2 de Janeiro, 2018

Pure Waste, a Finnish brand that makes clothes from 100% recycled cotton

  Pure Waste is a Finnish brand that makes ecologically sustainable and 100% recycled clothes, yarns and fabrics. We talked to Reetta Nissinen, from Pure Waste, to find out more about this project.   UniPlanet (UP): When and how did Pure Waste Textiles come about? Pure Waste was originally founded in 2010 for the needs […]

14 de Novembro, 2017

Biotrem wants to reduce plastic waste with these edible wheat bran plates

  Biotrem is the first and the only maker of disposable and biodegradable tableware made of wheat bran. Their products are 100% natural and environmentally friendly. They use only pure, edible wheat bran and no other chemical compounds. We talked to Artur Bednarz, from Biotrem, to find out more about this project.   UniPlanet (UP): […]

31 de Janeiro, 2016

Kamikatsu a Pequena Cidade no Japão Perto do Desperdício Zero [Vídeo]

Desde 2003, os moradores de Kamikatsu, Japão, adotaram o programa de reciclagem mais rigoroso de todo o mundo, com um total de 34 categorias. Atualmente, a cidade reutiliza e recicla 80% do seu lixo e as autoridades preveem que Kamikatsu alcançará o desperdício zero até 2020. Na cidade existe uma loja onde as costureiras transformam […]