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Plastic waste reduction

greenWave

greenWave

Recycling

German University in Cairo

Greenwave is a recycling initiative created to provoke action and raise awareness about the importance of recycling plastic in Egypt.

PET Sandals

PET Sandals

Poverty and Hunger

Makerere University

Accessible technology to turn plastic waste into affordable shoes

The Biorecycling Machine

The Biorecycling Machine

Health and Well-being

University of New South Wales

Using the metabolism of the body to recycle 3D printing plastic waste

Plastibank

Plastibank

Cities and Communities

The Glasgow School of Art

A plastic exchange system to encourage communities to collect and recycle

Worm Generation

Worm Generation

Recycling

IAAC – Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia

Using mealworms to convert plastic into organic matter using their natural digestive process

SEEDCUP

SEEDCUP

Biomaterials

University of Applied Sciences (FH) Joanneum

Recycled coffee cups made from coffee grounds to reduce the use of paper and plastic

Up-cycling Vending Machine (UVM)

Up-cycling Vending Machine (UVM)

Cities and Communities

Singapore University of Technology and Design

An urban collection and upcycling machine to turn plastic bags into rope

Arabic Eco-font For the Government

Arabic Eco-font For the Government

Plastic waste reduction

German University in Cairo

A new font that maintains readability whilst saving ink and reducing plastic waste

Tube 7 – Modular Lamp Design

Tube 7 – Modular Lamp Design

Energy

National Cheng Kung University

A kit to let anyone turn plastic bottles into light sculptures

Impacto

Impacto

Sustainability

Collège des Ingénieurs

An app to facilitate sustainable lifestyle choices