6 Oct 20
The 9th World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit will offer a global perspective on the short and long-term markets for energy from waste. The two day summit will bring delegates and speakers to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the sector.
Loopster is challenging the throw away fashion culture by making it easier for people to buy second hand clothing. They are closing the loop between the use and reuse of clothing, which reduces the CO2 and water footprint of clothes. Loopster is looking to connect with individuals in the fashion industry.
Eat Grub is a sustainable food brand aiming to revolutionise Western food culture by introducing insects as a staple part of it. Insects are not only nutritious and healthy, but can reduce the pressure food production places on the planet. Eat Grub is looking for investors who believe in their mission.
The Local Electricity Project is tackling the huge gap in access to electricity. They give young people in Africa the skills needed to become the next generation of energy innovators. They are looking for introductions to individuals involved with education and energy in East Africa.
CCell is transforming coastal protection while enhancing the marine ecosystems. They are an innovative CleanTech company that grows coral reefs using energy from the waves to form rock from seawater minerals. CCell is looking for investors or individuals who want to help plant corals.
Biohm is revolutionising the construction industry and creating a healthier and more sustainable built environment. Through their innovative process they produce natural bio-based materials at a commercially competitive price. They are looking for investors passionate about their mission to transform the built environment.
Mimica is reducing food waste and hunger through their accessible, affordable freshness indicators for perishable products. They want to become the globally recognised mark of freshness for industry, consumers and communities. Mimica is looking for introductions to food companies that want to reduce waste.
EMSOL is improving air quality and ensuring that every community has a clean, safe, and healthy environment. Their dashboard enables customers to reduce transport pollution by providing them with immediate access to emissions evidence. EMSOL are looking for new talent, to gain more insight into the UN SDGs and for introductions to corporates or partners.
On Good Authority is making it easy for women to buy sustainable and fashionable outdoor wear. Their raincoats are made from recycled and recyclable plastics, reducing the polluting effects of the fashion industry. They are looking for mentors, investors or collaborators who believe in their vision.
Toraphene is revolutionising packaging. They have created an economically viable, fully biodegradable and compostable material that can replace polluting and toxic plastics. They are looking for investors and any individuals who want to get involved in spreading the word about plastic alternatives.
A Hence, The Future podcast on carbon capture covering what carbon capture is, how it works and if the technology will be able to curb climate emissions.
In this Startup Microdose podcast, Will Wells, CEO of Hummingbird Technologies, talks about his company which uses machine learning and computer vision techniques to deliver insights on crop health.
A weekly digest on energy, cleantech and the environment with Stephen Lacey, Katherine Hamilton and Jigar Shah.
Tom Heap and a team of experts look at new ways to reduce plastic waste.
Tessa Clarke, the co-founder of Olio, an app aiming to reduce food waste, is in conversation with Ryan Branch. She talks about her move into entrepreneurship and how business can be a force for good.
As the spread of coronavirus continues, it is no longer business as usual. This newsletter takes a look at the effects on our supply chains and the packaging industry.
We take a closer look at the environmental and social impact that some of the startups on SeedTribe are having.
Our February newsletter looks at what startups are doing to address SDG 13: Climate Action.
A brief roundup of our features in the press talking about the role of business in addressing climate action.
This weeks newsletter on the fashion industry and sustainable consumption. We spotlighted Compare Ethics and Loopster, which are two innovative startups aiming to make the fashion industry more sustainable.
This blog post is all about the novel ways that startups are reusing waste and helping to address SDG 12: responsible consumption and production.
We discuss if banning plastic is really the best option and look at Teysha Technologies' alternative to traditional plastics.
UK businesses and RTOs can apply for a share of up to £1 million for early-stage projects in smart and sustainable plastic packaging.