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  • Plastic road
    At a glance 1 min

    Plastic road

    Three years ago, Plastics the Mag ran an article on PlasticRoad, a conceptual road made from plastic waste. Its creator, Volker Wessels, had estimated three years to create the first prototype. He suc...

  • Novamem makes pure water available to all
    Expert views 4 min

    Novamem makes pure water available to all

    An interview with Christoph Kellenberger, former Swiss researcher and current CEO of Novamem, a polymer membrane manufacturer....

  • Tropicalia, a grandiose and unique greenhouse project
    At a glance 2 min

    Tropicalia, a grandiose and unique greenhouse project

    Tropicalia, the world’s largest tropical greenhouse built under a single dome, is expected to be completed by 2021 in northern France. The Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes firm, in partnersh...

  • Keep warm in a polyethylene "igloo"
    At a glance 1 min

    Keep warm in a polyethylene "igloo"

    Insulating polyethylene foam and aluminium sheets: although it is a precarious solution for those who have no roof over their heads in winter, it enables them to sleep in a dry and warm environment. ...

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