sustainable children's furniture

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  • 55%

    Collected

  • 14121

    Toys

  • 25000kg

    Goal to recycle

 
 

Do you know

 Facts about plastic toys 

80%

end up in landfills, waste incinerators or even oceans

90%

are made out of plastic and have only 6 months lifetime

500

bottle caps have the same value as 1 plastic toy

 
 
 

ecoBirdy programme

 Start young, big impact 

 

01 Awareness

An illustrated storybook informs children about the problems related to plastic waste and presents possible solutions.

The storybook
First edition 250 prints

02 Collection

Together with your children and friends collect used and broken plastic toys and take them to the ecoBirdy container.

Plastic toys
Goal to recycle 25000 kg

03 Products

Plastic waste is upcycled and carefully designed into new products.
100% European waste
100% recyclable

Design furniture
1st Edition 2000 pieces
 
 

Social & Sustainable

One earth, one family

 
 
"Werminval is happy and convinced to contribute to the fantastic ecoBirdy recycling project."
Caroline,
Werminval
 
 
 
 
 

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Blog & News

Stories behind the scenes

 

Good Design Award Australia

ecoBirdy received a prestigious Good Design Award® Winner in the Product Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.⠀ ⠀ The Good Design Awards Jury commented - ecoBirdy is simply a wonderful design story with enormous potential for positive impact on our lives and planet. This is such an inspiring design project that will help educate our future generations about sustainable design practice and the potential it has to influence the prosperity of our world. Well done.⠀ ⠀ Winners of the Good Design Awards will be showcased to the general public during Vivid Sydney, the world's biggest festival of light, music and ideas in Sydney from 25-27 May 2018 at the Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay....

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18May

Plastic surgery

Vanessa joins the conversation about plastic. Hosted by Kevin McCloud at the Grand Designs Live in London. An event organized in conjunction with Channel 4. They looked into alternative and successful ways of recycling plastic in the house design. Soon on TV....

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9May

Sea of Plastic

On the occasion of Milan Design Week 2018, new brand ecoBirdy presented its four-piece debut collection of design furniture for kids made entirely of recycled plastic with a special installation at Superstudio Più. Called “Sea of Plastic”, it shows a surface full of plastic waste reflected by a mirror in the air: “the reflection of a reality for which we are all responsible”. It is intended to draw attention to ecoBirdy’s main goal: reduce the sea of plastic waste that is so harmful for our planet and make the most of our earth’s precious resources. The exhibition was visited by about 20,000 people....

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22Apr

ecoBirdy debut

We have been to Maison & Objet in Paris last week, one of the most important design fairs all over Europe. It was with big excitement that we were expecting this fair as it was the first time that we presented our debut collection of kids furniture to the public. ...

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31Jan

Magic of flakes

After the first plastic toys had been examined, sorted, cleaned and grinded in the Netherlands, we travelled to Italy where all our collection is produced. Finally we could start testing the look for our first collection. ...

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9Jan

May we introduce…

Charlie, the Chair. Next week our first ecoBirdy furniture collection for kids will be officially launched. All pieces will be unveiled at our own stand at Maison & Objet in Paris: Hall 7 — Stand D168. After two years of planning and working on our ecoBirdy project, we couldn’t be more excited this moment has finally arrived. ...

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12Dec

Facts about Kiwi, the bird

- lives only in New Zealand - is flightless and almost blind - are believed to be more than 8 million years old - lay the largest egg in relation to their body size (20% of their body size, a human baby is 5% of its mothers’ body size) ...

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5Dec

A journey to a new life

It was our goal to raise awareness for sustainability amongst kids. But what would be the best way to make the youngsters understand what we are doing and why? We thought about it again and again, always with the shocking images of the earth’s oceans full of plastic rubbish on our minds. ...

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3Nov

ecoBirdy at school

We had created our own story we wanted to tell all the kids out there. For us visiting schools is a great way to meet children and collect as many unused plastic toys as possible. Thus we started our ecoBirdy school programme back in autumn. ...

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16Oct

Why plastic toys

For our ecoBirdy project we wanted to do something different. Not easy in 2017 when already everything - when it comes to consumer goods - seems to exist. We were researching about sustainability, about sustainable materials. ...

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20Mar