Looking towards a COVID-19 recovery, the Founder and CEO of Plast’If, suggests an alternative to our current linear economy involving ‘zero waste’ 3D technology.
Founder and CEO of Turtle Bags tells her story on exposing and tackling the issue of plastic waste in the UK
It’s a scourge of modern-day life for the vast majority of us. Strewn across our streets, seas and countryside. Clogging drains and filling landfills. Waste is perhaps the most visible, the most unsightly, manifestation of humans addiction to conveniently packaged stuff.
Like the popular fitness apps, which help users track their exercise activities, food intake and more, an app called Evocco aims to give consumers information about their shopping habits to help cut their carbon footprint by estimating the climate impact of their choices.
“It still shocks me the sheer number of people who don’t know that buildings contribute 40% to global carbon emissions.”
The Chilean social enterprise and SPBF Green Technology Startup contributor – Algramo – has received backing from the prestigious MIT Solve mentorship programme for providing an innovative solution for cutting single-use packaging and tackling urban poverty.
Dhruv Khanna and Ullas Samrat were featured on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list for their innovative work in the field of agriculture that drives environmental and economical sustainability in India.