New on D4S Global News News Archive December, 2010
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Product Natural Leaf Disposable Plates published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-22 07:55:21 UTC
A fully biodegradable dinner plate series is developed. Hampi plates are disposable plates made from naturally shed leaves of the Areca Nut tree, which ...


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CaseStudy Windturbines extra advantage; cooling and drying crops published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-20 04:22:32 UTC
Researchers from the U.S. Energy Department's Ames Laboratory have concluded a months-long study that shows that wind turbines may benefit surrounding ...


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Product Nanotech blocks warmth out or let it through depending on the temperature published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-19 03:27:56 UTC
Their thermoreflective filters utilize advances in nanotechnology, pioneered and patented by RavenBrick, to transition from a transparent to a reflective ...


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CaseStudy Life cycle analysis to increase customer value published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-18 02:34:35 UTC
Long before sustainability became popular, 3M was regarded as a leader in enviroonmental excellence due to its 3P, pollution Prevention Pays Program ...


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Product Cooling with water using traditional middle-eastern techniques published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-17 07:11:19 UTC
designer's own words: the 'ecooler' tile screen offers an alternative for cooling internal spaces without the use of electricity it is based on a ...


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CaseStudy Large uncertainties in footprinting; A case study published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-16 04:18:35 UTC
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have taken on the task of walking a mile in the shoes of Product Carbon Footprint (PCF) measurement standards, in the ...


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Product Design adapted to changing shape of palmwood published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-14 01:15:43 UTC
Palmwood baskets Palmwood is for Vietnamese woodworkers a great and fast growing wood. It however easily changes shape when it ages. By using thin ...


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CaseStudy Design, Sustainability, and Fresh Veggies in Shanghai published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-13 01:43:40 UTC
Organic farming isn’t easy in China, but Tony’s Farm is doing its best. Located in the Shanghai area, it delivers organic vegetables to its member’s ...


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CaseStudy Symbiosis; one man's waste is the other one's resource published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-09 03:53:36 UTC
The UK government sponsors an organization that tries to find synergies among different industries. Looking for a market for waste products or by-product ...


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Product High end rollator for the cool elder published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-12-08 01:21:01 UTC
Effortless staying power. Live life to the full. Even now. That’s what Rollz is all about. A stylish rollator, a lot more expensive then the standard ...