Sustainable Manufacturing

Large-scale facilities implement green practices through tech

Implications - Sustainability is typically integrated into the branding of an organization, however more recently, more companies are prioritizing green practices in manufacturing. This not only establishes consistency between message and manufacturing, but makes use of technological developments in new, inventive ways.
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Robot-Run Indoor Farms - This Japanese Vegetable Factory Will Operate Without Human Labor
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Warm 3,286 Clicks Pub: Oct 6, 15
Robot-Run Indoor Farms
This Japanese Vegetable Factory Will Operate Without Human Labor
‘Spread’ is a Japanese vegetable factory that will grow, maintain and package plants without the need for human labor. In recent years, urban gardens have become a popular way of... [More]
Simplified Urban Farms - EkoFarmer Allows for Small-Scale Urban Farms to Grow Nearly Anywhere
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Warm 1,136 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 17
Simplified Urban Farms
EkoFarmer Allows for Small-Scale Urban Farms to Grow Nearly Anywhere
Having access to freshly grown fruits and vegetables is a luxury provided to few, prompting the team at Exsilio Oy to design EkoFARMER—a module that makes urban farms accessible to all. A... [More]
Hyperloop Manufacturing Facilities - The 'Metalworks' Plant Builds this High-Speed Transport System
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Mild 814 Clicks Pub: Jul 28, 16
Hyperloop Manufacturing Facilities
The 'Metalworks' Plant Builds this High-Speed Transport System
Hyperloop One, the company behind the vacuum tube technology that promises to bring unheard of transportation speed on a mass transport scale, has opened its first manufacturing plant, called the... [More]
Design-Forward Cork Furniture Lines - Humberto and Fernando Campana Experiment with a New Material
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This Quarter and Warm 432 Clicks Pub: Aug 9, 18
Design-Forward Cork Furniture Lines
Humberto and Fernando Campana Experiment with a New Material
Brothers Humberto and Fernando Campana create a line of cork furniture that is meant to exhibit the potential of the material as a sustainable and stylish option for design. The collection consists... [More]
Larvae Livestock Feed - Entocycle Uses Insect-Based Protein to Build a More Sustainable Food Chain
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Mild 918 Clicks Pub: Aug 22, 17
Larvae Livestock Feed
Entocycle Uses Insect-Based Protein to Build a More Sustainable Food Chain
In an effort to address the environmental impact of farming animals for meat, this company is using bugs to help build a more sustainable food chain. Entocycle makes healthy food for livestock by... [More]
Energy-Efficient Engine Facilities - Ford's Dagenham Diesel Centre's Production Line Saves Water Use
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Mild 128 Clicks Pub: Aug 5, 16
Energy-Efficient Engine Facilities
Ford's Dagenham Diesel Centre's Production Line Saves Water Use
American automaker Ford’s latest and greatest production line over at the Dagenham Diesel Centre is capable of producing automotive engines in a highly efficient manner by managing to cut down... [More]
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