6 best recycled products
From bowls made of vinyl records, to handbags made of billboards, see old goods made new by creative small companies.
By Rachele Lynn, FORTUNE Small Business contributor

NEW YORK (FORTUNE Small Business Magazine) - Today, creative entrepreneurs across the country are making jewels from junk and housewares from heaps.

One tech-minded business owner takes defective circuitboards and turns them into sleek business card cases.

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Another fashions old billboards into stylish handbags.

From bowls made of old vinyl records to chairs made of used seatbelts, here are the best recycled products made by small companies.

Photo gallery: See the top 6.

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