• Gelée, a tasty-looking ottoman
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    Gelée, a tasty-looking ottoman

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  • Plastic waste: a trip around the world to find sustainable solutions
    Planet

    Plastic waste: a trip around the world to find sustainable solutions

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  • Brazil: Muzzi Cycles launches the first recycled plastic bicycles
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    Brazil: Muzzi Cycles launches the first recycled plastic bicycles

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  • The Scrubba wash bag, a portable mini washing machine
    At a glance

    The Scrubba wash bag, a portable mini washing machine

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  • Noah, when technology rhymes with ecology
    At a glance 1 min

    Noah, when technology rhymes with ecology

    Electric, bio-sourced, recyclable and 3D printed. All of these words describe Noah, an ambitious concept car designed by a team of students from the Eindhoven University of Technology (the Netherlands...

  • The FlipFlopi expedition: educating through sailing
    At a glance 2 min

    The FlipFlopi expedition: educating through sailing

    In less than a year's time, a boat made of marine plastic waste will sail on the Indian Ocean to deliver a message: ‘do not discard plastics, take care of the environment.’ The idyllic coastlines of ...

  • Sea2see: from plastic marine litter to recycled plastic glasses
    Expert views 4 min

    Sea2see: from plastic marine litter to recycled plastic glasses

    An interview with François van den Abeele, Founder and manager of Sea2see Eyewear, a company manufacturing recycled plastic glasses from plastic marine litter....

  • Bio-inspired, a new life for polymers
    Cutting Edge 5 min

    Bio-inspired, a new life for polymers

    Although it is nothing new, the science of biomimicry, which seeks to take inspiration from nature’s strengths, has recently had a second wind, thanks to polymers, which are once again displaying an i...

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Design and Icons

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

Icons

Vinyl record: the return of a giant

Cult item for collectors and music lovers alike, the good old 33 1/3 RPM LP has been making a comeback over the last few years: a return to favour for the vinyl record, an object whose design has chan...

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Vinyl record: the return of a giant

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