Vending machines and mobile refill units for refilling reusable plastic bottles with staple goods from shampoo to salad dressing in packaging that is designed to be returned, cleaned, and reused. With over 2,000 bodegas in Santiago and plans to expand in the US soon, Algramo, translates to "by the gram", also solves the issue of "poverty tax" where small packages can cost as much as 50% more than the same product in a larger size.
- Circular Berlin🇩🇪
A Berlin based non-profit developing the local circular economy agenda through research, community-building and practical programmes. Good overview of events and initiatives happening in Berlin.
- City Harvest🇺🇸
City Harvest is New York City’s largest food rescue organization. They rescue food and deliver it to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens and other community partners.
Tunisian second hand clothes marketplace.
- Donate Toys🇺🇸
Donate toys that your children have grown out of instead of throwing them away.
- Food Cloud🇬🇧🇮🇪
FoodCloud is a social enterprise that connects businesses with surplus food to charities in their local communities that need it via a software platform.
An online application to exchange stuffs and food between people. Easily discuss, meet and give a second life to objects and food. The more you give the more people trust you when you want to get something.
- Home Exchange
Swap homes with another family instead of spending money at a fancy hotel, as hotels have a much higher footprint due to the constant cleaning, overactive AC, etc.
Buy and sell used furniture to keep it out of landfill. They'll even come and pick it up! I've used this to get rid of a giant sofa which nobody wanted to buy, it was about to go on the street and they got me a cheque.
A Swedish company that lets restaurants sell surplus food at a lower price. It lets you pay less for food and prevent food waste.
We connect neighbors to share food, and other things, rather than chuck them away.
- Open Circularity🇩🇪
Lars Zimmermann runs Mifactori Design & Activism Studio in Berlin. This website is where he shares content & thoughts on Open Source Circularity. General idea is - open source all products, allowing them to be repaired or repurposed if they break rather than ending up in landfill.
- Original Unverpackt🇩🇪
Zero packaging supermarket in Berlin. Original Unverpackt hat sich als erster Supermarkt weltweit dem Zero-Waste-Lifestyle gewidmet.
- Preserve Extra Food With A Solar Dehydrator
A solar food dehydrator is a device that removes moisture from food to aid in its preservation. You can buy a simple one or make your own. Food drying is a method of preserving fruit, vegetables, and animal proteins that has been practiced since antiquity.
- REI Used
CO-OP owned company that sells reused hiking and outdoor gear and clothing with the goal of preventing waste and getting more people into outdoor activities. They offer gift cards in exchange for your used gear too.
- Rethink Food NYC🇺🇸
They pick up unused, excess food from restaurants, farms, and other food purveyors, and re-purpose it into delicious and nutritious meals for under-served New Yorkers.
- The Rotten Fruit Box
100% Natural Freeze-Dried Fruit Snacks from Spain and Portugal shipped to you. The fruit you’re enjoying would have otherwise gone unused and rotted away on the ground. We also think that the name "Rotten" helps bring attention to the serious issue of food waste. Delicious, healthy, 100% natural, with a long shelf life, our freeze dried fruit snack pouches are ideal for home, work, office, to take to school, camping or just about anywhere. Help reduce food waste. Help small local farmers. 100% compostable packaging, ships with your local postal service because it is the lowest carbon footprint option.
Second hand clothes, up-cycled to avoid the electricity, carbon, etc waste of making new clothes, and keeping them from a landfill. Women and kids but nothing for men.
- Too Good To Go🇩🇰🇬🇧🇳🇴🇩🇪🇫🇷🇨🇭🇳🇱🇧🇪🇪🇸🇦🇹🇮🇹🇵🇱🇵🇹🇸🇪🇺🇸
Sell your surplus food, easily and sustainably! Save delicious food and fight food waste. Find your favorite food and go rescue it.
- Worn Wear🇺🇸
A set of tools to help our customers partner with Patagonia to take mutual responsibility to extend the life of the products Patagonia makes and customers purchase. You can buy second-hand repaired or re-crafted clothes, or trade in used Patagonia clothes for credit for new items.