Posts tagged "recycling"
H&M to launch global clothes collecting initiative

H&M to launch global clothes collecting initiative

H&M is the first fashion company in the world to launch a clothing collecting initiative worldwide. From February 2013, customers will be able to hand in used garments in H&M stores in all 48 markets. Our sustainability efforts are rooted in a dedication to social and environmental responsibility. We want to do good for the...
Waste bin by Mines Above Ground

Waste bin by Mines Above Ground

The new Malmö based company Mines Above Ground has recently launched The Bin – a simple and stylish waste bin with the unique ability to sort waste into four compartments. The company is founded by Liv Andersson together with Petra Lilja and Jenny Nordberg, both from the design- and innovation studio Apokalyps Labotek. The business concept of...
Biodegradable urn gets the Red Dot award

Biodegradable urn gets the Red Dot award

Memento – a water biodegradable urn, designed by Swedish design agency LOTS and manufactured by American company Passages International, has got the Red dot award for high design quality by the jury with its panel of highly respected experts. Memento is an urn for burials at sea. It builds on the humanistic burial ceremony that...
Cold Cuts by Laurence Brabant

Cold Cuts by Laurence Brabant

French designer Laurence Brabant has recently presented a new project called Cold Cuts. I got some words about it: “As a glass designer I’m interested in waste. For example some years ago, I was playing with re-using recovered manufactured glass pieces to make from tumblers, plates, little dishes ….to turn them into vases or candle...

Recycling is about to be the new buzzword

The video shows a panel discussion arranged by Inhabitat on reclaimed materials and recycling with designers Tejo Remy, Matt Gagnon, Carlos Salgado and Sam Grawe. Seems like the word recycling is about to be the new buzzword… According to me recycling is interesting on both a personal level and in a bigger industrial coherence. The...