Reet Aus is an Estonian fashion designer whose lines are all made from up-cycled textiles and ethically produced organic fabrics. Reet’s goal is to keep up with her own personal environmental standards in her work, and the purpose of her designs is to give life to old materials and objects.
Three people from Brittany (France) had a wonderful idea: fight against food waste in supermarkets and help consumers pay less for their groceries. They successfully transformed this idea into a viable economic and social system.
Excessive incomes of middlemen in the food industry and the costly mainstream certification of organic products are two of the major problems for small-scale food producers the BU-KOOP project addresses directly.
At a time when unemployment in Spain continues to grow, many local communities have decided to create parallel economies through which people offer and exchange their services using time – working hours - as a currency.
Many people around the world have to live without access to clean drinking water these days. Eole Water has found an innovative solution to tackle the water crisis: a wind turbine that turns condensed air into drinking water.