Designer Henry Baumann has transformed a discarded wooden cable drum into a beautiful piece of sculptural furniture. Called ’4 1/2 circles’, the piece is made out of a one huge cable drum by making single spiral cut that allows the drum to be transformed into the desired shape without breaking the integrity of the original object. The only thing that is not a waste is the glue that holds the entire structure together. (Via: Environment Team, CONTEMPORIST)
Greenpeace has created the world’s largest polar bear puppet using recycled materials and reclaimed ship parts. Called ‘Aurora‘, the giant people-powered animal stands 16 feet tall and 41 feet long which is about the size of a double-decker bus. Interestingly, the puppet can move it’s body parts and will make its way through Central London on 15 September to protest oil companies’ plans to drill in the Arctic.
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Designed by Mark Caneso of pprwrk studio, this is an eco-friendly iPhone case that can also be used as a wallet. It can hold 3 credit cards sized objects, maybe a little cash, and comes with a nifty pull tab that allows easy access. Called ‘Chipster‘, the piece is 100% made from recycled chipboard. (Via Environment Team)
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of ‘Doctor Who’, Snugbury’s Ice Cream, in collaboration with Mike Harper from Harbrook Engineering, made this giant straw sculpture of ‘Dalek’. The piece stands 35 feet in height and is made up of approximately 6 tons of straw and 5 tons of steel. (via: Environment Team)