Living Product Expo

Regenerative Manufacturing, the Circular Economy and Engineering for Ecology at the Living Product EXPO in September

Dr. Jessica Green brings her TED Talk, Designing for the Microbiome, to the Keynote Stage
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PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2018) Healthy Materials for Everyone is the promise of regenerative manufacturing – and the International Living Future Institute’s Living Product Expo is ground zero for manufacturers, product designers and the people who specify those products to connect and craft the future of materials.

Living Product Expo Early Bird Registration Ends Monday, August 7th

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The International Living Future Institute's Early Bird registration deadline for the Living Product Expo has been extended to Monday, August 7th. This is your opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to the Expo, the place to be to get the tools for your next big idea. 

Join the International Living Future Institute this September 12-14 in Pittsburgh to:

10 Companies Making Healthy Interior Products


A prominent feature of the International Living Future Institute's Living Product Expo are the products themselves, made with innovative materials by companies who are pushing the limit on healthy products.

Living Product Expo: The Event that Changes the Everyday

Join the International Living Future Institute in Pittsburgh, September 12-14, 2017
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The International Living Future Institute is hosting its third annual Living Product Expo this September 12-14 in Pittsburgh, the birthplace of American manufacturing. Manufacturers, interior designers, architects, sustainability directors, and engineers will gather to discuss healthy products for happier spaces. 

Accelerating Manufacturing Innovation in America

International Living Future Institute and Green Building Alliance Announce Opening of Living Product Hub in Pittsburgh
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PITTSBURGH, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/- Pittsburgh is the birthplace of American manufacturing and a city with a vision to reimagine itself as a center for innovation, green manufacturing, and job creation. The  International Living Future Institute (ILFI) is partnering with Green Building Alliance (GBA) to help make this vision a reality through the creation of a Living Product “Hub”.

Living Product Expo Call For Proposals Closes March 8th

Let Your Ideas Shine During 3rd Annual Expo Dedicated to Healthy Products for Everyone

Living Product Expo 2017| Pittsburgh, PA | September 12 - 14, 2017

The International Living Future Institute is excited to announce the open call for proposals for our 3rd annual Living Product Expo!

Next Generation Products Certified As Living Products

Humanscale, Owens Corning, Bureo and Garden Tower Meet a High Bar For Performance and Environmental/Human Health Integrity
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PITTSBURGH, September 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Humanscale, Bureo, Owens Corning and Garden Tower Project have received Living Product certification for new and redesigned products that meet the high bar of the Living Product Challenge, that is, to design and manufacture products that function as elegantly and efficiently as anything found in the natural world. Turning inspiration into action, these forward-thinking companies were awarded new certifications at the second annual Living Product Expo, hosted by the International Living Future Institute September 13-15, 2016, in Pittsburgh.

Earthworm-Inspired Innovation Wins $10K Living Product Prize

The Living Filtration System, created to help farmers keep nutrients in the soil, is awarded the Living Product Prize in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge.
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September 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - A University of Oregon design team has won the first Living Product Prize in the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge for the Living Filtration System, an innovation that creates healthier soils by preventing nutrients from leaving fields in runoff. Their $10,000 Living Product Prize win was announced at the Living Product Expo in Pittsburgh, PA yesterday.

What is the Impact of Regenerative Manufacturing on Health Care?

Provocative Conversation About Next Generation Product Manufacturing Is Happening at Living Product Expo in Pittsburgh
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PITTSBURGH, September 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- There’s a term that is known in healthcare as “toxic body burden.” It refers to the level of toxicity that exists in our bodies, accumulated in organs and fatty tissue, based on our exposure to chemicals and other harmful substances that are commonly found in building and consumer products. There is also an exposure we risk when we are PART of the healthcare systems – when we are visiting a doctor’s office, or hospitalized and come into contact with toxic products.

Second Annual Living Product Expo Opens Today in Pittsburgh

Provocative Conversation About Next Generation Product Manufacturing in the Heart of U.S. Steel Belt
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September 13, 2016 ​/3BL Media/ - Can we grow rather than manufacture materials? Why does a labor union care about green and regenerative manufacturing? How are 3D printing and the circular economy revolutionizing our currently industrial economy? These questions and other provocative topics are on the table at the second annual Living Product EXPO, hosted by the International Living Future Institute this week, in the heart of America’s steel belt, Pittsburgh. For more information, visit the /3BL Media/Can we grow rather than manufacture materials?


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