New on D4S Global News News Archive May, 2010
7f684b60-4a98-012d-448a-40405940767a
Product Wattcher: save energy by heart published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-26 02:06:33 UTC
The Wattcher consists of a sensor, a sending unit and a display. The sensor can be placed on any electricity meter (analog meters with a turning wheel ...


6f4713c0-46e3-012d-4488-40405940767a
Product Chairless chair published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-21 08:51:54 UTC
It is obvious that many things have evolved since the beginning of time and that progress has accumulated in our lives in the form of sophisticated ...


82122460-46d4-012d-4488-40405940767a
Material Bionic tiles are cleaning airpolution published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-21 07:02:23 UTC
BIONICTILE ® by CERACASA is a porcelain tile with the capacity to destroy harmful nitrogen oxides (NOx) which are in the air. These NOx are present ...


58ef7ba0-4514-012d-4486-40405940767a
CaseStudy Increasing value per unit eco-cost published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-19 01:35:02 UTC
Cork stems from the bark of a cork oak. The main producer is Portugal, where cork oak forests play an important role in local eco-system. It is a natural ...


8d0af670-43f2-012d-4484-40405940767a
Material Chairless chair published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-17 14:59:32 UTC
It is obvious that many things have evolved since the beginning of time and that progress has accumulated in our lives in the form of sophisticated ...


7664c890-4099-012d-4482-40405940767a
Product Aquaball launders with less chemicals at low temperature published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-13 08:45:04 UTC
Combining a re-usable 'Aquabal'l with pellets which can be used for up to 60 washes reducing washing powder, packaging, water. The pellets ingredients ...


Bfea55c0-3a2e-012d-447e-40405940767a
Product Plakkies; shoes made from tyres published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-13 08:45:04 UTC
A product inspired on the traditional African way of making sandals out of car tires, the sole of the Plakkies is made out of recycled car tires. Normally ...


6e314c70-4093-012d-4482-40405940767a
Material Lyocell fabric made from wood published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-13 08:05:51 UTC
Lyocell is a fabric most know better by its brand name Tencel®. It has a soft finish, packs light and is made from cellulose (vegetable matter), or ...


3b07e640-3f05-012d-4480-40405940767a
Material Wood that can be injection molded published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-11 08:31:04 UTC
A thermoplastic material made exclusively from renewable resources is based on lignin, a natural polymer which is formed by photosynthesis and makes ...


Fef89440-3f00-012d-4480-40405940767a
Material Foam that captures energy and removes excess carbon dioxide from the air published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2010-05-11 08:16:07 UTC
University of Cincinnati's work focused on making a new artificial photosynthetic material which uses plant, bacterial, frog and fungal enzymes, trapped ...