Wacky-looking box bikes, with room for the kids, groceries and laundry, are proving a wheel hit with families eager for a healthy alternative to the car.
DC-area consumers begin by signing up online.
What sets the Life Box apart, however, is that within its corrugations are hundreds of tree seeds and thousands of spores of beneficial mycorrhizal fungi.
While finishing a canned beverage he thought of model airplanes he’d seen made from cans and thought why not make cars out of the same material?
Nope, they’re not paint–they’re made of chalk, and they’re sprayed on the road surface by ChalkBot, a massive trailer-mounted inkjet printer sponsored by Nike and the Livestrong foundation.
The startup, which relies on microbes to turn renewable feedstocks into major market chemicals, recently patented a method to use synthetic gas as a feedstock.
Worldwise’s upcycled waste products, available in Walmart stores as of now, should have a big impact on Walmart’s waste stream.
Most jeans are washed in industrial washing machines between three to ten times during the finishing process–and that adds up.
Already in use by brands including Electrolux and Siemens, DesignGrass is ideal for creating green spaces in commercial or residential buildings.