Tens of thousands of recycled plastic bottles combined to create this cloud-shaped pavilion by Brooklyn architecture and design firm StudioKCA, which has been named one of the winners of the American Institute of Architects' Small Projects Awards.
Heinz and Ford exploring new uses for tomato waste
Heinz ends up with a large number of byproducts while using more than two million tons of tomatoes annually to make ketchup and the hope is that the skins, peels, stems and seeds can be recycled to make a plant-based plastic.
Ford has also enlisted the help of Coca-Cola, Nike and Procter & Gamble to help create “a 100 percent plant-based plastic to be used to make everything from fabric to packaging.”
See also: Earlier Unconsumption posts on bioplastics here.