Sustainability news

Modern Synthesis

Modern Synthesis is a London based biomaterial start-up connecting the dots between biology, materials science and design to develop radical new materials for the fashion industry.

hydroCotton

hydroCotton is a London-based startup helping fashion companies reduce their environmental impact by growing radically sustainable cotton in a transparent way.

The Tyre Collective

Tyre wear is the second-largest microplastic pollutant in our ocean after single-use plastic and accounts for up to 50% of air particulate emission (PM) from road transport. Tyres wear out…

Mo Langmuir

Mo is multi-disciplinary environmentalist, with a background in environmental biology. Her current project, Mapping Greenness, uses balloon mapping to aerially photograph greenspace in the public realm. The aerial photos are…

SaltyCo

SaltyCo is a textile manufacturer whose mission is to explore novel agricultural methods for the production of plant-based products. At the core of this mission is a belief that the…

That’s Caffeine

That’s Caffeine is a unique material created from recycled coffee grounds. It’s discovered process allows the creation of a range of products and surfaces that offer new and exciting design…

Turn and Flow

Our mission is to develop a recycling system for organic pads and tampons. Rather than polluting the planet by sending them to landfill or incinerating them, we want to make…

KAIKU

KAIKU extracts colours from agricultural byproducts for use in fashion and consumer packaging. KAIKU is a sustainable alternative to synthetic colours made from petroleum, which is devastating our environment. KAIKU…

Cassandra Quinn

Multidisciplinary creative investigating sustainable materials and technologies. My maker career involves the research and development of a bio-material that derives from seaweed and crushed crabshells. I’m a materials designer working…

Luna Lab

Exploring the waste from the brewing process, Luna Lab are currently focused on events and festivals, working on a product range including disposable cutlery and plates to replace single-use plastics….

Creative Communion

Creative Communion is a fashion/textiles maker space and social-enterprise, bringing together communities and individuals through regenerative making and education.

Ursa Robotics

Ursa Robotics is building self-driving vehicles for collecting waste. Since we believe that dirty work must not be done manually, our mission is to make the process of waste collection…

The Shellworks

The Shellworks creates sustainable plastic alternatives from food waste. Our aim is to bring these plastic alternatives to market, and so we’ve invented a series of scalable manufacturing processes tailored…

Kṣoṇī

Kṣoṇī is a sustainable body care brand on a mission to extend the eco-mindset from the kitchen to the bathroom via unique, plastic-free packaging. Our aim is to offer consumers…

Indigo Works

Indigo Works mission is to create sustainable ways of dyeing and printing fabrics using a mix of lost and forgotten textile techniques and updating them for the modern age. Currently…

Abbie Adams

Abbie Adams is a London-based designer/ maker exploring the importance of craftsmanship in an age of fast production and consumption. Her practice looks to shift making away from an emphasis…

Rehandle

Up Cycled Market Waste. Transforming plastic Fruit and Veg sacks into one of a kind bags and pouches

Push Me Bikes

We’re on a mission to change how goods move inside cities, building a range of small all-electric delivery vehicles connected to distributed, instant energy.