Re-vive: rENs Uses Bright Colors to Give Ugly Old Rugs a Second Life

October 27, 2014 by  
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Many things are often thrown away just because they aren’t “cool” anymore, but Dutch design duo rENs teamed up with global carpet company  Desso  to prove you can make outdated rugs stylish again with a generous helping of red dye. Thanks to they way different yarns and patterns react with the dye, each of the rugs in the Re-vive collection has its own unique identity. Keep reading to see how “the power of creativity” can be used to give forgotten items a new life. Read the rest of Re-vive: rENs Uses Bright Colors to Give Ugly Old Rugs a Second Life Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: circular economy , hand-dyed recycled carpets , Re-vive Rugs by rENs and Desso , Recycled Materials , recycled rugs , remanufactured materials , reused materials

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Q&A with Desso’s director of sustainability

February 4, 2013 by  
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Cradle to cradle is only part of the company's contributions to sustainability efforts.

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The future of transparency: Trust A trumps Trust B

February 4, 2013 by  
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The new mantra for corporate transparency: Be, don’t account. 

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A critical moment to harness green infrastructure for clean water

February 4, 2013 by  
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Oregon and Colorado are two states investing in this approach. Here's the case for more. 

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