Furniture Made from Shredded Paper

Belgian designer Jens Praet created this little cabinet called "One Day Paper Waste" from shredded paper waste:

I was so shocked about the enormous office waste and amount of shredded documents, that I wanted to react to this by reusing those documents and to transform them into a usefull object with a new dignity.
One day paper waste is a little cabinet. Obtained by taking shredded confidential documents, mixing them with resin and compressing them into a strong mould... End result: a new interesting object that has the strength of wood.

Talk about recycling! - via Make

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Doesn't actually look that bad. I'll bet the stuff is real heavy though, and not particularly water-resistant. That's the problem with pressboard, it's nearly three times as heavy as wood, and it swells up and loses its strength if you get it wet.
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