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Materials

The "Materials" category is dedicated to exploring the forefront of sustainable and innovative materials to reduce plastic usage and promote natural and bio-based alternatives.

This includes in-depth articles and guest posts on cutting-edge material innovations, profiles on makers and businesses pioneering in sustainable materials, critical examinations of the issues with plastic, and insights into sustainable feedstocks.

This category aims to inform and inspire by showcasing the latest advancements and thought leadership in material innovation and sustainability.

Expanded Polystyrene-_Develop an Alternative

Expanded Polystyrene: Why Develop an Alternative?

Rethinking a material that has been too good at its job ... Read more

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) has been a staple in modern logistics for over seventy years, known for its high-impact strength, ... Read more

EPS: Versatile, Reliable & Efficient (The Good)

EPS excels in packaging, protecting everything from fresh fish and fruits to ... Read more

Materials · 2 min read
By Jade Borella · 23rd May 2024
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It's Not Easy Being Green... Even When You're LEGO

Recycled plastic bricks didn't pan out, but LEGO's response showed that being transparent is often the best strategy when going ... Read more

In a world where brands come and go, one name has stood the test of time, capturing the hearts ... Read more

Authenticity matters

LEGO's commitment to its values shines through in its actions. When children voiced concerns about single use ... Read more

Embracing setbacks

LEGO's decision to move away from RPET bricks is a prime example of what it takes to ... Read more

Exploring circular business models

LEGO isn't just focused on reducing its environmental impact – it's reimagining the entire toy ... Read more

Materials · 3 min read
By Victoria Beneragama · 21st Mar 2024
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Plastics: the good, the bad and the very ugly

Exploring the pros and cons of the wonder materials that have accelerated convenience and changed the way we live ... Read more

Plastics have woven themselves into the very fabric of our daily lives. Their rise to ubiquity is attributed to ... Read more

Materials · 3 min read
By Rob Anderson · 11th Mar 2024