Dono: Beautiful reusable wrapping paper inspired by origami

December 7, 2015 by  
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Don’t let wasteful giftwrap put a damper on your holiday season. Copenhagen-based design studio Frensk developed Dono, an eco-friendly wrapping alternative that promotes both recycling and aesthetics. Created using the Japanese technique of origami tessellation, Dono is highly textured and comes in a variety of bright colors. The reusable wrapping paper has a very long lifespan compared to standard packing paper and won’t lose its beautiful look after each use. + Justina The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!

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INFOGRAPHIC: How a smart electric grid could reduce emissions by 58 percent in the US

December 7, 2015 by  
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Increasing infrastructure spending has been in the news a lot lately, and that’s good, because the electric grid in the United States suffers from multiple issues, including inefficiency and high cost. Smart technologies have been touted to solve these and other operational difficulties. Yet, a shift can bring its own problems as well. Mixing power delivery with digital technologies opens up the possibility of disruptions caused by malicious entities like hackers. But a smart – and safe – electric grid could help reduce emissions by 58% and help save nearly 50 billion dollars every year. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: How a smart electric grid could reduce emissions by 58 percent in the US

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INFOGRAPHIC: How a smart electric grid could reduce emissions by 58 percent in the US

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