Recycled Magazine Boxes

You may have seen Roost’s recycled vases, which got a lot of coverage recently. But Roost also makes these boxes, available as a set of three nesting cylinders. They are made from recycled magazines and newspapers from all over the world. They also makes some intriguing drink coasters. Available from Elsewares for $44 per set.

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Cellophane: Retro-Metaefficient

Cellophane is a natural polymer made from cellulose, a component of trees and plants. We like it because it is completely biodegradable and can be made from renewable sources. It is impermeable to air, grease and bacteria. It was used widely for packaging food until the 1960s when it was replaced by a plastic substitute […]

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ReAir Refillable Duster

This is a refillable, pressurized air duster, used for cleaning computers and other electronics. It can be refilled using a standard bike pump, by attaching the pump to the valve at the back of the can. This is more efficient and less wasteful than the conventional disposable air dusters. According Adam Fields, who tested the […]

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