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Biodegradable Brilliance

Things that break down and decompose to fight global warming

Implications - Reduce, reuse and recycle were the hip ecowords of the 90s, and it looks as if “biodegradable” and “compostable” could be their new millennial substitutes. Using eco-friendly merchandise that decomposes, from containers to beds, is the latest innovation soothing consumer consciences.
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Biodegradable Cell Phone
Biodegradable Cell Phone
Bamboo Phone Sprouts Seeds After Composting
This is a truly incredible cellular phone that has taken modern recycling methods and environmental consciousness into major consideration. The Bamboo phone is not only biodegradable, but when it is thrown… MORE
Hip Kitchen Composting
Hip Kitchen Composting
The 'Bio Pod' for Organic Waste
It is inevitable that putting organic food waste in landfills will be restricted or even prohibited in the years to come. With this in mind, designers are creating new, attractive ways to help home owners… MORE
Edible Dishes
Edible Dishes
Biodegradable Picnic Ware
The perfect cutlery for nature lovers, this four-piece set is made from 100% biodegradable cassava. The set comprises cassava plates, bowls and cups plus wooden spoons, forks and knives. The crockery is… MORE
Biodegradable Couture
Biodegradable Couture
Helen Storey's Dissolving Wardrobe
Hopefully you are recycling your clothes by giving them to a younger sibling, goodwill or the like. But imagine a world where your clothes had an expiration date and started dissolving. What a great… MORE
Non-Dissolving Edible Packaging
Non-Dissolving Edible Packaging
Compost or Eat Your Containers
Let’s face it: current food packaging, on one hand, is useful to keep food fresher, but is wasteful. Think of all the plastic and polystyrene containers that are just tossed away after you bring food… MORE
Biodegradable Beds
Biodegradable Beds
Essentia Eco Luxury Mattresses
These luxury eco mattresses make Tempur seem like a Barbie doll bed. So what is about Essentia that is making the competition quake in their boots? They created a luxurious, eco-friendly, natural memory… MORE
High Rise Composts
High Rise Composts
Apartment and condominium dwellers interested in using worm composting for their kitchen scraps usually don't have the space to hide the ugly containers. A good solution is Vermicondo, a sleek multi-level… MORE
Biodegradable USBs
Biodegradable USBs
Hoshino FD-300 Is Made of Fermented Corn
With the ubiquity of USB drives -- which have become almost disposable these days -- it is great to see eco- and environmentally-friendly USB designs begin to surface. The FD-300 by Hoshino is made of… MORE
play_circle_filled Compostable Corn Bags
Compostable Corn Bags
BioBags are made of corn, a biodegradable material that is an innovative environmental alternative to regular plastic bags. "BioBag is proud to be the best selling brand of certified 100% biodegradable… MORE

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