Eco Innovations - December 2009
23 Dec 2009|Added Value
The Copenhagen Wheel transforms ordinary bicycles into hybrid e-bikes that allows you to capture energy, from cycling & breaking, to give you a bit of a boost.
And by placing your Smart Phone on the handlebars, you can unlock and lock your bike, change gears, select how much the motor assists you and view relevant real-time information via Bluetooth.
Continuing their Help the Honey Bees Campaign, Haagen-Dazs is using the power of social media to highlight the plight of the honey bee. Entertaining via You Tube and raising money via TwitCause.
Vapur is the first flexible water bottle designed to fit in your pocket, purse, backpack or briefcase.
Unlike rigid water bottles, Vapur can be rolled, folded or flattened and tucked away for use again next time.
This winter sees the second edition of the Yves Saint Lauren ‘New Vintage II’ collection.
By recycling unused fabrics from the YSL archive and adapting them to his classic silhouettes, Creative Director Stefano Pilati combines sustainability with his iconic designs.
Just in time for Christmas – Coke, in partnership with Ecoist.com, have produced a collection of exclusive upcycled handbags made from the overrun and discontinued bottle labels. Surprisingly stylish.