This Letter Opener Is Made From All Your Old Junk Mail

If there are any inmates reading the site, you might want to pay attention. Instead of polished steel or gleaming ceramic, this letter opener's razor-edged blade is made from 100 per cent recycled paper mixed with a water-based resin derived from cashew shells.

It's like a $US45 prison shank that can be used to open your mail without shredding the envelopes — instead of settling a grudge between cell blocks. And it comes with a handle made of sustainably harvested poplar wood, and packaging that can presumably be recycled into more eco-friendly shivs. [UncommonGoods via BLTD]

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