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Shoes without a footprint made from recycled CO2

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Obviously, these shoes do not make your footsteps undetectable, so the spies amongst you may be disappointed, but because the way they are made leaves no carbon footprint on the environment, there is still reason ...

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Merdacotta: ceramics made from cow dung

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Using poo to make materials is a great way to make use of a product that normally goes to waste. Things like paper made out of elephant or sheep poo, linoleum and thread made from snail ...

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Eco-shelter made from crop residues

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During natural disasters, houses are often wiped off the face of the earth and people are forced to live in tents. In Haiti, six years after the devastating earthquake of 12 January 2010, many people ...

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Self-healing and almost seamless bags by Herschel

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The bag company Herschel Supply Co. has launched two kinds of new fabric this year. The first, called Apexknit, can be woven into a particular shape, reducing waste and seams in the bag itself, and ...

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“The Smile” in London made from CLT

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A building made of wood may sound like nothing new, but still “The Smile” in London is the first of its kind. Made in a collaboration between Alison Brooks Architects, engineering firm Arup and the ...

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Limex: limestone material to replace paper and plastic

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Reading a book written on stone. You would think that time was long over and only something you would see in the Flintstones now, but the Japanese company TBM has brought this concept back. They ...

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