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An open source e-skateboard made of recycled plastic

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Portugal-based designer João Leão designed an open-source e-skateboard made of recycled plastic as a response to the plastic waste problem and hectic commuting in Porto, Portugal. Called PET MINI, the skateboard was developed based on ...

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A pavilion made of recycled plastic bricks

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Hong Kong-based architectural firm Daydreamers Design created a pavilion made of recycled plastic bricks, inspired by the traditional local custom of the burning tower and sky lanterns in the Mid-Autumn Festival. The Mid-Autumn Festival falls ...

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Tableware made of Murano glass and metal waste

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Architecture and design studio T SAKHI designed a tableware collection made of Venetian Murano glass infused with steel waste threads to create uncontrolled shapes. The collection, called Tasting Threads, consists of long and short glasses, ...

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Turning plastic back into oil

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The Dutch company PyrOil developed a method to turn plastic back into oil in a continuous stream using pyrolysis. Pyrolysis is the thermal decomposition of materials, changing the chemical composition. It can be used on ...

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A shelter made of wood and recycled materials

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Located deep in a forest in Finland, Finnish architect Malin Moisio designed a shelter made of wood and recycled materials. The shelter, called Kirkkokiven Iaavu, or Church Stone Shelter, is located in the forest of ...

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Metal-infused lumber is resistant to water and mould

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Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology developed a method to use pressure treating lumber with metal oxide to make not only fungal-resistant, but also nearly impervious to water. Pressure treating is a process to ...

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