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With Leef... tableware really does grow on trees

Leef

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Germany

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Leef has eliminated plastic waste by producing 100% biodegradable plates from (non-palm oil) palm leaves grown in mixed plantations in Tamil Nadu, India.

Circular lighting by Signify

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Netherlands

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Signify was the first lighting company to develop 3D printing of luminaires at scale. As part of its commitment to doubling its positive impact on the environment and society, Signify has committed to doubling its circular revenues to 32% by the end of 2025.

URBAN WASTE: Reducing municipal waste generated by tourism

URBAN WASTE

The URBAN WASTE project focuses on urban strategies for waste management in tourist cities. It involved stakeholders from 11 pilot areas and studied the challenges inherent in waste management so that appropriate strategies responding to real-world needs can be devised and implemented.

Feplo: waterproof eco-boards from pressed recycled drinks cartons for use as building material

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Other (Serbia)

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The Serbian company Feplo manufactures waterproof eco-boards from recycled beverage cartons.

Tabor: second-hand market

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Slovenia

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Tabor is a marketplace initiative introduced in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. Tabor was designed as a second-hand market, where people can participate by selling their goods to others.

SCALITE®: creating interior design applications from fish scales

Fish scales

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France

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SCALITE® is a material produced by SCALE and is made completely from fish scales, a by-product of the fishing industry. The material is manufactured in stone-like blocks which are suited to many applications in interior design and decoration for the hospitality and retail sectors, offices and homes.

RiceRes research project: reusing waste from rice production

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Italy

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The RiceRes research project, launched in 2016 by the CNR (National Research Council) and the Universities of Milan and Pavia and financed by the Cariplo Foundation, aimed to make the most of waste materials from processing Italian rice.

GHform: Leasing as a way of extending the life of outdoor furniture

lamp posts

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Denmark

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The Danish company GHform produces outdoor furniture and inventory, such as benches, waste bins and street lights. The company is now also offering municipalities the chance to lease its cast iron lamp posts.

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