These pendant shades shine a light on recycled materials

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LightArt is moving "from waste to watts" with its newest line of pendant light shades made from recycled materials

Recycled materials and traditional techniques define this farmstay in India

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Aaranya is an agricultural farmstay that pays homage to the rural vernacular and Mother Nature

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Bamboo Compression Socks offer support via natural and recycled materials

Inhabitat - Innovation

One tool for handling long days on your feet or sitting at a computer is a trusty pair of compression socks

This fashion boutique in India is crafted from recycled materials

Inhabitat - Innovation

This fashion boutique is made with clay tiles, upcycled metal, recycled beer bottles and more

A playful home built of recycled materials takes in sunrise views in Ecuador

Inhabitat - Innovation

Built largely from recycled materials, the home that architect Daniel Moreno Flores recently completed for an artistically inclined client in Ecuador oozes playfulness and creativity as well as a reduced environmental footprint

Work from home in style in these slippers made of natural and recycled materials

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Spending a lot of time at home? Give your feet a little support and style with these vegan leather slippers

MINI Strip car uses 3D printing and recycled materials

Inhabitant

With a focus on the future of sustainability in automotive design, the MINI Strip is a one-off car that resulted from a collaboration between two British brands. MINI and Paul Smith custom-made the vehicle, which premiered to the world in London in August 2021

Engineers invent origami-inspired self-watering pots that are made from 100% recycled materials

Inhabitat - Innovation

Engineers design flat pack self-watering plant pot Related: + POTR POTS Via BBC POTR Pots, flat pack self-watering plant pot

MINI Strip car uses 3D printing and recycled materials

AGreenLiving

Visible screws incorporated into the design spotlight ease of maintenance and the ability of the car to be dismantled and the panels recycled at the end of useful life. The team chose to 3D-print sections of the car using recycled plastic.

Bamboo Compression Socks offer support via natural and recycled materials

AGreenLiving

” The socks incorporate recycled and natural materials into an eco-fiber blend made up of 50% bamboo, 25% recycled polyester, 10% recycled nylon and 15% spandex. Bamboo Compression Socks offer support via natural and recycled materials. Life is busy.

Northvolt’s battery recycling program aims to source 50% recycled material by 2030

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Swedish battery maker Northvolt is launching a new program, Revolt, that is devoted to recycling lithium-ion batteries. It plans to bring a pilot recycling plant online in Västerås, Sweden, in 2020, next to its existing manufacturing plant. It will serve as a platform for developing and validating the recycling?process, process, and will target an initial recycling capacity of 100 tons per year.

This fashion boutique in India is crafted from recycled materials

AGreenLiving

Located in Gujarat, India, this boutique shop designed by Manoj Patel Design Studio is completely made out of recycled materials. The 350-square-foot space, completed in 2020, sells fine women’s wear and combines two rooms together to create a contemporary consumer experience using reused traditional and scrap materials. The designer chose these specific upcycled materials for both their longevity and their aesthetics.

These pendant shades shine a light on recycled materials

AGreenLiving

In fact, LightArt is moving “from waste to watts” with its newest line of pendant light shades made from recycled materials. The process began with the question, “What can we do with falloff material?” For now, LightArt is recycling waste materials from inside the plant, using new technology to sort out the black and white pieces for the desired look. These pendant shades shine a light on recycled materials.

Recycled materials and traditional techniques define this farmstay in India

AGreenLiving

The use of terracotta, for instance, helps evoke the image of traditional Indian village architecture that has been built from the earthy material for generations. In addition to terracotta roof tiles, the architects also looked to traditional construction techniques for the rubble stone-packed foundation, load-bearing exposed natural sandstone walls and the brick dome, which features a mosaic and a window wall of recycled glass bottles.

