Implications

Examples

Creatives and organizations repurposing materials as new forms to support sustainability and waste reduction in their sectors.

Capsula Mundi

Forests could replaces cemeteries with this new application of burial caskets

Copia

Startup helps companies monitor waste and donate leftover food to local nonprofits in exchange for tax breaks and waste reduction

BioHiTech

Data-driven approach transforms food waste into renewable energy

WTRMLN WTR

Blemished or misshapen watermelons that are otherwise discarded are now repurposed for a nutritious and healthy drink

Link NYC

Inner city communications network build freely-available high-speed Wi-Fi by repurposing old telephone booths in NYC

Pinatex

Natural and sustainable non-woven textile made from pineapple leaf fibers