Zero waste is a pretty hot topic at the moment. I love the idea of decluttering my home, simplifying my lifestyle and reducing my carbon footprint. Talk about a win win! But the enormity of the task left me completely overwhelmed. Where do I start? After a couple of weeks of walking around in circles […]
We like to think of the Obeo Food Waste Box as the little box with a big impact. It’s clean, convenient and the best part is that it keeps food waste out of landfill. But we didn’t just want to stop there, so we’ve been busy exploring other positive changes that we can make around […]
How Obeo customers pulled together to save their food waste box. On June 12th we emailed our customers to tell them that Obeo would no longer be around to help with recycling their food waste. Both Liz and myself knew this was coming and had spent the last year trying everything possible to […]
Join the customer campaign to save our little food waste box. In May of this year myself and Liz, made the difficult decision to cease trading. Our problem was cashflow, the same thing that kills so many start up companies. Obeo wasn’t bankrupt, we had the funds to run the company or put in another production run […]
Deliciously sustainable snacks help fight food waste & your cravings! Here in Obeo our aim is to tackle the ever growing food waste problem by encouraging people to recycle. To date we have managed to divert an estimated 775,000KG of food waste from landfill. Luckily we are not alone in this fight. There are […]
Who is bio-bean? We’re back with another feature blog post and this week our focus is on bio-bean. This nifty little company is the first in the world to industrialise the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels and biochemicals. Founded in 2013 byArthur Kay, the company has grown rapidly, releasing its […]
Creating bags with a little less baggage This week Obeo is adding a fashionable feature to the list in the form of sustainably produced bags. Mamukko is the brainchild of Hungarian brothers, Levente & Attila Magyar. The venture was born out of the desire to to produce beautifully designed leather goods in a sustainable […]
Who? Hello Obeo’ers! Today we are back with yet another feature post and this week we are focusing on ReCreate. We have been massive fans of these guys for a while now and support everything they stand for. ReCreate is a social enterprise that produces accessible & affordable art materials and educational supplies.