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A Design Boost for Natural Fibre Composites

Layer Chair by Jorrit TaekemaIt is expected that the use of renewable raw materials can give a substantial impulse for a sustainable society. Natural Fiber Composites can provide an alternative for increasingly scarce raw materials.
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REMATERIALISE – The Sustainable Materials Library

Material Samples from Rematerialise Library: Gridcore, Resilica, Bioviron, BeLeaf, Aimouri Koubou, Atlantic Leather.Materials can be recycled, re-processed, renewed and reduced. Designers have a crucial collaborative role to play, for material development to continue to have less impact upon the environment. Up to 90% of the material that we throw away is recoverable. Someone somewhere has the imagination and the ingenuity to turn this rubbish into a resource.
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