Freemantle startup Life Cykel repurposes coffee waste to grow local and gourmet oyster mushrooms to create a sustainable and healthy food source.
Our society often views things as replaceable. You crack your phone, you get a new phone, you tear your pants, you buy new pants. Instead of fixing things we chuck them out and move on to the next. The value of second hand goods has decreased so much so that instead of people selling them, they just toss them onto the street hoping they’re picked up.
There is a company called Terracycle that was founded in 2001 by a guy called Tom Szaky. Terracycle is one of the fastest growing green companies in the world.