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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. 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.

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

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.  

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
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
Rs. 700.00
A5

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. 

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. 

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.

Coptic bound note book - Coffee stains reusing coffee grounds - The Second Life India Coptic bound note book - Coffee stains reusing coffee grounds - The Second Life India
A6 A5 A4
Rs. 360.00
A6 A5 A4

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. 

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

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
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 

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. 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. 

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