The authors present projects and people who take proactive approach when proposing alternative and innovative ways of productions that eliminate waste and benefit the environment. You'll meet Marjan van Aubel and James Shaw, who discovered a foaming reaction between bio resin and waste wood shaving, and they are making chairs using this material; Jorge Penadés from Madrid who, by utilizing only recycled leftovers from the leather industry, makes furniture and lamps; Mieke Meijer, who turns newspaper into wooden blocks, reversing the conventional process with his 'NewspaperWood;' Tamara Orjola from Latvia, who creates furniture out of discarded pine needles.
In this book, you will meet creative people, working across the globe, turning waste (natural and man made), hair, dust, seaweed, plastic, fibers, and other materials into objects, making the world a better place. This book inspires you to think about living responsibly. Above: Material made of the waste of corn, by Apilada Vorachart of Thailand. .