Inhabitat

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Serving over 40 million customers every month, grocery giant ALDI announced an ambitious plan to offer 100 percent sustainable packaging by 2025.

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This company in Spain lets customers design and handcraft sunglasses made from 100% recycled plastic that would otherwise end up in a landfill.

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Pack World

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To achieve its goals, Stamford, CT-based Nestlé Waters North America is expanding its relationship with supplier Plastrec and working with other suppliers to support the company’s ability to nearly quadruple its use of food-grade recycled plastic, or rPET, in less than three years.
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Dutch startup Plasticiet aims to create “something of value” from recycled plastic for use in interior and furniture design.

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Pack World

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Consider this fact: more than 500 billion single use disposable coffee cups are produced in one year, many of them plastic. Even paper cups currently produced largely aren’t recyclable, due to the plastic coatings that are used.
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Ars Technica

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Displacing jet fuel is a first step toward reducing the carbon footprint of flight.

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Dezeen

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Map enthusiast and researcher Kerim Bayer has drawn from his collection of 1,366 maps to create a graphic-design book containing 5,180 thumbnail images.

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Design Milk

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OGSB Studio is a design studio based in Brussels who collaborated with Ateliers J&J on a pair of lamps made with recycled aluminum from local manufacturers. The Gota collection includes a table lamp and a floor lamp each of which features two points of pivoting motion – the lamp’s arm and the lampshade – that stay in place wherever you want them.
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The first of these is a range of wash-off film labeling solutions that make it easier, during the caustic washing process that is central to the recycling of PET, to separate polypropylene labels from clean PET flake. The key to this concept is UPM Raflatac’s RW85C wash-off adhesive. The clear, white, or metallized film label stocks score additional sustainability points because their release liners are made from 90 percent post-consumer recycled content. According to UPM Raflatac, the labels have been recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) as exceeding APR’s strict standards for recyclable label products.
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Design Milk

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The Shoreditch Design Triangle is a loose association of shops, exhibitions and showrooms, united by little more than geography, but it always serves up something wonderful, and often something pretty weird too. Starting with the latter, London-based Mexican designer Fernando Laposse transformed the entrance to CitizenM’s Shoreditch hotel into Sisal Sanctum – an outdoor seating area protected by pretty gloomy looking “giant guardians” – all entirely made out of sisal, a natural fiber harvested from a species of Agave cactus found in the South of Mexico.
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Pack World

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Innovation not just for innovation’s sake, but driven by unmet consumer and industry needs: That was the inspiration behind Garçon Wines’ Flat Wine Bottle for e-commerce, a uniquely shaped wine bottle that easily slides through the rectangular letterboxes found in the doors of U.K. consumers and businesses. For its ingenuity, this “flattened” 750-cL PET bottle, which not only facilitates the delivery of wine packages, but also features a number of notable sustainability improvements over round glass bottles, was recognized by Dow as a Diamond finalist in its 2018 30th Awards for Packaging Innovation.
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Core 77

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To us relatively wealthy Westerners, the obvious application for a cooler is camping. But for folks in developing nations who don't have access to refrigeration, having some means to keep food fresh is a crucial need, not a creature comfort.
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