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.
Compare Ethics is reducing the environmental impact of the fashion industry. They encourage conscious consumer choices and business change by celebrating the best purpose led brands, making it easier for shoppers to make better choices. They want to connect with mentors, sustainability experts or investors.
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.
Tumelo’s mission is to give transparency and influence to people who want their money to have a positive impact. Tuemlo believes that impact investing has the power to contribute to the well-being of people and the planet. They are looking for introductions to any pension provider firms or retail investors.
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.
In The History of Wastefulness, Alexandra Spring looks out how our relationship with waste has changed over time.
An interview with Solveiga Pakštaitė, the Founder and Director of Mimica Touch. Mimica Touch is a biologically accurate food spoilage indicator that reduces food waste and improved food safety.
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.
Tom Heap and a team of experts look at new ways to reduce plastic waste.
Dr Liz Goodwin OBE and Marc Zornes discuss innovations to tackle food waste and ensure everyone has access to nourishment.
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.
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.
Our October newsletter was on the re-launch of our brand new hub. This month we shared with our readers some of our favourite startups, podcasts and webinars on the topics of waste and mental health.
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.
Advanced Sustainable Development are an innovative waste transformation company. They are transforming the recycling industry with an aim to improve how plastics are recycled and to create a transparent and sustainable circular economy.
UK businesses and RTOs can apply for a share of up to £1 million for early-stage projects in smart and sustainable plastic packaging.