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Abstract print cover books - The Second Life India Abstract print cover books - The Second Life India
A6is A5is
Rs. 350.00
A6is A5is

A collection of 3 and 6 handy books made of re-purposed materials, perfect for note-taking or crafting! Get 'em in either A6 (pocket-size) or A5 sizes.

Materials

Upcycled paper boards from the printing press
100% recycled paper

Rescued stapler pins from an old factory waste

Process Upcycled paper boards are printed using organic colours/waste coffee and cut to size
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 abstract cover prints will vary from book to book. Images are for your visual reference for colours and style

Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India Block printed Film poster gift wrapping paper - Triple colours - The Second Life India
Rs. 155.00

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 handmade process of printing, which is energy-efficient and eco-friendly. These are two 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 one's needs. 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

Card holders - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India Card holders - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India
Red Deep Maroon Dark grey Light Grey Turquoise blue Deep green
Rs. 700.00
Red Deep Maroon Dark grey Light Grey Turquoise blue Deep green

Crafted from upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt, this vegan-friendly and earth-friendly cardholder offers a sustainable way to keep credit/debit cards, business cards, and membership cards secure. Revel in the satisfaction of knowing you've embraced a more eco-conscious lifestyle!

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 

Coffee Essence: Coptic Bound Notebook with Upcycled Coffee Grounds - The Second Life India Coffee Essence: Coptic Bound Notebook with Upcycled Coffee Grounds - The Second Life India
A6 A5 B6
Rs. 360.00
A6 A5 B6

Are you the one who ticks with coffee. These coffee stained and burnt cover books are made using an exciting combination of upcycled and recycled materials. It is made for those who love coffee and all that comes with it. Regularly available in 3 different sizes and two styles. A6, A5 and A4 with Portraits and Landscape style. Pick the best-suited one for you. 

Materials Upcycled coffee ground coloured papers
100% recycled paper for inner paper
Discarded threads for binding
Process Waste coffee grounds are used to extract the coffee-brown colour in the form of ink. This ink is used to create an abstract pattern on waste white papers. 
We use these papers as covers for the Coptic style books. 
Page details 120 unruled pages of 100% recycled papers

** These are abstract patterns created using an unpredictable process. The product images are for reference for a visual style. 

Rs. 350.00

An upcycled tyre tube cardholder 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
Upcycled fabric swatches
Process These are made using hand-cleaned and hand-cut tyre tube by attaching waste fabric swatches for a simple outcome for a coin house, which protects and keeps the coins clean.
100% handmade product using discarded 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 

Coptic bound note book - Upcycled tyre tube cover - The Second Life India Coptic bound note book - Upcycled tyre tube cover - The Second Life India
A5 B6
Rs. 700.00
A5 B6

A perfect fit for the rough and rouged kinds who like stuffing there items in a jiffy and run to work, party or an exciting weekend. Handmade Coptic style books using upcycled tyre tube covers and available in 2 sizes and two styles. 

 Materials Hand-cleaned and hand-cut upcycled tyre tubes
100% recycled inner papers
Discarded threads for binding
Process We use hand-cleaned tyre tubes with a backing of the paper board as covers of the Coptic bound notebooks. The inner papers are 100% recycled papers made from waste papers. 
Page details 120 unruled pages of 100% recycled paper

 

** Please note that the tyre tube textures and thicknesses are subject to available raw materials. 

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.

Geometric Elegance: Inspired Cover NoteBooks - The Second Life India Geometric Elegance: Inspired Cover NoteBooks - The Second Life India
A5
Rs. 745.00
A5

A classic Mughal-style geometry, carefully screen printed with water-based, eco-conscious inks, adorns the covers of books bound in a timeless Coptic-style binding.

 Materials Screen printed covers with water based eco-friendly inks
Upcycled cover papers
100% recycled inner papers
Discarded threads for binding
Process The upcycled cotton papers are printed using water based eco-friendly inks and made into covers. The recycled papers are folded by hand and hand stitched using coptic style binding technique. 
Page details 144 unruled, ruled and dotted grid pages of 100% recycled paper

 

Google Cases - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India Google Cases - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India
Rs. 780.00

These goggle cases are hand-cut and made from discarded tyre tubes. They have an inner lining of recycled felt that forms a soft cushioned surface for the spectacles. The cases make a good environmentally conscious substitute for the existing cases in the market. The tire tubes have a long life span and durability. These measure 17 cm X 5.5 cm X 6 cm in size.

 Materials Discarded tyre tubes
Recycled polyester felt
Metallic button
Process Hand cleaned tyre tubes infused with recycled polyester felt for soft cushioning for the goggles
Hand-cut and hand-stitched finish 

* Please note that the product textures and colours may vary based on available raw 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. 890.00
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.

Rs. 3,800.00

A sustainable alternate material sling bag handmade using waste tyre tubes. 

 Materials

Hand-cleaned Upcycled tyre tubes

Nylon threads

Metallic fixtures

Process

The waste tyre tubes are cleaned in a hot water bath. In the second level cleaning, we use coconut oil to weaken the hard to wash debris on the tyre tube and scrub it out. Next tyre tube patterns are cut to size. 

After the final cutting, we stuck together with the pieces and prepare the bag pieces for manual hole punching. 

The hand stitching process begins and starts to bring out the end result. With few finishing processes of adding fixtures and preparing sling and handles the bag is ready for final cleaning and packing. 

Size

22 X 15 X 3 centemetres / 8.6 X 5.9 X 1.2 inches

Weight

Average 350 grams 


** 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.

Multipurpose pouches - Upcycled tyre tube and waste wood - The Second Life India Multipurpose pouches - Upcycled tyre tube and waste wood - The Second Life India
Small Small & Wide Medium Medium & Wide Large Large & Wide
Rs. 530.00
Small Small & Wide Medium Medium & Wide Large Large & Wide

A new addition to our handmade, upcycled and recycled product range are these versatile pouches of different shape and sizes. Handmade using upcycled tyre tubes and upcycled waste wood. The diversity of size provides a choice for one’s need. One can use select a suitable size for the need of the hour.

Materials Upcycled tyre tubes
Upcycled waste and leftover wood
Process The tyre tubes are hand-cleaned and prepared for a variety of shapes and sizes. Waste wood is shaped into thin strips, cleaned and finished for use with tyre tubes. These materials are put together using templates for a final finish into a multipurpose pouch. 

** Please note that the wood is of rescued and discarded materials. It may vary in texture and colour based on available waste materials.

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