Millions of tourists visit Bali every year – and they waste hundreds of tonnes of food while they are there. Leftovers from spicy banquets, over-provisioned picnics and un-sampled buffet breakfasts all add to the waste. But one smart tech entrepreneur has swapped his skills in cash handling to food handling – and helped feed hungry villagers in the process.
Chewing gum is messy, annoying, hard to get rid of – and everywhere on our pavements. One enterprising UK designer has decided to attack the problem not with a clean up, but by up-recycling.
Glasses makers Dresden Optics have set up business in a completely new sector, with a product that competes with established players, and that boasts sustainability as a key selling point.