Rene Olivier Transforms Recycled Auto Tires into Comfy Chairs

October 18, 2012 by  
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Furniture designer Rene Olivier has come up with a range of fabulously comfortable furniture by taking unwanted lorry and car tires and turning them into quirky seating options. Olivier, who was recently named student furniture designer of the year at the Mixology Awards , designed the pieces for her master’s qualification as part of a project investigating movement and response. Read the rest of Rene Olivier Transforms Recycled Auto Tires into Comfy Chairs Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , chairs , green design , recycled design , recycled tires , recycling , rene olivier , rubber , Seating , sustainable design , tire furniture , tires , tyre furniture , tyres

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A Case For Recycled Tire Bags & Chic New Models By Cyclus

September 14, 2010 by  
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Photos: Cyclus-col.com If you’ve been around the green scene for some time, you may feel some ideas get a little tired over time. That could have been the case for bags from recycled tires , but ever since I got one (not from this brand, of course) I’ve felt quite in love with it: it doesn’t need any cleaning and looks exactly the same every time, resembles leather nicely (which as a vegetarian I don’t use or buy) but you can … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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New Project Restores Gulf Habitat, One Mile of Oysters At a Time

September 14, 2010 by  
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Photo Credit: Beth Young, via The Nature Conservancy It’s called the 100-1000 partnership — 100 miles of new oyster reefs and 1,000 miles of re-planted marshlands in coastal Alabama, thanks to a coalition of non-profits, including Alabama Coastal Foundation, Mobile Baykeeper, The Nature Conservancy and The Ocean Foundation. Because of the damage done to marshlands, oyster reef habitats and seagrass beds through human activities — the most recent of which is of course the Gulf oil disaster — fisheries have suffered

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Earthquake Rebuilding with Recycled Tire Logs

February 28, 2010 by  
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Replace lumber with recycled rubber Tire Logs.

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Glocal: An American Family Leaves It All Behind to Live Locally in England

February 28, 2010 by  
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Glocal from Jeff Heie on Vimeo .

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