Cotton + Corn Reebok sneakers

Sportswear brand Reebok has revealed the first product from its sustainability initiative Cotton + Corn — a pair of trainers with a bioplastic sole. Environmental impact Reebok launched the Cotton + Corn initiative last year to reduce the environmental impact...

Can this SOL bag really purify water with the power of the sun?

Fort Jones, California-based Tortoise Gear aims to make products so users can thrive in practically any environment. The brand's SOL Water Bag (which is currently crowdsourcing on Kickstarter) is a compact, solar-powered water-purifying bag...

Clean Waves platform to fight marine plastic pollution

Clean Waves, a creative fundraising platform aimed at boosting the use of eco-innovative materials in fashion and industrial design. The first product launched, sunglasses, are made from Parley Ocean Plastic® and incorporate new forms...

Stones that you can wear and many more

Fashion made of unusual materials doesn’t just set an example in terms of appearance. When it comes to sustainability in particular, the innovative collections of numerous labels are the best examples of coolness coming...
Ikea air-purifyng curtain

Ikea launches air-purifying curtain

Air-purifying curtain will be launched in stores next year. It is an unique system designed to reduce the problem of air pollution. IKEA as en eco-company Taking care of the environment is a very popular in...

Innovative corn fibre

"Corn fibres have emerged as an eco-friendly substitute for synthetic fabrics and are being used for making not just clothes, but also in geotextiles and home textiles." Renuka Tejaswini explains the processes involved in extracting corn...

DIY – Make Paper and PET Lanterns Inspired by Dandelions

MAKE A WISH … MAKE PAPER and PET/PETE LANTERNS Is it possible not to be enchanted by those Dandelions? Ever since I shared the first 2 sets of lanterns, I have been think of how to...

The future of textile dyeing technologies is NOW

Textile dyeing industries are the most highly water consuming sectors of the world. Almost 17-20% of today’s industrial pollution are caused by the chemicals used by the textile industries for coloring, bleaching and other...

ABCs of Tetex: Biosynthetics

What Are Biosynthetics? A biosynthetic fiber consists of polymers made from renewable resources, either wholly or partly. Biosynthetics are emerging as a potential alternative to conventional synthetic products. The main difference between biosynthetic fibers and...
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Recycled PET Plastic Bottle Plant And Animal Sculptures

Veronika Richterová’s sculptures are so cute and colorful that it’s hard to believe they’re made from the same plastic bottles that so many people dispose of as trash. These incredible sculptures, which number in...
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