Circuit Board Organisers from Biome

Not exactly a new idea, but strangely we don’t have an example up on this site. So this rectifies the oversight. The insides are recycled paper and the external binder is made from circuit boards. Originally such products were made from recycled computer circuit boards, complete with lumpy bits of solder. These days they are often made with ‘reject’ boards that are free of scratchy surface finishes. But either way they demonstrate that materials can have more than one end use and remind us that keeping toxic electronic components out of landfill is an eminently sensible notion. Made in the Netherlands, these particular products ($42 AUD) are sold via an Australian eco online retailer, who points out that the Latin circutus means: ‘to go around’, which is another way of saying ‘reuse’. From ::Biome