Three years ago, Cynthia Tello gave up her job in LA and moved home to Brazil where she started her own company making sustainable footwear from coconut fiber and recycled plastic bottles.
A new town in southwest Florida intends to be the greenest community in the US. The developer has made sustainability the central theme of his new town, Babcock Ranch
A British entrepreneur is making heating pellets out of coffee grounds. His company, Bio-Bean is recyclng 50,000 tons of coffee grounds every year.
An enterprising couple in Kazakhstan have started producing bio-degradable shopping bags to replace the plastic bags used in most stores.
Via CleanTechnica: We’ve got several notable updates regarding our first cleantech conference — CLEANTECH REVOLUTION TOUR → BERLIN — to share with you. First of all, we now have: → a Facebook event page (share with friends!) → an event webpage (which we’ll continuously update) → an eventbrite page for registering (again, register, and share with friends!) … and a confirmed location (C13events) in a very energy-efficient building that offers a great venue for everything we plan to do at the “consumer cleantech conference.” We’ve also brought in…
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.
BioMason is a North Carolina start-up that makes bricks from sand and bacteria just the way a coral reef is formed. The process has no carbon emissions and even recycles the water it uses to manufacture the bricks.