Mods are square wooden frames which can be stacked on top of each other to form a partition or a solid structure. Perfect for stages, theatre performances, pop-up stores, fairs and exhibitions.
The Dutch government aims to stimulate the transition towards a circular economy. That is why the Ministry of Environment was one of the partners of the Nudge Circular Cities Tour. I joined the group on its trip to gain insights on how policies can support circular initiatives in society.
Wear a story used old, second hand clothing to create brand new pieces. Lauriane Milis is the founder. She considered upcycling of old clothing the best way to realise her dream of a trendy clothing line, produced in an ethical and efficient way.
Nudge Explorers Circular Cities proudly presents the 5 winners of the Nudge Leadership Challenge 2014. The 5 Dutch Young Leaders in Sustainability will be touring Europe by train to investigate and promote the necessity and feasibility of a circular economy.
Throughout Europe there is an emerging movement of social innovators fighting food waste. These food surplus entrepreneurs have developed activities to tackle food waste throughout the supply chain: prevention of food waste at the source, awareness-raising towards consumers, processing of food surplus into a product or delicious meal and redistribution of food surplus to people in need.
For those that have decided they want a greener wardrobe, Fashion Shift now offers them the knowledge to get started. This Belgium based initiative share on their website and community concrete ideas and ways for people to get a more sustainable wardrobe.
Recycle unsold bread in beer, it is possible. That's what the Brussels Beer Project is doing with it's freshly released beer Babylone. Inspired by local actors, Beer Project spent a year prototyping a new kind of beer that uses unsold fresh bread to substitute malt as a raw material. Every month BBP brews 12.000 bottles of bread beer and saves about 500kg of bread from being wasted.
Tale Me rents out high quality, eco friendly, children's clothing. Once parents are done using them, they can send them back to Tale Me where they are made available to be used again by other families. Based on the principles of the functionality economy, the clothes are fixed up to be used again. Instead of using low quality items that are being tossed out after minimal usage, these items are designed to last and can be used over and over again.
GDF Suez is one of the largest energy companies in Europe, that both produces and supplies energy. Combating climate change is high on their priority list, and building their new headquarters in a sustainable way is right op their alley.
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