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BOXX Electric Bike

BOXX Electric Bike

Just 36in long, and 120 pounds, this urban electric bike fits anywhere. The BOXX is a marvel of modern engineering, with drive-by-wire, all-wheel-drive, traction control, ABS and LED lighting.

Reclaimed Cleveland

Reclaimed Cleveland

Reclaimed Cleveland turns wood from condemned structures in Cleveland – many of which have stood for 100 years or longer – and other discarded lumber into beautiful furniture and other woodcraft.

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Leather Belt Flooring

Leather Belt Flooring

We’ve seen a couple of novel takes on wooden flooring, but if you’d like something more unique – yet still classy – check out this one made from recycled leather belts. Also for tables and walls.

Bolefloor Wood Flooring

Bolefloor Wood Flooring

Through modern technology, Bolefloor makes floor boards in the shape of the trees they came from, which is not only beautiful, but also environment-friendly, allowing for more floors per forest.

Honda AC-X Concept

Honda AC-X Concept

Honda’s AC-X PHEV sedan concept features an “Automatic Drive Mode Support,” which folds the steering wheel into the dash, reclines the front seat and presents an ottoman for the driver’s legs.

Rimac Concept One (Video)

Rimac Concept One (Video)

A more in-depth look at the low, sleek and curvy Rimac Automibili Concept One electric supercar, narrated by none other than inventor and company founder Mate Rimac. More footage here.

Bulled LED Bulbs

Bulled LED Bulbs

Aping classic incandescent bulbs, Bulled lightbulbs use energy-efficient LEDs, projecting a 330° omnidirectional light. An 11w bulb outputs as much light as a 60 watter, and lasts 80 years.

Evolve Lithium Motorcycle

Evolve Lithium Motorcycle

The Lithium is an electric streetfighter designed by Parker Brothers Choppers. It has a 40,000W motor and a 96v battery. Top speed is 100mph with a maximum range of 100mi on a 3.5h charge.

Volta Electric Motorbike

Volta Electric Motorbike

Volta Motorbikes are designed for city commutes. They have a range of 44mi and a top speed of 75mph. The 35hp engine is powered by batteries that can be fully charged in 2hrs for a mere $0.60.

Electric DeLorean

Electric DeLorean

The DeLorean Motor Company is partnering with Epic EV to build an updated, all-electric car. It’s said to be capable of maxing out at 125 mph with 260 hp and cost about $90,000-100,000.

KeepCup

KeepCup

Keep your drink hot or cold with these reusable cups made from recyclable polypropylene. The protective silicone bands also have drink order markers. Dishwasher- and microwave-safe.

Solar Soda Bottles

Solar Soda Bottles

This may not be the first time it has been done, but it’s nonetheless inspiring to see something as simple as a plastic soda bottle be repurposed into something much, much bigger. (Thanks, Juanjo!)

MUG Pub Takeaway Beer

MUG Pub Takeaway Beer

A concept for a takeaway beer four-pack that retains the form of the traditional beer pint using recyclable paper cups. Designed by Ivan Maximov for the Russian beer pub chain MUG.

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Cuptea

Cuptea

Lee Seo-jin’s Earth-friendly Cuptea design is a lovely marriage of disposable cup and teabag. The flat kit converts into a beautiful hexagon for flower tea and an octagonal shape for leaf tea.

Lego Greenhouse

Lego Greenhouse

Industrial designer Sebastian Bergne built this awesome greenhouse entirely out of Lego bricks, recently on display at London’s Covent Gardens. Brown Lego bricks even act as mulch.

M-House

M-House

Architect Michael Jantzen’s modular home can be reconfigured to create new spaces, transform indoor areas to outdoor areas, all while being environmentally-friendly.

Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept

Mercedes-Benz F125 Concept

MB celebrates its 125th year with the F125. Its emission-free hydrogen-powered electric motor gets up to 650mi in one charge. Good thing there’s still time to rethink the somewhat sterile look.

Rimac Concept One

Rimac Concept One

Still lurking in the shadows, ready to be fully revealed at this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show, the Rimac Concept One boasts 1088hp and a top speed of 190mph, despite the fact that it’s fully electric.

Jennifer Collier’s Paper Devices

Jennifer Collier’s Paper Devices

Artist Jennifer Collier carefully bonds, waxes, traps and stitches cardboard, thread, and road maps into contemporary textiles; that “fabric” is then fashioned into pristinely detailed everyday objects.

Captain Planet

Captain Planet

(NSFW: Language) Anybody else wanna go green? Don Cheadle makes us laugh out loud as the 90’s “hero” (or is it eco-tyrant?) Captain Planet in this live action Funny or Die bit. (Thanks, Joel!)

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Legion Pallet Table

Legion Pallet Table

Made from used shipping pallets, making each table unique. Sandblasted and then waxed to a golden brown color. Has four wheels, two of which have brakes. Fully assembled when delivered.

Vinyl Record Bookends

Vinyl Record Bookends

Etsy seller Nerdnest converts worn out vinyl records into bookends. You can specify your color preferences for the labels if you want. They can’t be used to prop up heavy books or items though.

Titanium Drinking Straw

Titanium Drinking Straw

Don’t waste time with plastic straws – ThinkGeek’s Titanium Drinking Straw is tasteless, odorless, has very low thermal conductivity, and is hefty enough to stab it right into the fruit you wish to drink.

Flower Grenades

Flower Grenades

Turn desolate urban lots into a field of flowers and grass with these biodegradable clay grenades. Just toss a few over the fence into empty yards and flowers start to pop up in about 3 weeks.

Shadow E-Bike

Shadow E-Bike

The Shadow E-Bike by Daymak offers emerging sustainable hybrid technology; it’s the world’s first wireless power-assist electric bicycle, with a 250W or 350W motor and no visible brake or gear cables.

Karton Cardboard Furniture

Karton Cardboard Furniture

Home and office furniture made of 100% recyclable high-grade corrugated paper board. They are easy to assemble and disassemble, and can even be painted or varnished. (In Australia only for now.)

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