Category "Waste"

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In 2013 geologist Patricia Corcoran and artist Kelly Jazvac travelled to Hawaii to study a new type of stone they have described as 'Plastiglomerate.'

28. December 2019 | via kellyjazvac.com | Read more

In 2013 geologist Patricia Corcoran and artist Kelly Jazvac travelled to Hawaii to study a new type of stone they have described as 'Plastiglomerate.'

28. December 2019 | via kellyjazvac.com | Read more
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SOAPBOTTLE is a no-waste product, designed by Jonna Breitenhuber. The soap is made of natural ingredients and is biodegradable.

27. December 2019 | via jonnabreitenhuber.de | Read more

SOAPBOTTLE is a no-waste product, designed by Jonna Breitenhuber. The soap is made of natural ingredients and is biodegradable.

27. December 2019 | via jonnabreitenhuber.de | Read more
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Royal College of Art graduate Tessa Silva has turned a clay-like material made from waste milk into bulbous vases, candelabras and door handles called Chalk & Cheese.

26. December 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more

Royal College of Art graduate Tessa Silva has turned a clay-like material made from waste milk into bulbous vases, candelabras and door handles called Chalk & Cheese.

26. December 2019 | via Dezeen.com | Read more
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MANOTECA crafts unique pieces of furniture by using parts from abandoned products.

19. December 2019 | via Manoteca.com | Read more

MANOTECA crafts unique pieces of furniture by using parts from abandoned products.

19. December 2019 | via Manoteca.com | Read more
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Benjamin Benmoyal, a fashion student at Central Saint Martins in London, uses discarded video and cassette tapes to design his new collection called “It Was Better Tomorrow.”

17. December 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

Benjamin Benmoyal, a fashion student at Central Saint Martins in London, uses discarded video and cassette tapes to design his new collection called “It Was Better Tomorrow.”

17. December 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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The company repurposedMATERIALS comes up with creative ways to keep all sorts of unwanted stuff out of landfills.

16. December 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

The company repurposedMATERIALS comes up with creative ways to keep all sorts of unwanted stuff out of landfills.

16. December 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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The Ocean Cleanup’s device — a 2,000-foot long floating tube that skims the surface of the water to catch plastic trash—has returned to shore.

13. December 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more

The Ocean Cleanup’s device — a 2,000-foot long floating tube that skims the surface of the water to catch plastic trash—has returned to shore.

13. December 2019 | via Fastcompany.com | Read more
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In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic. Now, researchers from DTU will speed up the process to put plastic waste to use.

09. December 2019 | via eppm.com | Read more

In 2016, Japanese scientists discovered a bacterium that can break down PET plastic. Now, researchers from DTU will speed up the process to put plastic waste to use.

09. December 2019 | via eppm.com | Read more
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The world is beginning to understand the threat of global plastic waste, according to the renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.

07. December 2019 | Read more

The world is beginning to understand the threat of global plastic waste, according to the renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.

07. December 2019 | Read more
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Indonesia has become a dumping ground for vast quantities of the world’s unwanted plastic since China banned imports of foreign plastic waste in 2017.

06. December 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more

Indonesia has become a dumping ground for vast quantities of the world’s unwanted plastic since China banned imports of foreign plastic waste in 2017.

06. December 2019 | via Weforum.org | Read more