Recycling has become a trend and is a necessity keeping in mind the environmental deterioration taking place. It not only keeps the surroundings pollution free but also save a lot of raw materials. Normally people tag recycling with ugly looking products and such items are never placed high on the fashion graph. Shunning all such notions are iPhone cases that have been made using thrown away materials. Below is a list of ten cool iPhone cases that are very stylish and have been made using recycled materials.
1. Skateboard-Recycled Cases
MapleXO iPhone case has been made using recycled skateboards. Hundreds of skateboards end up in junkyards every single day and designer Lindsay Jo Holmes is trying to give them a new lease of life through these colorful cases. They will not only protect your iPhone but will also save the environment from the clutches of deterioration. Only 50 of these Grove Made MapleXO iPhone cases were made, which means only a lucky few could lay hands on the Eco-friendly creation.
2. i-tube recycled iPhone Cases
Making good use of worn out bicycle tubes is the designer duo Steve Henseler and Marc Lounis who have created a unique case for iPhones. Christened the i-tube, it is a clean and green way to protect your phone from any damage. The inside of this case features an elastic micro fiber that will not only keep the screen protected but will also make it easy to slide the phone in and out of the cover. The case measures 6.5 x 11.5 x 1.0 cm and is handmade.
3. Recycled denim iPhone case
Mimi Kataoka from Northern Israel has designed as well as handcrafted the recycled Denim iPhone Case. The sustainable product comes complete with a recycled leather flap and a magnetic snap closure. Denim is a thick as well as a strong material. We donât even think once while throwing away our denims what purpose can they solve. The case has a width and height of 10 cm and 13.5 cm, respectively and the stress points are double stitched for extra protection. The creative product also has an additional slip pocket at the back that can be used to store keys or cards.
4. Incipioâs Tribal ECO iPhone Case
Here to provide some serious protection and woo people with its good looks is the Tribal ECO iPhone Case. It looks like as if crafted from stone but has been made using 100 percent recycled silicone in actuality. The green case comes stashed with a price tag of $24.99 and provides a very good grip. One can easily access all the necessary features even when the cover is on the phone.
5. Bamboo Slider iPhone Cases
Bamboo Slider iPhone cases look very elegant and the best part being they come injected with environmentally-friendly traits. They have been crafted using 40 percent salvaged bamboo materials and 60 percent polycarbonate. They promise to provide a great shield and keep your iPhone safe always. A buyer has the flexibility to pick from hues like beet, eggplant, olive and mushroom that too at a price of $35.
6. Recycled Columbian truck tires iPhone case
Eco-friendly range of Better Energy Systems got all the more tempting with the addition of Tread Cases that will keep your beloved iPhone protected always. Colombian truck tires were exploited to design these cases that will emerge to be a winner in high temperatures, UV light and even pouring acid wonât harm them. These specially designed recycled cases cost just $17 and look very smart.
7. Henna Stripe iPhone Case
If you are looking for a case that will protect your phone in utmost style, then the Henna Stripe iPhone Case wonâ let you down. The case has a beautiful orange henna printed facade and has been crafted from recycled leather and chip board. It is very strong and will provide a lot of protection to this delicate Apple gadget. The inside has a grey and white colored striped cotton print that blends perfectly with the outside design. The stunning case comes complete with a lavender colored top stitching and a Velcro closure in orange.
8. iPhone Case Made From Recycled Cardboard
Recession Case, a creation by Case-Mate, will make eco-warriors jump who own an iPhone with utmost joy. The clean and green case has been crafted using 100 percent salvaged cardboard and just costs $0.99. The Eco-friendly case is very light in weight but will not fall short of shielding your lovely phone.
EcoShield Slider is a creation by an American company named Agent18. The environmentally friendly case has been made from thrown away plastic bottles that pile up and ruin the environment every year. It will not only protect the entire back and sides but the one millimeter edge makes sure that even the screen remained protected when the iPhone is placed screen down. The case also has special rubber details that help providing extra grip.
10. Daisy Striped Henna Tattoo iPhone 3 Case
Here is a case for iPhone 3G/3GS that looks very bubbly and perky. The Daisy Striped Henna Tattoo iPhone 3 Case will be fun to possess and can be customized as per a userâs demand. It has been made using form fitting hard plastic that will keep the phone away from any kind of harm and weighs 2.3oz. The supreme case has a depth, width and height of 0.75, 2.75 and 4.75 inches, respectively.