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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. 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.

Multipurpose pouches - Upcycled tyre tube, waste wood and recycled felt - The Second Life India Multipurpose pouches - Upcycled tyre tube, waste wood and recycled felt - 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 recent addition to our handmade, upcycled and recycled product range are these versatile pouches of different shape and sizes. Handmade using upcycled tyre tubes, upcycled waste wood and recycled felts. The diversity of colours provide a choice fo one’s taste. One can use select a suitable size for the need of the hour.

Materials Upcycled tyre tubes
Upcycled waste and leftover wood
Recycled felt
Process The tyre tubes are hand-cleaned and prepared to a variety of shapes and sizes to be fused with a set of coloured recycled felt. 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.

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.

Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India Recycled paper pencils - Hand dyed and patterns - The Second Life India
Rs. 180.00

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. 

Refill books & accessories - Travelogue / Planner - The Second Life India Refill books & accessories - Travelogue / Planner - The Second Life India
Rs. 300.00

A range of accessories designed and develope from upcycled, recycled materials and handmade + machine processes. We keep designing and adding new accessories to help our customers organise and utilise the best potential of the Travelogue cum planners. 

Materials Discarded paper from the printing press
Old Vinyl records
Process Folder & envelops - Discarded paper boards are punched using a machine push for accuracy and then folded and hand-stuck using glue for final finishing.
Bookmarks - Old vinyl records are Laser cut to the shape and size designed for bookmarks.

 

** Please note that the paper quality and colour may differ based on available waste materials. 

** Keep a look out on our social media for those limited editions if you have the stationery bug in you. 

Reshuffle - playing cards with a twist - The Second Life India Reshuffle - playing cards with a twist - The Second Life India
Rs. 450.00

We have carefully designed these playing cards to inspire one's mind consciously towards sustainable choices. We replaced existing shapes of regular playing cards with icons that inspire sustainable ideas and philosophy. One can train their mind playing with these cards and get inspired to make better choices embedding sustainable thinking in day to day life. Available in two colour variations for the front. 

 Materials Recycled paper
Handmade box
Process These cards make a good fit for the conscious and curious-minded, digitally printed on recycled papers.


Saddle stitch notebooks with recycled felt cover - The Second Life India Saddle stitch notebooks with recycled felt cover - The Second Life India
A6is A5is
Rs. 340.00
A6is A5is

A simple saddle stitch book with recycled felt cover and 100% recycled inner papers. A perfect fit for the low budget requirements or something regular to use for all kinds of notes and scribbles. 

Materials Recycled felt of various colour
100% recycled inner paper - Brownish grey
Upcycled board for backing the cover felt
Process We stick the recycled felt to the upcycled or waste boards to give it a sturdy cover feel and then bind them using 100% recycled papers and discarded threads/elastic found from various sources.

** Please note that the colour and thickness of inner papers may vary based on supply from the recyclers.

* Keep an eye out on our social media for those limited editions. These will have upcycled papers of various kinds. 

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. 350.00
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.

Set of Saddle stitch booklets - Upcycled flex cover - The Second Life India Set of Saddle stitch booklets - Upcycled flex cover - The Second Life India
A5is A6is
Rs. 500.00
A5is A6is

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

 Materials Upcycled flex (billboard materials) covers
Upcycled boards from printing press waste
100% recycled papers as inner papers
  
Process Upcycled Flex is 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

 

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