New on D4S Global News News Archive March, 2014
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Product Re-usable packaging or a scarf published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-25 20:26:57 UTC
Lush sells vintage fabric to Knot-Wrapping their products, which are sold, in most cases, unpacked. Knot-wrap scarves can then be re-used again and ...


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Product Tap water purification instead of bottled water published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-24 19:57:56 UTC
In many countries tapwater is not drinkable without purification because it contains arsenic, heavy metals, pesticides, VOC or bacterias. Even if it ...


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Product Using evaporation to cool the air published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-21 13:27:40 UTC
A porrous terracotta pot, 2 liter water and a small fan together cool the air from room temperature to about 10 degrees Celsius. The terra cotta absorbs ...


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Material Spice infused paper extends freshness of produce up to 4 times published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-21 12:58:02 UTC
Up to 50% of the world’s food supply is lost to spoilage. This enormous, yet often overlooked, global challenge is addressed with a simple innovation ...


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Product RIY. Repair It Yourself. published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-17 07:46:40 UTC
The activity of repairing is a form of re-appropriating control on our material world, allowing us to understand how things function and acting as ...


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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, 2014-03-17 07:36:17 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 Bambu; the practices of a sustainable business in kitchenware published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-14 07:09:34 UTC
bambu is a renewable ideas company. Building interest and appeal in renewable materials through original designs and material innovations, and through ...


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Product Bottle caps designed for a second life as toy published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-10 11:07:02 UTC
Recycling is a good option. Reusing is even better. Is what the CEO of Clever Pack was thinking "During the recycling process, through the collection ...


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Product Raindrop collector published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-10 10:09:40 UTC
Raindrop is a rain barrel that makes saving water really easy by providing a watering can that fills up automatically when it rains. This way, the ...


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Product Watter; makes non-toxic disinfectant out of water and salt published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2014-03-02 17:15:40 UTC
While crossing the African continent, twin brothers Arjan and Alfred Koop, became aware of the true meaning of sanitation or the lack thereof in especially ...