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Plantime / Sustainable Calendar


Plantime is an eco-friendly calendar that gives city dwellers an easy access to contributing for the environment. The material used in Plantime is made of 100% recycled biodegradable eco-paper with waste coffee ground and plant seeds. We chose seeds of plants that grow within one month. By planting the used sheets, users can intuitively see the results in the following month and get the idea that small actions like this can make such positive environmental impact. And this bonding between the plants and the users encourages them to engage more in the sustainable development of the cities and communities they live in.


Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, United States

Xinyue Guo,
Rochester Institute of Technology

Wenxi Qi,
Rochester Institute of Technology

Yanhui Ban,
Art Center College of Design

Hengbo Zhang,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign