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13.01.2015Eco-sensible fashion collections by Estonian designer Reet Aus

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.
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16.08.2013Putting access above ownership - Spain’s collaborative consumption initiatives

Over the past ten years, new ways of connecting, creating and sharing have become possible thanks to the internet and the new digital...
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23.07.2013Zéro Gâchis: the challenge to change supermarkets!

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. 
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16.11.2012Zumbara: Time Banking in Turkey

Time banks are a recurrent phenomenon in the transition movement. The Zumbara initiative in Turkey has already concentrated 2,000 supporters and keeps on growing.
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14.11.2012Reviving Local Economy in Eastern Anatolia

Local and regional organisations in the Boğa Tepe Yaşam Derneği association have helped Turkish farmers in Eastern Anatolia to move ....
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09.11.2012BU-KOOP : An Alternative Model For Organising Economic Activity

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. 
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31.10.2012Time Banks in Spain

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.
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22.06.2012Eole Water: From wind to water

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.
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23.05.2012A Green economy for the future of Europe

The European Greens are promoting a short video explaining why we need to take the opportunity of the current crisis to foster a Green economy for the future of Europe.
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19.04.2012Dutch animation video about Green solutions for the eurocrisis

The following animation video of the Dutch delegation of the Greens in the European Parliament shows Green solutions for the ongoing eurocrisis.
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14.12.2011Spacerownik – economy greened by conscious consumerism

Designed by a Polish NGO, Polish Green Network Spacerownik guides green-oriented consumers through sustainable businesses in four Polish...
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02.09.2011The Use of Proceeds from Emissions Trading in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic, steered by its former Green environment minister, made use of the emission trading mechanism to finance ...
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08.07.2011GLS Bank

The GLS Bank was the first social and ecological bank in Germany. GLS stands for "community bank for loans and gifts...
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04.07.2011Lånegarderoben - Clothes Library in Stockholm

The Lånegarderoben is a library for borrowing clothes based in a suburb of Stockholm. The idea is to cut down on textile waste...
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30.06.2011Bio in Bielefeld – A ecological shopping guide

Despite the economic crisis the organic market continues to grow in Bielefeld. The supply of organic fruit at discount stores has increased and the product...
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30.06.2011Local Exchange Trading Systems

Local Exchange Trading Systems (LETS) are not-for-profit schemes that enable members of a local community to exchange goods and serves without money changing hands...
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30.06.2011Local Currency

Local currency is a special currency introduced for use in a specific geographical area in order to support local business...
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30.06.2011Ethical Banking

Ethical banks are those which take into account the social and environmental impacts of their loans. Banks play a crucial role in the real economy...
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29.06.2011RuhrDAX

Unlike in traditional stock exchanges, the values traded at Ruhrdax are free services from businesses for non-profit organizations...
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11.05.2011Carrotmob

On March 29th 2008, Brent Schulkin coordinated the first Carrotmob campaign. He went to 23 convenience stores in San Francisco and identified the store...
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