Second Acts

One man’s trash is another’s treasure: everyday cast-offs, repurposed.

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mirror mirror

Recycled magazines form a sunburst frame on this whimsical mirror, 35 inches in diameter. Two’s Company, Elmsford ➤ $250

opposites attract

Magnetic bottle caps with fun sayings add a whimsical touch to your fridge. Suburban Groove, Bedford Hills➤ $3 each or $18 for a pack of six.

a glass act

Table settings take on a new glow with these handcrafted recycled glass chargers, plates, and bowls. Sol-La Handmade Gifts, Scarsdale ➤$20 to $120

yesterday’s news

Old papers become today’s newsprint bins for collecting linens, magazines, or, yes, even newspapers. Woven from hand-rolled, 100-percent repurposed newspaper and finished with a light matte lacquer to prevent ink from smudging or transferring. The Container Store, White Plains ➤ small ($9.99), medium ($14.99), and large ($19.99)


found in translation

Finished with authentic Japanese newspapers and magazines, each wastebasket is a unique work of art. The Container Store, White Plains ➤ $24.99



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