Clearbot – the Plastic Hoover

Clearbot – the Plastic Hoover

Millions of tons of plastic waste float down polluted urban rivers and into the world’s oceans every year. Thankfully, a startup based in Hong Kong has invented a solution. Open Ocean Engineering has developed Clearbot Neo. It is a sleek AI-enabled robotic boat that...
Isatou Ceesay – Queen of Recycling

Isatou Ceesay – Queen of Recycling

This beautiful book tells the inspirational story about Isatou Ceesay. In the 1990s, Isatou noticed that people were using plastic bags to carry their shopping instead of baskets. If the bags broke, they were thrown away on the streets. Isatou saw a problem and turned...
The car that runs on zero!

The car that runs on zero!

How exciting is this, E.A.R.T.H Gang members! By the time we’re old enough, we’ll be driving a car that needs NO fuel, NO charging, NO input. And it will be affordable, if Maxwell Chikumbutso has anything to do with it. Maxwell founded Saith Technologies...
Retrofitting the Sea

Retrofitting the Sea

Humans have brought our oceans to a crisis point. Coral reefs are slowly dying. But we have the power to change that … with a little help from 3D printing. MARS – the Modular Artificial Reef Structure – was the brainchild of Alex Goad. It was his graduate...
CopenHill Fun Park…

CopenHill Fun Park…

… is also a renewable waste-to-energy centre in Copenhagen. The iconic CopenHill will help the city become carbon neutral by 2025 by producing eco-friendly energy for the Danish capital. As a power plant, CopenHill is so clean that the architects designed the...
From a crisp packet to a stylish bag

From a crisp packet to a stylish bag

Women around the world are finding solutions to the plastic problem. ReCharkha is an inspirational, non-profit organisation with a mission to: UPCYCLE waste to conserve the environment set up rural livelihoods and create aware citizens of this planet! The project is...