Circular Economy


The End of Waste

TerraCycle finds value in the lowliest of trash, from cigarette butts to chewing gum

Lean Energy Solutions Group

Clean Solutions
An African company is recycling waste from harvested sugar cane and coffee to create fuel

Circular Economy in Africa

Carpe Deum…but Caveat Emptor!

The circular economy holds great promise for Africa, where rising production and consumption are prompting concerns for the environment.

Post-conflict circular economy in Angola

Angola’s Scrappy Micro-Entrepreneurs
Collecting war detritus and other scrap metal provides at least some income for hundreds of families.


Making Coat Hangers from Diapers

A young company in Brazil transforms complicated waste into objects of value

MUD Jeans

Everlasting Blue Jeans

MUD Jeans is a Dutch “circular denim” firm that wants to make fashion a less dirty business

Calvisius Caviar

Italian caviar producer offers model of integrated economy.


A New Spin on Demolition
Rotor Deconstruction is a scrappy Belgian startup challenging the construction waste status quo


Lying in a buffer zone between the lush southern regions and the northern Sahelian regions of Cameroon, Yoko municipality is launching a project for the protection of its forest, estimated at 135,000 hectares in size.

African Climate Reality Project

Waking Up A Continent to Climate Change No continent will suffer more from global warming than Africa. In a race against time, the African Climate Reality Project is scrambling to educate leaders and the general populace about what they can do.   By Charlotte Mathews   This past spring, Cape Town residents were hit with […]

Macro : Native by The Balbo Group

Macro : Native by The Balbo Group
A third-generation Brazilian farmer has adopted new methods and machines to make sugar-cane farming eco-friendly

Insecta Shoes

Vegan footwear start-up Insecta Shoes is all the buzz