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Paper mache bowls - Upcycled block printed newspaper - The Second Life India Paper mache bowls - Upcycled block printed newspaper - The Second Life India
S M
Rs. 180.00
S M

These paper bowls handmade from waste newspaper and upcycled & block printed newspapers are a perfect fit for those coffee tables and side tables to carry dry items of all nature, such as keys, dry fruits, potpourri pouches, marbles, stones and small nicknacks. They can also be used as organisers while working on one's craft projects, children and adults alike. 

These are handmade by individuals with intellectual disability in collaboration with Diya Foundation, Bangalore. 

Materials Waste newspapers
Upcycled & block printed newspapers
Paper glue
Process

A mould is covered using waste newspaper strips dipped in glue. They are circularly layered over each other until the desired thickness is obtained.
Once done, they are left to dry. On drying a layer of block printed newspapers is applied and for final finishing, a coat of varnish is used to make it water-resistant.


** Please note that these bowls are made by hand and may have varied texture and finish. These are suitable for only dry items. 

Passport case - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India Passport case - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India
Rs. 850.00

They are targeted to a sustainable traveller’s need for the security and safekeeping of passports and other immigration documents. These are smallholders that can hold up to 2 passports, few cards and small folded papers.
These are made using a combination of upcycled tyre tubes, recycled felt and upcycled Flex as inner layers.

Materials Upcycled and hand-cleaned tyre tubes
Recycled polyester felt
Upcycled Flex (billboard materials)
 
Process The waste and discarded tubes are hand-cleaned and prepared to be fused with recycled felt for a range of colour covers for passports. The waste flex is prepared to shape and size to be used as inner layers for holding cards and stuck together with the cover. 

 

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. 

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.


Reusable Multifunction Planner / Travelogue - The Second Life India Reusable Multifunction Planner / Travelogue - The Second Life India
Rs. 950.00

These are the best companion to a sustainably vegan traveller to record their travel stories, explorations and itineraries along their journey. Handmade using upcycled tyre tubes, recycled felt covers, 100% recycled papers, discarded elastic and paper boards. They come in a variety of colours and are refillable. Available in 20 X 13 cms size. 

 Materials Discarded tyre tubes
Recycled polyester felt
Discarded elastic from factory waste
Leftover / one-sided paper boards from printing presses
Processes Hand-cleaned tyre tubes fused with recycled felt provide a flat surface for the covers
2 staple-bound notebooks 
A folder & an envelop made out discarded paper boards
In the book

The travelogue/ planner contain 1 reusable/refillable cover, 2 notebooks, a folder and an envelop. All reusable.


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

* Customisation is possible for corporate gifting and branding

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. 280.00
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. 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.

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

 

The Second Life Gift Card - The Second Life India The Second Life Gift Card - The Second Life India
Rs. 500.00

Looking to find the perfect gift? Why not let them choose exactly what they want with a gift card for our store!

Surprise your loved one with the sustainable and conscious choices we offer in our product collections carefully designed and developed for maximum sustainable impact. 

The Second Life Gift hampers - The Second Life India The Second Life Gift hampers - The Second Life India
Rs. 963.00
Rs. 450.00

Field books with a "There is no planet B" print. A constant reminder for you to make sustainable choices every day. 

Materials Upcycled & rescued paper boards screen printed
Inner papers are rescued lab books from waste vendors headed for recycling
Staple-bound using old discarded staples from a closed factory
Process These books are hand-bound using waste board, waste papers. The cover is screen printed using a simple handwritten and drawn artwork "There is no planet B"
Dedicated to the planet earth which is supposed to be treated and respected as a mother. 
Page details

90-100 plain + ruled pages of upcycled papers and boards

Book size - 23 X 15.5 cm

75-80 GSM upcycled paper

** These books are part of our limited edition range and are available for a limited no. 

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