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Lightweight foamed concrete
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-06-24 16:52:06 UTC
Development in the production of integral foamed concrete A core of foamed concrete with a solid outer layer. The kernel and cladding are both made from sand, cement and water and are fully recyclable. The worldwide production of concrete continues …
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Silky fabric made from milk waste
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-05-22 13:06:21 UTC
In Germany alone, every year 1.9 million tons of milk cannot be used for consumption and ends up being waste or a byproduct. Due to process steps that are not up to par with the stringent legislation or because it is a waste product in the process of for …
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Decorative sheet material made from recycled newsprint
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-04-07 08:39:21 UTC
The Environ biocomposite® product line is made from recycled newsprint, a soy-based resin and color additives. Environ biocomposite® is sold in 3′×6′ sheet stock and available in various thicknesses. This interior decorative material is available in 4 colors. …
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Spice infused paper extends freshness of produce up to 4 times
by: Mirjam Visser, 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; FreshPaper. Developed by Fenugreen, FreshPaper can keep fruits and vegetables fresh for 2-4 times longer. …
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Dyeing jeans with wine and just 1% of the usual water needed for the dying process
by: Mirjam Visser, 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 blues. instead of over 1000 liter water they use 7,6 liters of water to dye a jeans. The wine-based …
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Carbon negative Hardwood alternative made from Wheat-straw
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-02-24 04:57:25 UTC
BIOFIBER Wheat is created from a rapidly renewable agricultural resource, wheat-straw, which offers a rich golden alternative to traditional hardwood or panel products. The resins are natural and no VOC’s are emitted. BIOFIBER is extremely versatile …
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Walls cleaning VOC's out of indoor air
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-01-12 12:23:22 UTC
AirRenew™ Gypsum Board is for use in interior walls and ceilings and is specially designed to offer a healthier living and working environment by improving indoor air quality and offering peace of mind for generations. Unknown to many, the indoor air quality …
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Paper alternative to foam plastics
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-12-12 12:45:56 UTC
Paperfoam is an sustainable alternative to foamed plastic inlays and other packaging. It is made from starch, fibers to fill and water. CD boxes for example are traditionally made out of both paper and plastic which need to be separated for recycling. The …
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Lyocell fabric made from wood
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-12-05 22:22:47 UTC
Lyocell is a fabric most know better by its brand name Tencel®. It has a soft finish, packs light and is made from cellulose (vegetable matter), or wood pulp. Tencel® branded lyocell is made from eucalyptus trees. This natural fabric is noted for its durability …
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100% Biocomposite
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-09-28 13:02:27 UTC
Traditional composites are very expensive and hard to recycle. Landfilling of a glass fibre polyester sailing boat after the use phase is impossible within EU-legislation and incineration is difficult due to glass polluting the ovens. NPSP Composite …

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