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.
How to get kids interested in recycling With the school term officially in full swing, what better time to get your kids interested in recycling. Schools across Ireland have been making an effort for years now to reduce the waste they produce in an effort to obtain a coveted green flag. Green Flag schools […]
Upclycling in your Garden With the average family producing approximately 600 kgs of non-recyclable waste per year, it’s important for us, as both individuals & a society, to play our part in reducing this figure. Reduction is key, followed then by reuse and finally recycling. A zero waste lifestyle isn’t suited to all of us however there […]
Obeo’s Guide to the Do’s and Dont’s of Composting We’re on a bit of a composting kick recently. So this week we decided to bring you a little do’s and dont’s list. Knowing what and what not to put in your home composter, will help to ensure that you achieve best results. Composting can often […]
Simple Ways to Reduce Avoidable Food Waste Stalks, stems, shells, these are some of the most common food waste items. Often they aren’t seen as waste because we aren’t always entirely sure of how to use them or if they can be used in the first place. Producing some waste is inevitable for most of us. […]
What’s Happening This Zero Waste Week Zero Waste Week is in full swing and we have been doing our best to keep the waste in the office to a minimum. That means bringing lunch in reusable containers, recycling all food waste & using as little paper as possible.