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Part bicycle, part philosophy: a beautiful bike from recycled coffee capsules, that supports schoolgirls in developing countries

Vélosophy

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Sweden

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Vélosophy is part bicycle, part philosophy. It brings to life the potential of recycling by partnering with Nespresso to craft a bike from recycled aluminium coffee capsules.

Also the standard Vélosophy bikes are made with recycled aluminium. The fork & frame have always been made with as much recycled aluminum allowed  and possible according to the industry standard and legal requirements.

SWEETS hotel upcycles Amsterdam's bridge houses into unique guest rooms

sweets hotel room example

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Netherlands

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Since 2012, SWEETS hotel has been adapting Amsterdam's abandoned bridge houses into unique flats, thus preventing their demolition.

A living ashtray – PuriFungi's mushroom eats festivalgoers' cigarette butts

PuriFungi

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Belgium

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Ashtrays

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At the intersection of science, design, and waste management, PuriFungi develops natural cleaning systems. PuriFungi's new product is an ashtray made of mycelium and cigarette butts.

3SIXTY Turn Recycled Plastic Bottles and Upcycled Ocean Waste Into Towels For The Hotel Industry

3sixty towels made using recycled plastic bottles

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Ireland

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3SIXTY upcycled end of life, single use plastic bottles and ocean waste into towels for the hotel industry.

Zero Carbon Resorts project towards Sustainable Development of the Tourism Sector in the Philippines and Thailand

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Austria

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Tourism in the Philippines and Thailand is receiving increasing attention as an excellent development option but with the vulnerability of developing countries to climate change it is inevitable to take the environmental performance of the tourism business into serious consideration.