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Contact

Dr. Visvaldas Varzinskas
Institute of Environmental Engineering
Kaunas University of Technology
Donelaicio str. 20
Lt 44239 Kaunas
Lithuania
Tel/ Fax: +370 37 209372
E-mail: visvaldas@apini.lt

Description

Modifications applied enable to reduce environmental impact in the entire-life cycle of the product, e.g. modified furniture set contains board of the flax hards instead of the laminated wood-wool board and ecological dye from linseed oil as well as bioplastics.

Advantages

The new model of the furniture set has better environmental characteristics and is lighter in weight than conventional furniture products from laminated wood-wool board.

Innovative aspects (ecologic, social and economic)


Application examples

Environmental Aspects
  • Reduction in product weight - 35 %;
  • Reduction in environmental impact due to transportation;
  • Reduction in nature resources due to recyclable PE sheet packing.
Social Aspects (related to the work conditions)
  •  Reduction in negative health impact due to ecological dye using.

Cost

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Current stage of development

Already on the market

Intellectual Property Rights

Country of origin

Lithuania

Country of application

Year

2010

National Contact Point

dr. Visvaldas Varžinskas
Aplinkos inžinerijos institutas (APINI)
Kauno Technologijos Universitetas
K. Donelaičio g. 20 - 307
44239 Kaunas, Lietuva

Tel: +370 - 37 - 20 93 72
Fax: +370 - 37 - 20 93 72

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