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Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 110.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling newspaper and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

These are three colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 54 cm X 69 cm.

PRODUCT USE
These papers can be used in different ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh machine-printed papers. They make beautiful wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Dual colours - The Second Life India Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Dual colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 95.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling newspaper and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

The art of re-using newspapers through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are two colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 54 cm X 69 cm.

PRODUCT USE
This product can be used in many ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh fabrics or other materials. They make a beautiful framed wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 3 colours - The Second Life India Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 3 colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 165.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling waste film posters and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly. These are three colour prints.

The art of re-using/upcycling waste film posters through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are two colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 94 cm X 66 cm.

PRODUCT USE
This product can be used in many ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh fabrics or other materials. They make a beautiful framed wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Hand stitched Multipurpose pouch - Upcycled tyre tube and VHS tape - The Second Life India Hand stitched Multipurpose pouch - Upcycled tyre tube and VHS tape - The Second Life India
Small Medium
Rs. 750.00
Small Medium

Sometimes one needs that odd size for their tools, nick-nacks or other creative supplies. These are for those times and to be organised and relaxed. These pouches are a unique combination of our own (invented) stitching process and will tickle the sustainable bone in you. 

Size - 15 x 11 x 2 centimetres 

 Materials Hand-cleaned Upcycled tyre tubes
Hand-stretched upcycled VHS (video) tapes
Metallic buttons
Process The VHS tape used as threads is first hand-stretched with proper tension to convert them into threads for stitching. Hand-cleaned tyre tubes are prepared with punching holes manually for sewing.
Then using a strip hand-cleaned upcycled tyre tube and VHS tape thread the pieces are hand-stitched to perfect shape. For finishing and closure, the final metallic button is added for an intriguing look.

 

** Please note that the texture and thickness of tyre tubes may vary based on available raw materials.
** Customisation is possible for orders above 50 pieces.


Accessories

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Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India
Rs. 850.00

These tool kits are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. These toolkits can be used for multiple types of tools and use cases like pencils, pens, hand tools of appropriate thicknesses. The kit can be rolled up and secured with an elastic that makes it easy to be carried around. The tyre tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 30 cm X 20 cm in size.

The slots are of varies length to accommodate different thickness of tools. 

 Materials The upcycled discarded tyre tube
Recycled polyester felt
A wooden bead from waste wood
Discarded elastics from large scale factories
     
Process Hand-cleaned tyre tubes using soap and coconut oil
Lathe turned wooden bead from waste wood

* Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available raw materials.

** Please note the pencils and tools in the image are only for reference on how to use it. The tool kit does not come with any tools/pencils.  

Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 170.00

Pencils are a great source of inspiration for many who write, sketch, design, illustrate or even calculate. These set of 6 pencils are made using recycled papers and hand-dyed using organic colours. Available in  3 types of patterns. A flat colour, a twister and a spiral style visual design feature.

Available in three styles and packs of 6 and 9 based on one's curiosity and personal style. 

Materials Recycled paper
Organic colours
HB / 2B leads
Process Pencil leads rolled in recycled papers or newspapers using glue are hand-coloured using organic colours to create solid and pattern styles

 ** Mix sets will have a mix of three visual styles in the same number of pencils. 

Embroidered travelogue / Planner - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India Embroidered travelogue / Planner - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India
Rs. 1,500.00

Embroidered cover travelogue cum planners made using upcycled, recycled and discarded materials giving you an alternative to the machine-made or leather products. The embroidery is inspired by the traditional form of Kasuti embroidery and also some contemporary style cross-stitches. These are in size close to an A5 size book. Sized at 20 X 14 centimetre. 

 Materials Upcycled and hand-cleaned tyre tubes
Recycled polyester felt
Discarded threads from production units
Process

First, the waste and discarded tyre tubes are hand-cleaned and cut to size for the Redori covers and prepared by sticking the embroidered recycled felt to it.
Hand-cut finishing, assembly of accessories and functionality fixtures


** Please note that the embroidered threads may vary in colour and thickness based on available discarded materials.

Rs. 100.00

This is an earphone holder or organizer to ease the tangle of your earphones. These are made from an old tyre tube by upcycling and repurposing the tube part of it.

