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Objects made from production waste of glass beads

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Czech designer Sára Matysová used the waste material of the production of Preciosa’s glass beads. Czech glass and bead manufacturer Preciosa uses glass sand from the region Bohemian Paradise (Český ráj), mined in the village ...

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Interior products made from recycled coffee grounds

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UK-based designer Atticus Durnell developed various interior products, varying from tiles to furniture, made with recycled coffee grounds. In the UK alone, more than half a million tonnes of coffee grounds is generated, most of ...

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Wind turbines made from engineered wood

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Swedish engineering and industrial design company Modvion developed a modular, wooden design for wind turbines, to make transportation easier and the turbines more sustainable. With climate change breathing down our necks, using renewable sources like ...

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Hand-tufted carpets made with leftover carpet capacity

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Studio Mieke Lucia, founded by Mieke van den Hout, worked with leftover carpet capacity from big orders placed at Tarkett. Aiming to bring more textiles in our interiors, the project Textile – Tactility: Textility consists ...

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Carbon-neutral cement made with industrial residue

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Researcher at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany found a way to produce more environmentally friendly and sustainable cement alternatives, made with industrial residues. Cement is the main ingredient in concrete and also the material ...

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Printing with coffee

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Dutch start-up CaffeInk developed an environmentally friendly ink as an alternative to black ink made from fossil-based carbon black pigment. Worldwide, coffee is the most consumed beverage, producing an enormous amount of waste in the ...

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