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Feather Circuit Boards

May 30, 2011No Comments

Electronic circuit boards made from chicken feathers and soybeans Richard Wool has recently developed a circuit board made from soybeans and chicken feathers. A professor

Kirei WheatBoard

May 23, 2011No Comments

Eco-friendly MDF alternative Kirei WheatBoard was developed as an environmentally-sensitive alternative to formaldehyde-emitting medium density fiberboard (MDF) products, with working characteristics meeting or surpassing those

Bicicleta

May 19, 2011No Comments

Recycled bicycle inner tube rug Barcelona-based Nanimarquina addresses the problem of waste directly in their carpets. Bicicleta gives a second life to discarded bicycle inner

Mycobond

May 05, 2011No Comments

Mycological bio-composite Mycobond is a mycological bio-composite that can be used in a wide variety of applications. Instead of conventional manufacturing processes, Mycobond uses mycelium—which

Fly Ash Panels

Mar 01, 2011No Comments

Fly ash building components Fly ash is the waste product of burning coal that is largely comprised of carbon and contains many heavy metals. Fly

Bio-Based Foams

Feb 22, 2011No Comments

Bio-based flexible and rigid foams The Center for Composite Materials has synthesized flexible/rigid polyurethane foams from soybean oil polyols. The advantage of these foams is

Coco Tiles

Dec 08, 2010No Comments

Reclaimed coconut shell tiles Made from reclaimed coconut shells, low-VOC resins and sustainably-harvested wood backer material, Kirei Coco Tiles may be used as decorative tiles

Windochine

Dec 01, 2010No Comments

Hand-loomed natural grass fiber textiles Windochine’s lustrous, organic weaves are hand loomed in Asia by master craftsmen steeped in traditional techniques. Windochine’s signature design is

Flowerfall

Nov 27, 2010No Comments

Translucent screen made from post-consumer waste Michelle Brand designed Flowerfall specifically to address our ever-growing amount of plastic thrown away each year. Flowerfall is an

Linea Nova

Nov 17, 2010No Comments

Linear grain hardwood flooring Linea Nova S/V/L is new engineered hardwood flooring made from sustainably-harvested timber. Its distinctive linear wood grain coordinates with ASI’s Ecolinea