Unlike many other designs one does not need to carry a box or a piece around separately. This organiser can be left on the earphones while in use or not.

Find a tutorial video at the link here. 

Materials Discarded tyre tube
Process Hand-cleaned tyre tubes die punched to needed shapes

Embroidered travelogue / Planner - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India Embroidered travelogue / Planner - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India
Rs. 1,500.00

Embroidered cover travelogue cum planners made using upcycled, recycled and discarded materials giving you an alternative to the machine-made or leather products. The embroidery is inspired by the traditional form of Kasuti embroidery and also some contemporary style cross-stitches. These are in size close to an A5 size book. Sized at 20 X 14 centimetre. 

 Materials Upcycled and hand-cleaned tyre tubes
Recycled polyester felt
Discarded threads from production units
Process

First, the waste and discarded tyre tubes are hand-cleaned and cut to size for the Redori covers and prepared by sticking the embroidered recycled felt to it.
Hand-cut finishing, assembly of accessories and functionality fixtures


** Please note that the embroidered threads may vary in colour and thickness based on available discarded materials.

Card holders Slim - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India Card holders Slim - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India
Rs. 450.00

An upcycled tyre tube slim card holders for a variety of needs, such as business cards, credit or debit cards and offers and membership cards. A perfect fit for a sustainable and vegan alternative to leather or machine-made cardholders.

Materials Upcycled tyre tubes
Recycled felt
Metallic buttons fixtures
Process These are made using hand-cleaned and hand-cut tyre tube by attaching recycled felt for a clean outcome for a cardholder, which protects and keeps the cards clean.
100% handmade product using discarded and recycled materials

** Please note that the textures and thickness of the tyre tubes may vary based on available tyre tubes used as raw materials.

** Customised felt colour and screen printed branding is possible on no above 50 

Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 170.00

Pencils are a great source of inspiration for many who write, sketch, design, illustrate or even calculate. These set of 6 pencils are made using recycled papers and hand-dyed using organic colours. Available in  3 types of patterns. A flat colour, a twister and a spiral style visual design feature.

Available in three styles and packs of 6 and 9 based on one's curiosity and personal style. 

Materials Recycled paper
Organic colours
HB / 2B leads
Process Pencil leads rolled in recycled papers or newspapers using glue are hand-coloured using organic colours to create solid and pattern styles

 ** Mix sets will have a mix of three visual styles in the same number of pencils. 

Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India
Rs. 850.00

These tool kits are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. These toolkits can be used for multiple types of tools and use cases like pencils, pens, hand tools of appropriate thicknesses. The kit can be rolled up and secured with an elastic that makes it easy to be carried around. The tyre tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 30 cm X 20 cm in size.

The slots are of varies length to accommodate different thickness of tools. 

 Materials The upcycled discarded tyre tube
Recycled polyester felt
A wooden bead from waste wood
Discarded elastics from large scale factories
     
Process Hand-cleaned tyre tubes using soap and coconut oil
Lathe turned wooden bead from waste wood

* Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available raw materials.

** Please note the pencils and tools in the image are only for reference on how to use it. The tool kit does not come with any tools/pencils.  


Gift combos

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Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 110.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling newspaper and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

These are three colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 54 cm X 69 cm.

PRODUCT USE
These papers can be used in different ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh machine-printed papers. They make beautiful wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Dual colours - The Second Life India Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Dual colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 95.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling newspaper and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

The art of re-using newspapers through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are two colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 54 cm X 69 cm.

PRODUCT USE
This product can be used in many ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh fabrics or other materials. They make a beautiful framed wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 3 colours - The Second Life India Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 3 colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 165.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling waste film posters and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly. These are three colour prints.

