Tag: recycle

ByFusion

Many innovative people continue to work on ways to resolve the plastic ocean waste problem. Enter the U.S.-based startup ByFusion. This company is using technology to repurpose ocean plastic into durable construction blocks. The principal engineer of the company Peter…

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A NEW SPIN ON LIGHTING

The Madeira-based design collective ‘Teatro Metaphora’ recently completed an unusual and thought-provoking art installation. Their ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ project was created for the 2016 Saint Peter’s Festival and used to create awareness of eco-friendly practices, re-cycling and up-cycling. The…

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Not-So-Biodegradable

Many plastic manufacturers claim their bags ‘breakdown’ safely in a short period of time but this may not seem to be the case. Bio-degradable plastics may not be as degradable as first thought, it seems even ‘green’ plastics continue to…

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EchoPanels

Acoustic panel design is not really renowned for style and/or sustainability. ‘EchoPanels‘ are changing this conception and offering a great recycling opportunity at the same time. Now they have the sound-absorbing Kirei Echopanel tile (originally seen in Green Build 2015)…

THREE STRIPES FRIENDLY

Adidas have gone ‘eco’ in a big and exciting way! They’ve now developed a trainer whose upper part is made from plastic recovered from cialis before workout the ocean and combined it with a 3D printed mid-sole fashioned from fishing…

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Local Waste Transformation

Citizens have been invited to exchange their plastic waste for local rewards. The ‘Wasted project’ is a community initiative to recycle rubbish into versatile building blocks. The project is run by the ‘CITIES Foundation’ who have now launched their pilot…

OIL > PLASTIC > OIL

Pretty much everyone understands the long-term environmental problems with plastic bags. Now the battle against the ubiquitous plastic bag is taking a new turn. Akinori Ito, a Japanese inventor has created a machine that is able to convert ‘plastic-bags’ into…

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Recycled Rotterdam Roads

A laborer rests on piles of plastic bottles at a recycling center in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China (news.xanaland.com) . VolkerWessels, a Dutch construction firm is considering a new material for roadbeds. The company is proposing recycled plastic. With regular street asphalt…

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Bentu Upcycled Lamps

Design adds value! We respect the products that support how we live as humans and eventually, these objects become an indispensible to us. However with everybody able to contribute such things due to ubiquitous technology, have we reached a saturation…