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Natural Fabric dye from the fermentation pot
by: Mirjam Visser, 2021-04-22 15:11:09 UTC
Almost every industrially used colour is produced using fossil-based chemistry. One of the most colour-consuming industry remains textile manufacturing, which uses 1 million tons of dyes every year, this industry happens to be the second most polluting …
Dye without water
by: Mirjam Visser, 2020-12-08 18:13:30 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 …
Recycled cotton and viscose fibres for new garments to close the circular loop in fashion
by: Mirjam Visser, 2020-08-04 20:04:26 UTC
Re:newcell’s recycling technology transforms high cellulosic post consumer waste into pure, natural dissolving pulp to create new fibres. It’s an efficient process that reuses chemicals, and it’s up and running. The discarded textiles are shredded, de …
Upcycled cotton fabric turns into silky fibers
by: Mirjam Visser, 2019-09-19 21:49:34 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 …
Silky fabric from waste
by: Mirjam Visser, 2019-09-19 21:48:42 UTC
In Italy every year, more than 700.000 tons of citrus skin waste are produced. Orange Fiber set out to develop a process to use this waste in the production of an innovative material out of industrial byproducts. Using citrus juice byproducts that do not …
Kintsugi: make products unique by repairing with gold glue
by: Mirjam Visser, 2018-10-18 12:28:51 UTC
New kintsugi is a new way of gluing porcelain based on the old kintsugi technique to repair porcelain with leave gold. The story goes that kintsugi may have originated when in the late 15th century the emperor sent his damaged pottery back to China for …
Fly Ash Brick emits 85% less CO2eq
by: Mirjam Visser, 2017-10-09 13:24:18 UTC
Producing brick from recycled fly ash consumes less energy and emits less CO2 because it does not require firing to harden the masonry units. Nor is any cement, which is also fired at high temperatures, used as a binder. As a result, the CalStar green brick …
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 …
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 …
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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