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Waste not want not with this limited-edition eco-bin

Waste not want not with this limited-edition eco-bin

The Vipp Bin became a global design icon as the world’s first pedal bin design. Now reimagined from recycled waste materials, this limited-edition version takes rubbish collection to a whole new level.

The Vipp team of engineers were after a challenge: to radically redefine the pedal bin production by exchanging some of the raw materials for their own production waste. Typically made from steel, the original Vipp Pedal Bin was designed in 1939 by Holger Nielson in Randers, Denmark.

Now, the limited edition Vipp ‘Rubbish” Bin swaps 3.7kg of steel for recycled plastic and sawdust – waste which would otherwise end up in a trash burning facility. Recycling the wood excess means that the carbon dioxide is kept locked within the product rather than making its way into our atmosphere.

Cult - Vipp ‘Rubbish Bin’

The plastic and sawdust waste is sourced from the company’s own production line and used to form a concrete-like paste, ensuring that the bin is durable and fit for use. This new Vipp signature recycled fibre material shapes the body of the bin. Filled with a combination of visible wood fibres, marbled plastic and various nuances, each moulded bin has a completely unique appearance.

The Vipp collection is exclusively available through Cult in both Australia and New Zealand. Cult is one of Australia’s leading suppliers in premium furniture, lighting and objects – offering the best of the best from iconic brands both across the globe and right at home. You can find the Vipp ‘Rubbish’ Bin on show now at Cult showrooms, or order it online here.

Cult - Vipp ‘Rubbish Bin’
Cult - Vipp ‘Rubbish Bin’


Juliet Taylor is one of the leading content writers for Indesign Media Asia Pacific where she publishes weekly research articles across multiple platforms. She graduated from the Australian National University in 2021, with a strong portfolio of academic writing as well as writing for entertainment. Her specialty is in media and philosophy, though she shares a passion for interior design with the Indesign Media conglomerate. Her work with Indesign Media covers a broad range of subjects including interior design trends, architectural advancements, materials and the evolution of modern construction, products and processes for a healthier home, and the proper care of flora. Juliet writes for both residential and commercial audiences and over the past year working with Indesign Media has produced research articles in the hundreds for architects and interior design enthusiasts alike.