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‘Gym equipment’ made from recycled face masks

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Called Peso, which is Italian for weight, product designer Michela Pinazza created various weights and a punching bag using used disposable face masks to draw attention to the ‘weight’ plastic waste has on the environment. ...

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A recycled bridge

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Located in Oude IJsselstreek, the Netherlands, the so-called ‘(Oer)brug’ is made of steel of its predecessor, iron from demolition waste and environmentally friendly enhanced pinewood with a life expectancy of at least 50 years. The ...

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A duvet made with waste oyster shells

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Cerapi is an anti-bacterial and breathable duvet made of waste oyster shells. Every year, more than ten million tons of oysters are consumed worldwide, with the shells left over as waste. Cerapi recycles these shells ...

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Materials at Milan Design Week

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For the first time since the pandemic, Milan Design Week will take place from 7 to 12 June 2022. Meet us at Certosa Initiative, with our exhibition Material Mingling Milan. Material Mingling Milan At Certosa ...

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A rust-free bike made of recycled plastic

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Igus:Bike, a collaboration project between German motion plastic company Igus and Dutch start-up Mtrl, is an urban bike made almost solely of recycled plastic, making the bike both rust- and nearly maintenance free. Nearly all ...

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Sheet material made of Japanese knotweed

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Called Why Knot, the sheet material is made of Japanese knotweed, an invasive plant in the Netherlands. Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is a fast-growing plant and considered to be one of the most invasive exotic ...

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