(Image credit: Marijke & Sander Lucas)

The EPA states that furniture is the least recycled out of all household items, with 9.8 million tons of it ending up in landfills, according to 2009 data. The Trash Closet, created by Dutch designers Marijke & Sander Lucas, uses furniture scavenged from the streets of Amsterdam that would otherwise have been thrown away.

The Trash Closet Raises Awareness of Global Waste | Design Milk