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Dear Mr Albert Heijn. . .

Yesterday I wanted to throw away an empty packaging of tissues, bought at Albert Heijn (no.1 supermarket chain in the Netherlands, known for a good sustainability strategy). As it is made of single-ply cardboard, I flattened it to put in the paper bin. Then my eye was caught by something shiny. I tore the packaging […]

The tissue box of Albert Heijn has a large plastic foil glued to the inside of the box to cover the tiny window.

Upcycling paper into new wood : Newspaperwood

Sometimes you need to see something twice before you really see it. This happened to me when I was in my favourite concept store Friday Next, in Amsterdam the other day.   At first I saw a nice little cupboard by Breg Hansen, it had nice wooden planks with a rather specific type of wood […]

Wood made out of newspapers

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