How companies can embrace circularity in their material sourcing strategies

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Incorporating recycled materials into product collections is a good start. Apparel Circular Economy Fashion Material Change Index Supply Chain

This durable luggage is made with replaceable and recycled materials

AGreenLiving

Introducing PHOENX, a modular luggage brand with a focus on sustainability through its use of recycled and regenerative materials. Sustainability begins with the materials sourced for the product. In the case of PHOENX, 95 percent of the materials are recycled or regenerative. For example, the shell of this hard-sided carry-on suitcase is 100 percent recycled polycarbonate. This durable luggage is made with replaceable and recycled materials.

Bioserie iPhone 5 covers integrate bioplastics with premium recyclable materials

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The recently unveiled series of iphone 5 covers includes BioCover, GlassCover… The post Bioserie iPhone 5 covers integrate bioplastics with premium recyclable materials appeared first on Eco Friend. Hong Kong based bioserie has introduced a diversified line of iPhone 5 covers for eco conscious Apple gadget freaks.

Arctic explorer tests the RIKR recycled plastic backpack

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Explorer Robert Swan tested the RIKR backpack to prove the durability of recycled materials

Work from home in style in these slippers made of natural and recycled materials

AGreenLiving

I spent the past year-and-a-half designing and sourcing sustainable materials to make the perfect house shoes for women.” Each shoe is made in Portugal using these earth-friendly materials, along with recycled plastic and recycled polyester. Work from home in style in these slippers made of natural and recycled materials. Eco Green Recycle a-natural-berm airtight amsterdam boar shoat environment jordan seattle self-sufficient shoes solar power

Engineers invent origami-inspired self-watering pots that are made from 100% recycled materials

AGreenLiving

POTR Pots are flat pack plant pots designed to self-water plants and are made from 100% recycled materials. Related: Recycling can get kids free books in southern Italy The team embarked on their invention by creating an eco-friendly design using 100% recycled materials, which can be recycled at the end of the pots’ life span. Using recycled polypropylene means that the pots are not only eco-friendly , but incredibly flexible and durable.

The River School places classrooms around a central courtyard

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L’École du Fleuve (The River School) presents a plan that relies on locally sourced, sustainable and recycled materials

Reduce, reuse, recycle, register?

GreenBiz

Reduce, reuse, recycle, register? Consumer interest in the use of recycled materials, so-called recyclates, is on the rise. Patagonia, for example, recently declared that 68 percent of its offerings use recycled materials. Ash Earl. Tue, 03/09/2021 - 00:05.

Five Tips For Running An Eco-Friendly Business

Green Living Guy

Eco-friendly businesses are very attractive in today’s market. Customers are more and more interested in “green” companies. Our landfills are brimming, and the oceans are struggling with toxic waste. And because of this, public opinion has changed.

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Disney releases retro tees using bottles from the parks

Inhabitat - Innovation

Get your Disney characters delivered retro style and made from recycled materials. The line is a partnership with Unifi, a leader in the recycled fibers game

Church Stone Shelter welcomes hikers in Finland

Inhabitat - Innovation

Built mainly from wood and recycled materials, the minimalist and contemporary shelter was inspired by a large natural boulder located close by

Green Architecture: What Makes a Structure a “Living Building”?

Green Living Guy

Green architecture is a branch of architecture that strives to combine functionality with sustainability. As society becomes more aware of climate change and environmental issues, ecological architecture has gained exponential interest.

Loci vegan shoes give back to animal conservation efforts

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Loci is changing the game with vegan sneakers made from recycled materials

What You Should Know About Building A Green Home Extension

Green Living Guy

Everything from planning and building materials to green tech. If you’re keen to be greener with your next home extension or improvement project, there are plenty of ways that you can take the environment into consideration.

These upcycled shipping containers make eco-friendly offices

Inhabitat - Innovation

Sustainable architecture focuses on low impact construction and natural or recycled materials. The new marketing suite for Goldman Westlink is just such a building

Khawarizm Studio showcases unique 3D printed vase and lamp

AGreenLiving

Featuring both a vase and lamp made from recycled materials , the collection reflects a flowing pattern with bright, neon colors of orange, blue, pink and red.

