Mieke Meijer and Design Firm Vij5 Turn Old Newspapers into Newspaperwood

By: Michael Hines - Published: Apr 3, 2010 • References: & blog.makezine
Mieke Meijer and Vij5 are taking recycling to the next level with their newspaper wood. Finally the vicious cycle of newspapers becoming newspapers has been broken.

NewspaperWood is legit wood--you can read it, and you can build with it. The NewspaperWood can even be read in plank form. Mieke Meijer and Vij5 have really hit upon something here. The circle of life for paper is now complete. Born as wood, die as wood. Stats for Making Wood With Paper Trending: Older & Average
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