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Last summer, a Kickstarter campaign raised funds for moldable, eco-friendly plastic sticks called FixIts. The product is billed as a DIY tool that enables anyone to easily mold durable plastic into whatever little gizmo or component they need, similar to Sugru, but more eco-friendly. The FixIts sticks are now available to order in orange, black, and white colors.FixIts sticks can be used creative
an orchestrated collection of inflating appendages - simultaneously rising, falling, expanding, and contracting – create a meditative breathing room. The post shih chieh huang turns plastic waste into ocean-like robotic creatures appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
from france to USA, each national team's uniforms - designed by NIKE - are made from at least 12 recycled plastic bottles each. The post NIKE weaves 2019 women’s world cup kits from recycled plastic bottles appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
by choosing the color of the plastic waste flakes and their quantity, a unique pair of sunglasses is manufactured within an hour. The post FOS lets you handcraft your own sunglasses from 100% recycled plastic waste appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Way back in 2004, we reported on a corn-based water bottle called Biota that was claimed 100 percent environment-friendly and would safely biodegrade in around 80 days. But most water in stores today still comes in bottles made from petroleum-based plastic. After drinking the contents, too many of these bottles become a pollution problem. Cove is looking to change that with the launch of i
Plastic is something of a modern curse. It's diversity and usefulness has led to a global waste problem that's choking our oceans, land and air. While some plastics can be recycled relatively easily, others like bubble wrap and stretchy pallet wrap may not be accepted by municipalities. Gomi design studio out of Brighton, UK, is looking to do something about that, and has created a portabl
Lightweight and shatterproof, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic is recyclable, although most items made from it don't get recycled. This is because reclaimed PET (rPET) just isn't as good as the original material. A new "upcycling" process, however, is claimed to make it even better... Continue Reading Recycling tech actually improves on PET plastic Category: Materials Tags:
Brighton-based design studio Gomi has created a portable bluetooth speaker using plastic waste that is deemed non-recyclable by local councils in the UK. Read more
the process collects plastic, grinds it up, and combines it with a chemical catalyst in a pressure cooker set to above 200 degrees celsius. The post IBM researchers develop recycling tech that eats dirty bottles to make new plastic appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
FREITAG ventures beyond its trusted truck tarps with the tarp on PET line, a series of light and robust accessories combining 100% recycled PET bottles and the company's signature material. The post FREITAG introduces lightweight accessories made of recycled plastic bottles appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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