A Forest in Sapanca

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Sustainability #7: Lego Going Green

Lego, everyone’s favorite toy for building as a kid (unless you’re me and preferred K’Nex, the superior brand) is going to begin the start of its green era. They have been designing and creating Lego parts that are derived from a plant-based plastic, reducing their dependency on petroleum sources to generate their plastic play lands….

Zero Waste #1-20

Zero Waste #1: Britvic Britvic: soda manufacturer pursuing a zero waste policy  

Sustainability #6: Pela Case

    Credit: Pela Case Credit: Pela Case The cases themselves come in a variety of colors (limited by the need to keep harmful dyes out of the compost) and can stand up to stress which makes them good for an alternative to the plastic. They’re available for the iPhone and Samsung so sorry Nokia…

Sustainability #2: The Zero Waste Emporium

Credit: INSIDER Wasteless Pantry All of us need to shop for food and it is impossible to get around. No matter where in the world you find yourself you’ll also need to carry it out with you. This is a crucial difference and people approach it in different ways. Most of us would get plastic…

DB Export Beer Bottle Sand

DB Export is a brewery based in New Zealand which has a unique machine especially suited to one of their needs. Recycling bottles is fun and all but they’ve come up with a new method of recycling. The DB Export Beer Bottle Sand is a machine that will turn a bottle into sand in 5…

Reforestum

Would you like to plant a forest anywhere in the world? There is now an app for that! The site Reforestum provides a method for you to pay for creating a forest anywhere in the world which you can then monitor and track. If you’d like to spread environmentalism across the globe with trees and…

Grow Your Furniture!

Credit: Full Grown If you want a more natural approach to furniture look no further than Full Grown. A U.K. company, they have re-imagined how we use wood and instead of chopping trees down to make them into something, they’ve decided to grow furniture instead. Their method involves grafting shoots together from willows around a…

Plastic Homes

Credit: New China TV   Concept Plastics (Conceptos Plásticos) is a Colombian company creating homes from trash. The sheer waste of plastic around the Earth is tremendous when you think of how it could easily be recycled for a different purpose. To put this into perspective, people have built houses from used beer cans. How…