers

Starbucks Location Built From Recycled Shipping Containers | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Not only is Starbucks my favorite place to get coffee (Caramel Macchiatos to be exact), but this is also my favorite architectural design I've seen this year so...
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I LOVE DESIGN: Recycle - upcycle

I LOVE DESIGN: Recycle - upcycle | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
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Thai Temple Built From One Million Recycled Bottles | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World

Thai Temple Built From One Million Recycled Bottles | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
The Wat Pa Maha Chedio Kaew temple has found a way to bottle-up Nirvana, literally.
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k.O.M.A. retail Shop by ksubi, Brisbane » Retail Design Blog

k.O.M.A. retail Shop by ksubi, Brisbane » Retail Design Blog | Ethical Design | Scoop.it

Love the illumintaed hanging rails. Retail store design - Furniture - Visual Merchandising - Branding - Materials - Lighting - ECO...

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Tat Chao Recycles Second-Hand Wine Glasses Into Beautiful "Bipolar" LED Lamps

Tat Chao Recycles Second-Hand Wine Glasses Into Beautiful "Bipolar" LED Lamps | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
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Wonderful pendant lights made from recycled wine glasses.

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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, February 10, 2013 9:35 PM

Another wine-esque design.

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The Roaming Forest, Landscape Urbanism Biennale

The Roaming Forest, Landscape Urbanism Biennale | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Project report of The Roaming Forest situated in Bat-Yam, Israel, which challenges the boundaries of city planning.
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Trees on castors create an ever changing space.

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Skateboard Art | Upcycle That

Skateboard Art | Upcycle That | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Japanese artist Haroshi makes upcycled skateboard art from salvaged skateboard decks. His sculptures are created from layers of stacked skateboards.
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Surely upskateboard not upcycle.

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Dyson Award-Winning SafetyNet Prevents Overfishing by Guiding Small Fish to Freedom With LED Lights

Dyson Award-Winning SafetyNet Prevents Overfishing by Guiding Small Fish to Freedom With LED Lights | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
This year's James Dyson Award for students working on innovative engineering solutions has officially gone to Dan Watson, graduate of Royal College of Arts, and his sustainable fishing net.
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Simple and effective problem solving - design at its best.

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Macaon Transforms Aluminum Cans Into Cartoon, Video Game, and Superhero Characters

Macaon Transforms Aluminum Cans Into Cartoon, Video Game, and Superhero Characters | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Japanese artist Macaon uses beer and soda cans to create sculptures of superheroes, video game, and anime characters.
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'Spontaneous City' of Birdhouses Springs Up in London

'Spontaneous City' of Birdhouses Springs Up in London | Ethical Design | Scoop.it

Fantastic sculptural design solution to combat widespread habitat destruction negatively impacting on wildlife populations in the city.

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Puma Opens its First Sustainable Store Near Bangalore

Puma Opens its First Sustainable Store Near Bangalore | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Sports retailer Puma opened its first sustainable store in a suburb of Bangalore, India.
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Scientific breakthrough decomposes plastic bags in 3 months!

Scientific breakthrough decomposes plastic bags in 3 months! | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
This month heralds a world-changing scientific breakthrough as a teenage prodigy has developed a new way to decompose plastic bags in just three months!
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Watch How Nike Recycles Plastic Water Bottles Into Football Jerseys (Video) | Ecouterre

If you’ve ever wondered how a discarded plastic water bottle can wind up as someone’s football jersey, this video short by Nike should shed some light.
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Coca-Cola to be Sold in Biodegradable Plastic Bags in Central America

Coca-Cola to be Sold in Biodegradable Plastic Bags in Central America | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
The Coca-Cola Company has created an eco-friendly plastic bag in the shape of a coke bottle for developing markets.
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Del Popolo is a Mobile Neapolitan Pizza Joint in a Recycled Shipping Container!

Del Popolo is a Mobile Neapolitan Pizza Joint in a Recycled Shipping Container! | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
Jon Darsky converted a 20-foot shipping container into an awesome mobile Neapolitan pizza joint called Del Popolo!
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“Lit” Light Bulb Combines LED Technology With Fiber Optics

“Lit” Light Bulb Combines LED Technology With Fiber Optics | Ethical Design | Scoop.it
The Lit concept bulb designed by Elie Ahovi is an extremely elegant and innovative combination of LED and fiber optic technology, and could pave the way for incandescent replacements of the future.
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