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Eco Books

Inventive Projects From the Recycling Bin
Taylor, Terry (Paperback - 2009 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Here are projects for the #147;pages": 40 innovative book-making ideas using recycled and green materials! More than just earth-friendly, they're also beautiful, clever, and witty, stitched with traditional binding techniques.nbsp; Egg cartons, wood, beer cans, and cassette tapes morph into covers, while brown bags, coffee filters, and discarded newspapers are transformed into pages. Create a boxed set of cereal box books, an exposed stitch sketchbook out of cardboard and remnants, and even a faux leather journal made from teabags. In addition to how-to drawings, close-up detail photographs, and simple stitch diagrams, a gallery of eco-books from an international roster of artists provides inspiration.nbsp; nbsp;
Authors: Taylor, Terry, 1952-
Title: Eco books
inventive projects from the recycling bin
Published: New York : Lark Books, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 144 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.
Local Note: 1 3
ISBN: 1600593941
9781600593949
Branch Call Number: 686.3 TAY
Statement of Responsibility: Terry Taylor
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Recycling (Waste, etc.) Handicraft. Books Format. Bookbinding.
Topical Term: Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Handicraft.
Books
Bookbinding.
LCCN: 2009003823
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Sep 06, 2014
  • ITC rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I flipped through this book. What a waste of paper. Who would waste time making useless books, I mean useless dust collectors. Zero stars

Jun 28, 2012
  • azbier rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

yes, I REALLY am going to use a book made of egg cartons. Try using your imagination for once.

Jan 07, 2012
  • timnah rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Is anyone really going to use a book made out of egg cartons?

Great ideas for creating handmade books.

Jul 13, 2010
  • Infolass rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

The projects described in this book are not for the average punter! The projects look very professional.
I like the idea behind this American book though, recycling all the paper (and some non-paper such as mouse pads) products we come across in our daily lives - into books.

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Jul 13, 2010
  • Infolass rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

"700 pounds of paper? Are you surprised to learn that the average person consumes approximately that much paper a year?" - page 6.

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