Ecolect – Discover green materialsDatabases — By Pedro on March 9, 2012 at 15:09
Ecolect is a web–based company that provides information and news about sustainable materials for product design, architecture, furniture design, graphic design, and more.
Their vision is to provide the tools and resources that make it easier for you to design responsibly.
In Ecoselect you can search for reliable, state-of-the-art sustainable materials shouldn’t be a frustrating scavenger hunt around the Internet.
It’s an easy-to-use website featuring only materials with sustainable attributes, a place that stimulates discussion about defining sustainability and is a source of accurate information
Also helpful case studies on successful sustainable design, an informative blog that discusses how design and ecology affect the world. Now that sustainability is becoming important to more people, we need to define its many levels and create tools to help implement those standards.
By Matt Grigsby – CEO & Co-founder, Joe Gebbia – President & Co-founder, Elizabeth Redmond – Partner, in San Francisco, Providence, Chicago
Method of use: The database is free.
Materials in the database: The database contains about 666 materials, the number includes painting materials.