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Gamechanging Biorubber

The Guayule is a flowering shrub in the aster family, a desert plant indigenous to the southwest United States and northern Mexico, and a source of natural rubber. 90 more words

Design & Innovation

Chicago Unveils the “Greenest Street in America” with Permeable, Smog-Eating Pavement

Along with tackling storm water overflow the ‘new roadway uses photocatalytic cement, an innovative new paving surface that contains nano particles of titanium dioxide, enabling it to literally “eat” smog and remove nitrogen oxide gases from the surrounding air. 40 more words

Design & Innovation

Living Microalgae Lamp Absorbs CO2 From the Air

“The lamp uses the energy created by the algae’s own photosynthesis process to power the light within, while the algae itself lives on CO2 in the air outside.” 20 more words

Alternative Power

We’re participating this year at the Exciting Welsh Business Show!

This prestigious event has been running for 5 consecutive years now in Cardiff (and to, much success) – we are delighted to be taking part in the 2nd Swansea event! 245 more words

Design & Innovation

Upcycling Project: DIY Tank Top

This article was written by Sam Dizon and originally appeared in her blog, Samthingtodo.

Upcycling is so much more than just turning old junk into “new” usable products. 683 more words

Shopping & Consumption

Are electric height-adjustable desks the only way forward?

Working environments are changing. As we discussed in a recent post, we’ve been receiving more demand for electric height-adjustable desks recently. While sitting for long periods of time may prove less than ideal, and having highlighted the benefits of standing at work in a post back in May, we have also witnessed organisations moving to hot desking settings too. 242 more words