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Gigantic floating water bags

Transporting large amounts of fresh water by sea is the aim of the European XXL Refresh project
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Turf wars

While Europe's best teams will compete in a few days on the field, another competition took place under their feet some time earlier!
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Recycled and trendy fire hoses

Good old fire hoses that find a second life after 25 years of loyal service saving lives, that's the idea put forward by the two brothers Robert & Martin Klüsener...
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Garden furniture

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Solar lamp

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Glass

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Plastics in the service of water

Plastics in the service of water

As a result of decrying the presence of plastics in the aquatic environment, it is easy to forget the crucial role they play in producing drinking water.

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Villagepump, the new source of drinking water for isolated communities

Villagepump, the new source of drinking water for isolated communities

An interview with Rob van Opdorp, designer and founder of the Villagepump Company that is developing the use of mechanical pumps for water purification.

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Eco Plastics

Once a plastic, forever a plastic

Once a plastic, forever a plastic

Do plastics still have a future after a lifetime of faithful service? The words "plastic waste" often conjure up images of recycled packaging. However, plastics have established themselves in other areas such as the construction and automotive industries, where they already account for almost 30% of the increasing production of these materials. What do we do with used plastics? As the concept of the circular economy gains increasing traction, the question requires an answer.

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The Imac G3: a rounded and colourful revolution

The Imac G3: a rounded and colourful revolution

There is a before, and a after Imac.
Before its release, personal computers were simply ugly cuboids, angular and devoid of colour…until  6 May 1998, the date on which the late…

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