In his Berlin studio, François Rossier finds new and practical solutions for discarded objects. He's turned a gully strainer into a wall lamp and old cross-country skis into a coat rack.
Bioplastic is meant to be eco-friendly and biodegradable. But on closer inspection, it loses its green sheen. Can packaging made from algae and cooking oil really help fight the plastic scourge?
In 2016, DW reporter Tamsin Walker made it her New Year's resolution to eradicate plastic packaging from her life. After an initial shock to the system, she got used to it. But did she stick to it?
Upcycling is environmentally friendly – and it’s trendy, as an outfit turning old bicycle tires into belts, and the Berlin-based online retailer bringing them to an enthusiastic public, are proving.
The Ethical Fashion Show Berlin is an interesting mix of stylish clothes and sustainable green thinking. DW's Harald Franzen went to see whether sustainability and style go together.
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