Furniture Recycled From Trash Discarded in Amsterdam’s Canals, and Other Industry News

Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.

Image courtesy Plastic Whale and Vepa via Co.Design
  • If you’re ever in Amsterdam, Co.Design suggests a plastic fishing tour offered by Plastic Whale, which over the last seven years has transformed thousands of PET bottles collected by volunteer fishers in Amsterdam’s canals. The company is now setting its sights on something entirely new: creating recycled office furniture.
  • By pairing technology with design, companies can create spaces that provide a seamless work experience. If supported by the right technology, BizTech explains how you can redesign your office to spur collaboration and boost productivity.
  • NBC News reports on the growing evidence suggesting that interacting with nature makes people happier and healthier.
  • With co-working spaces becoming more and more popular, Forbes shares several ways traditional office space property managers can compete with the new wave of co-working facilities.
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