Ekoplaza, the supermarket without plastic

The first plastic-free supermarket opened in Amsterdam recently, offering hundreds of products with packaging made from alternative and biodegradable materials. Here you can find about 700 organic products and no plastic in the packaging, made by compostable or recyclable materials. The initiative was launched by the organic supermarket chain Ekoplaza in collaboration ...

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Décor: what to choose in 2018?

Comfortable, practical, traditional or designer, our homes should reflect our style. 2018 sees many innovations in the world of décor, as well as in the world of accessories, which are becoming increasingly important.  Most recent trends include Vintage style and unusual details such as: king-size flowers, jungle effect ...

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Depop comes to Milan with a new store

Depop, the second-hand goods App that allows users to swap things, from clothes to design objects, and that has established itself as a leading mobile marketplace, is due to open a store in Milan very soon.  The idea – the brainchild of Simon Beckerman, the App’s founder – ...

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Plastic? No thanks!

A research team at the University of Colorado's Department of Chemistry has recently discovered a revolutionary way to finally say goodbye to plastic. The new material comes from a polymer based on a substance called gamma-butyrolactone (Gbl), which is very strong, heat resistant and lightweight. According to Eugene ...

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The Vertical Forest

Sustainability and the fight against pollution, are – in our time – two necessary fundamentals in order to combat climate change. Extensive research shows that in 2030, 60% of the world's population will live in cities, which now use as much as 75% of all natural resources and ...

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A playground in the verdant Montello hills

The province of Treviso is home to Montello, a hilly area located between the five municipalities of Crocetta del Montello, Giavera del Montello, Montebelluna, Nervesa della Battaglia and Volpago del Montello. Montello's landscape – originally made up of oak trees, and known as the "Doges' Forest" – ...

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Co-Living: sharing and convenience

Today's buzzword is no longer co-working, it's co-living: the creation of hybrid spaces that are perfectly suited to the lifestyle of contemporary urban nomads. This is the idea behind "The Collective", an innovative building concept based on shared living space. This new way of living arises from a basic need: ...

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Yuba, the solid bike that comes from California

Yuba is the name of a river in California, but also a well-known American brand that manufactures sturdy bicycles. The brand was created by Benjamin Serrazin, a family man and a lover of the outdoors, who after growing up in France decided to bring the European biking way ...

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A canary against pollution.

The Urban Canaries explore new ways of tackling air pollution through a pollution sensor whose own health depends on its exposure to clean air. While accompanying a child on their daily routines Urban Canaries continuously measure the air quality nearby to alert the child in case of air pollution. As does ...

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