Emeco's Za stools offer a lifetime of sustainable beauty

Inhabitat - Innovation

These handcrafted, beautifully modern stools are guaranteed for life, made with recycled materials and maintain a small carbon footprint Emeco's new line of stools is handcrafted with a sleek, modern design.

Surprise wasps and bacterium complicate butterfly study

AGreenLiving

Eco Green a-dark-room a-fluid-form animals bacteria butterflies glanville interior-design island khawarizm-studio lighting muhammad-khalid recycled materials scientists whirlingThe introduction of new species to other territories could have unforeseen consequences.

Pharrell Williams debuts The Pebble, a recyclable dining kit

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Pentatonic, a circular economy company focused on removing single-use plastic products from the marketplace, partnered with acclaimed singer and outspoken opponent of single-use plastic Pharrell Williams to launch a portable dining kit made from recycled materials

Nina+Co sustainably furnishes a zero-waste London restaurant

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Locally sourced and recycled materials by Nina+Co decorate the London location of Silo, a zero-waste restaurant focused on sustainability. Launched in Australia in 2011, Silo was heralded

Italys 2020 World Expo pavilion celebrates sustainable, circular design

Inhabitat - Innovation

The temporary structure embodies circular principles to minimize waste and integrate recycled materials such as coffee grounds, mycelium and ocean plastic

There were 227 environmental defenders killed in 2020

AGreenLiving

Business Eco Green a-fluid-form climate climate activism climate change climate-action environment honduras interior-design lighting muhammad-khalid personal recycled materials scientistsAs if it’s not bad enough that the world is suffering from weather extremes and other climate-related disasters, last year a record 227 environmental defenders died for protecting the planet, according to an annual report by Global Witness.

Honor your favorite on-screen icons with the newest Adidas collection

AGreenLiving

The soles are made with recycled rubber, and the uppers are made with Primegreen technology, which uses recycled materials. Materials like Primegreen could help the company get there and could influence more people to stop buying items that contain plastic.

Architecture students design a LEED Platinum home with an ADU in Kansas

AGreenLiving

The cladding, which was sustainably fabricated in the Austrian town of Sankt Veit an der Glan, is a composite material of raw pulpwood, recycled wood and natural resins selected for its durability and low maintenance. Green Recycle a-and-patterned a-full-kitchen a-great-room accessory dwelling unit adu austrian design homes kansas-school leed platinum midwestern north recycled materials street-house studio 804

Copper-clad Bondi House highlights compact, multi-level living

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Plus, it is completely recyclable at the end of its life. Other sustainable features to the home include locally sourced construction materials, low VOC diminishes, 4 Green Start fittings and fixtures, native landscaping to reduce water usage and a 3,000-liter rainwater tank for irrigation. + Green architecture automobiles beach copper kitchen low voc pollution recyclable materials

Could a plastic tax be coming to Asia?

Eco-Business

Recycling sector expert Antoine Grange says a tax on plastic — like one rolling out in the EU this month — would have an immediate effect in increasing the volume of recycled material used by brand owners

Prefab eco-pods offer luxury lodging in any environment

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Looper tented suites incorporate recyclable materials and renewable energy to bring customizable accommodation to isolated and environmentally sensitive wilderness areas — such as rugged yet beautiful Yala National Park in southeast Sri Lanka. <!--more-->

Nike ACG collection gives traction to eco-friendly apparel

AGreenLiving

This effort shows, with 85% of the pieces in the latest Nike ACG apparel collection containing more than 90% recycled content. Another option, the Nike ACG Polartec Wolf Tree Hoodie fleece, uses 100% recycled materials.

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Cheap virgin plastic is being sold as recycled plastic—it's time for better recycling certification

Eco-Business

Prompted by the low price of oil, factories in China are mixing virgin plastic with recycled plastic and selling it as recycled. Brands with sustainability commitments need to be sure what they're buying is genuinely recycled material.