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Top 80 Eco Trends in September

From Falvored Edible Straws to Sustainable Corn-Based Sneakers

— September 30, 2018 — Autos
The September 2018 eco trends push towards an ecologically-friendly space that has appealing sustainable components. Products and services draw in ethical resources, explore with biodegradable materials, and make matters appealing to a larger audience through fun projects or collaborations.

Diageo is a brand that delves into the ecological space with its edible straws, reducing the use of harmful plastic straws. The edible straws are flavored as well, allowing them to be used with premixed cocktails developed by the label. Sportswear giant Reebok also plays a role in sustainability with the launch of its NPC UK Cotton sneakers. The footwear's uppers are constructed from castor bean oil and 100% cotton, its insoles are completely made from recycled packing, and its soles are constructed from corn-based products. This move re-imagines the sportswear brand's classic product offering with biodegradable elements that are friendly to the environment.
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Luxury Quick-Charge SUVs
Luxury Quick-Charge SUVs
The Mercedes EQC SUV Offers 279 Miles of Range Per Charge
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79
Pay-What-You-Can Restaurants
Pay-What-You-Can Restaurants
Jagger Gordon's Soup Bar is Dedicated to Eliminating Food Waste
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78
Shrimp Shell-Dyed Denim
Shrimp Shell-Dyed Denim
Madewell's Eco Collection Uses Less Water & Food Industry By-Products
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77
Socially Conscious Sunglasses
Socially Conscious Sunglasses
Panda Sunglasses are Eco-Friendly and Socially Impactful
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76
Elegant Lip Balm Jewelry
Elegant Lip Balm Jewelry
Lilu Lip Care's Lip Balm Pearls Emphasize "Extreme Convenience"
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75
Underwater 360 VR Experiences
Underwater 360 VR Experiences
Barceló Hotels Arranges an Immersive Tour in the Canary Islands
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74
Social Impact Sheets
Social Impact Sheets
Sol Organics Lets Buyers Rest Well Knowing They Supported Ethical Businesses
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73
Eco-Friendly Garment Shops
Eco-Friendly Garment Shops
Eileen Fisher's 'Making Space' Teaches One to Recycle & Repurpose
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72
Hybrid Solar-Powered Cookers
Hybrid Solar-Powered Cookers
The SunFocus Hybrid Solar-Electric Oven Prepares Food Day or Night
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71
Minimalist Last-Mile Commuter Bikes
Minimalist Last-Mile Commuter Bikes
The 'AK-1' Folding Electric Bike Provides 22 Miles of Range
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70
Conservation-Focused Beer
Conservation-Focused Beer
Olive Ridley Brewing Co. Hopes Beer Sales Can Save Vulnerable Turtles
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69
Colorfully Decorative Upcycled Objects
Colorfully Decorative Upcycled Objects
Charlotte Kidger Experiments with Industrial Waste
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68
Luxury Plug-in Hybrid SUVs
Luxury Plug-in Hybrid SUVs
The 2019 Range Rover P400e Offers 31 Miles of Electric Range
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67
Recycled CNC Waste Objects
Recycled CNC Waste Objects
Charlotte Kidger's New Waste Material Objects are Colorful and Durable
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66
Sustainable Thoughtful Fashion Collections
Sustainable Thoughtful Fashion Collections
Thought is a Small Business with an Inspiring Story
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65
Cheese-Themed Solar Panel Designs
Cheese-Themed Solar Panel Designs
YOLK's New Product Fuses Art, Function and Social Good
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64
Collaborative Sustainable Celebrity Streetwear
Collaborative Sustainable Celebrity Streetwear
SZA's Sustainability Gang Pack Fights Fashion Waste
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63
Recycled Material Timepieces
Recycled Material Timepieces
AWAKE WATCHES Creates Accessories Made from Various Waste Products
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62
Legume-Based Jerky Snacks
Legume-Based Jerky Snacks
'MINDWELL' Makes Millennial-Targeted Vegan Jerky Snacks
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Menswear-Inspired Womenswear Lines
Menswear-Inspired Womenswear Lines
Tradlands Offers High-Quality Essentials for the Stylish Tomboy
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60
Inclusive Bathhouse Concepts
Inclusive Bathhouse Concepts
Ruth Pearn Fights Period Poverty with Accessible Public Toilets
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59
Woven 3D-Printed Benches
Woven 3D-Printed Benches
Studio 7.5 and XstreeE Collaborate on a Line of Modern Concrete Benches
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58
Bioplastic Pet Food Packaging
