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Vegetable Block Printing

Vegetable Block Printing

Block printing is the process of printing onto fabric or paper using a hand-cut block, usually made of wood. Carve the block, apply ink, then print fun begins.

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Block printing technique is super fun and easy once you know the basics. You can print fabric, paper or whatever, just pick the right type of ink. Wood blocks are longer...
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Bio Cement

Bio Cement

No kiln firing, No CO2 emissions. Grown sustainable building material.

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Growing biologically controlled calcium carbonate cement by employing microorganisms. 99% less carbon footprint compared to cement. Formed at ambient temperatures without...
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Raising Awareness

Raising Awareness

Mission Blue inspires action to explore and protect the ocean for a global network of marine protected areas.

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Mission Blue embarks on regular oceanic expeditions that shed light on these vital ecosystems and implements communications campaigns. They created a global network of...
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Mosquito Repellent Plants

Mosquito Repellent Plants

Mosquito repellent plants that you can easily grow in your balcony or garden area. It’s about your health.

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Mosquitoes are attracted by the carbon dioxide we exhale. Many plant repels mosquitos and some can alleviate the bite hitch. Get rid of any stagnant or standing water in...
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Bali Plastic Bags Ban

Bali Plastic Bags Ban

Denpasar just introduced a new prohibition of plastic bags, Styrofoam and plastic straws in supermarkets, convenience stores and shopping centres.

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The UN Environment Program estimates that 8 million tonnes of plastic is dumped in the oceans each year. Over 60% of this which generated by China, Indonesia, the...
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Bambu Indah

Bambu Indah

A radically distinctive boutique hotel in Ubud, unique luxury experience in a lush natural environment. Dense tropical jungle and river pools.

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Bali is at the heart of the Indonesian archipelago stretching 150km wide and 80km from north to south. Its unique variant of Hinduism influences every aspect of island culture, from...
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Bali Solar Energy

Bali Solar Energy

PLN, Indonesia electricity company, plans to generate 50 MW of renewable electricity in 2021 from two solar powered plants in Bali.

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The Government's has promised alignment to the Paris Agreement and plans to reach a target of 25% renewable energy within 2025. Two privately built solar power plants in Bali are expected...
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Cool Reclaimed Wood Lamps

Cool Reclaimed Wood Lamps

Get some cool design lamps. They claim these lamps are made of up-cycled wood. Old timber turned into great furniture pieces. Really?!

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Yo, these guys from Surabaya, in East Java, make some really cool design lamps. The human shape is totally moveable, and can be twisted into many funny shapes. They claim it's from...
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Brazilian Reclaimed Wood

Brazilian Reclaimed Wood

Recycling wood is clever! From Indo to Brazil many up-cycle old timber turning it into furniture.

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Peroba is a common tree in Brazil, local craftsmen use its wood for everything. From the strong, straight-grained stock that resembles oak, they build entire houses using it for framing,...
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Indonesian Reclaimed Wood

Indonesian Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed timber is trendy now! Check out this smart way to up-cycle old wood turning it into furniture.

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Rest easy, feel good, you are sitting on a reclaimed timber chair! In the last few years in Indonesia and specially in Bali, we have seen a big boom in furniture made from reclaimed wood....
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Evoware Not Plastic

Evoware Not Plastic

A seaweed based eco-friendly alternative to food-grade plastic. And you can eat it.

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Plastic pollution is a global problem in our modern society, a worldwide threat to the environment, flora and fauna. A major part of that pollution comes from our habits, and take-away...
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Bamboo Bicycles

Bamboo Bicycles

Making bikes out of bamboo is actually not all that crazy. East Bali bamboo bikes manufacture them locally.

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The crazy idea of making bikes out of bamboo is actually not all that crazy. It has excellent vibration dampening effects, noticeable on bumpy roads. And producing them means almost zero...
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Gringgo Smarter Waste Collection

Gringgo Smarter Waste Collection

B"orn in Bali this platform for recycling is tackling the trash problem head on."

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In many places around the world, trash is a big problem and recycling is not easy, so people don't recycle. Gringgo make it easy. Gringgo was initially created as a platform for recycling...
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Artotel Bamboo

Artotel Bamboo

Luxury meets sustainability. Looking good with excellent bamboo architecture in Sanur, Bali.

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With a state of the art brand new bamboo construction, Artotel Beach Club in Sanur, Bali brings vibrancy and color to the island's south east. Artotel, State of the art brand new bamboo...
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Trash Hero

Trash Hero

This global phenomena is growing bigger. And it's happening in Bali too.

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So you like to talk trash huh? The Trash Hero movement is a global phenomena and is growing bigger. They educate and act. In Bali too, people are taking it in their own hands. It's Sunday...
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Balsa Surfboards

Balsa Surfboards

Vince Tierny surfboards are produced with 100% balsa wood sourced from small scale plantations in East Java.

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Surfing is one of the most environment-friendly sports , because of the love to the ocean every surfer keeps. But there is also a side of it thats not eco-friendly at all: the equipment....
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Bamboo Buildings In Bali

Bamboo Buildings In Bali

Bamboo is booming here, showing excellent examples of a sustainable way to build.

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The Indonesian island of Bali is witnessing a new trend. Bamboo building, emblem of sustainable construction, are replacing concrete and steel. Buildings had use bamboo for centuries. It...
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Biodegradable Indonesian Plastic

Biodegradable Indonesian Plastic

Avani’s cassava-based biodegradable bags and products are solutions to the worldwide plastic problem.

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Avani’s cassava-based biodegradable bags are a solution to mitigate this horrible worldwide epidemic. Made from polylactic acid (PLA) or corn starch, Avani PLA products will...
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Racing To Clean

Racing To Clean

Volcom Indonesia offers an example of responsible action, the Red Bag race.

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From the great mind of Ketut "King Kong" Kasih, owner of Volcom Indonesia. The red bag race is a competition to collect trash. It takes place during surf contests organized by...
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Xiaomi Electric Scooter

Xiaomi Electric Scooter

This convenient foldable scooter in now available in Indonesia

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XIAOMI Mijia 365 Features The electric scooter comes with a dual-brake system. The front wheel has E-ABS anti-lock system, while the rear wheel uses mechanical disk brake. The braking...
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Charging Stations cComing

Charging Stations cComing

Indonesia state electricity company is developing stations in Lombok and Sumbawa.

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State electricity company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) is developing General Electricity Provider Stations (SPLU) in several locations in NTB, including...
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Zero Electric Motorcycles

Zero Electric Motorcycles

Garansindo brings Zero superbikes to Indonesia. Serious riding.

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Zero S Imagine instant torque and power from a standstill. Imagine smooth acceleration as you throttle out of turns. Then, imagine never needing to stop at a gas station or being...
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Honda Electric Cub

Honda Electric Cub

Soon available in Indonesia the retro looking scooter with revolutionary features.

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The new Honda EV-Cub is definitely an eyebrow raiser. Two electric motors, one in the front, the other in the back. Sure this is unique. I only know of a few electric bikes that have that...
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Maya Green Roof

Maya Green Roof

Luxury meets efficiency. Cutting energy bill and looking good in Sanur, Bali.

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Designed by award-winning architect, Budiman Hendropurnomo of Denton Corker Marshall, Maya Sanur Resort feature an innovative design that elevates aesthetics to exciting new heights....
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