PluumoPlus Thermal & Insulation

Feather Packed Thermal Insulation – PluumoPlus feather packed packaging is the first sustainable insulation and thermal packaging solution. Feathers are made of keratin, a protein that is both chemically resistant and physically strong. Their microscopic, hollow structure makes them some of the lightest natural fibers and excellent thermal insulators. As a response to combating plastic in the cold chain[...]

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Vegatable Crayons 

Colourful Food Waste – Born out of the desire to create safer crayons for children, Mizuiro crayons provide a non-toix and eco-friendly alternative to traditional wax crayons. Each crayon is made with a powder blend that orignates from regional vegetables and fruit that would have been discarded. The natural scent and feel of the colourful tools lead to[...]

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Vegemat, Vegetop, Vegecap

– – Vegeplast delivers the bioplastic, Vegemat, which is metal, oil, and GMO free while being composed of cereals, vegetables, and other natural components. With the aim to tackle plastic waste and pollution, Vegemat is designed to be biodegradable and compostable. The material itself comes in capsule form and can be applied to numerous forms[...]

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PaperFoam®

Biobased Custom Mold Packaging – PaperFoam® is a unique eco-friendly packaging material composed of three simple natural and renewable ingredients: starch, fibers, and water. When combined, these components turn into a durable product that resembles paper and has a foamy texture, hence the name PaperFoam®. To meet packaging needs, the material is injected into custom molds and baked into[...]

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envoPAP Kraft Packaging

Eco-friendly and Sustainable Paper Packaging From Agro-Waste – envoPAP paper is a versatile packaging solution made with green energy and derives from the agricultural waste bagasse. This clean raw material, unlike recycled paper, does not need to be purified first, thus saving energy and resources. In their Kraft packaging line envoPAP offers a wide range of robust and verstatile paper packaging choices, that[...]

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Fruitleather

Tasty Fruit to Vegan Leather – To bring awareness and combat food waste Fruitleather Rotterdam has given wasted mangoes a new life. With every shipment of mangoes, many are deemed unsellable due to bruising or quality control. After collecting these mangoes locally, Fruitleather Rotterdam begins their process of upcycling the lost mangoes. Through a process that converts mango fibers into[...]

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Felder Felder Dresses

Sustainable Boutique Dresses – Felder Felder is a fashion and design agency headed by twin sisters Daniela and Annette Felder. Having become experts in the use of biomaterials, they create on demand boutique fashion pieces to avoid overproduction and wastage. Their work utilizes plant-based and plastic free textile alternatives, such as fruit fibres, wood bi-products, seaweed, and other[...]

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Peel Saver

Potatoes Held by Potatoes – Paolo Stefano Gentile’s concept revolves around employing this material for crafting street food packaging. The potato peel contains starches and fiber components, which, through maceration and natural drying, gain the capacity to bond and solidify. This resulting material is entirely derived from food production waste and is fully biodegradable. Once the packaging fulfills its[...]

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3D Printing With Coffee Grounds

Coffee Grounds as a 3D Printing Material – Millions of tons of coffee grounds are generated annually globally. With the growing interest of upcycling and reusing the bi-product, numerous innovative concepts and projects have been in research. Michael Rivera and his team have developed a process on how to recover spent coffee grounds from local coffee shops and convert them into a material[...]

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Eggshell Ceramic

The Unique and Handmade Nutrient Rich Plate – 10 billion eggs a year are produced in the Netherlands, making the country the largest egg exporter in the world. An egg produces a valuable material which is often seen as waste; its shell. These shells, however, are nutrient rich and can be used in agriculture to greatly benefit the soil. Eggshell Ceramic is[...]

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Coffee Biochar Concrete

Coffee Grounds as a Concrete Foundation – The motivation behind the Australian based research was the large amount of organic waste ending up in landfills and contributing to high greenhouse gas emissions. In Australia, about 6.87 million tonnes of organic waste ends up in landfills and contributes to 3% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions. The research group was discussing about shifting[...]

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The Good Cup™

A Sustainable Multi-Purpose Paper Cup – An alternative to wood based paper cups, The Good Cup™’s smart foldable design can seal tiself tightly and eliminate the need for a lid. Whether containing liquids or solid foods, the cup form can be adjusted to fit the needs of its content. Made in partnership with EnvoPAP, the paper is made of discarded[...]

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