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Champion introduces athleisure line made with biodegradable fabric

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Champion introduces athleisure line made with biodegradable fabric

Could the future of fast fashion be biodegradable? Sportswear brand Champion believes so. The firm has developed a breakthrough synthetic material ...
Fashion : Textile : Sustainability
Unless Collective unveils plant- and mineral-based sneakers

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Unless Collective unveils plant- and mineral-based sneakers

Regenerative fashion company Unless Collective is branching out into footwear, with the launch of an entirely plastic-free and biodegradable sneaker.
Sustainability : Retail : Fashion
Five Luxury Fashion Brands Advancing Biotechnology

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Five Luxury Fashion Brands Advancing Biotechnology

Luxury fashion houses are increasingly recognising the potential of biotechnology and experimenting with bio-textiles for a more sustainable future.
Fashion : Technology : Luxury
Biodegradable packaging made from animal skin

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Biodegradable packaging made from animal skin

Designer Valdís Steinarsdóttir’s latest work transforms animal by-products into meat packaging as a way to use the entire animal.
Food : Drink : Sustainability
Closed’s biodegradable denim stretches sustainability

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Closed’s biodegradable denim stretches sustainability

Apparel brand Closed has unveiled its first fully biodegradable stretch denim collection, created in partnership with denim supplier Candiani.
Fashion : Sustainability : Design
Sustainable drinks packaging powered by mushrooms

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Sustainable drinks packaging powered by mushrooms

Non-alcoholic spirits brand Seedlip is pushing its sustainability credentials with its latest gift set featuring fungi-sourced packaging.
Drink : Packaging : Sustainability
Bio-fashion that decomposes within a day

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Bio-fashion that decomposes within a day

Central Saint Martins graduate Scarlett Yang explores the degrading process of biodegradable materials.
Fashion : Luxury : Retail
This fashion brand has created ‘living’ couture

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This fashion brand has created ‘living’ couture

Auroboros has created a couture collection that grows on the body.
Fashion : Biomimicry : Luxury Consumers
This refillable deodorant is 100% plastic-free

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This refillable deodorant is 100% plastic-free

Wild is a new biodegradable and refillable deodorant, created with recyclable refills made of bamboo pulp.
Sustainability : Health : Design
Stat: Biodegradable packaging has a prosperous future

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Stat: Biodegradable packaging has a prosperous future

The market for biodegradable packaging is forecasted to boom over the next five years, according to a report by Research and Markets. In 2017, the ...
Packaging : Sustainability : Biodegradable
Synthetic Leather Market

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Synthetic Leather Market

Synthetic leather is evolving from low-quality, environmentally damaging pleather to a luxury staple for eco-conscious fashion brands.
Fashion : Apparel : Sustainability
This wearable circuit is fully biodegradable

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This wearable circuit is fully biodegradable

US – In a bid to tackle the rise of electronic waste (e-waste), Stanford University researchers have developed a semiconductor that can completely ...
Technology : Digital : Materials
Award-winning biodegradable credit card tackles climate change

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Award-winning biodegradable credit card tackles climate change

Finland – The Bank of Aland’s card, which won a Grand Prix award at Cannes 2017, helps users to track their carbon footprint.
Finance : Sustainability : Recycling
Is rice starch a sustainable alternative to plastic?

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Is rice starch a sustainable alternative to plastic?

London – Maria Kurian has re-engineered ecological materials to create alternatives to plastic that only last for as long as they are used.
Sustainability : Packaging : Design
Compostable coffee

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Compostable coffee

London – Halo is a new coffee brand that sells its products in completely biodegradable coffee capsules.
Sustainability : Coffee : London
Sustainable sneakers

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Sustainable sneakers

Global – Adidas has developed a trainer that features synthetic spider silk.
Whole-system Thinking : Futurecraft : Adidas Futurecraft Biofabric Trainers
Fish food

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Fish food

Florida, US – Entelequia and craft brewer Saltwater Brewery have teamed up to help marine wildlife.
Saltwater Brewery : Entelequia Inc. : Six-pack Beer
Urban decay

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Urban decay

Seattle – A new service proposes to make burial more eco-friendly.
Urban Death Project : Katrina Spade : Seattle
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2014 Part 2

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Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2014 Part 2

In the second part of our coverage, LS:N Global reveals more of the latest trends and insights from the biggest beauty trade exhibition in Europe.
Beauty+ : Cosmoprof : Nature+
Future Materials: Top 10

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Future Materials: Top 10

As the technology world advances, a wide range of new materials and surfaces are being developed.
Royal College Of Art : Algae : Natural Materials
Green Remedy: Luxury detergent is all-natural

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Green Remedy: Luxury detergent is all-natural

Berlin – At first glance, Remedy looks like a beauty product, but it is actually part of the Laundry Detergent Project, a well-packaged, eco-friend...
Biodegradable : Eco Packaging : Luxury Homewear
Bio-bubbly: Veuve Clicquot launches eco-packaging

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Bio-bubbly: Veuve Clicquot launches eco-packaging

Paris – French designer Cédric Ragot has created the industry’s first 100% re-usable, biodegradable and isothermal packaging for champagne house Ve...
Biodegradable : Ivory : Veuve Clicquot
Just add water: Branding & Packaging that becomes a bowl

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Just add water: Branding & Packaging that becomes a bowl

Sweden – Swedish research company Innventia and designers Anna Glansén and Hanna Billqvist have created Sustainable Expanding Bowl, re-usable ...
Biodegradable : Bio-based : Hanna Billqvist
On a plate: Designers roll out edible tableware

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On a plate: Designers roll out edible tableware

Milan – The latest project by students from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam repurposes kitchen appliances as tools to make biodegradable...
Biodegradable : Piet Zwart Institute : Edible Tableware
Paris snack bar to sell food in edible Branding & Packaging

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Paris snack bar to sell food in edible Branding & Packaging

Paris snack bar to sell food in edible Branding & Packaging
WikiBar : Packaging : Edible
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