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An interesting little article on “NewspaperWood” — Great idea!


For over a year now we’ve been writing about newspaper bags along with the people and organizations who work with them.  We’ve also written about how newspapers are used in other forms of recycling.   I have recently come upon an additional “closed loop” use for this ubiquitous material.

Dutch designer Mieke Meijer in collaboration with design label Vij5 has created a product called NewspaperWood.  The material has the potential to put a portion of newspaper discarded daily into an up-cycle system bringing paper closer to the wood from which it’s made.

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About Fel Wetzig

Felicia Wetzig writes to appease the “peasants” in her head. A student of history and library science, she enjoys finding new ways to look at folklore. You can find her and the peasants at Scotzig’s Blog, and on twitter with @Scotzig .

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