Sustainable costume design is still in its early days. Despite efforts to move to 'greener' processes, stage and film productions still make costumes in traditional ways with little regard for their impact on the environment or employees.
Materials Platform exhibitions & events for Helsinki Design Week 2020
Is it possible to use trees in electricity production? Surprisingly, yes, it is! Transparent cellulose films enable greater efficiency of solar cells through their haze effect.
We need systemic and fundamental changes in the textile and fashion industry’s business model, including a deceleration of manufacturing and the introduction of sustainable practices throughout the supply chain; decreasing clothing purchases and increasing garment lifetimes.
Learn more about responsible sourcing, refining and production of active battery materials as well as efficient recycling of end-of-life batteries needed for ongoing energy and mobility transitions.
From a bio-adhesive to reed panels and cellulose foam, a unique work created in collaboration with designers and biomaterial researchers shows what natural materials can do.
Layering Cellulose: Recyclable bio-material for structural purposes in furniture, interiors and architecture
Construction industry consumes a lot of materials, which also often are not biodegradable, bio-based or recyclable.
If all the buildings constructed in Finland each year were made of wood, the amount of wood needed for their construction would grow back in ten hours.