Recycle Your Old Jeans Into Furniture

stools from jeans here

Got three pair of jeans that you can't part with? Japanese sofa maker NOyes will turn them into Ottomans. It seems a lot more personal than turning them into insulation. sewing stools photos

The process evidently takes three weeks and costs ¥36,720 ($400) which seems like a lot. (But remember the impact of purchasing power parity)

However, as C-Scout notes,

when an otherwise ordinary furniture manufacturer takes up this sort of project it shows the extent to which the idea of re-using materials (and eco-friendly lifestyle in general) has entered the mainstream psyche.

stool-closeup photo

And you know that your old jeans are getting a good home- your own. More at C-Scout and the website of NOyes

stools movie

Watch a video of them making the stool here.

More recycled denim:
UltraTouch Recycled Denim Insulation
At IIDEX: Donate your Denim
Denim Therapy for your Tattered Jeans
Recycled Denim Pencils

Tags: Denim | Japan

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