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News Archive August, 2012
CaseStudy Platform for sustainable fashion published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-31 11:02:29 UTC
Each business has its own sustainability challenges. Fabric and garment industries have been active in making their business more sustainable . "Made ...
Material Recycled leather for walls, flooring, seats etc published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-28 12:15:44 UTC
The Andeline collection exists of recycled leather veneer made from pulverized leather fibers extracted from car seat and luxurious handbag manufacturers. ...
Product Crate Cabinet upcycles published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-27 05:47:18 UTC
Indestructible second hand crates get a second life as drawers in a steel cabinet. Since the supply of plastic crates varies continuously your version ...
Material 100% Biocomposite published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-25 11:12:02 UTC
Traditional composites are very expensive and hard to recycle. Landfilling of a glass fibre polyester sailing boat after the use phase is impossible ...
CaseStudy Value in resource efficiency published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-25 11:02:38 UTC
Chief Financial Officers typical expect energy saving projects to have an average internal rate of return of investment of about 20%. A recent research ...
CaseStudy UPcycled collection made of leftovers published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-24 14:25:37 UTC
Initiated by Droog, UP is an investigative economic model that aims to increase the value of dead stock through re-design. An alternative to recycling ...
Product The game of reducing water consumption published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-22 21:48:27 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 ...
CaseStudy Design for behaviour change published.
by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-21 17:07:29 UTC
Design for behaviour change of Marko Goller is one of the German shortlisted concepts in the James Dyson Award 2012.
The entrants were researching ...