A Polyester-Dissolving Process Could Make Modern Clothing Recyclable

The fashion and textile industries contribute approximately 10% of global landfill waste, with much of this waste being non-recyclable. Synthetic textiles such as polyester, spandex, and nylon are particularly problematic because they release microplastics into the environment and ...

Luxury Meets Sustainability in this Mirrored Holiday Home in the Forests of India

Nestled in the heart of Chikmagalur, Karnataka, India, the mirrored holiday home known as Reflections by Okno Modhomes seamlessly blends luxury with sustainability. This idyllic retreat, spanning 300 square feet, is surrounded by a vibrant jungle, providing an escape from urban chaos. ...

Floating Sauna Beside Museum Is Accessible and Sustainable

When visiting a museum beside a body of water, the thought of unwinding in a sauna after a day of exploration can be very appealing. The Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, offers this unique experience with Trosten, a floating sauna in the adjacent fjord. Both the museum and the sauna ...

Prefabricated Cabin in UK Woodland Resembles Timber Monocoque Structure Aircraft

Monocoque Cabin by Markos Design Workshop (MDW) is a sustainably prefabricated structure adjacent to historic West Midlands woodland along the Shropshire Union Canal, UK. Inspired by the timber monocoque construction of the de Havilland Mosquito aircraft wing and traditional boat-building ...

Sunbeam-Powered Portable Factory Manufactures Zero-Emission Plastic Goods Anywhere There’s Trouble

Light Manufacturing, a pioneering startup, has revolutionized the creation of plastic goods by harnessing solar power through its innovative Solar Rotational Molding (SRM) technology. This system involves feeding raw plastic into molds, which are then subjected to concentrated sunlight ...

This Off-Grid Eco-Cabin in the Woods is an Exploration in Sustainable Building Practices

The Magnolia Eco-Cabin, designed by architect Michael Quirk, is a testament to innovative sustainable building practices. Nestled in the woods of Nederland, Colorado, this 11-square-meter micro-cabin showcases how efficiency and eco-consciousness can be harmoniously blended. The cabin ...

Over 7,000 Steel Panels Line Façade of Europe’s Largest Solar Power Plant in Turkish Desert

Nestled amidst the vast expanse of Turkey’s desert landscape, the Central Control Building stands as a testament to innovation and sustainability in architecture. Designed by Bilgin Architects, this remarkable structure serves as the focal point of Kalyon Energy’s colossal ...

Scientists Discover Fungi That Breaks Down Plastic in Only 140 Days

In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists at the University of Sydney have identified fungi capable of rapidly consuming plastic, offering a potential solution to the global plastic pollution crisis. The research, detailed in a publication in NPJ Materials Degradation, unveils the ...
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