The Growing Trend Of Zero Food Waste And U.S. Companies

September 9, 2015 by  
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We’ve become a throwaway society. Leftovers from a dinner out get tossed into the trash. Bruised or past due supermarket produce winds up in dumpsters and ultimately in our landfills. There’s a growing movement to give “organics” a second life. The…

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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aren’t “cool” anymore, but Dutch design duo rENs teamed up with global carpet company  Desso  to prove you can make outdated rugs stylish again with a generous helping of red dye.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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Upcycle Empty Bottles into LED Lamps

December 4, 2013 by  
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An environmentally friendly conversion kit gives empty glass bottles a second life.

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Jacobo Jorgensen’s Quirky Furnishings are Made Entirely From Reclaimed Wood

July 2, 2012 by  
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Designer Jacobo Jorgensen transforms reclaimed wood into architecture-inspired pieces of furniture. Jorgensen mixes interesting colors and styles to create a wide range of quirky modern furnishings – including tables, cabinets, and dressers. The pieces are brilliant examples of how reclaimed wood can be given a second life, and each one is unique. Jacobo Jorgensen + Jacobo Jorgensen Images courtesy of Jacobo Jorgensen Via Dudecraft Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “green furniture” , eco design , Jacobo Jorgensen , reclaimed furniture , repurpoesed wood , reused wood , sustainable design

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Hilton’s New Partnership to Give Used Soap a Second Life

November 8, 2011 by  
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The hotel giant will collect and donate used soap bars to the Global Soap Project and invest $1.3 million to broaden the group’s processing capabilities.

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Students Give Kimberly-Clark a Lesson in Design Thinking

August 29, 2011 by  
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Last fall, Kimberly-Clark Health Care turned to students at the Rhode Island School of Design for inspiration and ideas about a second life for Kimguard, the most widely used sterilization material on the market.

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Researchers Use Second Life to Gauge People’s Green Attitudes

September 30, 2010 by  
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Photo via PhysOrg Academics at the University of Derby , UK, figure that there’s no better place to study how people react to green issues than in the alternative universe of Second Life. They’ve created a house set up with a range of sustainable features, from wind turbines to recycling bins, gardens and energy meters

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Are Fireflies Disappearing? Citizen Science Project Plans to Find Out

September 30, 2010 by  
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Image via Wikipedia The Museum of Science has noted that over the last few years, anecdotal evidence points to a decline in firefly numbers. But no one knows for sure if this is true, so they’ve started a 10-year program coordinating volunteer citizen scientists to start counting.

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Save a Cyclist…Stop Distracted Driving

September 30, 2010 by  
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Wind Farms Might Buy Your Old Electric Car Batteries

April 15, 2010 by  
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Photo: GM A Second Life Before Final Recycling Electric car batteries deteriorate with time, and depending on their chemistries and design, they might need to be replaced at some point in the life of a vehicle, or they might last until the rest of the vehicle reaches the end. Either way, we need to do something with these used batteries

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