Posts Categorized: Circular Economy

New blockchain model for journalism

A new blockchain-powered marketplace aims to help journalists track their content and enforce licensing rights.

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.