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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