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Sweden opens world’s first recycling mall

ReTuna Aterbruksgalleria, named after the Swedish town in which it was built, sells only recycled or repaired products. The mall combines a recycling plant and shopping facility which encourage local residents to donate items they no longer use. In exchange, shoppers may comb through the length

Pineapple leather a popular trend

Leather expert, Carmen Hijosa, initially noticed a high level of wastage in the Phillipines. The country’s agribusiness inspired her to convert its pineapple leaf waste into an alternative form of leather. Pinatex is the result of seven years of her intense research and development programmes