Are paper bottles a solution to reduce plastic waste?

October 17, 2019 by  
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Brewing giant Carlsberg debuted new bottle prototypes made from sustainably sourced wood fibers, which it claims are fully bio-based and recyclable.

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Microgrids could help California improve grid resilience in face of wildfire threat

October 17, 2019 by  
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Installations covering municipal and rural county critical facilities, especially fire stations and water districts, are an important first step.

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Puma steps up game with Cradle to Cradle certification

March 5, 2013 by  
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Puma designs a new line of biodegradable and recyclable products to be among the first to meet C2C criteria.

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Coke Picks up Pace on 100% PlantBottle as Cola Wars Continue

December 15, 2011 by  
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The two-year-old beverage industry race to bring 100 percent plant-based — and recyclable — bottles to market continues with Coca-Cola’s announcement today that it has launched three strategic partnerships to bring next-gen Plantbottles to market.

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Shaw Floors’ Wall-to-Wall (and Cradle-to-Cradle) Success Story

September 27, 2011 by  
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The world’s largest carpet manufacturer — owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway — is also the world’s largest carpet recycler, and is rolling out recycled, and recyclable, products at an unprecedented level.

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Best of Inhabitots: 7 Eco-Friendly Birthday Party Ideas

August 12, 2011 by  
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+ Inhabitots just turned three years old! My how quickly baby blogs… and babies grow up! Celebrating your little one’s third birthday? Here are six green gifts your tot will love! + No need to rush out and buy disposable decor for baby’s bash. We bring the party to your printer with this round-up of the best printable (and recyclable) birthday party decorations for kids . + Planes, trains and automobiles. What kid doesn’t get revved up over ‘things that go?’ Learn

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Might Bags-In-A-Bottle Be the Future of Packaging?

March 3, 2010 by  
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Photo: Ecologic Brands Some weeks ago we were sent a media release describing what was considered a “first-of-its-kind bottle.” The Ecologic Brands hybrid milk bottle is biodegradable, compostable and recyclable. We say hybrid because it is really two bottles in one. The outer shell is made from 100% recycled cardboard, using the same paper pulp methods that create egg cartons.

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New Izip Express Hybrid Electric Bicycle Has Evo Drive

March 3, 2010 by  
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Photo: Currie Technologies “We are confident that the Express will make an eBike believer out of anyone that takes it for an extended test ride,” says Larry Pizzi, president of Currie Technologies. The iZip Express is the latest hybrid electric bicycle from Currie, and is arriving on the US market after three years of development. The nuts and bolts are that its 36V 18Ah Lithium-ion battery can move the rider at speeds in the vicinity of 32km/h (20 mph) and it can manage a range of between 50 and 80 km (30 -5- miles) depending on the mode selected

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Imagine Recycled Content Surfboards That Break in Half. On Purpose.

December 30, 2009 by  
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Photo: Imagine Surfboards Imagine make surfboards from a 100% recycled, (and recyclable*) polystyrene foam they call, very informatively, B-XP3. Apparently this particular foam, besides being made as a waterproof extrusion, off-gasses 50% less volatile organic compounds (VOCs), during manufacture, than standard polyurethane (PU) surfboard blanks. Tagged as Eco Boards, these planks are also laminated with a stretch bamboo cloth, instead of the usual fibreglass….

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