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By: Tharanketha Kirupaneshan

“The CASTonCAST system consists of two complementary parts. The first part is a novel manufacturing technique that relies on producing a series of building components in stacks by using the previous component as a mold for the next one. 276 more words


Paper Brick

Woojai Lee’s ‘Paper Bricks’ are an exploration of how to recycle paper in more sustainable ways. Paper is among the most produced and most discarded materials in the world. 98 more words


ReWall QuarterBack Floor Underlayment

The ReWall Company is a business specializing in building and decorative materials for homes that are either 100% recycled or upcycled. The materials involved come from paper products that are reused and formed into wall components for the indoors and also outdoors depending on the surface finish. 139 more words


Schoeller Textiles: NanoSphere

Schoeller Textiles is a company that provides textiles produced using sustainable and innovative technology, with a focus on solutions for the drawbacks of average materials. They are based out of Switzerland and are global leaders in these technologies, and many of their designs use natural solutions and materials to create the highest grade of specialized products. 151 more words


Sustainable Materials Research Experience

My sustainable materials research has brought about an assortment of various experiences and I have found that contacting international companies in request of material samples, as an exercise in of itself, is a worthwhile and valuable experience. 178 more words


Will next year's new £10 note be vegan?

It came to light earlier this week that the new plastic fivers that entered circulation to much fanfare in September, are actually made using tallow, a substance produced from animal fat. 290 more words

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Microplastic in surface waters of urban rivers: concentration, sources, and associated bacterial assemblages

The ecological dynamics of microplastic (<5 mm) are well documented in marine ecosystems, but the sources, abundance, and ecological role of microplastic in rivers are unknown and likely to be substantial. 277 more words