â€œOur doublewood shelf product endeavors to find the odd-shaped left-over pieces that normally get thrown out, and turn them into beautiful, practical products, reducing the impact on US landfills, reusing hard wood product and recycling sheet steel. We chose not to send the shelf to the exhibition because we wanted to stress the importance of using local materials and avoid unnecessary ecological footprint of the transport.â€
!!! Jobsite waste from construction is a real problem in the US. More than 130 million tons of debris from construction sites is dumped in U.S. landfills each year.
designer : M:OME , www.mome.org
project : Redesign your mind , www.redesignyourmind.org
concept : od-do architects, www.od-do.com