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A sustainable jewelry collection consisting of necklaces, earrings and bracelets produced through the upcycled leather scraps collected from a local leather maker,… Earrings, Leather, Bracelets, Necklaces, Jewellery, Leather Scraps, Upcycled Leather, Jewelry Collection, Necklace
Jewelry from upcycled leather scraps | Matrec
A sustainable jewelry collection consisting of necklaces, earrings and bracelets produced through the upcycled leather scraps collected from a local leather maker,…
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Compact All-in-One PC with biodegradable housing | Matrec
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Bamboo and recycled HDPE glasses | Matrec
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Pianca: green edition of the armchair Calatea | Matrec
On the occasion of the inauguration of Green Pea, the first Green Retail Park in the world dedicated to sustainable consumption, Pianca presented the new green edition of the Calatea armchair, which bears the signature of Italian designer Cristina Celestino. The original armchair launched on the market in 2017, has been rethought with a view…
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Audi: Chemical recycling project for mixed plastic components | Matrec
Audi in partnership with the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology has launched a pilot project with the aim of finding a sustainable solution for plastic components that cannot be replaced in the automotive industry due to the stringent safety, heat resistance and quality requirements they must meet. The components under study are a mix of plastic…
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Prenatal valorizes used products by extending their useful life | Matrec
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KFC Canada: compostable cutlery made of bamboo and sugar cane | Matrec
KFC Canada has taken new action to reduce the environmental impact of the single-use plastic items and packaging that have characterized the fast food industry to date. In some of the chain's restaurants, compostable cutlery combining a two-in-one spoon and fork made from bamboo fibres, corn and sugarcane has been introduced. The blend of these…
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Logitech: sustainability strategy with focus on recycled plastics | Matrec
Logitech, a leading consumer electronics company, has strengthened its sustainability strategy with new emissions reduction targets, with a particular focus on plastics. By the end of 2021, Logitech is committed to enriching its material capital with plastics with post-consumer recycled content and facing new product design challenges. To maximize the reduction of environmental impact, the…
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Material obtained from agricultural waste to convert UV light into energy | Matrec
From the recycling of food waste, an engineering student, Carvey Ehren Maigue, has designed a coating material to be applied to windows or facades that allows other devices to collect UV light and convert it into renewable energy. The project was the winner of the inaugural Sustainability Award of the James Dyson Award 2020. With…
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Dolomite: high performance sustainable shoes collection | Matrec
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Vitra revisits the Tip Ton RE seat with recycled PP in a sustainable way | Matrec
The Vitra furniture brand, as part of its sustainability strategy, is questioning the use of circular materials and new design and production processes with less impact, extending the research to new proposals but also to solutions able to reinterpret in a sustainable way the products that have already been part of the company's catalog in…
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Allbirds uses Chitosan in combination with other renewable circular materials | Matrec
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Fiat Panda Cross dashboard in recycled wood | Matrec
The new Fiat Panda Cross is characterized by design interiors with a particular attention to the sustainability of the materials used. The dashboard fascia has been made with pre-consumer recycled wood, obtained from woodworking waste, a design material solution that enhances the choices in terms of circular economy of the company. The seats…
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Cassina: Sofa collection with recycled PET fiber padding | Matrec
Cassina, historic Italian brand in the furniture sector, has launched the Perspective 2020 sofa collection which has been the subject of important research involving Cassina LAB, the Cassina Research and Development Centre and of the Politecnico di Milano. The research and exploration involved sustainable and innovative material solutions also used in other sectors. In…
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Uniqlo offers a new life to its used clothes | Matrec
Uniqlo, Japanese fashion company, through its Circular Sustainability Programs has promoted the collection of used clothing of the brand to give them a second chance. The initiative called