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News Archive November, 2010
Material Fly Ash Brick emits 85% less CO2eq published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-11-29 23:27:17 UTC
Producing brick from recycled fly ash consumes less energy and emits less CO2 because it does not require firing to harden the masonry units. Nor is ...
Material Paper as a textile published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-11-28 02:33:30 UTC
Paper is a cellulose non-woven and has therefor similar characteristics as cotton and viscose. Textiles made form paper can be crisp, translucent, ...
Material Maize starch fabric published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-11-27 02:40:45 UTC
This fabric is made of a biodegradable fiber which is the result of research in starch and other grain byproducts.
Working with overspun yarn experts ...
Material Recycled and devulcanized rubber published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-11-26 02:02:39 UTC
Rubber manufacturers typically throw off waste of 5 to 15 percent – it’s a cost of doing business. These manufacturers now have another, more profitable ...
Product Drinking from the tap published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-11-25 00:45:25 UTC
Nothing is refreshing as the pure taste of fresh water flowing from a spring. Grohe developed GROHE Blue® - the water spring for your own home. It ...
Material Bamboo's versatility published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-11-24 02:47:18 UTC
Bamboo is a wonder plant by all accounts. Its many uses include erosion control, watershed protection, soil remediation, and environmental greening. ...
Material Bagasse alternative to styrofoam published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-11-23 01:42:00 UTC
Bagasse is a byproduct form sugarcane production and besides being used for energy production it can also be used as a material for making paper or ...
Product Rain showerhead uses 30% less water published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-11-22 01:24:46 UTC
"In our research, we learned that consumers are concerned about the environment and are interested in using products which save precious resources... ...