Eco-Friendly Vases Brighten Up Any Room

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If you’re looking for something unique and decorative to display flowers in, vases made from recycled glass, metal, and even newsprint and cardboard may enhance your room perfectly. You’ll find such recycled treasures at specialty shops around the country, at some housewares retail stores, and online.

A quaint little shop in Encinitas, CA sells recycled aluminum vases that resemble birch bark. And a company called Cobre creates beautiful vases from 100% recycled copper. If you’re looking for something a bit more funky, check out these twistable building elbow pipe vases.

It’s easy to fall for the varied looks of recycled glass in clear, frosted or colored glass that come in a wide array of shapes and sizes. Some are even handblown for a more free-form shape.

Cardboarddesigns.com creates unique recycled-content cardboard vases. The ‘Series 55’ vases are comprised of a 1″ thick layer of honeycomb cardboard surrounding a glass vase. The new ‘LiquidCardboard’ collection is a transformer of sorts and can change its shape.

Tag(s): Gift Ideas, Green Furnishings, Money Saving

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