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The Social Studio : Remixed Design
Awesome initiative out of Melbourne: "The Social Studio is a dynamic space where clothing is created from the style and skills of the young refugee community. Recycled and excess manufacturing materials are gathered from local industry and re-configured into original clothing."
fashion  clothing  clothes  melbourne  community  refugee  social  venture  ventures  socialventures  business  sustainability  sewing  refugees  workshop  recycling  enterprise  australia  design  inspiration  zumioblog  socialinnovation  innovation  from delicious
august 2010 by grantyoung
Husque
Beautifully designed bowls made from recycled Australian Macadamia nut shells.
sustainability  recycled  materials  products  design  recycling  alternative  macadamia  nut  husk  bowls  from delicious
july 2010 by grantyoung
It Matters a Hole Lot — Environment and Behavior
It Matters a Hole Lot: Perceptual Affordances of Waste Containers Influence Recycling Compliance
research  recycling  design  affordances  environment  sustainability  behaviour 
december 2009 by grantyoung
The Facts About Bottled Water
The Facts About Bottled Water If ever there was any doubt that bottled water was a bad idea...
infographics  visualisations  sustainability  water  bottled  usa  statistics  environment  business  energy  recycling  information  facts  plastic  design  zumioblog 
december 2009 by grantyoung
Green Labels Positively Impact Purchase Behavior Environmental Management & Energy News Environmental Leader
Green Labels Positively Impact Purchase Behavior · Environmental Leader · Green Business, Sustainable Business, and Green Strategy News for Corporate Sustainability Executives
stats  statistics  research  marketing  green  labelling  sustainability  fairtrade  organic  efficiency  recycling 
may 2008 by grantyoung
Vesta Green Marketing Solutions
Hanger network Recycled paper hangers with advertising model to reduce costs. Designed to be distributed to cleaners for giving away for free to customers.
coathangers  recycled  paper  recycling  sustainability  advertising 
december 2007 by grantyoung
The Imagination Factory: Helping Kids Recycle Trash Into Fantastic Works of Art! : TreeHugger
The Imagination Factory: Helping Kids Recycle Trash Into Fantastic Works of Art! : TreeHugger
kids  activities  futuremakers  recycling 
december 2007 by grantyoung
RePly: Used Skateboards Get a Leg Up : TreeHugger
RePly: Used Skateboards Get a Leg Up (TreeHugger) Cool shoe concept from a design student - recycling skateboards into women's shoes
fashion  shoes  skateboards  recycled  recycling  design  ecofashion 
november 2007 by grantyoung
Reupholster with Ground-up Shoe Soles : TreeHugger
Reupholster with Ground-up Shoe Soles Pointer to an interesting recycled material.
recycling  materials  design  sustainability  futuremakers 
may 2007 by grantyoung
Visy - Innovative & Sustainable Packaging & Recycling For a Better World
Visy Claiming to be "the world's largest privately owned packaging and recycling company". Visy service much of Sydney, including Newtown and Stanmore where I've lived for a while. Also did a tour of one of their facilities through the Watershed in Newtown.
futuremakers  recycling  australia  visy  greenliving  sustainability 
march 2007 by grantyoung
Welcome to Switchplanet
Cool trading site for pre-loved stuff - with the tag "use more...waste less!"
recycling  environment  envirotips  trading  sustainability  futuremakers 
march 2007 by grantyoung
Green PC
Australian non-profit that refurbishes used computers and sells at affordable cost to people with limited financial resources. Helps the environment and provides a valuable social service all at once...
sustainability  australia  pc  computers  recycling  greenliving  futuremakers 
december 2006 by grantyoung
greenKarat Eco Friendly Jewelry, Recycled Gold Bands, Engagement Rings
greenKarat - Ecologically Responsible Jewelry - Weddings & Commitments Recycled gold jewellery.
wedding  ethical  ecofriendly  recycling  jewellery 
august 2006 by grantyoung
How the companies line up
Useful list of what committments various IT companies have made to reducing toxic chemicals and being more environmentally friendly
environment  technology  business  greenpeace  greenliving  sustainability  recycling  toxics 
july 2006 by grantyoung
Joel Makower: Two Steps Forward: EPEAT: The New Green Computing Standard
EPEAT: The New Green Computing Standard Joel Makower talks about a new environmental standard for electronic appliances (like computers and mobile phones). Given the lack of information and standardisation in this area, this sounds very promising.
environment  standards  greenliving  sustainability  recycling  technology 
may 2006 by grantyoung
Macworld: News: Jobs touts product pipeline to Apple shareholders
Article includes commentary on Apple's recycling program and environmental credentials.
environment  apple  recycling  sustainability 
may 2006 by grantyoung
Jobs touts product pipeline to Apple shareholders | Mac IT | Macworld
Macworld: News: Jobs touts product pipeline to Apple shareholders Article includes commentary on Apple's recycling program and environmental credentials.
environment  apple  recycling  sustainability 
may 2006 by grantyoung
Worldchanging: Bright Green: The Rise Of Bright Green Computers
The Rise Of Bright Green Computers Great article about the current state of "green-ness" of computers - in use, manufacturing and recycling.
sustainability  computers  recycling  rohs  greenliving 
april 2006 by grantyoung
Recycle My Cell Phone
Recycle My Cell Phone Information on mobile phone recycling in the U.S.
recycling  sustainability  mobile 
april 2006 by grantyoung
Apple Improves Recycling Plan | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
Apple Improves Recycling Plan I wonder what Apple Australia does in this regard?
sustainability  recycling  mac  apple 
april 2006 by grantyoung
Apple Improves Recycling Plan
I wonder what Apple Australia does in this regard?
sustainability  recycling  mac  apple 
april 2006 by grantyoung
Home - Recycling Near You
Recycling Near You Resource site put together by Planet Ark to help in locating recycling facilities around Australia.
recycling  sustainability  greenliving  planetark  for_greenlivingwiki 
february 2006 by grantyoung
freecycle_sydneycentral : Freecycle Sydney Central
Freecycle Sydney Central Freecycle group for Sydney (incl. Inner West)
activism  sustainable  recycling  environment  sydney  groups 
february 2006 by grantyoung

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