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PHOTOS: IKEA Unveils 10 Eco-Design Commandments at Copenhagen Design Week

by , 09/08/11

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5. LED Bulbs Keep Glowing

IKEA has made the shift to LED’s, and their JANSJÖ lamp showcases the positive qualities of using the energy efficient bulbs: they are low-energy, free of mercury, and remain cool to the touch.

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6. Support More Efficient Cotton Production

IKEA supports eco-friendly cotton production. This can be seen in the production of its DVALA bed linens, which are made from organic cotton that is less water-intensive and pesticide-free.

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7. Make Smart Use of Materials

IKEA focuses on using renewable, biodegradable, multifunctional and recyclable materials. Shown here, the NASUM basket is made from dried banana trees trunks (waste), and the LUSY BLOM cushions are stuffed with production leftovers.

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