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Top 70 Eco Trends in September

From Zero-Waste Grocery Stores to Modular Floating Cabins

— September 27, 2017 — Eco
The environment is immensely complicated, making it fertile ground for the September 2017 eco trends. Though the global atmosphere may be suffering, the vastness of the environment means that there are countless ways in which people can contribute to cleaning it up and treating it right.

Waste is one of the biggest problems as far as ecology is concerned. Packaging is an essential part of the global economy, and there's no way around that fact, so producers are working to create more eco-friendly packaging concepts. For instance, Earthcycle's produce packaging is made from pulp fiber that biodegrades into compost, making it a perfectly sustainable system for packaging fruits and vegetables.

Further, iRigenerati, an Italian smartphone repair company, sends phones back to customers in recyclable, one-size-fits-all packaging that greatly reduces its waste output.
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Sun-Charged Outerwear Jackets
Sun-Charged Outerwear Jackets
The Volleback Solar Charged Jacket Boasts a Glow-in-the-Dark Design
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Tech-Infused Patio Umbrellas
Tech-Infused Patio Umbrellas
The ShadeCraft 'SUNFLOWER' Home Shade Umbrella is Smart
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68
Smart Water-Conserving Taps
Smart Water-Conserving Taps
The BrighTap Shows How Much Water is Being Used in Real-Time
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67
Recycled Aluminum Biofuel Catalysts
Recycled Aluminum Biofuel Catalysts
Scientists Developed a Solution for Aluminum Foil Waste
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66
Animated Sustainable Beverage Ads
Animated Sustainable Beverage Ads
Coca-Cola's Love Story Creates an Ad Made from Recycled Bottles
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65
Broad-Spanning River Developments
Broad-Spanning River Developments
Morphogenesis' 'A River in Need' Will Rehabilitate the Ganges
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64
Experimental Activewear Fabrics
Experimental Activewear Fabrics
ONU's Newest Collection Explores Fabrics Like Arlyte and Umorfil
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63
Eco-Friendly Cruise Ships
Eco-Friendly Cruise Ships
Peace Boat's EcoShip is Sustainable and Features Solar Panel Sails
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62
Plastic Bottle-Made Shirts
Plastic Bottle-Made Shirts
Bottle Thread Offers Apparel That is Friendly to the Environment
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61
Watering Spout Jar Attachments
Watering Spout Jar Attachments
This Colorful Mason Jar Add-On Helps Plants Flourish
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60
Endearing Mosquito Repellent Designs
Endearing Mosquito Repellent Designs
BuzzStopper is a 100% Natural Insect-Repelling Spray
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59
Folding Electric Bikes
Folding Electric Bikes
Brompton Electric's Collapsible Electric Bike is Portable and Sturdy
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58
Educational Water Events
Educational Water Events
The Children's Water Festival Highlights the Importance of Conservation
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57
Plant-Based Menswear Lines
Plant-Based Menswear Lines
The Fiber in This Fashionable Menswear Line is Found in Eucalyptus
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Pulp Fiber Produce Packaging
Pulp Fiber Produce Packaging
Earthcycle's Innovative Containers Can Be Composted
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55
Condensed Cleaning Systems
Condensed Cleaning Systems
Greenleaf Makes an Eco Range of Compressed Napkins and Scent Waters
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54
Expansive Bike Storage Spaces
Expansive Bike Storage Spaces
Utrecht Created a Bicycle Parking Garage That Can Hold 6,500 Bikes
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53
Floating Eco-Friendly Pools
Floating Eco-Friendly Pools
The Plus Pool Project Received Unexpected Support from Heineken
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52
Energy-Generating Solar Sidewalks
Energy-Generating Solar Sidewalks
Thomson Rivers University is Aiming to Be More Sustainable
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51
Massive Green-Roofed Bookstores
Massive Green-Roofed Bookstores
The 'Book Garden' is the Largest Bookstore in the World
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50
Sustainable Sapling-Saving Structures
Sustainable Sapling-Saving Structures
The Cocoon Tree Plantation Device Addresses Climate Change
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49
Mini Device Generators
Mini Device Generators
The 'PowerGO ONE' Portable Generator Can Charge All of Your Devices
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48
Green Tea Batteries
Green Tea Batteries
CSIR is Developing Flexible Energy Storage Devices for Wearable Electronics
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47
Trash Collection Dispensary Promotions
Trash Collection Dispensary Promotions
This Marijuana Dispensary Trades Smokables for Garbage
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46
Construction Leftover Furniture
Construction Leftover Furniture
The EcoSculpt Studios Furniture is Made from Upcycled Materials
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45
Coffee Creamer Capsules
Coffee Creamer Capsules
These Milk and Sugar Capsules Dissolve in Hot Liquid
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44
Home Design-Branded Battery Packs
Home Design-Branded Battery Packs
The IKEA Solar Battery Packs Cut Electricity Bills by 70 Percent
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43
Beer-Holding Speaker Systems
Beer-Holding Speaker Systems
This Outdoor Speaker System Provides Shade for Phones and Beers
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42
Waste-Reducing Banana Bars
Waste-Reducing Banana Bars
Snact's Snack Bars Celebrate Ugly Bananas and Compostable Packaging
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41
Decommissioned Fire Hose Wallets
Decommissioned Fire Hose Wallets
The Recycled Firefighter Money Clip Wallet is Fire and Waterproof
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40
Electric Mail Delivery Vehicles
Electric Mail Delivery Vehicles
The Royal Mail Will Be Trailing 9 Zero Emission Vehicles in London
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39
Lightweight Sustainable Automobiles
Lightweight Sustainable Automobiles
