Artist recycles leaf waste into biodegradable Beleaf chair

Šimon Kern found an unconventional use for leaf litter: green furniture. The Slovakian artist created Beleaf, a biodegradable chair made from recycled leaves, bio-resin, and steel. Developed during his studies at the Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem, the Beleaf chair was constructed as an eco-friendly alternative to plastic furnishing.

Kern crafted the seat from mixing leaf litter with bio-resin, made mostly from leftover cooking oil, and pressing the mixture into…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/artist-recycles-leaf-waste-into-biodegradable-beleaf-chair
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