04 Feb '12, 8am

Trends: the bio-degradable umbrella

Trends: the bio-degradable umbrella

Generally I am all for going green. So when I first saw this ... hmmm. But .... there is more to it than meets the eye. Here is one idea that at first may not make a lot of sense ... but when you consider the life cycle (i.e. how many have a very short life and end up in the can == garbage!) of the average umbrella - it makes sense. >>>> Read on for all the details ... it is more interesting than it first seems. I am not so sure makes all that much sense. But I appluad the innovation! A biodegradable umbrella! "... the "Melt umbrella" ... Under the "correct conditions," it will melt into the soil--or rather, into soil. ... made of garden film, and ... waxed cardboard and bamboo. "... Most umbrellas bite the dust when too many of those metal spines break. And then the whole thing--metal spines, plastic handle and all--gets thrown out. It'll almost certainly break before it ...

Full article: http://www.greentechnolog.com/2007/11/bio_degradable_umbr...

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