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Consumer Goods Swedish Citizens Get A Tax Break For Repairing Old Goods

A sustainability initiative encourages people to fix, rather than replace, broken objects

Design Retire Your iPhone as a Lamp with Speakers

Industrial Designer for Kwambio Ivan Zhurba helps you beat tech obsolescence in a functional alternative to recycling

Home Project Upcycle Turns Abandoned Neighborhood Relics into Something Useful

Clean up the streets initiative: designers repurpose bike into rideable grocery shopping cart

Advertising How This Small 'Do-Tank' Brought Sustainability To Indianapolis

A three-person non-profit has managed to make a big difference in environmentalism in a Midwestern city.

Design Hurricane Sandy Debris Upcycled Into Furniture [Pics]

Artists create pieces from salvaged items that will be auctioned off to benefit the storm's victims.

Design Solid Waterproof Bricks Made From Animal Blood

An innovative construction material made from recycled animal waste, could help out the developing world.

Advertising Cardboard Furniture Packaging Assembles Into Tables & Chairs [Video]

Rather than throwing away the box from DIY Living, consumers can turn it into furniture items.

Retail Paper Shopping Bag Folds Into A Clothes Hanger

An innovative and sustainable concept proposes a solution to reduce waste and promote upcycling.

Home Upcycled Furniture Made From Old Car Parts [Pics]

Rusty materials found in a junkyard recycled into unique home and office pieces.

Design Handcrafted Wooden Bicycles Resemble Classic 'Hogs' [Pics]

Beautifully designed bikes that look like motocycles are made from old wood from building sites.

Work Upcycled Oil Drum Survival Kit Doubles as A Stove [Pics]

Care package provides warmth and food for up to 30 people.

Gaming & Play Office Supplies Created From Old Video Game Controllers [Pics]

Desk organizers created from unused gaming parts.

Advertising Stroller Packaging Can Be Made Into A Chair & Lampshade

The cardboard box from Joolz has printed directions on how to turn it into useful items.

Design Zero Carbon Furniture Inspired By Woven Baskets [Pics]

Each striking item is created from recycled wood products.