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

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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

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

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.

How To Recycle Cars

The Environmental Blog

Scrap car recycling is a major industry in North America. million cars are recycled each year. About 95 percent of vehicles eventually make their way to the recycling yard. If you have an old, non-working or junk vehicle you need to recycle, where should you take it?

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.

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.

Moving beyond 100% recyclable goals

GreenBiz

Moving beyond 100% recyclable goals. Numerous companies have set 100 percent recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging goals such as Colgate-Palmolive and Kellogg. Other questions include: Is the packaging collected in the vast majority of recycling programs? Material flows.

Four Surprising Facts About Metal Recycling

The Environmental Blog

It’s so important for businesses to commit to recycling as many of their waste materials as possible, and metal recycling is a huge part of that. Metal recycling isn’t as simple as you might think. million tons of copper are recycled on a year basis.

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

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. Recycling.

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. They come in stylish designs that you can expect from traditional materials. Recycle

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Heritage Battery Recycling and 6K to commercialize cathode-grade battery recycling network

Charged

Indianapolis-based Heritage Battery Recycling has signed a joint development agreement with materials management specialist 6K to produce new cathode material from recycled batteries. 6K uses proprietary plasma processing technology to create battery 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

Bioserie iPhone 5 covers integrate bioplastics with premium recyclable materials

Eco Friend

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

VW begins battery recycling pilot

Charged

Volkswagen has opened its first EV battery recycling facility to recover raw materials such as lithium, nickel, manganese and cobalt in a closed loop, together with aluminum, copper and plastics, achieving a recycling rate of more than 90% over the long term.

Cool collaboration? Firms showcase SIM card made from recycled refrigerators

Envirotec Magazine

Electrical systems developer Thales and resource recovery firm Veolia have joined forces to create what is seemingly the first eco-designed SIM card made from recycled plastic. Firms showcase SIM card made from recycled refrigerators first appeared on Envirotec.

Tesla says new recycling process recovers 92% of battery materials

Charged

Battery recycling will be a critical part of the future e-mobility ecosystem, as Tesla has understood from the beginning. The California carmaker has been working with various firms to recycle its end-of-life battery packs for several years.

Faraday Institution develops ultrasonic recycling method

Charged

Faraday Institution researchers working on the recycling of lithium-ion batteries at the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham have developed a new method to recover materials from end-of-life EV batteries.

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

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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The River School places classrooms around a central courtyard

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

Foam foundation: Mattress recycling facility marks new phase in circularity project

Envirotec Magazine

The firms say the announcement is a major step forward for the recovery and recycling of polyurethane foam and a significant advance for closing the loop for end-of-life mattresses. We are actively exploring future possibilities for recycled material and potential applications.

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