Reusable Cocooon cuts down on food and plastic waste by keeping produce crisp

December 23, 2015 by  
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Wish you had a bag sturdy enough to take to the farmer’s market and put in your fridge? Meet Cocooon , a reusable and breathable bag built to carry and keep produce. Made from Tyvek and domestic materials , the water-resistant durable bag allows moisture to escape without letting liquids seep in to ensure that your greens stay crisp in your fridge. The bag is collapsible and extremely lightweight, making it cinch to throw into your bag when you’re on the go. + Cocooon 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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VANMOOF’s ‘Boncho’ is a brilliant folding rain poncho for bicyclists

December 23, 2015 by  
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Biking in the rain sucks. The streets are slippery, your hands get cold, and water assaults you from every angle. VANMOOF ‘s new rain poncho makes rainy day cycling suck less. The Boncho is a lightweight, waterproof and breathable shell that extends over your handlebars to keep your hands, torso, and legs dry. (It won’t save you from tire splash – but that’s what fenders are for.) A flexible built-in frame gives the shell structure, and the whole thing folds into a tiny pouch you can keep in your bag at all times. Did we mention it’s affordable? If you act now, you can pick one up on Kickstarter for $50 and breeze through rainy days on your bike. + Boncho Bike Poncho + VANMOOF

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Waterproof Crumpled City Maps are Lightweight, Durable, and Recyclable

December 20, 2011 by  
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Crumpled City maps are durable, waterproof, light, recyclable and fun to use maps conceived by Italian designer Emanuele Pizzolorusso . They are designed to replace big and clumsy standard paper maps, which are difficult to fold and make travelers look out-of-place while walking around new cities. Designed for Florence-based company Palomar , these maps are made from Tyvek , a non-woven Dupont white material that was developed back in 1955 and is frequently used for envelopes. Read the rest of Waterproof Crumpled City Maps are Lightweight, Durable, and Recyclable Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: durable , eco-travel , french design , fun maps , green maps , green materials , green products , Interactive Objects , recyclable tyvek , recycling / compost , Tyvek design , waterproof

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Julie Morringello’s Sea Urchin-Inspired Uni Lights Can be Customized in a Snap

June 13, 2011 by  
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Modern Maine ‘s beautiful Uni light is a customizable pendant lamp named after the Japanese word for “sea urchin”. Designed by Julie Morringello , each lamp consists of a central light socket surrounded by a colorful Japanese-style diffuser made out of Tyvek .

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Versailles-Inspired Tyvek Chandeliers by Paula Arntzen

August 31, 2010 by  
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Images: Artecnica Spun out of synthetic, high-density polyethylene fibers that give it its characteristic durability and lovable crinkly texture, Tyvek is a surprisingly polyvalent material, though it’s typically thought of as house wrap. But there’s a world of recycled Tyvek out there: it’s also popped up as upcycled wallets ,

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