The eco-friendly fashion designer sources her materials from a nearby industrial estate to create her looks.
A London-based fashion designer is turning recycled rubber into 1970s punk rock-inspired accessories.East Londoner G Martin, 34, repurposed nearly 688 pounds of rubber that would be piling up in landfills by turning it into rockin’ recycled fashion pieces.
Source: I make my fetish gear from recycled tires to help save the planet
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Source: Bluetooth Tire Speaker | Recycled Tire Tube Bag | SEAL – SEAL Brand International
Earthships have a special place in my heart. The folks of this documentary Earthships New Solutions do too. This is the first of a four part video – please go see the amazing work these people did. (also, the cinematography and animation are just tops!)
Earthships New Solutions – Part 1 of 4 – YouTube.
Read this inspirational article on Inhabit!
Beintween.org is a social + spatial network improvising spaces that build community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Their mission is to make art do work. Over the past 6 months, they’ve developed an ecological and unprecedented woven geo-textile made from recycled car tires for a proposed linear park named The Artery. Dubbed Matireal, the trail blazing product could help stitch communities together along a former rail corridor.
via Beintween Recycles Old Car Tires Into Matireal for Permeable Park Pathway | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building.
The Building Plot is an ongoing research project being driven by a partnership between Architecture Sans Frontieres UK ASF-UK and the Eden Project to raise awareness about the issues of excess waste in the construction industry and develop more sustainable modes of practice by promoting reuse, innovation and training opportunities.
The Building Plot aims to consider the number of unemployed individuals who could play a part in a new generation of sustainable construction workers by creating training courses targeted at sustainability and reuse.
via About | building plot workshop 2010.