I'm not always impressed by products made using plastic trash. A lot of them end up looking like stuff I made in arts & crafts in the Cub Scouts -- and believe me, my arts & crafts were nothing to write home about. I might be the only kid in history who brought home art projects from school that didn't end up on the refrigerator door. I'm sure I gave my parents a good laugh. These lamps made from recycled PET bottles really are cool. They're from Sarah Turner eco furniture and product design in the UK. The bottles are cleaned, sandblasted and then fabricated into decorative shapes. They are then screwed into the inner shade, which is made from recycled cardboard. Check them out. The lamps are a candidate for top new concept product of 2009 from the Ideal Home Show. Check them out here, as well as other interesting new products from across the pond.
Some attractive products made from recycled PET bottles
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