A new store opened in Oakland featuring all sorts of goodies made with reclaimed materials. Fernseed offers re-habbed containers, (see above) re-used, furniture, recycled revived jewelry, decor, art and accessories. I love how she rescued some of the furniture and re-made into some great pieces. I love how these suitcases provide storage as well. The […]
These are some incredible pieces from Urban Revolutions. This is great multi-purpose desk or side board piece. The wood edging is reclaimed tamarack pine. Other wood elements are from such sources as barns.
Artists for Humanity is a group who’s mission is to provide urban youth with sustainable skills though paid employment in the arts. Their goals is to create a green furniture line and now they have launched ReVision, a furniture line made with recycled materials The initial collection is composed of recycled magazines and junk mail. […]
Ever feel bad about buying new furniture, bedding and decor and worried that you aren’t supporting the environment? Tired of doing a search to find products in your area? Try going to Sustainable Furnishing Council, a non-profit group of furnishing retailers and manufacturers who promote sustainable practices. Their goals: Raise awareness of sustainablity Assist companies […]
If you are ever in the neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, go to Windmill Woodworks, who make furniture out of reclaimed wood. He makes Adirondack Chairs, bookcases, benches, tables and picture frames. A great way to keep construction debris out of landfills! You can also order online as well.
I love Koa wood and Hawaiian design. Getting anything to and from Hawaii is expensive due to the cost of transportation. If you can buy local in Hawaii it saves valuable resources and reduces impact on the environment. I found this site, Wuttle Werks (wuttkewerks.blogspot.com) in Hawaii is making furniture from reclaimed wood and scraps. Their […]
Finally another choice of affordable eco-friendly, ready-to-assemble furniture is available from Altra Furniture. The SmartPanel collection is currently being sold in Canada and is expected to be hitting the market in the US in the fall. Smart Panel includes home office, entertainment, storage and occasional furniture with price points from $99.00 Green Factor Consists of 70% post-production […]
From Varian Design in San Franciso- These handmade reclaimed wood tables are from the Broen Collection- made from steel and reclaimed wood from whiskey casks.
This is creative way to reuse burlap and feedbags! The chair is available for sale at Colcha in Venice for $1600. The recycled burlap cushions is $42.00. Made with reclaimed wood legs and upholstered in European feed-sack fabrics. Cushions are recycled burlap.
I had done a post on Reuse Make Money- Pallet Wood– now Good Earth Furniture (goodearthfurniture.com) has opened up Portland, ME, with a variety of furniture made from Reclaimed wood- with one of my favorite topics- reclaimed wood pallets. They are located at 576 A Congress St, Portland ME