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Cool Reclaimed Wood Lamps

Cool Reclaimed Wood Lamps

Get some cool design lamps. They claim these lamps are made of up-cycled wood. Old timber turned into great furniture pieces. Really?!

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Yo, these guys from Surabaya, in East Java, make some really cool design lamps. The human shape is totally moveable, and can be twisted into many funny shapes. They claim it's from...
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Brazilian Reclaimed Wood

Brazilian Reclaimed Wood

Recycling wood is clever! From Indo to Brazil many up-cycle old timber turning it into furniture.

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Peroba is a common tree in Brazil, local craftsmen use its wood for everything. From the strong, straight-grained stock that resembles oak, they build entire houses using it for framing,...
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Stop Alien Species

Stop Alien Species

At recent ASEAN meeting Indonesia pushed the need to combat invasive alien species.

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At recent ASEAN meeting in Canada, Indonesia, represented by Dr. Gono Semiadi of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), stressed that the key to prevent spread of alien species is a...
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Indonesian Reclaimed Wood

Indonesian Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed timber is trendy now! Check out this smart way to up-cycle old wood turning it into furniture.

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Rest easy, feel good, you are sitting on a reclaimed timber chair! In the last few years in Indonesia and specially in Bali, we have seen a big boom in furniture made from reclaimed wood....
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Sustainable Wood

Sustainable Wood

Forest Stewardship Council is demonstrating responsible forest supply chain management

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The future of the world’s forests is very important to the planet, to animals, to businesses, to all of us. That’s why FSC certification exists. Whether you’re a forest manager, product...
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Building With Bamboo

Building With Bamboo

Bamboo is unmatched as a sustainable building material. It grows quickly and doesn't destroy the land.

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Bamboo, technically a grass, has been used in building for centuries due to its impressive strength. It offer twice the compressive strength of concrete and about the same...
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Paper Towels

Paper Towels

Nearly 4 billion trees are cut down each year for paper.

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Did you know that nearly 4 billion trees are cut down each year for paper. Used paper towels are not recyclable. 1 ton of paper towels consumes 17 trees, pollutes 75.708.236 liters of...
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