recycling

These short films sum up the huge, ridiculous problem of food waste

The world puts scarce water, fossil fuels, and pesticides to growing food, but then goes ahead and tosses away 30% of it. In no other system would that be acceptable.

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In Beijing, You Can Pay For Train Rides With Plastic Bottles

Across the world, there are many ways to encourage recycling. Tax breaks, virtual points, deposit payments--there's no shortage of ideas. Recently, we even came across a machine in Istanbul that gives…

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These 7 amazing recycling facts will make you think twice

Each recycled, re-purposed or reused item is an item that does not end up in a landfill. We have one earth, and we all should work together to take care of it.

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Danone supports the development of bioplastics by strengthening…

Danone, along with other players, has participated in Avantium’s new financing round. With this partnership, the Group seeks to help make a commercial success of bioplastics in the years to come.

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Recycling, upcycling and women’s empowerment: how Gambia tackles…

In Gambia, a group of women have created an initiative to manage waste and turn it into a resource for themselves and local populations. Their latest challenge: how to make it big.

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5 steps toward going ‘zero waste’ in the bathroom

The bathroom is one of the easiest rooms in the house to cut back on waste, although you might be surprised to hear that. With a few adjustments to your shopping habits, you may not even need a garbage…

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Clean Water For The Phillippines, From Car Batteries And Kentucky…

After Typhoon Haiyan, a simple device is purifying water in hard-hit regions that large aid organizations have trouble reaching.

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Circular economy isn’t just recycling products; repair and…

The co-founder of the Restart Project, shares the ways policymakers, designers and citizens can support a people-centred circular economy

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The Pepenadores Project (Mexico) appears on a French News Website

French magazine L’Express recently published on its website a slideshow about the Pepenadores project, supported in Mexico by the Danone Ecosystem Fund. Here is a quick reminder of how this waste-sorting…

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« When users see their names on a leader board they are…

What if every bottle or can you recycled not only gave you an instant refund deposited into the account of your choosing, but also immediately informed you of the positive impact its recycling had on the…

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