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Grover: Reducing e-waste by renting out electronic devices

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Germany

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Grover rents technological items such as smartphones, laptops, virtual reality (VR) gear and wearables to customers on a flexible basis and with full usage rights. Customers can choose how long they want to rent a given product.

Veras - multiplatform for clothing reuse and upcycling in Denmark

Veras

Based in the Danish capital Copenhagen, Veras operates several initiatives to reduce waste in the fashion sector by making it easy for everyone to swap and sell clothes. Veras is primarily an online webshop shipping to all Europe, where users can send in their own clothes. It also hosts weekly clothing markets for everyone to buy and sell clothing and has a flagship store in Copenhagen.

Niaga® designs out waste, completely

Niaga label

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Netherlands

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Niaga® and its partner future-proof everyday products by making sure materials don’t have to end up as waste. Ever. Niaga designs producted to be used again. It makes them healthier and recyclable.

KarTent: recyclable cardboard tents for European festivals

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Netherlands

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The Dutch company KarTent has come up with a sustainable solution for the many tents left behind by music festival goers: a cardboard tent, designed to be purchased and transported in bulk to festival sites. After the festival, the company arranges for the tents to be removed and recycled.

Mamukko: making bags from old sails and life rafts

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Ireland

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Mamukko is an Irish company, founded in 2011, that uses waste nautical materials as a secondary raw material. They promote upcycling by using end-of-life sails, decommissioned life rafts and recycled leather to make bags.

Zona Urbana's unique design products with recycled materials

Zona Urbana wallet

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Bulgaria

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Zona Urbana is a fashion company based in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since 2004, it designs and manufactures products with recycled materials, mainly bags or wallets.

REC.ON creates high quality furniture from automobile parts

RE.CON lamp

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Poland, Spain

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REC.ON creates its production by recovering auto parts. Using a unique upcycling process, they transform used, unwanted parts of automobiles into new, high-quality, functional pieces of design, adding style and an industrial aesthetic to any interior. Moreover, they have a unique process of acquiring their materials.

Good After - an online supermarket for discounted products

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Portugal

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GoodAfter.com is an online supermarket focused on products near their recommended consumption date or, in certain cases, even after their "best-before" date.

Pack, Wrap and Store with Beeswax Wraps by Malu

Beewraps by Malu

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Poland

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Beewraps by Malu is a food packaging material designed and produced by a Polish family company  to replace food foil, aluminum foil or disposable plastic containers with a biodegradable and reusable alternative.

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