ROCC Naturals: Creating Natural toothpaste in a biodegradable tube

Oral care brand ROCC Naturals has launched a range of natural, vitamin enriched toothpastes in biodegradable tubes, in what is being touted as “Australia’s first biodegradable toothpaste tube”. Every year 1,500,000,000 toothpaste tubes enter landfill, and live on for 500 years. Now ROCC Naturals are changing that with its offering of biodegradable tubes that break down in 6-10 years. ROCC Naturals products are thoughtfully design for … Continue reading ROCC Naturals: Creating Natural toothpaste in a biodegradable tube

Ugandan textile company turning banana waste into fibre for use in rugs, lampshades and more

Handwoven textile company TexFad are transforming banana waste in Uganda into a tough fibre that can be woven into rugs, place mats, lampshades, and hair extensions. Uganda is one of the world’s largest banana producer and a world leader in banana consumption. After the harvest, banana stems are usually discarded as waste. TexFad has developed technologies for banana fibre extraction and application into production of high quality … Continue reading Ugandan textile company turning banana waste into fibre for use in rugs, lampshades and more

Econooc: A sustainable beehive for everyone who wants to support the conservation of native Irish Black Bees

Econooc is a hive, made from mycelium and other repurposed materials, created to help with the conservation of wild native endangered Irish Black Bees. Designed by Niamh Damery, a former Product Design student at the University of Limerick, Econooc was developed to enable more people to get involved in bee conservation that might not have had the opportunity before, in particular those “people who don’t … Continue reading Econooc: A sustainable beehive for everyone who wants to support the conservation of native Irish Black Bees

Zero-waste, planet friendly hair care with Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar

Shampoo bars have become more readily available now and so taking hair care needs to the next zero-waste level is Soul & Soap with its conditioner bar. Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar is a conditioner bar made from hair nourishing and moisturising ingredients including shea butter and olive oil. The conditioner bar also has the added ingredient of Abyssinian oil, which is an … Continue reading Zero-waste, planet friendly hair care with Soul & Soap’s Shine On Conditioner Bar

Marcel’s Green Soap: Helping to “green” up household cabinets with its range of sustainable soaps

Eco-friendly cleaning projects, packaged in planet-friendly solutions, are becoming the norm now rather than the exception to the rule. Marcel’s Green Soap is another such addition to “green” household cabinets. The Netherlands-based business sells a range of ecological cleaning products from all-purpose cleaners, laundry detergents, shower gels through to deodorants, each made using a selection of essential oils, at least 97% biodegradable ingredients, and packaged … Continue reading Marcel’s Green Soap: Helping to “green” up household cabinets with its range of sustainable soaps

KALEA: Kitchen appliance turns organic waste into compost in 48 hours

German startup KALEA has developed a compact kitchen appliance that turns organic waste into real compost in just 48 hours, offering a convenient, clean, and odourless way to process daily kitchen waste The Stuttgart-based company’s KALEA is the first kitchen composter that automatically shreds, mixes, dries, and provides genuine, nutrient-rich compost. The minimalist-designed KALEA composter has the capacity to process up to 10 litres of … Continue reading KALEA: Kitchen appliance turns organic waste into compost in 48 hours

Staxxiom: Startup creates functional eco-friendly furniture that requires no tools to build

Eco-friendly furniture startup Staxxiom is creating click-to-assemble furniture that is made from natural, eco-friendly materials and requires no tools to build. Staxxiom aims to take the stress out of flat pack furniture by designing panels that slide into place and click together. The patented click-to-assemble technology requires no tools nor additional hardware for setup. Staxxiom’s products are designed with FSC-certified wood, non-toxic finishes, sustainably sourced materials … Continue reading Staxxiom: Startup creates functional eco-friendly furniture that requires no tools to build

Lighten your laundry load with Tru Earth’s Eco Strips Laundry Detergent

Looking for an eco-friendly solution for your laundry, then perhaps dissolvable laundry strips may do the trick. Tru Earth’s Eco Strips Laundry Detergent are ultra-concentrated eco-friendly cleaning powder solutions squeezed into a tiny, pre-measured strip of detergent. Simple to use, you toss a strip in with your laundry and they work in all types of washing machines. The detergent strips, which are paraben-free and phosphate-free, … Continue reading Lighten your laundry load with Tru Earth’s Eco Strips Laundry Detergent

BinBreeze: Odour-reducing composting powder made from wood waste

Build A Better Earth has created an all-natural and non-toxic odour reducing composting powder.  BinBreeze is a composting powder made from a mixture of minerals and wood waste from BC’s Timber industry. By upcycling this wood waste returning it to the soil, it reduces Earth’s soil-carbon debt while improving compost quality. It also helps close the loop by reusing materials that would otherwise be burnt and contribute to … Continue reading BinBreeze: Odour-reducing composting powder made from wood waste

Circular tech design studio gomi create wireless magnetic charger from plastic waste deemed “unrecyclable”

Design studio gomi, known for their environmentally-friendly tech products, has released a new wireless magnetic charger made from plastic waste deemed “unrecyclable” by councils in the UK. The wireless magnetic charger, which charges devices up to three times as fast as regular phone chargers, is made of handmade marbled plastic waste from 100% plastic packaging waste normally deemed non-recyclable by councils in the UK. It … Continue reading Circular tech design studio gomi create wireless magnetic charger from plastic waste deemed “unrecyclable”