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In N.Y. Museum, Renewable Materials On Display

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In N.Y. Museum, Renewable Materials On Display

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In N.Y. Museum, Renewable Materials On Display

In N.Y. Museum, Renewable Materials On Display

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Store shelves these days are packed with products claiming to be "eco-friendly." But it's hard to know exactly what that means. An exhibition in New York tackles that question with the help of 10 top designers. The Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum — together with the Nature Conservancy — asked the designers to create surprising products out of renewable materials from 10 different areas in the world.