The art of re-using/upcycling waste film posters through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are two colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 94 cm X 66 cm.

PRODUCT USE
This product can be used in many ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh fabrics or other materials. They make a beautiful framed wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 1 colours - The Second Life India Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 1 colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 140.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling waste film posters and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly. These are single colour prints.

The art of re-using/upcycling waste film posters through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are two colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 94 cm X 66 cm.

PRODUCT USE
This product can be used in many ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh fabrics or other materials. They make a beautiful framed wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper


Lighting elements

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Paper lanterns - The Second Life India Paper lanterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 1,650.00

These intriguing pendant lights are handmade from leftover or discarded paper cardboards. We procure and segregate the papers found at a waste vendor or printing units for future designs and use. The papers are of good quality, strong and bright colours. Available in a variety of options. As these are made from leftover papers the availability is limited to a similar colour or paper type. 

The fixture that holds the pendant holder is made from old & discarded vinyl records (LP records). 

 Materials

Hand-cut paper boards
Laser-cut vinyl records
4-watt filament LED bulb

Process

Waste paper boards are cut to size and shape by hand using a standard template to have uniform paper boards

These paper boards are folded and stuck in a fanfold style to create the paper lantern. 

Tutorial

 https://youtu.be/KYivwT9M0uU

 

* LED filament bulbs available in warm white light and E27 bulb holder.


Limited Editions

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Name your own price

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Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India
Rs. 850.00

These tool kits are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. These toolkits can be used for multiple types of tools and use cases like pencils, pens, hand tools of appropriate thicknesses. The kit can be rolled up and secured with an elastic that makes it easy to be carried around. The tyre tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 30 cm X 20 cm in size.

The slots are of varies length to accommodate different thickness of tools. 

 Materials The upcycled discarded tyre tube
Recycled polyester felt
A wooden bead from waste wood
Discarded elastics from large scale factories
     
Process Hand-cleaned tyre tubes using soap and coconut oil
Lathe turned wooden bead from waste wood

* Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available raw materials.

** Please note the pencils and tools in the image are only for reference on how to use it. The tool kit does not come with any tools/pencils.  

Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 170.00

Pencils are a great source of inspiration for many who write, sketch, design, illustrate or even calculate. These set of 6 pencils are made using recycled papers and hand-dyed using organic colours. Available in  3 types of patterns. A flat colour, a twister and a spiral style visual design feature.

Available in three styles and packs of 6 and 9 based on one's curiosity and personal style. 

Materials Recycled paper
Organic colours
HB / 2B leads
Process Pencil leads rolled in recycled papers or newspapers using glue are hand-coloured using organic colours to create solid and pattern styles

 ** Mix sets will have a mix of three visual styles in the same number of pencils. 

Embroidered travelogue / Planner - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India Embroidered travelogue / Planner - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India
Rs. 1,500.00

Embroidered cover travelogue cum planners made using upcycled, recycled and discarded materials giving you an alternative to the machine-made or leather products. The embroidery is inspired by the traditional form of Kasuti embroidery and also some contemporary style cross-stitches. These are in size close to an A5 size book. Sized at 20 X 14 centimetre. 

 Materials Upcycled and hand-cleaned tyre tubes
Recycled polyester felt
Discarded threads from production units
Process

First, the waste and discarded tyre tubes are hand-cleaned and cut to size for the Redori covers and prepared by sticking the embroidered recycled felt to it.
Hand-cut finishing, assembly of accessories and functionality fixtures


** Please note that the embroidered threads may vary in colour and thickness based on available discarded materials.

Hand stitched Multipurpose pouch - Upcycled tyre tube and VHS tape - The Second Life India Hand stitched Multipurpose pouch - Upcycled tyre tube and VHS tape - The Second Life India
Small Medium
Rs. 750.00
Small Medium

Sometimes one needs that odd size for their tools, nick-nacks or other creative supplies. These are for those times and to be organised and relaxed. These pouches are a unique combination of our own (invented) stitching process and will tickle the sustainable bone in you. 

