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Nishant on turning plastic bottles into artificial sheepskins

Polyester is one of the most popular synthetic fibres in the world. For decades, it’s been used in everything from packaging to garments. But virgin polyester doesn’t live up to IKEA’s sustainability requirements to reach the ambitious goal of being a circular business by 2030. We talked to Caroline and Nishant about material innovation and a more sustainable artificial sheepskin.

Bringing food that’s good for you and the planet

It might seem like a Herculean task for us as individuals to change an energy grid from running on coal or stop the continuous use of fossil-based fuels. But we all can take small steps. Do you know a small tweak in the food we eat can help us and our environment stay healthy and sustainable? With the new food commitments, IKEA intends to do just that and bring more offerings to customers that are nutritious and tasty as always.