Biofoil home composting, foil 11-15. Day 59-84 . Almost gone.

I am testing the actual biodegradability of Lovechock’s certified home compostable biobased packaging foil in my backyard in Amsterdam. Day 59, foil 11. Temperature drops. Still there are many ants in the compost barrel. The temperature has dropped a little bit, but I cannot verify it as there is no thermometer in the barrel. That would be […]

Home compostability test of cellulose based foils, almost gone

Phone Story, the dark side of iPhone’s success

This item is all about unsustainable innovation. Shocking, incredible and disappointing! This is what I thought when I first heard about Apple not being responsible when it comes to the production of its beautiful products. Now Molleindustria has released an educational game for smartphones that represents a troubling worldwide supply chain. The game consists of 4 […]

iPhone not sustainable?

Biofoil home composting, foil 5-10. Day 25-55. Degradation.

I am checking the real biodegradability of Lovechock’s cellulose based packaging foil, in my backyard. Day 25, foil 5. All the cotton ropes have degraded. They all break when I carefully try to pull a foil out of the compost. There is no other solution than retrieving them with a small spade and rebinding them with plasticized […]

Biobased plastic foils in home compost test, results after one month.

Lighting at (almost) no costs or energy.

The video belowshows how one bright idea can light up the interior of any dark hut during the daytime without using any electricity and at no significant initial costs. This is design for good in ultima forma! The project is carried out by My Shelter Foundation and is called A Liter of Light (Isang Litrong Liwanag). […]

Plastic bottle light

Biofoil home composting, foil 1-4. Day 1-19. First results.

I’m checking the home compostability of Lovechock’s celluloid based packaging foil in my own backyard in Amsterdam. The foil is made by Innovia Films. 20 Lovechock foils are carefully placed inside my compost barrel. The chocolate I ate… wow it’s good! For comparison I have also placed a foil made of biobased plastic PLA (polylactic acid). I know […]

Checking the home compostability of celluloid based packaging foils.