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Compostable packaging integrated in the product offering
by: Mirjam Visser, 2016-11-29 20:45:58 UTC
Help Remedies goals was to do what you expect of a healthcare company, be people as well as earth friendly. Not confusing or scaring people but make the health care issues easy understandable, comforting, clear and soften the experience. The idea is …
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Lignin plywood board from flax and canola fibres
by: Mirjam Visser, 2016-04-25 11:39:55 UTC
Traditionally fibre boards contain lot’s of chemicals and VOC’s. Myco board doesn’t. The used resins are biobased and VOC-free. These boards can be either used structural or non-structural. Myco Board has a pleasing all-natural surface finish. If you …
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Growing bricks instead of firing
by: Mirjam Visser, 2016-03-21 12:55:32 UTC
40% of global carbon dioxide emissions are linked to the construction industry, primarily from exhaustive material production and disposal processes. At bioMASON, they grow their materials by employing microorganisms to grow cement.The inspiration for these …
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Dye without water
by: Mirjam Visser, 2016-03-10 12:44:13 UTC
Airdye is a water-less dye process for synthetic fabrics and materials. AirDye technology eliminates hazardous wastewater as a byproduct of dyeing fabric. Water scarcity affects one in three people on every continent and the world bank assumes 30% of all …
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unglazed homogeneous porcelain stoneware; Pico
by: Mirjam Visser, 2016-02-15 16:21:29 UTC
“Pico” focuses on revealing the matter as a substance itself – the compressed sand and minerals that constitute ceramic tiles. Intended to maintain the raw aspect of traditional earth floors or handmade cement. The collection comes in three differently …
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Tiles with 70% less material in 3.5 mm thick tiles and a size of 3 x 1 m!
by: Mirjam Visser, 2016-02-15 16:21:00 UTC
Unique lightweight PORCELAIN KERLITE slabs are produced via a revolutionary technical process. Features include: 3mm slab thickness, weighs less than 8kg per SQM, easy-to-install, sizes up to 3×1 metres, resistant to stains and chemicals, durable & scratch …
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Upcycled cotton fabric turns into silky fibers
by: Mirjam Visser, 2015-11-10 07:46:47 UTC
Evrnu purifies cotton garment waste, converts it to a pulp, and extrudes it as a pristine new fiber for the creation of premium textiles. It is finer than silk and stronger than cotton. Evrnu gives an upgrade to something we already need and want – beautiful …
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Ingeo, a biopolymer
by: Mirjam Visser, 2015-11-10 07:31:45 UTC
Ingeo is the trademark name for NatureWorks LLC’s synthetic fiber made from corn. The process to create Ingeo makes use of the carbon naturally stored in plants by photosynthesis. Plant starches are broken down into sugars. The carbon and other elements …
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Recycled leather wall and floor covering material
by: Mirjam Visser, 2015-09-03 12:36:26 UTC
Buskin shreds leather scrap material from the shoe industry and bonds it with latex in flat and 3D material for wall and floor coverings. The 3D material has excellent acoustic properties and is with its jute backing for 100% created from natural material. …
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Tiles clean air from VOC's and balance humidity
by: Mirjam Visser, 2015-07-17 12:43:46 UTC
ECOCARAT tiles, made by INAX known for it’s paperless toilet, contains a mineral “Allophane”. Allophane is a natural amorphous hydrous aluminium silicate, an clayey mineral contained in the volcanic ashes which has innumerable micro-pores. Also, allophane …

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