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Instock has a new product - granola, made from brewers’ grains. Brewers’ grains are the solid residue of malt; they are left after the process of brewing beer.
Microferm is a small scale cattle waste digestion facility built at a dairy farm in Den Bommel, Netherlands by bioenergy specialist, HoSt.
Fiscalini Farms uses two anaerobic digester tanks to manage the waste from its cattle.
A small Brussels-based brewery, the Brussels Beer Project, teamed up with Atelier Groot Eiland, a nonprofit focused on employment and education, to collect leftover
Practical Action is implementing integrated rice-duck farming project in Chitwan and Nawalparasi districts of Nepal with the financial support of Grand Challenges Canada.
The Biological House was created by a multidisciplinary team involving more than 40 partners, including Copenhagen-based design firm Een TIl Een, sustainable architecture firm GXN, wood-treatment c
GREEN HOME is South Africa’s first and to this day, only completely compostable food packaging company.
Tjeerd Veenhoven has created innovative uses for discarded tulip petals from the 800,000 flower heads that are discarded annually per hectare.
The close cooperation of the “Golden Triangle” – government, research institutes and industry – makes sure that the products in the Dutch dairy chain are safe and high quality.
France has become the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food, forcing them instead to donate it to charities and food banks. Under a law passed
Natural Machines has produced a 3D food printer, called Foodini.
In the United States, Pentair worked with Urban Organics to develop the Recirculating Aquaculture System.
Enviro-Grow is a green, social enterprise committed to creating innovative eco-friendly products, packaging and promotional concepts that make a tangible, sustainable difference to our planet and o
Bio-based Connections is a collaboration of 11 companies, governments and institutions, with the aim of realising the bio-based economy in the wider Amsterdam regio
ReGen Village, outside of Amsterdam, is a model for a future, fully closed-loop settlement. In ReGen, any household waste that can be composted will feed livestock or soldier flies; the soldier fli
Nespresso set up collection systems in the Benelux region to recycle used capsules. The company surveyed its customers about recycling capsules and the best routes for collecting used capsules.
BrightFarms is an indoor farming operation that produces locally-grown fresh food to densely populated urban communities.
Many businesses are turning to automated systems such as ValuWaste (designed and implemented by Oregon-based LeanPath) to track and manage food waste in commercial
De Bolster only sells organic and biodynamic seeds in order to contribute to agrobiodiversity.
The company’s unique process enables retailers to recycle produce waste from their grocery department and resell it as an organic lawn and garden soil supplement.
Unpackaged market stall launched as a test in 2006 as a better way to sell products without unnecessary packaging.
mofato provides farmers with a set of digital tools that enables better decision making.
WikiFoods technology wraps a vast range of foods and beverages in edible packages made of natural ingredients.
RotterZwam uses coffee bean waste that is typically thrown away to grow gourmet mushrooms.
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A San-Francisco startup believes it has found a solution for the guilty conscience of consumers who love eating dairy ice-cream, cheese and yoghurt, but oppose factory-style farming and its environ
Dutch water company Waternet is at the forefront of phosphorus recovery from sewage, a key fertiliser input.
Schut Papier has developed a paper made of waste agricultural fibres. ‘Valorise’ is made of remnants of tomato and pepper plants, which become waste after the fruit has been harvested.
GroCycle produces oyster mushroom kits (in a coffee-ground growth medium) for domestic use.
A report by RLI argues that the logistics industry can become a key enabler of circular economy, particularly focusing on the agri/food, chemical, high-tech sectors.
Friesland Campina forged an alliance with Omrin, Wageningen University, and Royal HaskoningDHV to identify the valorisation opportunities of manure.
Globelet, a New Zealand-based company, has developed a plastic cup using recycled plastic, are distributed at events using a deposit system where users pay around $2 or $3 for the right to use one.
Too Good to Go is a digital platform that fights food waste by helping restaurants and stores sell their surplus food instead of throwing it away. The Too Good To Go app was launched in January 201
pirDAP was formed as a collaboration between animal health company Zoetis, the Royal Dutch Society for Veterinary Medicine (KNMvD) and cattle management company CRV.
An abandoned steel mill in New Jersey, USA, will become the world’s largest vertical farm following investment by AeroFarms.