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VEGAN LEATHER: GREENWASHING OR A GREENER ALTERNATIVE TO ANIMAL LEATHER?

Animal skin is associated with controversy in relation to its ethical aspects and negative environmental impact. Vegan leather has emerged as an alternative. Whether it really is a more environmentally friendly choice, the experts from matériO Prague tell us… Read the full article on the Material Times website here.

Join the international RE-USE project!

The project brings artists and experts together to explore innovative approaches to sustainability in open urban spaces. Selected teams will create proposals for artworks to be placed in Italy (Venice), the Czech Republic (Ústí nad Orlicí) and Iceland (Kopavogur) at a hackathon in Prague in April 2023. The hackathon will also include training in materials …

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BLUECITY: THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN A TROPICAL SWIMMING POOL

Right on the Nieuwe Maas River embankment in Rotterdam lies BlueCity, a circular economy incubator located in an unmistakable glass-domed building topped with a “Tropicana” sign. Today this former tropical swimming pool is the home base for dozens of projects investigating how to put the principles of the circular economy into practice. … Read the …

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PF 2023

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Towards Sustainability in English!

How can production be approached sustainably and what practices are used?How does the use of products and their disposal affect the environmental footprint?Can we determine what is still sustainable and what is no longer sustainable? The Centre for Innovative Materials matériO Prague, in cooperation with international partners EG Conseil and hyloh, are organising 2 sessions …

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Towards New Materiality 2020

Seminars that give you insight into breakthrough trends and innovations in the world of materials. The materials and the way we handle them bring answers to various challenges. From increasing waste production and depletion of non-renewable raw materials to changing consumers’ values and lifestyles. Learn how they can positively impact your product or service. Consultants …

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Sketch the Change 2019

Are you interested in designing sustainable products and knowing what it means circular design? Why should economists, designers and politicians work together? What are the key challenges facing the fashion industry and how can we deal with them? What is the potential of fungi, algae and bacteria in design and architecture? Should architects respond to …

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