Sustainable innovations implemented around the world which may be of interest to improve the work in Bio-districts, Eco-regions and all living territories.
PRODUCING SUSTAINABLE TEXTILES FROM KAPOK FIBRES WHILE PROTECTING ENVIRONMENT IN CHINA
The Flocus company, based in Shanghai (China) uses the Kapok fibre to create sustainable textiles for the fashion industry. The Flocus products containing Kapok are naturally comfortable, lightweight, hypoallergenic, soft to the touch and, without any additives, they have many properties such as moisture management, temperature regulation, insect repellence. In English, Kapok is the name used for both the tree (Ceiba Pentandra in Latin America) and the fiber. This cotton-like fiber,...MORE
JADAM ORGANIC FARMING FOR SUSTAINABLE LOW-COST AGRICULTURE IN SOUTH KOREA
JADAM is a group of organic farmersestablished in South Korea in 1991 to use and spread a low-cost method of natural farming useful to obtain high quality food. This method allows to produce a large choice of organic inputs as fertilizers, stimulants, insecticides, fungicides, repellants or compost, utilizing local indigenous microorganisms and resources. JADAM method of organic farming is not only environmentally-friendly, allowing to replace chemical fertilizers and pesticides, but also brings high productivity and...MORE