New on D4S Global News News Archive September, 2011
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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...