Scotland to phase out new gas and diesel cars by 2032

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We’ve recently seen a movement of governments banning new petrol and diesel cars – within the past year the Netherlands, France, and Britain have all proposed such moves – and now it appears Scotland is jumping on the emissions-free bandwagon. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently laid out the new Programme for Government, which includes a target of phasing out the need for the polluting vehicles by 2032. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Pentatonic launches new brand of modern furniture made with nothing but trash

There are more to these chairs and table than you might expect. New brand Pentatonic, launching this week, is making furniture out of trash, but their commitment goes beyond simply recycling. They aim to use solely waste as a starting point, and create their own materials out of trash like old DVDs, plastic water bottles, and glass from smartphones. They pledge to take back their recyclable products when a consumer is finished with them, and turn them into new pieces.

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