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Contribute! Plant a spruce!

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EKOTEKA is an innovative brand of designer products resulting from the merger of textile waste, recycled paper and organic materials. They are designed in order to be fully usable and that in their production is use as many old and discarded materials.

Product

EKO TEKA
Textiles on the cover Eko teka was once overweight and goods intended for the trash. Precisely this textiles are collected and sorted by persons with disabilities in local social cooperative. Book block Eko teka is made from recycled paper and printed with eco paints. Waste paper is collected in a nearby printing house and used to create a label with the seeds of spruce, by manually process of recycling. The packaging is made ​​from recycled paper and can be used as a photo frame.



Why we are ecofriendly

INSPIRATION:
Is assumed that more than one million tonnes of textiles and paper was thrown in landfills each year. A small part is recycled, but too small. By using the combination of waste textile and paper we want to points the innovative approach to the creation of new products. We want products that will be environmentally friendly, whose production and use will be contrary to consumer culture and lifestyle of "buy and throw."


UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The greatest challenge of our time are climate changes. With project that combines environmental and design we want to point out problems and change the consciousness of society. In this case, the design follows the environmental criteria and is focused on solving environmental issues / problems. Our goal is to provide and encourage social and sustainable development by using recycled materials with a direct impact on the quality of the environment, the production without the generation of waste, optimizing, 100% utilization and the extension lifetime of the product.


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Version History

2015-11-23 22:53:34 - changed awards to 'A' Design Award Winner in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category, 2014 -...'

2015-11-23 22:48:46 - changed founded to '2013'

2015-11-23 22:47:21 - changed awards to 'A' Design Award Winner in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category, 2014 - 2015. Croatian Green...'

2015-11-23 22:43:27 - changed awards to 'A' Design Award Winner in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category, 2014 - 2015. '

2015-11-23 22:41:31 - changed contact to 'Renato Pongrac'



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Awards

A' Design Award Winner in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category, 2014 - 2015.
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Croatian Green Award 2015 – award for
the best program of green economy
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Croatian Green Award 2015 - award for the innovative solutions for the popularization of green economy
www.croenergo.eu/Savez-za-e...

Red dot 21 global design directory
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Country of Origin

Croatia

Founded

2013

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Contact Person

Renato Pongrac