02 Jul '12, 1pm

Fabulous: [Actually Cool] Furniture Line Made from Recyclable Cardboard

Fabulous: [Actually Cool] Furniture Line Made from Recyclable Cardboard

A look at a full set of SmartDeco furniture, also known as the SmartSet. Photo: SmartDeco Freecyclers know that if you spend enough time around the dumpsters of college dorms come the end of the semester, you’re bound to find a trove of ‘who would throw this out!?’ treasures. As students move out of their cramped temporary abodes, they head home for the summer or move into bigger, better spaces. That often means they don’t have the time to sell or donate their old things, forcing them to leave them behind in the dumpster. You’ll Love: Freecycling Comes to Facebook One company thinks they’ve found a solution to the throwaway culture associated with dorms. American made SmartDeco takes the idea of the disposable desk, dresser, nightstand and more and turns them sustainable by making their products out of 100 percent recyclable, durable corrugated cardboard by EnviroBoard . I...

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