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  • Trash Photos XVI: Furniture Made with PET Bottles

    Sunday, April 26th, 2009

    Back in January I posted about making furniture made from scrap tires that serves not only to “upcycle” (as my friend Leila insists I call it!) waste but also to help unemployed or low-income Brazilians earn income.  At the time I intended to post a week or two later about similar projects involving furniture made […]

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    IDB/MIF to Support Sustainable Wood Use in the Brazilian Amazon / BID/FMI ajudará uso sustentável da madeira na Amazônia brasileira

    Wednesday, December 20th, 2006

    From the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB):
    SEBRAE will receive US$2.1 million for sustainable development of wood and furniture supply chain in Brazil’s Amazon Region
    MIF support will bring together public and private stakeholders to identify new technological solutions for sustainable economic use of wood in Amazonas and Pará
    The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund announced today the […]

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