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

Bamboo Compression Socks offer support via natural and recycled materials

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

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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

Recycled materials and traditional techniques define this farmstay in India

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

This durable luggage is made with replaceable and recycled materials

Inhabitat - Innovation

Introducing PHOENX, a modular luggage brand with a focus on sustainability through its use of recycled and regenerative materials

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

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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.

Arctic explorer tests the RIKR recycled plastic backpack

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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

Charged

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.

Rebuilding recycling to go circular

GreenBiz

Rebuilding recycling to go circular. The circular economy is a solution for our future health and wellness and recycling has a vital role to play. A circular economy is not possible without recycling, yet it can’t happen through recycling alone. As companies ramp up their circular economy goals, they’re often based on the concept that recycling will be the workhorse and catch-net of a bigger system. The Recycling Partnership’s 2020 State of U.S.

Pharrell Williams debuts The Pebble, a recyclable dining kit

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

Ensuring Performance and Safety in Recycled Plastics

GreenBiz

Ensuring Performance and Safety in Recycled Plastics. As companies and consumer brands incorporate recycled plastic content into their products and as part of their circularity goals, product integrity becomes an important consideration.

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.

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Properly Recycling Your E-Waste Today

The Environmental Blog

A pile of old computers waiting for sending to recycle plant. The solution to making e-waste less of a problem is properly recycling it. There Are Valuable Materials in E-Waste. Not only are several materials electronics leverage hard to find but many are finite. Recycl

Different Uses of Recycled HDPE Plastic

The Environmental Blog

Also, it’s an easy-to-recycle plastic polymer in which recycling companies collect and process HDPE products. For recycling purposes, you’ll find HDPE labeled as #2 plastic. Since this HDPE plastic is durable, strong, and easy to recycle, it’s an ideal material in making plastic furniture and plastic lumber, such as recycled plastic restroom partitions. They come in stylish designs that you can expect from traditional materials.

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.

Recycling Identifying Device takes the guesswork out of figuring out what's recyclable

Inhabitat - Innovation

The ability to recycle materials has been around for generations, and as an increasing number of residential and commercial facilities take on the metal, plastic and glass, it has become a common task to put your recycling at the curb on garbage pick-up day

Knocking landfill on the head: Recycling scheme celebrates three years

Envirotec Magazine

The National Hard Hat Recycling Scheme recently celebrated three years in operation. The group behind the scheme, Yes Recycling , initially launched it as a scheme for the construction industry. Recycling and Reuse

How companies can embrace circularity in their material sourcing strategies

GreenBiz

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

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.

New mattress recycling facility opens in Greater Manchester

Envirotec Magazine

A NEW facility has opened in Bolton that will seemingly recycle up to a quarter of a million mattresses thrown away in Greater Manchester every year. Through our partnership with TFR Group we will recycle over 1.5 Recycling and Reuse

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.

How Pandora hopes to reach 100% recycled silver and gold

GreenBiz

How Pandora hopes to reach 100% recycled silver and gold. By 2030, Pandora, the world’s largest jewelry brand by volume, will use 100 percent recycled silver and gold in its products. As it stands, 71 percent of the silver and gold in Pandora jewelry comes from recycled sources. Pandora’s 100 percent recycled silver and gold commitment comes after the disclosure in January of its aspirational pledge to become carbon neutral in the company’s own operations by 2025.

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

Addressing the challenges of aluminium recycling

Envirotec Magazine

Sorting technologies manufacturer TOMRA Recycling considers the limitations of existing sorting methods and explores the issues facing European scrap metal processors and aluminium producers investing in equipment to sort their own scrap material. Recycling and Reuse

Firms combine expertise to test and validate systems to chemically recycle waste plastics

Envirotec Magazine

grant from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has been awarded to three firms for an ambitious chemical recycling project that aims to make hard-to-recycle plastic packaging recyclable. Recycling and Reuse

Plastics Recycling Show Europe goes virtual from 9 to 11 December

Envirotec Magazine

Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) will now run as a virtual event from 9 to 11 December 2020. Materials focus sessions will explore in depth the challenges, issues and opportunities within the sector for plastics recycling. Recycling and ReuseVirginijus Sinkevi?ius,

German clothing detergent opts for bottles made from chemically recycled plastic

Envirotec Magazine

German industrial and consumer products manufacturer Henkel announced on 17 October that it has produced bottles using chemically recycled plastic for the first time, working in collaboration with packaging manufacturer Alpla. Through chemical recycling, mixed plastic waste that was previously impossible to recycle can be effectively reprocessed and reused. Mechanical recycling is limited by the fact that not all plastic waste can be reprocessed into useable material.

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

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

How Robots Can Pick Up after the Recycling Crisis

The Environmental Blog

Given that no individual can spend countless hours picking up and sorting the recyclable wastes in a pile of garbage. The invention of artificially intelligent robots is covering for our mess to prevent the recycling crisis from pushing through. Despite the efforts of governments to condition their people to throw all their reusable and recyclable wastes to their designated garbage can. Thus, here is how robots can pick up after the recycling crisis.

SEPA household waste statistics 2019 highlight positive trends on recycling, carbon emissions and reduced landfill use

Envirotec Magazine

Plastic and glass recycling increase, paper and cardboard continues downward trend. Total household recycling rate 44.9%. tonnes recycled, 0.14 This provides a more accurate picture than merely looking at tonnage (glass weights a lot more than paper), and takes into account the emissions created when waste is disposed of, whether through recycling, incineration, composting, anaerobic digestion or being sent to landfill. Waste recycled included reuse and composting.

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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

The prefab Tiny Tetra House in Bali is made of recycled waste

AGreenLiving

Launched by Stilt Studios, the Tiny Tetra House in Bali is a small, prefabricated home that makes use of recycled waste materials, wood and glass for construction plus an elevated base for minimal site impact. Apart from the sustainable advantages of the recycled elements used in construction, the materials also act as an artistic reflective agent. The prefab Tiny Tetra House in Bali is made of recycled waste.

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

Recycle razors & help build a playground

Greenability Magazine

When you recycle disposable razors, blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging, TerraCycle will help build a playground from recycled materials for a military medical center. TerraCycle, a waste management company, partners with consumer product companies, retailers and cities to recycle products and packages — from dirty diapers to cigarette butts — that would otherwise end up in a landfill. Find additional items that can be recycled at TerraCycle.