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A new project open sources the design for a tricycle made from recyclable materials to tackle congestion in Mexico City.
A new, reusable takeaway cup has an integrated payment chip to incentivise customers to reduce their takeaway cup consumption.
This city initiative promotes plastic recycling by offering free public transport in return for plastic waste.
A performance has been created by a social design lab in order to raise awareness about debris filling the skies.
A new concept shoe can be easily changed to suit evolving fashion or replace wearing parts.
Dissolved denim can be transformed into an aerogel.
A material science startup company is focusing on recycling agricultural and post-consumer waste into high quality sustainable textiles.
A fashion company is marketing a new sneaker with soles made from recycled gum.
A hotel chain in partnership with a charity is repurposing old linens into pyjamas to help children in need get a good night’s sleep.
A new cruise ship is designed to be one of the world’s greenest and most sustainable modes of transportation.
A new programme in Chile is helping solve the ocean plastic pollution problem one fishing net at a time.
A luxury papermaker is collaborating with recyclers to produce high quality papers from recycled take-away cups.
A design studio in the Netherlands uses 3D printing to turn plastic waste into public furniture that encourages citizens to co-operate.
Dutch companies have devised a way to recycle toilet into construction materials.
The future of mobility might see an airless tire which is connected, 3D printed and made of recycled and organic composites.
A German furniture maker turns trash into designer products by creating its own materials from discarded items.
A student from Birmingham City University has come up with an award-winning idea that makes use of unwanted office furniture.
A researcher has developed a technique which uses cigarette butts to create better performing asphalt.
A Belfast researcher has developed a way to recycle used aluminium foil into the precursor for a biofuel catalyst, saving money and the environment.
Supercyclers design collective has enlisted designers to create attractive kitchen tabletop objects made entirely of reclaimed ocean plastics from Australian beaches.
A new eco-friendly shop has being established in the Amazon that lets customers swap plastics and aluminium cans for food.