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A 3D printed car that cleans the air while driving

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Students from Eindhoven University of Technology revealed their latest car, which is made using 3D printing technology, and which cleans the air while driving. Every two years, students from Eindhoven design a state of the ...

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Buried in cardboard

Published 3 months ago by Sigrid | no responses

Dutch company Fair Coffins offers coffins made of a cardboard-like material for a more sustainable burial. Most coffins are made of wood or wood products, which may sound sustainable, but is not necessarily the case. ...

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A vegan leather alternative made of waste legume pods

Published 3 months ago by Sigrid | one response

Called Leukeather, developed by Nuhayr Zein, the material is an alternative for exotic leathers made from dried Leucaena pods, a by-product of existing agriculture. Leucaena leucocephala, also known as river tamarind, is a small, fast-growing ...

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Insulation made of cow manure

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Dutch start-up BioBuilder, in collaboration with construction company Eric Kock and green gas company Groenewoud Gas, is working on developing a biobased insulation material made of cow manure. In the Netherlands, several crises are taking ...

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An acoustic, material saving aesthetic ceiling

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Researchers at ETH Zurich developed a concrete ultra-efficiency structural element that uses the advantages of 3D-printed formwork: material reduction, acoustic advantages and aesthetics. Called HiRes Concrete Slab, the concrete slab is a thin, double curved ...

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A chair made of solid wool

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British rug- and floor covering company Roger Oates Design uses low value wool to create Solidwool, a composite material similar to fiberglass. This material makes up the seat and back of the Hembury Chair. The ...

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