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What EcoBirdy Tells Us: Recycled Toys Can Be Cool

What EcoBirdy Tells Us: Recycled Toys Can Be Cool

Belgian start-up Ecobirdy crafts a well-received line of kids’ furnishings out of recycled plastic playthings.

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February 20, 2018

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A Sawtooth Roof Defines This Net Zero House in Ontario

A Sawtooth Roof Defines This Net Zero House in Ontario

Former Herzog & de Meuron architects Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster added unique character to this Net Zero house in Ontario with a sawtooth roofline and vibrant pops of colour.

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February 15, 2018

Section: Architecture

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The 10 Best Ideas of 2017, Both Large and Small

The 10 Best Ideas of 2017, Both Large and Small

With climate change, sexual misconduct, and the plight of refugees dominating headlines over the past 12 months, this much is clear: the world needs more good ideas. Here are the 10 best ideas in 2017 that have made a profound impact, both large and small.

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December 22, 2017

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Marvellous Materials: 3 Inventive Products That Hardly Leave a Footprint

Marvellous Materials: 3 Inventive Products That Hardly Leave a Footprint

From compostable bioplastics to inflatable performance spaces, here are three creative objects that minimize waste.

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November 14, 2017

Section: Design

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Waste Not: 8 Products That Reduce Unwanted Material

Waste Not: 8 Products That Reduce Unwanted Material

From lamps made from their own packaging to buildings that use ice cream bucket cladding, here are projects that are making circular economies the new normal.

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November 7, 2017

Section: Design

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This Farm on a Bike Delivers Carbon-Free Greens

This Farm on a Bike Delivers Carbon-Free Greens

This People’s Industrial Design Office concept for a garden on wheels may inspire the takeout meals of the future.

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November 6, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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Dutch Design Week’s Pavilion Takes Recycle, Reduce, Reuse to New Levels

Dutch Design Week’s Pavilion Takes Recycle, Reduce, Reuse to New Levels

The centrepiece of Dutch Design Week is the People’s Pavilion, a bold, temporary experiment in material reuse.

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October 20, 2017

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Interface’s Proof Positive Is the World’s First Carbon-Negative Carpet Tile

Interface’s Proof Positive Is the World’s First Carbon-Negative Carpet Tile

With the launch of the world’s first carbon-negative carpet tile, Interface has exceeded even its own ambition to halt damage to the environment.

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October 20, 2017

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Daoust Lestage Created a Sustainable Glass House Outside Montreal

Daoust Lestage Created a Sustainable Glass House Outside Montreal

Not all glass houses are created equal. This one, constructed by Daoust Lestage outside Montreal, is an energy-efficient marvel.

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October 16, 2017

Section: Architecture

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What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

As if the concept of the first-ever World Design Summit isn’t big enough, the Montreal event will bring together an international roster of design thinkers who share the common goal of creating positive social and environmental change.

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October 13, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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