09−12 January 2022
15th International Exhibition & Conference
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India Expo Centre, Greater Noida,
Delhi- NCR, India

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26 July 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics to Use Recycled Cardboard Beds for Athletes


Athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be sleeping on beds made from recycled cardboard and customizable mattresses. The cardboard beds will be manufactured by Japanese bedding company Airweave.
As reported in a leading daily — the bed frames, made of high-resistance cardboard, can support up to about 200 kilograms. They come with three-part polyethylene mattresses that can be mixed and matched to suit each athlete’s preferred firmness for the upper, middle and lower body, according to Airweave Inc.
The idea behind cardboard beds was to be easy on the environment and commitment to sustainability. The single-bed cardboard frames would be recycled into paper after the conclusion of the games while the mattresses (not made of cardboard) will undergo recycling only to be turned into plastic products...Read More
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