In our new Green Issue we explore a variety of small actions that will make your day-to-day life a more eco-friendly one. We’ve come across the inspirational work of the The Tomorrow Collective, a division ran by the Lund University, School of Industrial Design, which aims to educate consumers on the origins and lifespan of products.
Most of us are completely oblivious to where the goods we use daily are made, what they are made of and where they end up. By using only vegetable ingredients as colouring, Anna Gudmundsdottir has developed a prototype that has the ability to produce pigments from any organic source. This enables the consumers to produce makeup unique to the user’s preference.
Her concept developed from studying historical tools and recipes which allows the consumers to part take in an age old practice as well as the opportunity to play.
Is it possible to live without some of the systems and products that we have become used to and still have a good life?
Olof Janson’s “The Toothpaster” overs a variety of containers and tools that enables consumers to creates their own toothpaste.
4 Tablespoons: Coconut Oil
4 Tablespoons: Bentonite Clay
2 to 3 Tablespoons: filtered water
1/2 Teaspoons: Real sea salt
10 to 15 drops peppermint essential oil
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Images courtesy of thetomorrowcollective.se
Recipe courtesy of thankyourbody.com