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Are you ready for a future with printed cars and bamboo houses?

Are you ready for a future with printed cars and bamboo houses?

The periodic table contains 118 chemical elements that comprise everything that we, human beings, have seen or touched. However, only four are present in living body molecules: Hydrogen (H), [...]

What is design for assembly and design for disassembly

What is design for assembly and design for disassembly

When a new product is developed, a set of actions could make the journey throughout the chain more or less sustainable. An important part of these actions must happen in the design phase of the [...]

Global alliance to invest US$ 1.5 bi to combat plastic pollution

Global alliance to invest US$ 1.5 bi to combat plastic pollution

About 30 companies in the plastic value chain worldwide signed an unprecedented alliance to combat plastic pollution. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), of which Brazilian petrochemical [...]

Plastic is the future of fashion, says Wired

Plastic is the future of fashion, says Wired

If you pass by the clothing brand store Everlane, in San Francisco, you will certainly be surprised: most of the clothes in the storefront are made of recycled plastic. The collection called [...]

Affective sustainability reiterates responsibility in design

Affective sustainability reiterates responsibility in design

Planning of new products should take into consideration the origin of raw material, its lifespan, reuse of materials and proper disposal - in addition to taking note of the product role and [...]

Study forecasts home recycling that turns plastic into biogas

Study forecasts home recycling that turns plastic into biogas

A paper elaborated by Ireland universities shows that installing home composting systems to transform plastic waste into energy source is possible

New types of plastic can remodel the industry

New types of plastic can remodel the industry

The plastic of the future, one of the materials most used by the 20th-century humans, can be green, smart, vegetal-based and high-tech

World Cup: recycled plastic is part of the Brazilian Team uniform

World Cup: recycled plastic is part of the Brazilian Team uniform

Uniforms of ten teams participating in the 2018 Russia World Cup have 12 to 18 recycled plastic bottles in their composition

A UK Company will make 50% of its water bottles out of recycled plastic

A UK Company will make 50% of its water bottles out of recycled plastic

Co-op Food, the business unit that accounts for stores that sell food from the UK consumer cooperative movement, has plans to switch all of its bottled water to 50% recycled plastic. This move is [...]