Leather and meat without killing animals sounds great for me! But how is that possible and what are the advantages and disadvantages? Andras Forgacs comes up with a solution which is not only realizable and has a lot of advantages. It is already working!
Sustainability in your daily routine
If you think about your daily routines and what you are doing everyday I’m sure you will find somethings you can improve easily to make your day a bit more sustainable without limit yourself. Find some ideas here.
The problem with returnable bottles
Every year refundable bottles worth 172 million Euros end up in trash cans and will never see the supermarket where they come from again. That is a lot of money and a lot of people could use this money. How?
How fair is the new »Fairphone«
In 2010 a Dutch start-up company was founded to create a new smartphone which is responsible-minded manufactured. That sounds kind of easy but actually it isn’t. Smartphones contain a lot of different and hard to get resources and materials.
Tons of garbage are getting washed up on the beaches of Kenya (Africa). Old flip-flop slippers are a big part of this mass of trash. See how useful the trash can be!
»Buycott« App your new shopping adviser
Do we know what we buy these days? Which company produces which product and are there any unwanted ingredients inside? The app »Buycott« (iOS & Android) helps out with these problems and provides some other nice features!
3D-Prints to heal broken arms
Plaster casts are almost the only thing to heal a broken bone. They heal it but they also make your skin smelly and itchy. Jake Evill maybe has the solution to get rid of this annoying plaster cast.
The amount of food we waste in the industrial countries is massive. About 90 million tonnes are going to the trash can every year in Europe and about a third of all the produced food for human consumption is getting wasted.
The Ocean Clean Up
The problem is big: 7,250,000,000 Pounds – that is the estimated amount of plastic in our oceans. Boyan Slat is a student of the university in Delft (NL) and he came up with a solution for this problem.