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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.  

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

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. 

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

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.

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

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. 

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. 

Coptic bound note book - Upcycled tyre tube with block printed newspaper - The Second Life India Coptic bound note book - Upcycled tyre tube with block printed newspaper - The Second Life India
a6 a5
Rs. 450.00
A flexible book for those travel notes and planning without compromising or harming natural resources. These books are handmade using upcycled tyre tubes, block printed newspaper, 100% recycled paper and leftover threads. 

Materials Discarded tyre tube
Waste newspapers
Discarded threads from factory units
Process Block printed newspaper combined with hand cleaned tyre tube as covers
100% recycled papers hand-bound using Coptic style binding and discarded threads
Page details 120 unruled pages of 100% recycled paper

** Please note that the tyre tube textures may vary based on available stocks from waste. The upcycled newspapers may have variations in visual appearance. 
Coptic bound note book - Block printed 100% recycled brown paper - The Second Life India Coptic bound note book - Block printed 100% recycled brown paper - The Second Life India
a6 a5 a4
Rs. 370.00

A simple and contemporary style minimal aesthetics of prints using block-printed cover notebooks. These are printed on 100% recycled papers along with the same paper as inner papers. A perfect gift for those with minimalist taste. 

Materials 100% recycled paper 
Recycled boards
Discarded threads from factories
Process We use 100% block-printed papers to create a perfect cover for these notebooks.
Hand-bound using discarded threads with 100% recycled papers of 80 GSM
Page details 120 unruled pages of 100% recycled paper
Rs. 150.00

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 covered with block printed newspapers. 

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

Materials Recycled paper
Block printed newspaper cover
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. 

Coptic bound note book - Upcycled tyre tube cover - The Second Life India Coptic bound note book - Upcycled tyre tube cover - The Second Life India
a6 a5
Rs. 380.00

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 - 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

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. 

Women's Wallet - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India Women's Wallet - Upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt - The Second Life India
red grey
Rs. 810.00

An upcycled tyre tube and recycled felt wallet for women is designed to fit multiple items like payment cards, cash and also a mobile phone. These wallets are handmade out of tyre tubes and recycled felt. 

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 

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. 

 

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