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Eliminating Styrofoam Protective Packaging
23 Sep, 2021

Eliminating Styrofoam Protective Packaging

Over 380 million tons of plastic are produced every year and 50% of that for single-use purposes such as product packaging. Until now, companies have been hard-pressed to find a replacement for styrofoam for protecting fragile items like electronics and appliances.
Tech Crunch
Agronomics leads funding round for cultivated leather firm VitroLabs
20 Sep, 2021

Agronomics leads funding round for cultivated leather firm VitroLabs

Cellular agriculture and cultivated meat investor Agronomics has led portfolio company VitroLabs’ series A funding round, it announced on Monday, with a $7m investment.
Sharecast
Arrive Pivots From Renting Camping Gear to Licensing a Rental Platform
28 Jul, 2021

Arrive Pivots From Renting Camping Gear to Licensing a Rental Platform

Arrive will operate Arrive Outdoors and a recently launched B2B service called The Arrive Platform. They've also announced the company has raised $4 million in Seed II funding led by Amino Ventures, amounting to a total of $8.75 million total raised.
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Eddie Bauer Enters Rental Game With Arrive Outdoors
13 Jul, 2021

Eddie Bauer Enters Rental Game With Arrive Outdoors

Eddie Bauer has jumped into the rental arena. The brand, which was recently purchased by Authentic Brands Group, and SPARC, its partnership with Simon Property Group, on Tuesday launched a Gear Rental program through Arrive Outdoors, a camping gear and outdoor product rental business.
WWD
Climate change is "a design project needing lots of attention" says William McDonough
21 Jun, 2021

Climate change is "a design project needing lots of attention" says William McDonough

Describing climate change as a "design failure," the American architect and designer said that solving it will involve "hundreds of technologies and systems."
Dezeen
Your Next Puffer Coat Will Be Filled With Flower Petals, Not Feathers
03 Dec, 2019

Your Next Puffer Coat Will Be Filled With Flower Petals, Not Feathers

PANGAIA, the science-forward basics line that launched last year, is addressing that gray area with its latest release: FLWRDWN, a capsule of puffers filled with natural wildflowers. It’s the rare sustainable solution that’s neither cruel to animals nor to the planet; in addition to being ultrawarm, fluffy, and hypoallergenic, the “flower down” is 100% biodegradable.
Vogue
Meet the startup turning CO2 emissions into handcrafted soap
03 Sep, 2019

Meet the startup turning CO2 emissions into handcrafted soap

CleanO2 has developed the technology to turn CO2 emissions from industrial furnaces and boilers into potash for use in soaps, detergents, the agricultural sector, and the pharmaceutical industry, among others, using a device called CARBiNX.
CBC
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