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Architects create new sculpture entirely from plant waste

Architects create new sculpture entirely from plant waste

Installed at Tennessee’s Knoxville Museum of Art, a new sculpture made from invasive forestry and plant waste is promoting an ‘alternative material ethic’ for architecture. Who needs brick and mortar when you’re constructing the world’s next best building or architectural masterpiece? Not ‘After Architecture’ co-founders Katie MacDonald and Kyle Schumann, that’s for sure. The pair have just unveiled their latest work in Tennessee called ‘Homegrown’, a large-scale installation constructed from...

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CRA unveils first fully compostable marker pens

CRA unveils first fully compostable marker pens

Made from natural fibres, these new marker pens from the Carlo Ratti Association are entirely compostable and could eventually replace traditional, plastic highlighters. Your local school arts and crafts box could be about to get a whole lot more environmentally friendly. The Carlo Ratti Association (CRA) has revealed the world’s first fully compostable marker pens that are made from natural fibres and non-toxic, water based inks. Considering that the US...

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The anonymous French outfit debunking anti-vax theories online

The anonymous French outfit debunking anti-vax theories online

With the world on the cusp of finally beginning to administer a viable Covid-19 vaccine, an anonymous French collective is rooting out ‘the very worst’ anti-vax sentiments on social media. If you thought anti-vax demonstrations in London and California were bad, France is by definition the most vaccine-sceptical nation on the planet, with as many as 1 in 3 believing immunisation to be dangerous or unsafe. In 2017, mandatory vaccines...

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Quorn launches Instagram initiative to combat food waste crisis

Quorn launches Instagram initiative to combat food waste crisis

With the UK facing new restrictions, Quorn has announced it’ll turn a blind eye to meat consumption this festive season if it means saving pubs and restaurants from a food waste crisis. Over the weekend, meatless super-protein creator Quorn announced via Instagram that it will be supporting the hospitality industry due to tougher Covid-19 restrictions, despite the fact this may mean people ‘buy more meat’ during the festive season. This follows...

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