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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: 
Von Rotorblättern zu Möbeln
Germany, September 12, 2019

Viele Windkraftanlagen in Deutschland erreichen derzeit ihr geplantes Lebensende. Dabei fallen große Bauteile aus faserverstärkten Kunststoffen an, die bislang kaum wiederzuverwerten sind. Sieben Studierende des Karlsruher Institutes für Technologie und der Universität St. Gallen wollen dies ändern. In einem ...

Furisalone.it : Objects made from upcycled wind turbine blades
Italy, April 2019

As an ever-growing number of wind turbines reach their end of life, our team of seven students of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and the University of St. Gallen is working on finding second life purposes for used rotor blades. In this exhibition, ...

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: Second life for used wind rotor blades 
Germany, April 15, 2019

A large number of rotor blades from wind turbines reaches their end of life. A team of students from the university of St. Gallen and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) embarked on the challenge to find a second life for these blades. At Milano Design Week 2019 they presented their solution....

Horecatrends: Rotor Blade furniture | Recycling wind turbines
Netherlands, April 11, 2019

Rotor blades from wind turbines must be replaced every twenty years. Their synthetic materials make them difficult to recycle. Until today they were shredded and burned. Now they’re made into unique furniture pieces by the German design studio Tarantik & Egger. Great Great objects for restaurants and hotels that are committed to sustainability ....

Material District: What not to miss during Milan Design Week 2019
Netherlands, April 8, 2019

Salone Internazionale del Mobile, also known as Milan Design Week, takes place from 9 to 14 April 2019. MaterialDistrict will be present to scout the latest and most innovative materials. Below, we have listed a few projects that use innovative, surprising and/or sustainable materials, which you shouldn’t miss...


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