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Tag: Recycling

DIY Cardboard Millenium Falcon Came from Boxes Far, Far Away

DIY Cardboard Millenium Falcon Came from Boxes Far, Far Away
Imgur user Thomas Richner had a few cardboard boxes lying around in his basement. Instead of simply throwing them away, the teacher and animator decided to bring back one of his hobbies as a kid: making…
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Pinball Machine Desk: Insert Coin to Work

Pinball Machine Desk: Insert Coin to Work
I love old pinball machines. I love to play them and I wouldn’t mind having one for a desk. That’s what Tim Sway, an artist in Wallingford, Connecticut, has done here. He has turned an old…
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This Restaurant is Made from Cardboard

This Restaurant is Made from Cardboard
Concept restaurants aren’t anything new, with the more notable ones being the Modern Toilet Restaurant and the Hospitalis hospital-themed diner. However, Carton King brings something entirely new to the table: cardboard.…
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AgIC DIY Kit Lets You Print Circuit Boards on Ink Printers: Agical!

AgIC DIY Kit Lets You Print Circuit Boards on Ink Printers: Agical!
Last year we talked about the EX¹, a 3D printer designed to print circuit boards on a variety of materials, including paper. The EX¹ has great potential, but if all you want is to print is…
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DIY Motorized Couch: Ridin’ Lazy

DIY Motorized Couch: Ridin’ Lazy
Back in 2010 Nick Homer and his college buddy Stewart Clyde made headlines because of their silly invention: a remote-controlled motorized couch. Now Nick is working on a comprehensive guide for couch potatoes who have a…
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This Lion Sculpture Is Made out of Tires: I Said Tire Iron, Not Tire Lion!

This Lion Sculpture Is Made out of Tires: I Said Tire Iron, Not Tire Lion!
This lion sculpture is made entirely out of old shredded tires by artist Yong Ho Ji and was spotted by Redditor m1keyth while at the Beyond Limits sculpture expo in Chatsworth, UK. All I can say…
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WaterBean Filters Tap Water and Helps You Reuse Plastic Bottles

WaterBean Filters Tap Water and Helps You Reuse Plastic Bottles
Every month, hundreds of thousands of water bottles are added to already overflowing landfills all over the world. While I don’t fault anyone for wanting to have clean water on the go, I do fault those…
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ERO Robot Could Tear Down and Recycle Buildings

ERO Robot Could Tear Down and Recycle Buildings
Imagine if we had robots that could not only tear a building down, but also recycle it. Large building projects would go much faster and they would likely be cheaper and safer too. This new concept…
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Filabot Recycles Plastic, Prints 3D Printing Material

Filabot Recycles Plastic, Prints 3D Printing Material
Even though they’re much more awesome than conventional printers, 3D printers still need “ink”, or what is known as filament. While this can come in many forms – sand, chocolate, living cells – most projects require…
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GM and ABB Create Uninterruptible Power Supply for Homes Using Old Volt Batteries

GM and ABB Create Uninterruptible Power Supply for Homes Using Old Volt Batteries
General Motors has announced that it has teamed up with a company called ABB to come up with away to use the batteries inside of the Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle after they’re no longer…
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Miniature Metropolis Made of Used Electronics: Electri-City

Miniature Metropolis Made of Used Electronics: Electri-City
Benjamin Yates makes coffee tables that house miniature cities made from discarded gadgets and electronic parts. He also fills them with fairy lights and railroad figures of people to bring life to the cities. One man’s…
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Awesome LiteOn Concept Turns Scrap Paper into Pencils

Awesome LiteOn Concept Turns Scrap Paper into Pencils
There’s not much you can do with paper after you’ve written (or printed) both sides of it. You could use it to wrap stuff up you intend to store or throw away, but that’s about it. …
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GO Recycle Makes it Easy to Throw Your Garbage in the Right Bin

GO Recycle Makes it Easy to Throw Your Garbage in the Right Bin
If people still can’t get it right after you’ve color coded and labeled your trash cans to death, then what’s a designer supposed to do? Come up with an even better trash can in the form…
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Pfandring Makes Recycling Bottles Easier and More Appealing

Pfandring Makes Recycling Bottles Easier and More Appealing
I try to avoid driving on roads which still show evidence of some wild party that probably went on the night before: discarded plastic bags, crushed plastic cups, and shards of glass from broken bottles all…
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Virtual Pet Shelter Helps Unwanted (Virtual) Pets Find New (Real) Homes

Virtual Pet Shelter Helps Unwanted (Virtual) Pets Find New (Real) Homes
The first virtual pet I got wasn’t a Tamagotchi, but a virtual pet dinosaur called Raku Raku Dinokun. Like most kids, I played with it, raised a few dinosaurs that eventually died, and forgot all about…
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Ecobot III Robot Runs on Waste, Poops Itself

Ecobot III Robot Runs on Waste, Poops Itself
Batteries suck. You have to have the right kind for your device, they have to be charged and they are prone to failure way too often. Forget batteries. What we need is a robot that can…
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