Dutch Students Built and Designed This Biodegradable Car
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38
Child-Centric Rooftop Gardens
Child-Centric Rooftop Gardens
Brooklyn's Children Museum Has Unveiled a New Green Roof
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37
Eco-Friendly Vegan Toothpastes
Eco-Friendly Vegan Toothpastes
The Humble Co Aims to Have a Minimal Impact on the Environment
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36
Seasonal Produce Apps
Seasonal Produce Apps
The 'Seasonal Food Guide' Shows Local In-Season Produce
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35
Plastic Bag-Based Clothing
Plastic Bag-Based Clothing
'Pälemer' Features Clothes and Accessories Derived from Plastic Bags
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34
Urban Ziplining Experiences
Urban Ziplining Experiences
London's Future Forest Offers a 40-Meter Zipline in a Shopping Center
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33
Kinetic Device-Charging Insoles
Kinetic Device-Charging Insoles
The 'StepCharge' Works to Charge Your Devices by Walking
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32
Autonomous Magnetic Track Buses
Autonomous Magnetic Track Buses
The AGV Bus Concept Boasts a Driverless Design
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31
Mobile Self-Powered Bridges
Mobile Self-Powered Bridges
This Energy-Efficient Bridge Can Be Transformed to Sail Around a River
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30
Solar-Powered Sunglasses
Solar-Powered Sunglasses
Tiny Solar Panels are Fitted onto These Smart Sunglasses
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29
Quick-Charge E-Unicycles
Quick-Charge E-Unicycles
The 'Uno Bolt' E-Unicycle Gives Riders the Freedom to Ride on or Off Road
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28
Kid-Carrying Electric Bikes
Kid-Carrying Electric Bikes
The Tern GSD Utility eBike Can Carry Ample Cargo with You
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27
Energy-Harnessing Glass Blocks
Energy-Harnessing Glass Blocks
These Solar Glass Blocks Aim to Naturally Illuminate Buildings
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26
Airplane Trolley Minibars
Airplane Trolley Minibars
STEEL FUNK Upcycles Real Avation Meal Trolleys Into Drink Carts
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25
Indoor Plant-Watering Systems
Indoor Plant-Watering Systems
'Sanhih' Waters Plants When Users Go Away on Vacation
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24
Impossibly Compact Electric Bikes
Impossibly Compact Electric Bikes
The 'Jupiter Bike' Has an Extremely Small Form Factor
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Eco Device-Charging Knapsacks
Eco Device-Charging Knapsacks
The Numi Solar Panel Backpack Charges Your Devices Out of the House
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Wonky Produce Deliveries
Wonky Produce Deliveries
Oddbox Reduces Food Waste By Selling Unattractive Produce
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21
Suspended Zen Gardens
Suspended Zen Gardens
The Marimo Aqua Terrarium Can Spruce Up Boring Office Spaces
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20
Crop-Growing Shipping Containers
Crop-Growing Shipping Containers
Freight Farm Grows the Equivalent of Two Acres of Farm Land
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19
Pedal-Powered Commuter Vehicles
Pedal-Powered Commuter Vehicles
Mö is a Solar-Powered Vehicle That Can Be Pedaled Like a Bike
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18
Enchanting Yoga Retreats
Enchanting Yoga Retreats
The EcoYoga Center Features a Luxurious Bath Beside a Waterfall
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17
Reworked Sportswear Collections
Reworked Sportswear Collections
These Ksenia Schnaider Designs Remix Athletic Logos and Brands
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16
Lightweight Telescopic Caravans
Lightweight Telescopic Caravans
The 'Slidavan Caravan' is Complete with a Telescope Roof
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15
Fair Trade Workwear Collections
Fair Trade Workwear Collections
The Patagonia Workwear Line is Made With Eco-Friendly Hemp
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14
Adaptable Three-Way Bikes
Adaptable Three-Way Bikes
The Sustainable 3-in-1 'LittleBig' Bike Adapts with Growing Children
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13
Self-Cleaning Green Fish Tanks
Self-Cleaning Green Fish Tanks
'Back to the Roots' Water Garden Grows Organic Herbs and Sprouts
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12
Retractable Restaurant Extensions
Retractable Restaurant Extensions
This Retractable Wall System Accommodates More Dining Guests
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11
Mini Car Brand Homes
Mini Car Brand Homes
The Tesla Tiny House Can be Towed by the Brand's Vehicles
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10
Zero Waste Grocery Stores
Zero Waste Grocery Stores
Ottawa's 'NU Grocery' Creates Absolutely No Packaging Waste
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Innovative Hourglass Trains
Innovative Hourglass Trains
A Double-Decker Train Repositions the Tracks at the Core of the Cars
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8
Sustainable Smartphone Packaging
Sustainable Smartphone Packaging
This Eco-Friendly Box Represents a Company Committed to Reuse
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7
Modular Floating Cabins
Modular Floating Cabins
The DD16 Floating Cabin Blends Modern Design with Functionality
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6
Curvaceous Wooden Domes
Curvaceous Wooden Domes
The 'Dome of Visions' Explores Wood as an Eco-Friendly Alternative
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5
Bamboo Toy Cars
Bamboo Toy Cars
These Eco Toys Made from Bamboo Shoots are Natural, Beautiful and Sustainable
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4
Modified Retro Scooters
Modified Retro Scooters
Shanghai Customs Modified the Honda Cub into a Stylish Scooter
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3
Luxurious Portable Homes
Luxurious Portable Homes
The Escape ONE XL House on Wheels Features a Stylish Interior
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2
Bottomless Electric Aircraft
Bottomless Electric Aircraft
The AJet-100 Is Cleaner, Greener and Features a Stunning Glass Floor
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Edible Coffee Cups
Edible Coffee Cups
'Cupffee' Stays Intact While It Holds a Hot Beverage
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