Posts Categorized: Circular Economy

Cookery kit helps elderly people socialize

A cookery kit created by a graduate student encourages neighbours in Poland who often feel isolated to communicate and socialize with one another.

Food waste converted into fibres for textiles

A material science startup company is focusing on recycling agricultural and post-consumer waste into high quality sustainable textiles.

Cardboard tents reduce festival waste

Two Dutch entrepreneurs could solve the waste problem at music festivals with sustainable tents made from fully recycable cardboard.

Startup provides companies with reusable packaging

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

Food boxes to sell unsaleable food

A new foodbox hopes to reduce food waste by selling ‘ugly’ foods at a deep discount.

New shoes made from recycled gum

A fashion company is marketing a new sneaker with soles made from recycled gum.

Engineers produce biofuel from mushroom waste

A naturally occurring bacteria turns cellulose into a petrol substitute that gas-powered cars can use without requiring any modification.

Top 5 innovations for Earth Day 2018

Our latest Top 5 celebrates Earth Day 2018 with some of the most inspiring business ideas trying to change our attitude and behavior about plastics.

Hotel turns old linens into new pyjamas

A hotel chain in partnership with a charity is repurposing old linens into pyjamas to help children in need get a good night’s sleep.

Smart tire reduces air pollution

A new concept tire uses moss and onboard electronics to reduce urban air pollution.