GIVE ME A SIGN

$28 (vyandelle.com)

Vy and Elle converts discarded vinyl billboards into functional accessories like this colorful wallet.

WAIST NOT

$180 (tinglondon.com)

London designer Inghua Ting collects trashed leather belts and transforms them into ultra-stylish wallets.

HIGH STYLE

$16 (prana.com)

Keep credit cards, coins and bills under wraps with Prana’s versatile hemp wallet.

FARM FRESH

$12 (twobusybees.net)

Two Busy Bees recycles scraps of funky fabric for its accessories; this wallet is made from vintage blue corduroy adorned with farm animals.

CREAM OF THE CROP

$18 (copacetique.com)

This limited edition “green corn” wallet makes good use of vintage 1970s fabric.

GET A CLUE

$30 (junkinourtrunk.com)

The artists at Junk In Our Trunk turn old game pieces, trading cards, and other kitschy finds into eye-catching money holders.

WHEELS OF CHANGE

$23 (veganessentials.com)

This sturdy wallet — like all of Splaff’s accessories — is fashioned from discarded tires and inner tubes.

This article originally appeared in Plenty in August 2006. This story was added to MNN.com in June 2009.

Copyright Environ Press 2006.