The unique cloth paintings, composed of recycled materials from car factories, sewing workshops, upholstery warehouses and second hand clothes shops, include depictions of Vermeer’s ‘Girl with the Pearl Earring’, Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’, a self-portrait of Frida Kahlo, and Da Vinci’s ‘Lady with an Ermine’.
For three months an area of about 500 square meters in the Olszynka district of the city next to the Motława River will be cared for by 15 heath sheep.
Named among this year’s “must-have” items at the 2021 Łódź Design Festival, according to the judges, the tights stood-out not just because of their eco aspects, but also on account of their aesthetics.
Boasting a total prize pot of PLN 50,000, the winner will receive PLN 19,000 whilst other cash rewards will be handed out to the most sustainable project as well as that deemed to be most in tune with “the principles of universal design”.
The project will involve the introduction of three ‘green islands’ that will feature flower beds, trees and seating as well as the debut of a vertical garden on the western wall of the Galeria Arsenał.
Lublin beat off competition from 66 other cities to take top place in the Europolis Green Cities Report by the Polish Robert Schumann Foundation.
The EcoAvengers team from the Warsaw-based Polish Association of Developers (PFZD) put together the 150 box houses to come up with their whopping 89.37 m3 construction, beating the record previously set in the UK last year of 81.26 m3.
After developing 3D printed, biodegradable eco-mask adapters for the health service, Professor Marek Macko (right) will now turn his corn waste and proprietary blend polymer mix into adaptors for the fire service, before making them commercially available.
VIDEO: Hosiery manufacturers Gabriella premiered its ‘Now!’ line of tights made entirely of recycled fibres as part of its vision to transform the industry, starting with its own company.
Polish towns and cities will buy over 400 zero-emission buses as part of a government effort to promote clean energy sources.