solid waste management

Adidas, Parley Create World’s First Sneakers Made From Ocean Trash

Screen Shot 2015-07-30 at 10.46.51 AMAdidas’ newest sneaker is a load of garbage—ocean garbage, that is. The sportswear giant has teamed up with Parley for the Oceans, a multidisciplinary band of “creators, thinkers and leaders” who want to make ocean debris a valuable material for the fashion industry, to create the world’s first shoe upper made entirely from reclaimed ocean plastic and illegal deep-sea gillnets.… read more »

Zero Waste App: Beta

Zero Waste AppDo you want to start to become more sustainable and responsible with your waste but don’t know how? Or you’re on your way to it, but need a little push? The Zero Waste app helps you manage your personal waste in fun and practical way.
With explanations, examples and tips on how to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle waste, and a counting system, you can control all of your waste management and have data on how much you helped the planet – and your children and grandchildren – with your actions.… read more »

Paving Roads with Recycled Plastics

PlasticRoad-700x419Dutch engineers and designers have become known for their innovative ideas during the recent years. From the self-healing concrete to the world’s first solar bike path, their creations always offer us a unique combination of ingenuity and eco-friendliness. Now, Dutch construction company VolkerWessels plans to pave the roads with recycled plastic bottles instead of asphalt.… read more »