New on D4S Global News News Archive September, 2011
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Product Pointing solar panels to the sun published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-30 04:34:32 UTC
Yield of solar panels are continuously improved but lot's can also be achieved by improving the mounting system and turn solar panels to face the sun. ...


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Product Dosing concentrated detergent with a pump published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-24 23:57:08 UTC
This tiny bottle is enough for 50 loads and still fits in your hand! Method Products concentrated the washing detergent and made it of 95% natural ...


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Material Dyeing jeans with wine and just 1% of the usual water needed for the dying process published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-24 23:51:24 UTC
Ecoyaa uses wine and korean traditional herbs based dyes to dye jeans. Colors vary between flesh pinks and bright reds to blues, deep indigo and pale ...


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CaseStudy Increasing efficiency in trucks published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-24 00:49:12 UTC
Engineers all over the country are developing more aerodynamic truck concepts. The trucking industry in the United States, burns up 39 billion gallons ...


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Material Transparent LED film, Lumisys published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-21 14:18:11 UTC
In 2005, Top Nanosys began their mission to manufacture low cost, transparent conducting films that were different from the rest. Through extensive ...


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Product Rainwater collector combined with heat exchanger published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-17 03:00:32 UTC
A rainwater collector based under the ground floor of the house combined with a heatexchanger that makes use of the water in the collector instead ...


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Material Carbon negative Hardwood alternative made from Wheat-straw published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-12 09:34:57 UTC
BIOFIBER Wheat is created from a rapidly renewable agricultural resource, wheat-straw, which offers a rich golden alternative to traditional hardwood ...


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Product Foldable freight container reduces (environmental) cost published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-09 19:49:50 UTC
The major part of the transport of manufactured goods takes place with containers. These global containerized flows are characterized by large imbalances. ...


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CaseStudy Co-designed sneakers published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-05 22:28:44 UTC
!SYOU is a new way to think about sneaker design. A fresh sneaker concept mixing on-the-edge design, high quality materials. Designed by Co-Design. ...


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Product Yahama's stylish new electric bike published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2011-09-01 19:58:48 UTC
The Japanese have been riding electric bikes for years. One problem, style was not one of the features. This all changed with Yamaha's new City-X electric ...