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15

Jan

When it comes to using paper, it’s useful to separate the myths from the facts.

When it comes to using paper, it’s useful to separate the myths from the facts.

21

Aug

unconsumption:


Slate-ish gives you the look of actual slate but it’s made from recycled and reclaimed scraps of paper-laminate materials.
They take scraps from countertop manufacturers around the United States and cut the material into six shapes that can be used as a backsplash, fireplace surrounds, feature walls, ceilings, and pretty much any other surface you can think of. The tiles are super lightweight making them a great option for vertical walls and ceilings.

More: Slate-like Tiles Made From Recycled Scrap Paper Laminate - Design Milk

unconsumption:

Slate-ish gives you the look of actual slate but it’s made from recycled and reclaimed scraps of paper-laminate materials.

They take scraps from countertop manufacturers around the United States and cut the material into six shapes that can be used as a backsplash, fireplace surrounds, feature walls, ceilings, and pretty much any other surface you can think of. The tiles are super lightweight making them a great option for vertical walls and ceilings.

More: Slate-like Tiles Made From Recycled Scrap Paper Laminate - Design Milk

26

Jun

Woody Harrelson fights for the forests with his tree-free paper companyCalling all treehuggers: A revolutionary new paper from the company co-founded by Harrelson is now available at Staples.

Woody Harrelson fights for the forests with his tree-free paper company
Calling all treehuggers: A revolutionary new paper from the company co-founded by Harrelson is now available at Staples.

23

Nov

Infographic: Visualizing paper wasteThe United States generated more than 5.2 million tons of office paper waste in 2010, equal to the weight of more than 23,000 Statues of Liberty. Now is the time to reduce workplace paper waste.

Infographic: Visualizing paper waste
The United States generated more than 5.2 million tons of office paper waste in 2010, equal to the weight of more than 23,000 Statues of Liberty. Now is the time to reduce workplace paper waste.

26

Mar

Massive paper airplane makes maiden flightThe paper plane is made of paper-based falconboard used in recyclable signs, and will go on display at the Pima Air & Space Museum.

Massive paper airplane makes maiden flight
The paper plane is made of paper-based falconboard used in recyclable signs, and will go on display at the Pima Air & Space Museum.

21

Mar

McDonald’s looks to replace foam cups with paperThirty percent of the restaurant’s shareholders indicated they wanted stronger environmental policies for McDonald’s beverage containers.

McDonald’s looks to replace foam cups with paper
Thirty percent of the restaurant’s shareholders indicated they wanted stronger environmental policies for McDonald’s beverage containers.

19

Mar

artpixie:

Handmade Paper by Kiss the Groom

artpixie:

Handmade Paper by Kiss the Groom

19

Nov

New ways to eliminate junk mailThese new options make it easy to curb junk mail and put your mailbox on a diet.

New ways to eliminate junk mail
These new options make it easy to curb junk mail and put your mailbox on a diet.

08

Jul

When Hoyoung Lee’s concept printer becomes reality, you’ll never throw away another pencil stub and never buy another ink cartridge. The pencil printer separates the wood from pencils and uses the lead to print documents. There’s even a built-in eraser component that allows you to remove text from a page and reuse the paper.
Check out some fascinating green inventions.

When Hoyoung Lee’s concept printer becomes reality, you’ll never throw away another pencil stub and never buy another ink cartridge. The pencil printer separates the wood from pencils and uses the lead to print documents. There’s even a built-in eraser component that allows you to remove text from a page and reuse the paper.

Check out some fascinating green inventions.

25

May

nerdaboo:

(via mopo.ca)

nerdaboo:

(via mopo.ca)