Sean Avery Sculpture
Artist Sean Avery “makes amazing art from old e-waste.” His animal sculptures frequently make use of computer parts and used CDs, cut into brilliant shards.
From $300, seaneavery.com
Endless Pulse Chair
“Your next piece of furniture could be made from your old refrigerator.” After melting appliance plastics, designer Dirk Vander Kooij creates each chair with a machine that’s essentially a 3-D printer.
Zipper 8 Lamps
Allison Patrick’s “artichoke” lamps are made from old books or maps. Each one emits a soft light, and the “juxtaposed patterns of the inscriptions on each circle” add visual interest.
From $60, etsy.com
Stay Warm Running Pants
Finally, “you can have your coffee and wear it too.” The sports-apparel firm Virus creates a fiber from recycled coffee beans for cold-day workouts.
Modulus Side Table
Bike Furniture Design produces “comfortable and durable” furniture using reclaimed bike parts. This elegant table is made from “strategically bent and welded” rims and is topped with glass or acrylic.