Earth Day 2012

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Happy early Earth Day everyone!  This Sunday marks the 42nd year of the celebration of Earth Day.  And what better way to honor it than some great recycled and Eco-friendly products for your home and a few ideas on how to celebrate the holiday?

Recycled glass countertops:

Recycled Glass Countertop

Earth 911

ContemporaryRecycledGlassCountertop

Home Portfolio

Recycled furniture:

Recylced Funiture-Patchwork

Treehugger

 

Vintage Recycled Street Signs

Babble

 

Recycled Bicycle Furniture

Weburbanist

 

Christophe Pillet: Sezz Collection for Emeco

Design Boom

 

Recylced Lighting:

Recycled Lamp Shade

Shoebox Dwelling

 

Recycled Book Page Lighting

Etsy

 

Recycled Jar Pendant Light

Interior Design

 

Recycled Accessories:

Eco-Friendly Magazine Rack

Skimbaco Home

 

Recycled Magazine Rectangular Mirror

World Market

Ideas on how to celebrate Earth Day:

  • Plant a garden
  • Plant a tree
  • Reduce, reuse and recycle
  • Volunteer at an Earth Day event
  • Make nature crafts
  • Update your light bulbs
  • Ride your bike
  • Make a compost bin

Have a great weekend!

My design style is Contemporary.  I am drawn to the clean lines, smooth surfaces, and the up-to-date look.  It’s important for me to have a casual space that functions well and also has a current sense of style. As far as my personal life, I most enjoy spending time with my amazing son.  We play games, do crafts together, and love to go to the park.  There are so many special moments at his age and I love to share them with him.  When I have that rare “me time”, I like to catch up on my favorite shows, bake, and get a quick cat nap (don’t we all wish that?)
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8 Comments
  • Lisa
    April 20, 2012

    The tables are really cool and the lamp shades are a very good idea. I would have never thought of that.

  • Dora
    April 20, 2012

    I really like the mason jar and the mirror ideas.

  • Lynn Firth
    April 20, 2012

    Great products to celebrate Earth Day! The Shoebox Dwelling light fixture is so interesting. It’s amazing what can be done with recycled materials!

  • Carrie @ Hazardous Design
    April 22, 2012

    These are fun (and have me looking at my trash in a whole new way)

  • Gina
    April 23, 2012

    Great ideas! I love the recycled glass countertops.

  • Ben c
    April 23, 2012

    Neat products!

  • Julana
    April 23, 2012

    Wow, so cool and I love all the Earth Day ideas! The recycled glass countertops are very nice looking; Dal Tile carries a great line of those in different colorways. I adore the recycled paper ETSY light.

  • Mary Stone
    May 4, 2012

    I think every industry has a responsibility to help protect our environment.

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