Recycling and refurbishment are still rare in Europe’s economies. Platforms like Refurbed offer a first contact to a more sustainable approach.
In the face of large-scale industrial water pollution, technologists are demonstrating the surprising value of wastewater.
Society is balking at the impact of our collective plastic footprint. But some alternatives are occurring.
Consumers want to know where their food comes from, but most of the time they still don’t know – a major problem in the event of contamination. Various solutions could make supply chains more transparent.
From fintech to health to the environment, clever inventions are improving the lives of millions of people.
French start-up Hopaal has found a way to recycle textiles and even plastic bottles to manufacture environmentally friendly clothing.
Kenya is brimming with innovation, hoping to establish a truly circular economy.
As environmental pressure increases, industry is responding with innovative products made from organic sources and more responsible use of plastics derived from petroleum.
From an environmental standpoint, marine exploitation has been a catastrophe. Innovation is showing the way towards sustainable oceans.
It’s the world’s most ubiquitous construction material – but it comes with a hefty environmental cost.
Radiation-eating bacteria could make underground storage of nuclear waste safer.
Polymer packaging makes up most of the world’s marine debris. New biodegradable or edible containers could offer a better solution.
How Europe is shifting towards a more sustainable system by reusing, remanufacturing and recycling.
A technique for turning CO2 into stone has been pioneered in Iceland, but another kind of immoveable object could prevent large-scale success.
Throughout Europe, companies large and small are attacking bad habits and wasteful appliances.
Can you clean up litter and house people with one idea? Yes, says an innovative Danish student.
Activism in action: a 20-year old takes on the mass of floating plastic garbage.