In Europe we’re used to seeing coconuts with a brown, hairy shell. But these are nothing like fresh coconuts that you can drink the liquid from with a straw. In Sri Lanka, fresh coconuts are green in colour and large in size. After drinking the sweet liquid from inside the coconut, the green shell is left over. And Interall Group uses these to design its very own “Coco Birdhouses”.
Wow! The cover you’ve chosen is printed using organic ink on cardboard that’s made from agricultural waste. The paper inside
this notebook is made from Vibers, a fibre produced from elephant grass. Elephant grass is a special plant that grows here on Dutch soil, using vacant lots. It absorbs 4 times as much CO2 as a forest of trees, and grows on poor soil without the use of pesticides.
Woodlane Wheels Circular
WoW! The only set of wheels you’re likely to have made from upcycled advertising signs – you can even see part of the adverts printed on the back. These signs have been given a second life as a toy or desktop accessory. The cars are produced in Holland in a wood workshop via a social initiative that offers work and education to participants
Woodlane Tealight Circular – Create your own shape!
WoW! This wooden tealight holder is made from upcycled advertising signs – you can even see part of the adverts printed on the back. The signs are not only getting a second life – they’ll also make your home even cozier than it already is. The tealight holders are produced in Holland in a wood workshop via a social initiative that offers work and education to participants. The candle is made from cooking oil left over by restaurants.