Tag Archive for recycling

Designing for sustainability: what are the challenges behind green materials? The Guardian

A Taiya aboriginal villager walks through a sustainable bamboo forest

Sustainable materials are gaining ground, but long development time frames and gaps in knowledge make commercialisation tricky | Learning to surf in California’s frigid breakers, Todd Copeland, a design guru at the Patagonia clothing company, concluded that wet suits weren’t…

Axion International transforms plastic junk into rugged construction materials | Corporate Knights

Recycling mountains of plastic for smoother commutes, sturdier bridges and a cleaner environment. Every day, thousands of commuters on Miami’s rapid transit system are whisked to work cushioned by a bed of empty milk jugs, discarded laundry detergent jugs and…