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When rain water runs down dirty city streets and into storm sewers, it can be carrying a lot of filth with it – filth such as E. coli bacteria, which may end up polluting rivers. There could be an inexpensive and efficient new way of ridding the water of that bacteria, however, using chips of waste steel... Continue Reading Waste steel could keep E. coli out of rivers Category: Environmen
the japanese designer's 'anima' and 'food waste ware' collections aim to make users reflect on daily consumption patterns. The post kosuke araki turns daily food waste into collection of tableware and vessels appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Full of antioxidants and vitamins, tea is pretty good for you, and green tea extracts have even been used as effective carriers for cancer drugs. New research led by Swansea University has found a novel way to wring more health benefits out of the stuff, by making quantum dots from tea leaves and using them to slow the growth of lung cancer cells... Continue Reading Quantum dots made from
a testament to the idea that one man’s trash can be another’s treasure. The post the zero waste bistro at wanteddesign suggests a sustainable future for food appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Cold War left behind significant amounts of low-level nuclear waste, but the future may be a bit cleaner thanks to a team of scientists at the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), who have vitrified low-level radioactive waste for the first time in a continuous process. In a laboratory set up, 3 gal (11.4 L) of waste taken from a tank at the decommiss
made entirely out of fashion, pentatonic 'new clothes' furnishings launch alongside the opening of the brand's pop-up store in le marais, paris.The post pentatonic new clothes collection is 100% made from fashion waste appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel new method to recycle wood waste by incorporating it into cement and mortar mixtures, making the resulting materials both stronger and more watertight...Continue Reading Recycled wood waste makes concrete stronger and more watertightCategory: MaterialsTags: Building and Construction Ceme
available exclusively at starbucks, parley & soma's recycled water bottles aim to raise awareness for our seas and the plastic we waste.The post parley & soma upcycle ocean plastic waste into reusable bottles appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Iceland University of the Arts graduate Soley Thrainsdottir has turned leftover materials like pine needles and horse fat into a series of cleaning tools and products. Read more
the world's first mobile, solar-powered recycling plant continues its tour from country to country.The post from trash to tiles the trashpresso upcycles waste into architectural décor appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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