Posts Categorized: circular economy

Biological house is built from upcycled farming waste

A collaborative project supported by the Danish Ministry of the Environment uses agricultural waste as building materials in sustainable housing.

3D-printed public furniture is fully recyclable

A design studio in the Netherlands uses 3D printing to turn plastic waste into public furniture that encourages citizens to co-operate.

New shelters aid refugees with recycled plastics

A new shelter design built of recycled plastics may provide more humane living conditions for refugees.

Reusable smart cups help London coffee shops recycle

A new subscription service that works with multiple brands, allows customers to return their cups to any participating store.

Used toilet paper helps pave a bike path

Dutch companies have devised a way to recycle toilet into construction materials.

Biodegradable clothing grown using waste methane

A new company hopes to use waste methane to grow bio-polyester for use in clothing manufacture.

Food packaging system eliminates waste

A new system eliminates food packaging waste and allows customers to buy only the exact amounts they need

Utility company uses horse manure to power horse show

A Finnish utility company has created a circular system for generating electricity from biological waste products