Posts Categorized: recycled

Startup provides companies with reusable packaging

A new packaging startup offers companies a sustainable shipping model with reusable packaging made from recycled materials.

3D printing technology used to make recycled sunglasses

A Belgium start-up is making a range of unique designer sunglasses with the hope that it will be made from 100 percent recycled material.

Concrete is reinforced with recycled tyres

Researchers from University of British Columbia have infused concrete with fibres from recycled tyres, which strengthen the concrete and reduce cracking.

Recycled glass used in more effective nano batteries

A University of California Riverside team developed a method that recycles waste glass into nanoscale batteries that are more efficient than ones currently used.

Woven, recycled plastic shoes are long-wearing and washable

San Francisco design company Rothy’s produces stylish women’s shoes from woven, recycled plastic that can be washed over and over again.

Eco-mattress in a box

US-based Keetsa has developed a new range of mattresses using sustainable components including recycled steel and scrap memory foam.