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The house that recycled materials built

A home made entirely from recycled materials has been unveiled at the Ideal Home Show by television star Oliver Heath.

Oliver Heath (left) with WRAP's Gareth Lloyd and Julie Parry in the Recycled Home

The Changing Rooms presenter was commissioned by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to design the Recycled Living Home.

His creation - thought to be the first of its kind in the world - was opened to the public at the prestigious event at London's Earls Court.

The 'People's Chair' was featured in the home

The home included cutting-edge interior design such as the People's Chair, made from recycled plastic, which can be delivered in an envelope and assembled in two minutes.

Heath said: "The Recycled Living Home is proof that the yoghurt pots, drinks cans and jam jars we recycle today can be transformed into new and exciting materials that are stylish enough to satisfy the tastes of even the most discerning homeowners."

WRAP head of communications Julie Parry said: "We hope that people visiting the stand will be inspired when they see for themselves how household waste is being transformed into amazing, high quality products."

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