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    Plastic packaging: why the hate?

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    Ski slopes on the roof of a waste treatment centre

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  • Converting organic waste into energy with HomeBiogas
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    Converting organic waste into energy with HomeBiogas

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  • The padel, the increasingly popular racket sport
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    The padel, the increasingly popular racket sport

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  • Ski slopes on the roof of a waste treatment centre
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    Ski slopes on the roof of a waste treatment centre

    Danish architect’s firm BIG has a slightly loopy project in mind: creating an artificial ski slope on the roof of a waste treatment centre. Their project is about to come to fruition and is scheduled ...

  • Embr Wave: a bracelet that regulates body temperature
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    Embr Wave: a bracelet that regulates body temperature

    At the CES 2019 (Consumer Electronic Show) in Las Vegas, Embr Labs unveiled a new, wearable, smart and innovative device, namely a personal thermostat with the ability to cool down or heat up the body...

  • Converting organic waste into energy with HomeBiogas
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    Converting organic waste into energy with HomeBiogas

    An Israeli start-up has developed HomeBiogas, a system for converting leftovers into household gas for the home and liquid natural fertiliser for the garden. At first glance, one may wonder what po...

  • The padel, the increasingly popular racket sport
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    The padel, the increasingly popular racket sport

    Chances are that you will answer in the affirmative when asked “have you heard of padel?”, and chances are that you will have confused “paddle”, which is played on water, and “padel”, a racket sport h...

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Plastic objects, whether they are recent or firmly-established cult objects, have revolutionised the world of design, changed habits and left their mark on our daily lives for several generations

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Moon Boot®, an iconic boot

Almost 50 years after its invention and enormous commercial success, it remains the star among the after-ski boots. Omnipresent on the ski slopes, around town and in the most prestigious fashion show,...

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Moon Boot®, an iconic boot

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