Bakeys is an Indian company that manufacturers edible cutlery. If not consumed with the meal, it easily breaks down, keeping plastic utensils out of land fills and the world’s oceans.
WeCycle Atlanta uses donated bicycles to reward students who complete a 4 week educational program that teaches them about growing their own food, recycling and sustainability.
A start-up in Australia is experimenting with pre-fabricated solar systems that can be transported to remote locations and set up in a matter of days or even hours. Later, they can be taken down and moved to a new location.
The Wheelys 4 Green Warrior is a bicycle powered cafe with solar panels and an ono board air purifying system. Just the thing for enterprising ecopreneurs.
Danish start-up Human Habitat has designed a two story hydroponic garden that can be flat packed and shipped anywhere to bring freshly grown food to people who have limited access to good nutrition.
Bluebird Marine Systems has built a prototype of a solar powered autonomous barge it says could suck up 24,000 tons of plastic waste from the world’s oceans every year.
Food sharing is at the heart of Lovin’ Spoonfuls, a non-profit start-up in the Boston area that has redistributed more than 3.6 million pounds of fresh food since 2010 to help feed the hungry.