Time // The Agraloop named as one of “The 10 Smartest Sustainable Products of 2018” by Time Magazine.
The 10 Smartest Sustainable Products of 2018
Updated: November 26, 2018 1:19 PM ET
As eco-conscious consumers increasingly look for products that can help them reduce their carbon footprint and deal with other environmental hazards, inventors and manufacturers are responding in kind. Here’s a look at some of the smartest sustainable products of the year, from greener shoes to smarter thermostats. (Of course, some would say the most sustainable approach would be to use or reuse the products you already have.)
Pineapple leaves, banana tree trunks and sugar cane bark don’t have much value as food, and are thus typically discarded. But the brains behind Agraloop are taking this organic plant material and turning it into raw materials for clothing. The resulting garments look normal, but they have less of an environmental impact than typical garments.