IKEA launches “buy back” initiative in a move that will help it become “fully circular and climate positive” by 2030

IKEA customers who have tired of their flat pack furniture will now be able to sell items back to the retailer for resale as secondhand, in a “buy back” initiative which aims to help the retailer become fully circular and climate positive by 2030. Under the scheme, customers who want to sell their flat pack IKEA dressers, drawers, cabinets and tables back to the retailer … Continue reading IKEA launches “buy back” initiative in a move that will help it become “fully circular and climate positive” by 2030

La Vie est Belt: French startup turns old car, bike and fire hose tyre waste in to fashion accessories

French startup La Vie est Belt is eliminating bike, fire hose and car tyre waste by turning them into fashion accessories.  The northern France-based business turns old tyres into belts using leatherworking skills and tools. Any tyre scraps leftover from the process of making belts are then turned into key rings and bow ties, ensuring that La Vie est Belt is as zero-waste as it … Continue reading La Vie est Belt: French startup turns old car, bike and fire hose tyre waste in to fashion accessories