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ResQ - finding a buyer for that leftover cupcake

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Finland

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ResQ Club is a Finnish company and mobile application, which also covers parts of Sweden, Poland and Germany. Its goal is to combat food waste by connecting sustainable restaurants, cafés and food shops with consumers who appreciate affordable quality food.

Remondis Aqua: extracting phosphoric acids from sewerage sludge

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Germany

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Remondis Acqua Group is a company specialising in systems for the production of high-quality water. They have developed new methods to protect raw materials and treat wastewater, with a new model of municipal sewerage treatment plant.

Neocomp: recycling glass-fibre-reinforced plastics

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Germany

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Neocomp has developed a method for recycling glass fibre polymers used in the rotor blades of wind turbines. The polymers are shredded, then used as an additive in cement.

Lassila&Tikanoja: collecting and processing waste oils

L&T

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Finland

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L&T organises the collection of waste oils, oil-contaminated water and a range of emulsions from industry. The collected materials are analysed and processed at L&T’s recycling plant.

Fruta Feia or Ugly Fruit finds beauty in misshaped fruit

Fruta Feia

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Portugal

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The cooperative Fruta Feia (“ugly fruit”, in Portuguese) has been preventing the waste of so-called “ugly” fruit in Portugal, that are not usually sold in markets.

FOREWEAR - inclusive social enterprise reusing and recycling clothing

FOREWEAR

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Czech Republic

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FOREWEAR is a project based in the Czech Republic. It collects unwanted clothing from company employees and donates them to charity organisations. Part of the material is recycled and, together with surpluses from textile industrial productions, is then used to produce recycled products printed with companies' branding.

EcoProtech Oy: turning waste organic material into biogas

EPAD

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Finland

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EcoProtech has developed the EPAD (EcoProtech Advanced Digestion) technology. EPAD is based on a continuous, industrial scale, anaerobic digestion process.

eChiller - highly energy-efficient cooler with minimal global warming impact

eChiller

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Germany

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eChiller is a refrigerator system developed and manufactured by the German company Efficient Energy which uses only water. 

Machiels Group: closing materials loops through enhanced landfill mining

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Enhanced Landfill Mining (ELFM) of historic (and future) landfills is a key part of the solution for closing material loops. It addresses major societal challenges by recovering materials, energy and land. Machiels' ‘Closing the Circle’ project will be the first to put ELFM into practice.

LanaTerm: wool can keep buildings warm as well as sheep

LanaTerm

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Romania

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There are not many eco-friendly products on the Romanian construction market, so there was definitely a niche in the thermal insulation market. LanaTerm uses sheep's wool to create thermal insulation for buildings.

The Fabric Sales - an almost complete circular fashion powerhouse

At the Fabric Sales, a new model has been developed for repurposing and extending the life of designer fabrics.

Ostraco: from discarded oyster shells to beautiful glass

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France

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In France, the designer Lucile Viaud found her way to contribute to organic recycling. More precisely, to recycling of seafood waste. Her work is focused on transforming oyster shells into glass.

SirPlus: the supermarket that rescues unwanted food - rescuing as a new way of buying

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Germany

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SirPlus, based in Germany, is an example of a business which avoids food waste to its utmost. It consists of a supermarket that sells food rejected by other stores for being considered out of the regular aesthetics for a supermarket – for instance, ugly fruit and vegetables, jars labelled incorrectly, or goods near or past expiry date.

Circular architecture: RAU makes brand new buildings from recycled building materials

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Netherlands

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RAU has been working in the architectural sector focusing on the design of sustainable buildings. Their projects include buildings for public/private sectors, with an integrated design methodology.

Fashion can be sustainable

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Sweden

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Filippa K is a Swedish fashion brand which has taken significant steps to support sustainable consumption and design. The brand follows the "four Rs" of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repair in order to encourage more mindful consumption and diminish fashion's impact on the environment.

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