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Polish Startup Picup Launches Europe’s First 100% Biodegradable Plantable Coffee & Tea Cups

3 Mins Read Picup has launched its plantable paper cups in Poland, the first-of-its-kind in the country and across Europe. The Poznan-based startup’s 100% biodegradable cups of tea or coffee contain seeds at the bottom of the filter, allowing a tree to grow after the drink is consumed. Polish sustainable packaging startup Picup has introduced Europe’s first-ever plantable […]

Q&A w/ ReThink Organizer Chris Brown: “There’s Very Little Awareness Of The Impact Sustainability Can Have On Running A Business”

8 Mins Read Chris Brown is the founder and director of ReThink, Hong Kong’s first dedicated sustainability conference that brings together corporates, organisations and nonprofits together to answer how businesses can accelerate change towards a more sustainable future in the city. We recently had the opportunity to chat to Chris, who told us more about ReThink, what makes […]

UN Environmental Programme Awards Asian Entrepreneurs For Post Covid-19 Green Business Solutions

3 Mins Read Nine entrepreneurs have been selected by a sustainable startup initiative launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for their green business solutions that will help the continent “build back better” after the coronavirus pandemic. The winners hailing from Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam and China will each receive US$10,000 in funding alongside business mentoring […]