The Be.e Electric Scooter is a Lightweight Ride Made From Compressed Plants

July 15, 2013 by  
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In comparison with a car or truck, a scooter is a pretty green ride. They are lightweight, use less fuel, and are far easier to park. Yet, no matter how environmentally friendly they may seem, there is always room for improvement. The designers at Waarmakers have created the Be.e scooter—whose body is composed of compressed plants—for brand van.eko . The natural fiber-reinforced composites (NFCs) replace traditional plastics and metals with hemp, flax and bio-resins that act in a similar fashion to an eggshell. Read the rest of The Be.e Electric Scooter is a Lightweight Ride Made From Compressed Plants Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: battery , be.e scooter , eggshell , electric , natural fiber- reinforced composites , Netherlands , nfc , plants , Scooter , van.eko , waarmakers        

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The Goedzak is a Special Rubbish Bag For Curbside Donations

January 11, 2013 by  
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One of the great joys of living in the urban jungle is the daily discovery of treasures left out on the sidewalk. Sadly, the elements have a way of destroying the best finds before hunters have a chance to give them a once over. In an effort to protect curbside donations and inspire altruistic behavior, Dutch designers Waarmakers have created the Goedzak , a special bag designed especially for giveaways. Partially transparent and clad in fluorescent yellow, the flexible garbage bag sets goods apart from other landfill waste. Read the rest of The Goedzak is a Special Rubbish Bag For Curbside Donations Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: altruism , Amsterdam , bag , curbside , donations , dutch , goedzak , kringloop het goed , landfill , plastic , rubbish , sack , second hand , simon akkaya , trash , waarmakers

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