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Tag: Recycle

Tube Squeezing Toothbrush Helps You Get Every Last Bit of Toothpaste Out

Tube Squeezing Toothbrush Helps You Get Every Last Bit of Toothpaste Out
You might recall that new tube design called SavePaste that some smart folks came up with to help get every bit of toothpaste out of the tube. The last dollops of paste left inside the tube might not amount to a whole lot of dollars’ worth, but the point is recycling and not letting things unnecessarily go to waste.

Eraser Pencil Gets All Used Up, Lets Nothing Go to Waste

Eraser Pencil Gets All Used Up, Lets Nothing Go to Waste
Traditional lead pencils are made of wood and have a small eraser stub at the end so you can rub your mistakes into oblivion. But often, these erasers are of poor quality and leave your paper with a nasty hole instead of erasing the offending mark.
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French Artists Sew Together 65,000 CDs

French Artists Sew Together 65,000 CDs
When’s the last time you used a CD? I did burn a dual layer DVD recently, but CDs? Can’t remember. However, I do still have a lot of music on CDs. That being said, check out what French artists Clémence Eliard and Elise Morin created with the help of 65,000 CDs.

Dude, Want To Surf On a Board of Beer Cans?

Dude, Want To Surf On a Board of Beer Cans?
Surfing is one of those things that I have never really gotten a firm handle on. Sure, I can stand on the board for a few seconds minutes before I slip or wipe out. I used to sit by the shore and just watch the other surfers ride the waves and do their thing in the water.

Artist Builds a Room Out of PC Parts

Artist Builds a Room Out of PC Parts
I have about six different computers around here along with a hoard of old hardware that is just crammed into boxes. Artist Marek Tomasik has taken three years of his old computer parts and used them to make a room that is creepy, cool, and reminds me of the Borg all at once.

Golf Balls Made from Lobster Shells – Only in Maine

Golf Balls Made from Lobster Shells – Only in Maine
Lobster is a big deal up in Maine where they catch a bunch of the gross looking critters and then ship them all around the country for folks to boil up and eat. Maine also apparently cans lots of lobster too and the shells left over from that canning are generally tossed in the trash.

Computer Parts Robot Has Intel and AMD in Its Bloodstream

Computer Parts Robot Has Intel and AMD in Its Bloodstream
I always wonder what to do with all the bits and pieces of obsolete technology I have lying around. Sure, I donate what I can to schools, but I’ve even been turned down there when the tech is too old or unwieldy.

Rubber Laptop Bags Won’t Bounce

Rubber Laptop Bags Won’t Bounce
These rubber bags aren’t made to haul your trash, but to haul your precious laptop around. The Rubber Bag Collection from PKG is made from recycled rubber, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t stylish. They can hold and protect laptops from 13-inch up to 16-inch models.

Fun With Old Ink Cartridges

Fun With Old Ink Cartridges
Got some leftover inkjet cartridges lying around? You could just send them back to the factory so they can be recycled – er, cleaned out, refilled and then sold to some other sucker for way too much money – or, you could make some lamps out of them – or, you could do this:

Flashkus Concept Saves Your Data and is Ready for Recycling

Flashkus Concept Saves Your Data and is Ready for Recycling
The latest concept design from Art Lebedev Studio is an unusual one. If the Art Lebedev Studio sounds familiar, you probably recognize the name as the people that teased us with lots of cool looking OLED keyboards for years.

AT-AT Made From Recycled Computer Parts: Blue Screen of Hoth

AT-AT Made From Recycled Computer Parts: Blue Screen of Hoth
This awesome-looking AT-AT was created by Sage Werbock. He is an expert welder and blacksmith. Sage put this AT-AT together using scrap parts salvaged from old computers and some sheet metal. I have to say that the result looks pretty impressive.

Triumph Motorcycle Parts Used to Make Household Items Rock

Triumph Motorcycle Parts Used to Make Household Items Rock
I really like products that are made out of stuff that most of us would never think to make them from. These new Triumph Motorcycles product prototypes are exactly what I mean. Working for an exhibition for the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, designers took various parts from Triumph motorcycles and used them to make other stuff you might see around the house.

Lamp Made Out of Keyboard Parts: Qwertylight

Lamp Made Out of Keyboard Parts: Qwertylight
Nolan Herbut’s lamp design is made out of keyboards. He meticulously created the fixture by rearranging all of parts of keys that he found from unwanted keyboards and wrapping the whole thing up. The light that comes from the lamp creates an interesting and ethereal effect.

Vhs Coffee Table: My Betamax Table is Better

Vhs Coffee Table: My Betamax Table is Better
Just like me, you’ve probably got a bunch of VHS tapes in storage somewhere. Let’s be honest, some of us just can’t throw away some of this stuff. That’s why I really like this coffee table, made up of of old VHS tapes.

Voting Machine Serves a Higher Purpose: Pac-Man

Voting Machine Serves a Higher Purpose: Pac-Man
So if you’ve ever wondered what happens to old electronic voting machines after they’re retired? Since the Sequoia AVC EDGE voting machines were known for their insecurities and easy to tamper with, security researchers J. Alex Halderman and Ariel J.

Disposable Printer Concept: Like a Polaroid, Only Completely Different

Disposable Printer Concept: Like a Polaroid, Only Completely Different
Anyone who has been to a family gathering in the last 20 years has probably had their photo taken with one of those old school Polaroid instant cameras. You know the type that spits the photo out the front and you can watch it develop.
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