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34 Recycled Material Innovations

From Eco-Friendly Sportswear to Paper-Paved Bike Paths

— January 24, 2018 — Eco
From sportswear made completely out of recycled materials to bike paths paved with recycled paper, these recycled material innovations show how meaningful upcycling is to brands and consumers.

Eco-conscious brands are creating new clothes, furniture, accessories and packing more every day, but these innovations are the most advanced uses of recycling so far. With the current environmental crisis, brands are starting to come up with new and exciting ways to re-use, reduce and recycle everyday items that are simply thrown away. These brands are selling everyday items that serve to minimize the size of landfills, lower carbon footprints and promote an eco-friendly lifestyle.

These recycled material innovations are new to the market, but may soon be seen worldwide attempting to make the world a greener, healthier place.
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Plastic Waste Sunglasses
Plastic Waste Sunglasses
The Sea2See Sunglasses Utilize Plastic Waste to Keep it Out of the Oceans
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Recycled Baby Clothing
Recycled Baby Clothing
Vigga Creates a Circular Economy for Baby and Maternity Clothes
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Upcycled Computer Jewelry
Upcycled Computer Jewelry
Dell Partnered with Nikki Reed to Create a Dell Jewelry Collection
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Recycled Smartphone Security Systems
Recycled Smartphone Security Systems
The globio '#Jacky' Uses an Old Device to Monitor Your Home
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Shoe-Protecting Footwear Accessories
Shoe-Protecting Footwear Accessories
The Hardgraft Soft Shoe Stuff Kit Keeps Shoes Looking Fresh
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Paper-Paved Bike Highways
Paper-Paved Bike Highways
This Bike Highway in the Netherlands is Paved with Toilet Paper
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Reclaimed Billboard Bags
Reclaimed Billboard Bags
These Billboard Advertisements Will Be Recycled into Unique Bags
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Eco-Friendly Drugstore Cosmetics
Eco-Friendly Drugstore Cosmetics
Unilever's Love Beauty and Planet Line Uses Recycled Packaging
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Eco-Friendly Sportswear Lines
Eco-Friendly Sportswear Lines
H&M's "In It For The Long Run" Was Made from Recycled Materials
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Upcycled 3D-Printed Sunglasses
Upcycled 3D-Printed Sunglasses
w.r.yuma Offers the First Ever 3D-printed Sunglasses of This Kind
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Plastic Bottle-Recycled Shirts
Plastic Bottle-Recycled Shirts
Señor Seagull Offers Shirts Made From Plastic Bottles
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Eco Bamboo Compacts
Eco Bamboo Compacts
Antonym's Baked Highlighter Compact is 100% Certified Organic
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Eco Dishwashing Bottles
Eco Dishwashing Bottles
The Fairy Ocean Plastic Bottle is Made with All Recycled and Ocean Plastic
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Upcycled Coffee Cup Bags
Upcycled Coffee Cup Bags
Selfridges is Using a Closed-Loop Recycling System for Its Shopping Bags
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Upcycled Lipstick Boxes
Upcycled Lipstick Boxes
Axiology's Lipstick Packages Repurpose Paper Collected in Bali
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Comfortable Multipurpose Dress Pants
Comfortable Multipurpose Dress Pants
LEZÉ the Label Offers Durable and Adjustable Dress Pants
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Elegant Cork Armchairs
Elegant Cork Armchairs
This Chair by KDVA Studio Was Inspired by Ancient East Design
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Sustainable Meal Delivery Kits
Sustainable Meal Delivery Kits
The Meal Delivery Service HelloFresh Offers an Eco-Friendly Box
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Compostable Bottle Packaging
Compostable Bottle Packaging
The Recyclable and Biodegradable Water Bottle is Made Out of Waste
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3D-Printed Bus Shelters
3D-Printed Bus Shelters
China Now Has a City Bus Shelter Created with Additive Manufacturing
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3D Printed Store Interiors
3D Printed Store Interiors
Bottletop's New Store Was Made Using 60,000 Plastic Bottles
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Fast Food Recycling Initiatives
Fast Food Recycling Initiatives
McDonald's Recycling Project Aims to Make Eco-Friendly Packaging
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Upcycled Organizational Storage
Upcycled Organizational Storage
Arup's 'GOLDBORNE' Range Was Made from Repurposed Milk Bottles
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Lightweight Recycled Picture Frames
Lightweight Recycled Picture Frames
The 'Flikframe' Frames Can be Installed without Damaging Walls
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Glass Bottle-Based Vases
Glass Bottle-Based Vases
Klaas Kuiken's Recycled Vases are Efficiently Created Using Wire and Heat
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Upcycled Coffee Cup Stationery
Upcycled Coffee Cup Stationery
'Extract' is a Line of Paper Stationery Made from Coffee Cups
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Recycled Plastic Bottle Furniture
Recycled Plastic Bottle Furniture
The 'Nook' PET Felt Chair is Made from Upcycled Materials
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Upcycled Block Stacking Games
Upcycled Block Stacking Games
'Jenga Ocean' Features Blocks Made from Recycled Fishing Nets
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Carbon-Reducing Product Packaging
Carbon-Reducing Product Packaging
Ecologic Emphasizes Innovation in Eco-Friendly Product Packaging
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Recycled Park Proposals
Recycled Park Proposals
This Netherlands-Based Proposal Aims to Offer a Solution to Plastic Waste
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Recycled Coffee Cup Packaging
Recycled Coffee Cup Packaging
Lush Cosmetics' Bath Oil Packaging Repurposes Single-Use Coffee Cups
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Biodegradable Seed-Ingrained Plates
Biodegradable Seed-Ingrained Plates
Papelyco by Lifepack Offers Unique Disposable Plates
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Temporary Housing Sheds
Temporary Housing Sheds
Affordable Accommodation Can Be Found in Vacant London Buildings
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Sustainable Smartphone Packaging
Sustainable Smartphone Packaging
This Eco-Friendly Box Represents a Company Committed to Reuse
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