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ZWS Design Doctor prescribes greater reuse | Resource Magazine

Emily from Emily Rose Vintage; Sophie from Treemendus; Izzie Johnston from Zero Waste Scotland; Shauna from Treemendus and Jo from Very Vintage

Each week during the eight-week campaign the designers – Emily Rose Vintage and Treemendus from Glasgow and Very Vintage from Edinburgh – will work to transform an item of furniture and post the details on Twitter and Facebook.(l-r)

Items used to demonstrate techniques and ideas will all be provided by a range of secondhand stores that hold the Revolve accreditation, a reuse standard awarded to secondhand shops that demonstrate high levels of service and of products.

via ZWS Design Doctor prescribes greater reuse | Resource Magazine.

BBC News – Energy-efficient show home opens at Ravenscraig site

Resource efficient house at Ravenscraig

The Resource Efficient House aims to be a show home for affordable sustainable building

Inside, the house uses a variety of recycled materials in the fixtures and fittings.

The kitchen work surfaces are made from material reprocessed from recycled coffee cups.

Recycled paint is used for the decoration and the kitchen bar stools are made from reclaimed wood from whisky barrels.

The house also uses heating, lighting and water conservation measures to make it more energy efficient and affordable to live in.

via BBC News – Energy-efficient show home opens at Ravenscraig site.