Ford Motor Company and McDonald’s USA will soon be giving vehicles a caffeine boost by using part of a familiar staple in the morning routine, coffee beans, in vehicle parts such as headlamp housing. Every year,...
Textiles are fundamental to our society, providing us with clothing, shoes, carpets, curtains, furniture, etc. for homes, offices and public buildings. The textiles industry employs millions of people worldwide, making it among the largest in the world and an important...
The LEGO Group announced today that it will phase out plastic retail bags in all LEGO® Stores globally in 2020. The move, which is part of the LEGO Group’s ambition to use 100% sustainable materials in its packaging by 2025,...
The world is flooded with plastic. We need to find ecological and biodegradable alternatives to replace it and start a new plastic-free era. The European Union has taken a big step forward banning all disposable plastic objects since 2021 and...
The presence of glass on the shelves of supermarkets and shops is increasing. In fact, 85% of turnover in wine, beer and sauces is absorbed by those made in glass, with growth rates between 2016 and 2019 of 17% for...
A spray instead of plastic. This is the idea developed by a team of scientists from the Politecnico di Bragança (CIMO) who invented a product capable of replacing the classic plastic food packaging. Films, plastic and...
The Concept Shoe is a high-performance running shoe that gets fully recycled into alpine ski boot shells. Hot on the heels of Adidas Futurecraft Loop running shoes that never have to be thrown away, Salomon Sports is...
The Beacon Conferences will outline the main slant of the scientific contents of Ecomondo 2019, the most important European expo dedicated to the circular economy, being held at Rimini expo centre from November 5th to 8th, organized by Italian Exhibition...
European fashion online platform, Zalando has committed to zero carbon deliveries and returns from this week. This includes self-operated properties, parcel transportation and packaging. The pledge is part of Zalando’s new sustainability strategy, “do.MORE,” which aims for a...
The world is changing – and so is travel. New models of regenerative and permacultural design are revolutionising the commercial marketplace, creating products developed responsibly with a potentially infinite lifespan. Sustainable luggage startup...

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