Bioplastic Pet Food Packaging
Only Natural Pet's Mindful Meals Come in Sugarcane-Based Bags
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57
Cork Leather Pet Collars
Cork Leather Pet Collars
Noggins & Binkles' Luxury Collars for Pets Feature Sustainable Materials
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56
Satellite-Inspired Solar Generators
Satellite-Inspired Solar Generators
The O’SOL 'Alpha' Generator Has a Stylish, Portable Design
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55
Fur-Free Fashion Jackets
Fur-Free Fashion Jackets
Stella McCartney's Newest Collection Spotlights "Fur-Free Fur" Designs
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54
Sand Repellant Travel Towels
Sand Repellant Travel Towels
The Evolve Adventure Towel is Eco-Friendly, Compact and Quick to Dry
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53
Secondhand Restaurant Dinnerware
Secondhand Restaurant Dinnerware
'Lady of the House' Serves Meals on Donated Old Dinnerware
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52
Containerized Indoor Farming Units
Containerized Indoor Farming Units
Modular Farms Can Produce Fresh Food Anywhere in the World
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51
Sustainable Stylish Crossbody Bags
Sustainable Stylish Crossbody Bags
The pinqponq x SONRA Bag is Made with Upcycled Water Bottles
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50
Ocean-Powered Beauty Products
Ocean-Powered Beauty Products
Salt & Seaweed Apothecary Makes Sustainable, Small-Batch Products
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49
Dehumidifying Eco Showers
Dehumidifying Eco Showers
The Delta Shower Adapts to Different Spaces and Recycles Water Vapor
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48
Eco-Plastic Phone Cases
Eco-Plastic Phone Cases
The Pela Case is Made Using Proprietary Plastics and Eco-Friendly Process
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47
Paper-Based Batteries
Paper-Based Batteries
These new Eco-Friendly Batteries Could One-Day Power Medical Technology
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46
Bio-Sourced Caps
Bio-Sourced Caps
United Caps Now Offers Closures Made from Sugar Cane
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45
Fuel-Free Solar Cookers
Fuel-Free Solar Cookers
The Dr. Solstice Parvati Solar Cooker Prepares Meals in a Sustainable Way
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44
Cascara Energy Drinks
Cascara Energy Drinks
Nomad Energy Describes Itself as a "Radically Sustainable Energy Drink"
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43
Self-Sustaining Maternity Units
Self-Sustaining Maternity Units
HKS Architects Increases the Capacity of Uganda's Maternity Ward
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42
Waste-Reducing Sparkling Water
Waste-Reducing Sparkling Water
Dash Water's Infused Beverages Contain "Wonky" Fruits & Vegetables
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41
Nature-Friendly Smartphones
Nature-Friendly Smartphones
Sylvain Boyer Designs the Friendlui Phone with Organic Elements
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40
Adaptogenic Coconut Milk Horchatas
Adaptogenic Coconut Milk Horchatas
This Mushroom Milk by the New New Age is a Nutrient-Dense Treat
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39
Design-Forward Cork Furniture Lines
Design-Forward Cork Furniture Lines
Humberto and Fernando Campana Experiment with a New Material
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38
Privacy-Focused Recycled Chairs
Privacy-Focused Recycled Chairs
The Pod PET Felt Privacy Chair Offers a Secluded Space in Offices
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37
Bright Organic Kid Collections
Bright Organic Kid Collections
Hanna Andersson's Organic Children's Clothes are Playfully Printed
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36
Straw-Eliminating Initiatives
Straw-Eliminating Initiatives
KFC Hong Kong and Macau Will Eliminate Single-Use Plastics
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35
Fashion Retailer Recycling Initiatives
Fashion Retailer Recycling Initiatives
ASOS' Leftover Fabrics are Used to Make Sanitary Pads
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Electric Rickshaw Delivery Services
Electric Rickshaw Delivery Services
IKEA India Delivers its Goods on an Electric Rickshaw
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33
Purpose-Built Flood Parks
Purpose-Built Flood Parks
Chulalongkorn Centennial Park Offers Bangkok a Space Even When Flooded
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Recreated Vegan Leather Sneakers
Recreated Vegan Leather Sneakers
Stella McCartney and adidas Reinvented the Stan Smith Sneaker
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Compostable Double-Wall Cups
Compostable Double-Wall Cups
Vegware is a Company That Offers Plant-Based Catering Packaging
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30
Ultra-Luxurious Pedal Boats
Ultra-Luxurious Pedal Boats
The Runabout by Beau Lake is Amazingly Comfortable & Incredibly Modern
