Carbon-Capturing Sunglasses Offer a View of Fashion’s Future LEATHER IS A controversial material, and not just because cows have to die to produce it. Or because tanning leather requires toxic chemicals like chromium, which is sometimes dumped straight into local waterways. No, the worst part about leather, according to environmental activists, is that it’s a major contributor to climate change. Animal agriculture is estimated

By |2021-10-16T10:46:37-04:00October 16th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Sustainable Manufacturing Materials|0 Comments

From Trash to Auto Parts?

U.S.-based manufacturer Cascade Engineering has partnered with Israeli-clean-tech startup, UBQ Materials, to create automotive parts made by converting unsorted trash — everything from banana peels to diapers — into mixed plastics and paper. One of the first to trial UBQ as a substitute to traditional oil-based resins, the two companies partnered in an R&D relationship

By |2021-09-12T12:54:04-04:00September 11th, 2021|Categories: Sustainable Manufacturing Materials|0 Comments
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