New on D4S Global News News Archive July, 2011
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Product Sugar and Spice a modular shoe for parts replacement and recycling published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-31 07:18:11 UTC
Despite its groundbreaking premise, the Sugar & Spice hasn’t been the roaring success that Patagonia had hoped it would be. The first—and so far, only—shoe ...


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Material Coconut tiles, tiles from waste published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-23 10:49:03 UTC
Ekobe coconut tiles are made from Bahia coconut endocarp (hard coconut shell) using a patented process. There is no environmental impact. The fact ...


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Product Stackable Monoblock Hemp Chair published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-20 04:34:43 UTC
At the exhibition „Poetry Happens“ in "Ventura Lambrate":http://www.venturalambrate.com, Werner Aisslinger presented the world’s first concept for ...


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CaseStudy Developments in Carbon footprinting of products published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-17 05:31:53 UTC
Many European countries have launched environmental information initiatives > In the UK, PAS 2050 was launched in 2008, to provide a method for assessing ...


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Material Green Blade; banana trunk veneer published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-12 15:53:55 UTC
Green Blade, a natural, handmade, decorative veneer, composed of 100 % banana fibres. As a product of integrated farming, the trunks of banana plants ...


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Product The game of reducing water consumption published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-08 07:49:19 UTC
In the western world, the way we shower is a big emitter of CO2 and pressure on the environment. Not only does it take a lot more water (and energy ...


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Material Structural sheet material made from (recycled) cellulose fibers published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-08 07:46:20 UTC
The manufacturing process that produces ECOR®panels is a model of refined simplicity. Similar to the “wet” process used for many years to produce paper ...


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Product Recycle shower water published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-06 09:33:36 UTC
Taking a shower is in the western world not done once a week anymore like our grandparents did, in most cases it is at least once a day now. And 6 ...


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Product Finally a sexy e-bike!!! Looking cool without sweat published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-07-04 07:18:23 UTC
Daymak Inc. recently unveiled the Shadow Ebike, showcasing its new wireless technologies, strengthening its company commitment to become the leader ...