Tag Archives: circular economy

Design Harvesting with Full Grown

Full Grown Ltd grows trees into shapes. Initially concentrating on furniture production like chairs, tables.

It´s one of the design futures and connects many concepts like circular economy, sustainability, biomimetics.

How far are we from growing our environment and all the possible objects?

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THE FIRST SHOE MADE FROM CHEWING GUM

The soles of these shoes are made from recycled chewing gum
from the streets of Amsterdam.

In the Netherlands 1.5 million kilos of gum ends up on the street every year.
Making it the second most common litter after cigarettes.

By buying these shoes you contribute to the solution, by wearing them you show your support.

Nike Circular Innovation Challenge: Design with Grind!

From IDEO

The goal of this Challenge is to find innovators who can use Nike Grind materials, such as fiber, foam and rubber, to create products that help improve the lives of the people who use them, while reducing global waste.

 

The Challenge officially launches —February 27, 2018.
Final proposals will be due by May 1, 2018. (DEADLINE)
Winning solutions will be announced in July, 2018.
Winners will be considered for further partnership with Nike and receive a prize of up to $30,000.

How to do Ecodesign – Free Book

 

Available as iBook and E-Book:
E-Book: https://www.umweltbundesamt.de/publikationen/how-to-do-ecodesign
I-Book
: https://itunes.apple.com/de/book/how-to-do-ecodesign/id1135764180?mt=11

„Changing Paradigms: Designing for a Sustainable Future“ edited by Peter Stebbing and Ursula Tischner for the CUMULUS Network. Available as PDF from
http://www.cumulusassociation.org/changing-paradigms-designing-for-a-sustainable-future/

JOIN THE INNONATIVES OPEN PLATFORM FOR SUSTAINABILITY (BETA)
http://www.innonatives.com