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Note: This article is from Conservation Magazine, the precursor to Anthropocene Magazine. The full 14-year Conservation Magazine archive is now available here.

Material World

March 3, 2011

An unusual library in New York City connects designers, architects, and manufacturers to a new generation of green materials—everything from tree-free paper to sponges that sop up oil spills

By Maywa Montenegro and Veronique Greenwood

Images and text reprinted with permission, SEED Magazine, February 4, 2010

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