Posts Categorized: environmentally friendly

Biotechnology solution turns waste into valuable metals

Add / Remove Mint Innovation, based in Auckland, New Zealand, has developed a biotechnology ‘recovery’ solution which turns waste into valuable metals. The solution works by using chemicals and microorganisms to bind and concentrate these valuable metals. The solution is also environmentally good as Mint Innovation sources these valuable metals from waste electronics  found in […]

Startup provides companies with reusable packaging

A new packaging startup offers companies a sustainable shipping model with reusable packaging made from recycled materials.

Reusable tampon applicator reduces waste

With 100 billion menstrual products thrown away each year, a new sustainable tampon can be re-used, saving money and resources.

World’s first plastic-free grocery aisle opens in Amsterdam

A Dutch grocery chain has installed an entirely plastic-free supermarket aisle to help shoppers cut down on plastic packaging.

New cryptocurrency aims to tackle climate change

A new cryptocurrency encourages environmentally-friendly businesses to offset their carbon emissions.

Trainers made from algae help the environment

A shoe manufacturer has teamed up with San Diego-based Bloom to use algae harvested from waste in streams.

New initiative helps recycle coffee cups

UK resource management company is offering a new business solution to companies wanting to reduce coffee cup waste.