03. May 2021

Launched: New book celebrating innovation and creativity in eco-design

Launched: New book celebrating innovation and creativity in eco-design

So long, plastic!

'A world with less plastic’ is the dream of BEYONDPLASTIC, the global eco-design minded platform uniting passionate people working towards a shared vision.
The tastefully handcrafted book with the refreshing title ‚So long, plastic!’ describes in detail 85 innovative and creative solutions that reduce or replace single-use plastic products. Also, exciting initiatives with the goal to fight against our society’s plastoholic behavior and the problems related to plastic pollution are presented in vivid text and impressive images.
The book celebrates the participants of the BEYONDPLASTIC Award, which honors eco-designers with the motto Let us start a product and packaging renaissance across the world. The solutions have been elegantly showcased in high-quality print in a book that is sure to spark interesting conversations around the coffee table.

Also, the 160-page  book features Award-winning projects in double- page spreads, along with interviews with the designers allowing readers to discover more about their activities. The showcases include Paula Nerlich’s “Aqua Faba Foam”, a biomaterial made from the byproduct of chickpeas, Rania Elkalla’s “Shell Homage” material made from waste egg and nut shells, and Allan Gomes’ “Coolpaste” sustainable toothpaste packaging. The aesthetically illustrated book includes the story and mission of the BEYONDPLASTIC platform as well.

Ulrich Krzyminski, founder of BEYONDPLASTIC and publisher of the book, said:
“When we saw so many great ideas for a world with less plastic participating in the BEYONDPLASTIC Award, we knew immediately that we had to put them in print and show them to the world. And not just simple printing, but the finest high-quality of book making, because we are print aficionados. We would like to thank all our contributors for their wonderful ideas that helped to make this book happen.”

'So long, plastic!’ can be ordered online at www.beyondplastic.net/book.

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