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Nespresso Battery: Feel-Good Phony Environmentalism And Greenwashing

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Images Credit Mischer'Traxler Dezeen and Inhabitat show the Nespresso Battery by Mischer'Traxler . It even was a winner in a competition called SUSTAIN.ABILITY.DESIGN. It purports to be green: The content of all batteries (old capsules and coffee grounds) is about ~ 680 -700 Nespresso Capsules - an average year consumption of one person. All 17 batteries interconnected and well moistened would be able to power a small radio. The installation wants to encourage customers to bring their used Nespresso Capsules back to the Boutiques and other collection facilities, in order to be recycled. Where do I start.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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