Size - 15 x 11 x 2 centimetres 

 Materials Hand-cleaned Upcycled tyre tubes
Hand-stretched upcycled VHS (video) tapes
Metallic buttons
Process The VHS tape used as threads is first hand-stretched with proper tension to convert them into threads for stitching. Hand-cleaned tyre tubes are prepared with punching holes manually for sewing.
Then using a strip hand-cleaned upcycled tyre tube and VHS tape thread the pieces are hand-stitched to perfect shape. For finishing and closure, the final metallic button is added for an intriguing look.

 

** Please note that the texture and thickness of tyre tubes may vary based on available raw materials.
** Customisation is possible for orders above 50 pieces.


Special offers

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Stationery

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Set of Saddle stitch booklets - Upcycled and recycled papers - The Second Life India Set of Saddle stitch booklets - Upcycled and recycled papers - The Second Life India
A6is A5is
Rs. 275.00
A6is A5is

A set of simple staple-bound books made using upcycled and recycled materials. A perfect fit for those day to day notes or scrapbooking needs. Available in A6 (pocket-friendly) and A5 sizes.

Materials Upcycled and block printed newspapers
Upcycled paper boards from the printing press
100% recycled paper
Process Upcycled and block printed newspapers are cut to size and stuck to the waste boards (250-300 GSM)
Prepared covers are staple bound with 100% recycled papers using a staple binding technique
Final cutting is done using a die punch

** Please note that the block printed newspaper covers may vary based on the base print of the newspapers.

Coptic bound note book - Block printed newspaper - The Second Life India Coptic bound note book - Block printed newspaper - The Second Life India
A6 A5 A4
Rs. 360.00
A6 A5 A4

A perfect book for those radiant thoughts and day to day events without compromising or harming the natural resources. These books are handmade using recycled boards, block printed newspaper, 100% recycled paper and leftover threads. 

Materials  Waste newspapers
Discarded threads from factory units
Recycled boards
Process Block printed newspaper combined with recycled boards
100% recycled papers hand-bound using Coptic style binding and discarded threads
Page details 120 unruled pages 

 * Please note that the cover textures and colour may vary based on available raw materials. 

Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India
Rs. 850.00

These tool kits are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. These toolkits can be used for multiple types of tools and use cases like pencils, pens, hand tools of appropriate thicknesses. The kit can be rolled up and secured with an elastic that makes it easy to be carried around. The tyre tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 30 cm X 20 cm in size.

The slots are of varies length to accommodate different thickness of tools. 

 Materials The upcycled discarded tyre tube
Recycled polyester felt
A wooden bead from waste wood
Discarded elastics from large scale factories
     
Process Hand-cleaned tyre tubes using soap and coconut oil
Lathe turned wooden bead from waste wood

* Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available raw materials.

** Please note the pencils and tools in the image are only for reference on how to use it. The tool kit does not come with any tools/pencils.  

Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 170.00

Pencils are a great source of inspiration for many who write, sketch, design, illustrate or even calculate. These set of 6 pencils are made using recycled papers and hand-dyed using organic colours. Available in  3 types of patterns. A flat colour, a twister and a spiral style visual design feature.

Available in three styles and packs of 6 and 9 based on one's curiosity and personal style. 

Materials Recycled paper
Organic colours
HB / 2B leads
Process Pencil leads rolled in recycled papers or newspapers using glue are hand-coloured using organic colours to create solid and pattern styles

 ** Mix sets will have a mix of three visual styles in the same number of pencils. 


Tax bracket 12

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Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India
Rs. 850.00

These tool kits are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. These toolkits can be used for multiple types of tools and use cases like pencils, pens, hand tools of appropriate thicknesses. The kit can be rolled up and secured with an elastic that makes it easy to be carried around. The tyre tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 30 cm X 20 cm in size.

The slots are of varies length to accommodate different thickness of tools. 

