Plant / Plant based Materials

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Eco Park Composite Sawdust
Material category:

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

24-7182-395-b

Y-Park is a recycling facility which recycles fallen trees and other general yard waste in Hong Kong. Its aim is to promote recycling of yard …

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Eco Park Composite Wood Chip
Material category:

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

24-7359-395-a

Y-Park is a recycling facility which recycles fallen trees and other general yard waste in Hong Kong. Its aim is to promote recycling of yard …

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Soil Trust Yuen Long Compost
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

23-1000-352-b

This compost sample is from Soil Trust's test plot in Yuen Long. It is a mixture of decaying organic matter, bokashi and soil that has …

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PALMECO MASTER BOARD
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-341-b

Palmeco Master Board is a building material that is composed of palm fibre (collected waste from palm oil plantations in Malaysia).

The material is non-combustible, …

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Palmeco Geo-insulator
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-341-a

Palmeco Geo-Insulator was created in collaboration with Nano Advanced Material Institute (NAMI) & Geopolymer Institute and the research was funded by the Hong Kong Innovation …

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Ooobject Eco-material
Material categories:

Animal / Animal based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-1000-340-a

This collection of material samples is provided by OOOBJECT, a Hong Kong based company that redirects waste byproducts from factories into building products. Materials that …

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3D-Print Powder of Used-Coffee Ground
Material category:

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7359-323-a

This sample is composed of a 1:1 ratio of used coffee grounds and plaster. This mixture was 3D printed into a form through the method …

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Macroalgae Bricks
Material categories:

Cement based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7359-319-a

This project explores the application of macroalgae in building materials. Inspired by the increasing popularity of new material explorations within microalgae such as biofabrics, bioplastics, …

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Rammed Earth Bamboo Powder Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-0000-312-a

The hexagonal brick is composed of five layers of a 1:1 mixture of compacted clay and bamboo powder. With a thickness of 4 cm, the …

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Luffacrete
Material categories:

Cement based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7359-311-a

In this biophilic brick, loofah substitutes the metal reinforcements present in conventional reinforced concrete, ensuring great porosity while supplying strength and the necessary flexibility. A …

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Tea Waste Brick
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

22-7359-305-a

Tea waste bricks are a popular topic in the material innovation industry, as they are seen to be a more eco-friendly option instead of traditional …

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Kiwi skin leather
Material category:

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7182-277-a

Kiwi skin leather is created with dried kiwi skin and agar-agar-based bioplastic. Before applying to the kiwi skin, the agar-agar-based bioplastic was tested repeatedly to …

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Coconut fiber concrete
Material categories:

Cement based

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7182-273-a

Coconut fibre is used as an aggregate in concrete to test its suitability as reinforcement. Twelve samples were obtained by adding coconut fibre of 0.5, …

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Okara leather
Material category:

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7182-272-a

Okara, or soy bean drag, consists of the insoluble parts of the soybean. As a by-product of tofu production it is cheap, readily available and …

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Peanut shell paper panel
Material category:

Plant / Plant based

Identification number:

22-7182-263-a

The material is a mixture of filtered peanut shell particles, blended recycled papers, PVA glue and water. The clay-like mixture will harden after 10 minutes …