MATERIALISE

MATERIALISE materials from reused cotton fibres The project materialise aims to tackle the negative impact of the textile industry by reusing and recycling cotton fibres from production waste streams. It is time to realise that those fibres are a valuable material source and that adequate recycling systems need to be initiated. New techno­logies can convert […]

REEPWERK

REEPWERK cherishing eelgrass Each year, more than 27.000 tonnes of eelgrass are washed up on the German coast of the Baltic sea. Reepwerk demonstrates how to turn this material into ropes. So far, eelgrass has mostly been a nuisance for tourists at the beach, while its disposal causes financial issues for coastal communities. The project […]