 Materials The upcycled discarded tyre tube
Recycled polyester felt
A wooden bead from waste wood
Discarded elastics from large scale factories
     
Process Hand-cleaned tyre tubes using soap and coconut oil
Lathe turned wooden bead from waste wood

* Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available raw materials.

** Please note the pencils and tools in the image are only for reference on how to use it. The tool kit does not come with any tools/pencils.  

Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 170.00

Pencils are a great source of inspiration for many who write, sketch, design, illustrate or even calculate. These set of 6 pencils are made using recycled papers and hand-dyed using organic colours. Available in  3 types of patterns. A flat colour, a twister and a spiral style visual design feature.

Available in three styles and packs of 6 and 9 based on one's curiosity and personal style. 

Materials Recycled paper
Organic colours
HB / 2B leads
Process Pencil leads rolled in recycled papers or newspapers using glue are hand-coloured using organic colours to create solid and pattern styles

 ** Mix sets will have a mix of three visual styles in the same number of pencils. 


Tax bracket 5

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Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 110.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling newspaper and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

These are three colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 54 cm X 69 cm.

PRODUCT USE
These papers can be used in different ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh machine-printed papers. They make beautiful wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Dual colours - The Second Life India Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Dual colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 95.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling newspaper and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

The art of re-using newspapers through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are two colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 54 cm X 69 cm.

PRODUCT USE
This product can be used in many ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh fabrics or other materials. They make a beautiful framed wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 3 colours - The Second Life India Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 3 colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 165.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling waste film posters and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly. These are three colour prints.

The art of re-using/upcycling waste film posters through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are two colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 94 cm X 66 cm.

PRODUCT USE
This product can be used in many ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh fabrics or other materials. They make a beautiful framed wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 1 colours - The Second Life India Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - 1 colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 140.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling waste film posters and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly. These are single colour prints.

The art of re-using/upcycling waste film posters through the technique of traditional block printing of India. Block printing is one of the oldest forms of handcrafted printing. The process uses human energy extensively as a form of renewable energy source, which makes it energy efficient. And the use of Eco-friendly inks adds to the concept of a sustainable product line. These are two colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 94 cm X 66 cm.

PRODUCT USE
This product can be used in many ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh fabrics or other materials. They make a beautiful framed wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper


Upcycled + handmade

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Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India Block printed Newspaper gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 110.00

A beautiful floral pattern gift wrapping paper made out of reusing/up-cycling newspaper and traditional printing techniques of India, Block printing. Block printing is a hand made the process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

These are three colour prints in a variety of designs. These are averagely sized newspapers measuring 54 cm X 69 cm.

PRODUCT USE
These papers can be used in different ways according to ones need. These papers are a perfect design for gift wrapping. They also can be used as laminates instead of fresh machine-printed papers. They make beautiful wall decoration as well. These beautiful papers can themselves be a gift on their own to inspire and encourage the idea of up-cycling/re-using. Gift a Gift Wrapper

Set of Saddle stitch booklets - Upcycled and recycled papers - The Second Life India Set of Saddle stitch booklets - Upcycled and recycled papers - The Second Life India
A6is A5is
Rs. 275.00
A6is A5is

A set of simple staple-bound books made using upcycled and recycled materials. A perfect fit for those day to day notes or scrapbooking needs. Available in A6 (pocket-friendly) and A5 sizes.

Materials Upcycled and block printed newspapers
Upcycled paper boards from the printing press
100% recycled paper
Process Upcycled and block printed newspapers are cut to size and stuck to the waste boards (250-300 GSM)
Prepared covers are staple bound with 100% recycled papers using a staple binding technique
Final cutting is done using a die punch

** Please note that the block printed newspaper covers may vary based on the base print of the newspapers.

Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India
Rs. 850.00

These tool kits are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. These toolkits can be used for multiple types of tools and use cases like pencils, pens, hand tools of appropriate thicknesses. The kit can be rolled up and secured with an elastic that makes it easy to be carried around. The tyre tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 30 cm X 20 cm in size.

