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instituto e has teamed up with the Italian Ministry of the Environment, Land and Sea to calculate carbon and water footprints in the life cycle of different products. Follow the blog to read the latest reports from our journey.

Instituto-e and Osklen adopt the carioca beach Prainha

Instituto-e and Osklen will be responsible to maintain the vegetation for the next two years. The action is part of the effort to keep the ‘Blue Flag’ label, a voluntary eco-label … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Organic silk – 100% sustainable material (e-fabric)

The organic silk is one of the materials from sustainable source (e-fabrics) used by Osklen and tracked by the project Traces. The dyeing process uses only natural dyes and manual … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Instituto-e showcases its work at Rio’s National Museum of Fine Arts

Instituto-e has co-organized an exhibition at Rio’s National Museum of Fine Arts to showcase TRACES, a pioneering eco-monitoring project that tracked and measured the carbon footprint and environmental and social … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

What instituto-e can do for you

As its name implies, Instituto-e is an institute that carries out research. What many companies don’t realize though is that this research has a whole range of very practical uses … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Martina Hauser, acting to create a more sustainable world

Martina Hauser has worked for the Italian government as a peacekeeper and an expert, but her work in different parts of the world has also made her quite a globetrotter: … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

E-fabrics – Pirarucu bag (made out of fish skin)

Pirarucu is a fish used basically for feeding purposes. Its skin usually represents a waste from the food industry and  causes biological pollution when discharged. Pirarucu capture is made in a sustainable … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Instituto-e uses fish skin and plastic bottles to create sustainable fabrics

These days you read more and more about carbon footprints and water footprints and sustainable production. So I was curious to find projects that not only think about footprints and … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · Leave a comment