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A Hi-Fi system made of recycled HDPE

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Israel-based designer Lori Amsterdam designed a HIFI system called Plasti Fantasti, which is made of CNC milled and folded sheets of recycled HDPE plastic. Plasti Fantasti is a research and development venture of new and ...

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Linen rugs dyed with botanical and metal waste

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As part of her ongoing project ‘Ignorance is Bliss’, designer Agne Kucerenkaite developed a rug collection made of linen and dyed with upcycled textile dyes that originate from botanical and metal waste and by-products. Commercial ...

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A 3D printed recyclable tennis ball

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German designer Fabienne Kille designed a recyclable tennis ball which can be made through 3D printing. Every year, 325 million tennis balls are manufactured. They consists of two half-shells of rubber which are connected and ...

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Turning waste tree bark into pigment and fabric

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Researcher Charlotte Wenig of the German Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces investigated the potential of tree bark and found it can be used as a pigment for textile dye and glaze, as well ...

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A biodegradable bag made of cellulose and pectin

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For their master thesis, German designers Johanna Heyemeyer-Cürten and Lobke Beckfield from the Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee developed a biodegradable bag as alternative to paper bags, made of cellulose and pectin. The bag, called Sonnet 155, ...

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Cups made of local clay and cloth made of reed

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Dutch designer Iris Veentjer aims to make people consider the ground and how to treat it right. In one project, she uses local clay to make cups that tell a story, and with another she ...

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