29 Dec '11, 2pm

Sunny & Biodegradable: Kitchenware Made From Orange Peels

Sunny & Biodegradable: Kitchenware Made From Orange Peels

Biodegradable utensils and dishes have been around for some time now, and they're often indistinguishable from their conventional, non-biodegradable counterparts. Israeli designer Ori Sonnenschein has another idea though -- to use orange peels as a locally-available, cheap and lightweight source for cheerfully-coloured kitchen accessories that are designed to biodegrade over time, rather than adding to the waste stream. Solskin Design/via A recent graduate of Bezalel Academy of Art and Design , Sonnenschein calls his biodegradable collection Solskin , in reference to the sunny, optimistic nature of his own character and the project itself. Sonnenschein re-uses discarded orange peels, drying and molding them to the desired shapes, and uses non-toxic shellac to make it water-repellent. Solskin Design/via Solskin Design/via During the process, Sonnenschein experimented with d...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-product-design/biod...

Tweets

Move out of the way, Halloween. We're reclaimin...

tonguechic.com 04 Jan '12, 6am

A color that has taken over Spring 2012 – the opulent orange. However, as a color that’s often associated with Halloween, ...

Cerda, Kim win Junior Orange Bowl titles: Juan ...

golfweek.com 31 Dec '11, 1am

Scores • Junior Orange Bowl (Final) Juan Cerda needed an eagle on the third hole of sudden death Friday to win the Junior ...

(o ̄∀ ̄)ノ{CL2425!!): Researching on affordable peels.

(o ̄∀ ̄)ノ{CL2425!!): Researching on affordable pe...

cl2425.com 08 Jan '12, 12am

Your skin seems to be very similar to mine, but I think my skin is a lot more sensitive. (Not to fragrance/color, but to a...

Nike Lunar Hypergamer Navy Photo Blue Orange 46...

rmkstore.com 30 Dec '11, 5pm

Nike Lunar Hypergamer Navy Photo Blue Orange (469756-400) MIDNIGHT NAVY/PHT BLUE-TM ORNG Brand New Original Box