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Wheat-Based Drinking Straws
Wheat-Based Drinking Straws
HAY! Straws Makes Biodegradable Drinking Straws from a Waste Product
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Waste-Reducing Canned Water
Waste-Reducing Canned Water
Tesco's CanO Water Range Offers an Alternative to Plastic Bottles
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Smog-Absorbing Tower Grids
Smog-Absorbing Tower Grids
Znera Proposes Filtration Buildings to Battle Pollution in New Delhi
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Retro-Chic Boutique Surf Hotels
Retro-Chic Boutique Surf Hotels
The Kimpton Goodland is Eccentric and Green Engage Certified
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Nature-Inspired Organic Boho Designs
Nature-Inspired Organic Boho Designs
AYA Sacred Soul Wear is Consciously Handcrafted in Bali
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24
Dynamic Electric Motorhomes
Dynamic Electric Motorhomes
The 'E.Home Coco' Harvests Solar Energy and Uses Smart Electronics
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Upcycled Flattering Swimsuits
Upcycled Flattering Swimsuits
Baiia Boasts Stylish Pieces with a Commitment to Sustainability
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Eco-Friendly Aquatic Recreation Vehicles
Eco-Friendly Aquatic Recreation Vehicles
The Narke Electrojet Boasts a Powerful, Angular Design
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Eco-Friendly Confetti Furniture
Eco-Friendly Confetti Furniture
DesignByThem's Confetti Collection is Made with Recycled Plastic
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Contemporary Fishing Cabins
Contemporary Fishing Cabins
This Cottage Was Designed with Inspiration from Old Anglers' Shacks
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Liquid-Cooled Electric Supercars
Liquid-Cooled Electric Supercars
The Audi PB18 E-Tron Delivers 310 Miles of Range
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18
Ceramic Waste Furniture
Ceramic Waste Furniture
Bentu Design's WRECK Project is Made Up of Waste from Chaozhou, China
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Waste-Reducing Cafe Pop-Ups
Waste-Reducing Cafe Pop-Ups
The Lush x Change Please Pop-Up Discourages Single-Use Plastic Waste
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Upcycled Cardboard Stools
Upcycled Cardboard Stools
The FOLD is a Unique Piece of Cardboard Furniture Made from Packaging
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High Tech Fiber Facades
High Tech Fiber Facades
Morphosis Employs a Fiber Used for Bulletproof Vests & Aircraft Parts
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Ethical Cruelty-Free Handbag Designs
Ethical Cruelty-Free Handbag Designs
Alexandra K.'s Bag Was Gifted to the Duchess Of Sussex
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Moon Cycle-Themed Subscription Boxes
Moon Cycle-Themed Subscription Boxes
The Moonbox Gives the Soul a Monthly Self-Care Checkup
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Energy-Harvesting Pavilion Concepts
Energy-Harvesting Pavilion Concepts
Brooks + Scarpa Envisions a Structure That Captures Energy
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O2O Eco Beauty Shops
O2O Eco Beauty Shops
Zalando's Beauty Station Boasts Stainless Steel Cubes & Recycled Cup Shelving
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Sustainable Corn-Based Sneakers
Sustainable Corn-Based Sneakers
The Reebok Future Team Launches the NPC UK Cotton Sneakers
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Reimagined Beekeeping Systems
Reimagined Beekeeping Systems
HoneyComb Hives Has a New Smart-Frame System That Aids Bee Movement
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Shapeshifting Electric Vehicles
Shapeshifting Electric Vehicles
The 'iEV X' Changes its Size Depending on Your Needs
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Food Waste Flower Pots
Food Waste Flower Pots
The Bionicraft 'Alphapot' is Crafted from Compressed Food
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Eco-Friendly Cup Holders
Eco-Friendly Cup Holders
The Ponchic Cup Holder Card is Embedded with Seeds to Grow Plants
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Incredibly Multifunctional Sustainable Backpacks
Incredibly Multifunctional Sustainable Backpacks
Tentree's Mobius is Made with Upcycled Plastic
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Flavored Edible Straws
Flavored Edible Straws
Diageo is Creating Ecological Straws That are Meant to Be Eaten
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Prefabricated Flatpack Homes
Prefabricated Flatpack Homes
This Eco-Friendly Brazilian Home Was Assembled In Less Than One Month
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2
Zero-Waste Restaurant Barns
Zero-Waste Restaurant Barns
Overtreders W Borrows Construction Materials for This Structure
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Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
This Flexible Bath Solves Three Major Problems Associated with Bathtubs
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