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Sneakers made with non-food milk

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German sneaker brand Nat-2 designed a new line of shoes, made of a mixture of wool and non-food milk fibres. In Germany alone, annually 2 million tonnes of milk are disposed of. This discarded milk ...

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Cellulose-based foam insulates better than Styrofoam

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Researchers at Washington State University in the US developed an environmentally, cellulose-based foam that insulates better than oil-based Styrofoam. Polystyrene foam or Styrofoam, made from petroleum, is a popular material that is used in everything ...

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Creative Heroes Awards announces 29 nominees

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The jury of the Dutch Creative Heroes Awards has announced which contenders are in the running for the title of Creative Hero 2019. Dubbed the “Oscars of the creative industry”, the awards are handed out ...

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New record for longest 3D printed concrete pedestrian bridge in the world

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The city of Nijmegen in the Netherlands will get what is currently the longest 3D printed concrete pedestrian bridge of 29 metres (95 ft) long. The possibilities of 3D printing are continued to be stretched ...

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Sandwich board changes shape under weight of objects

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Japanese designer Taijiro Ishiko used a sandwich material of wood and silicone rubber called Stretch Board, which is laser-cut to changes form according to the shape and weight of the placed objects. The material consists ...

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Kaumera: from wastewater to raw material

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Energie- & Grondstoffenfabriek, an initiative of all Dutch water authorities, developed Kaumera, a raw material derived from wastewater. To show its versatility, 3 Dutch designers used the raw material in their very different projects. Kaumera ...

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