Green & Eco-Friendly

Recycled Books as iPod Docks

Dusty books never sounded so good.

In a marketplace full of shinny, modern docks for MP3 players, California artist Rich Neeley went old school when designing his iPod product. Or, perhaps we should say back to school. Neeley’s iPod chargers are all made from classic, discarded books.

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3 Unusual, Recycled Roofing Materials

Covering a typical house recycles between 600 and 1,000 car and truck tires

Nearly any solid object could be used to construct a roof. Choosing roofing material that’s durable—and protects what’s underneath—is the tricky part. Here’s a review of three unusual objects that creative designers have used for their home roofs:

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