The slots are of varies length to accommodate different thickness of tools. 

 Materials The upcycled discarded tyre tube
Recycled polyester felt
A wooden bead from waste wood
Discarded elastics from large scale factories
     
Process Hand-cleaned tyre tubes using soap and coconut oil
Lathe turned wooden bead from waste wood

* Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available raw materials.

** Please note the pencils and tools in the image are only for reference on how to use it. The tool kit does not come with any tools/pencils.  

Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 170.00

Pencils are a great source of inspiration for many who write, sketch, design, illustrate or even calculate. These set of 6 pencils are made using recycled papers and hand-dyed using organic colours. Available in  3 types of patterns. A flat colour, a twister and a spiral style visual design feature.

Available in three styles and packs of 6 and 9 based on one's curiosity and personal style. 

Materials Recycled paper
Organic colours
HB / 2B leads
Process Pencil leads rolled in recycled papers or newspapers using glue are hand-coloured using organic colours to create solid and pattern styles

 ** Mix sets will have a mix of three visual styles in the same number of pencils. 


Upcycled + Recycled

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Set of Saddle stitch booklets - Upcycled and recycled papers - The Second Life India Set of Saddle stitch booklets - Upcycled and recycled papers - The Second Life India
A6is A5is
Rs. 275.00
A6is A5is

A set of simple staple-bound books made using upcycled and recycled materials. A perfect fit for those day to day notes or scrapbooking needs. Available in A6 (pocket-friendly) and A5 sizes.

Materials Upcycled and block printed newspapers
Upcycled paper boards from the printing press
100% recycled paper
Process Upcycled and block printed newspapers are cut to size and stuck to the waste boards (250-300 GSM)
Prepared covers are staple bound with 100% recycled papers using a staple binding technique
Final cutting is done using a die punch

** Please note that the block printed newspaper covers may vary based on the base print of the newspapers.

Coptic bound note book - Block printed newspaper - The Second Life India Coptic bound note book - Block printed newspaper - The Second Life India
A6 A5 A4
Rs. 360.00
A6 A5 A4

A perfect book for those radiant thoughts and day to day events without compromising or harming the natural resources. These books are handmade using recycled boards, block printed newspaper, 100% recycled paper and leftover threads. 

Materials  Waste newspapers
Discarded threads from factory units
Recycled boards
Process Block printed newspaper combined with recycled boards
100% recycled papers hand-bound using Coptic style binding and discarded threads
Page details 120 unruled pages 

 * Please note that the cover textures and colour may vary based on available raw materials. 

Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India Tool kit - 26 pencils and tools alike - The Second Life India
Rs. 850.00

These tool kits are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. These toolkits can be used for multiple types of tools and use cases like pencils, pens, hand tools of appropriate thicknesses. The kit can be rolled up and secured with an elastic that makes it easy to be carried around. The tyre tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 30 cm X 20 cm in size.

The slots are of varies length to accommodate different thickness of tools. 

 Materials The upcycled discarded tyre tube
Recycled polyester felt
A wooden bead from waste wood
Discarded elastics from large scale factories
     
Process Hand-cleaned tyre tubes using soap and coconut oil
Lathe turned wooden bead from waste wood

* Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available raw materials.

** Please note the pencils and tools in the image are only for reference on how to use it. The tool kit does not come with any tools/pencils.  

Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 170.00

Pencils are a great source of inspiration for many who write, sketch, design, illustrate or even calculate. These set of 6 pencils are made using recycled papers and hand-dyed using organic colours. Available in  3 types of patterns. A flat colour, a twister and a spiral style visual design feature.

Available in three styles and packs of 6 and 9 based on one's curiosity and personal style. 

Materials Recycled paper
Organic colours
HB / 2B leads
Process Pencil leads rolled in recycled papers or newspapers using glue are hand-coloured using organic colours to create solid and pattern styles

 ** Mix sets will have a mix of three visual styles in the same number of pencils. 


Upcycled, Recycled + Handmade

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