WASTED – How plastic waste become local currency?

WASTED – How plastic waste become local currency?

WASTED is a community project in Netherlands that are changing behaviors! In the neighborhood of Amsterdam Noord, CITIES, a foundation that research, communicate and promote local solutions for global problems, started WASTED for support and encourage plastic waste recycling and upcycling. So in exchange of plastic waste that are given at their Laboratory, people receive WASTED… View more

“Bee’s Wrap” an eco-friendly alternative to plastic wrap

“Bee’s Wrap” an eco-friendly alternative to plastic wrap

Plastic wrap or cling wrap, is commonly used in our kitchens to sealing food containers or leftovers and it is made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or polyvinylidene chloride (PVdC). Some studies refer health problems regarding phtahlates ( a chemical plasticizers that make PVC softer and more flexible), cause that can pass into food. Other big problem of… View more

Jinja eco-design collection “Cycles of Nature”

Jinja eco-design collection “Cycles of Nature”

The new Jinja collection, Cycles of Nature, has been inspired by the nature seasons, exploring their colors and textile selvedge in order to bring you the best product designs, transforming your home environment in an enjoyable and sustainable way. Creating rituals to accompany and help you enjoy everyday life, you will discover products for decorating your… View more

Malka’s Plug-in City 75 design

Malka’s Plug-in City 75 design

Utopia of yesterday, today’s architectures, the transformation of cities must be built on existing heritage… Acknowledging it, the architect Stéphane Malka found a way of optimising the energy efficiency of antique urban structures while working within the restrictions of Parisian building system. Malka’s Plug-in City 75 design envisions attaching a wooden cubes system to the… View more

Precious Plastic: transforming plastic waste into valuable things

Precious Plastic: transforming plastic waste into valuable things

Would you be interested on being part of a plan that will allow people, anywhere in the world to transform plastic waste into valuable things? Dutch designer Dave Hakkens has created his series of Precious Plastic machines, which anyone can build and use to make products by recycling the material. The designer described them as “a solution… View more

Amazing Newspaper That Becomes a Plant is Coming From Japan

Amazing Newspaper That Becomes a Plant is Coming From Japan

 Japan once more demonstrates to be an advanced country. Its latest invention consists in a newspaper made of recycled and vegetable paper that you can plant after you’ve read it. It is called “Green Newspaper” and was invented by the publisher of the famous Japanese daily, The Mainichi Shimbunsha – a one hundred percent sustainable newspaper. If… View more