Sustainable Solutions for Food Industry

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In today’s world there is an obvious challenge of feeding a growing population, while at the same time minimizing the global impacts of food production. The food that is produced in a conventional manner has a significant impact on the environment, through pollution, toxic pesticides and insecticides, etc. In fact, many of today’s systems for food production are compromising the…

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Backgrounds of Startups Companies in Cleantech

Startups Companies in Cleantech

Based on an analysis of some key startups in the algae alternative energy sector, and based on interactions with a number of other small aspiring startups in the industry, the following are the typical characteristics of an algae cleanteach company startup: 1.  It is typically started by a small group of people. 2. Most of them start off with their…

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Turn your green business into success

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The changing consumer behavior towards green products opens up lots of opportunities to start a green business. Have a look at the following parameters to evaluate the opportunities for “enviropreneurs”: Proximity to your existing business line Innovation index Risk return portfolio of the opportunity Classify into manufacturing/ service/ trading opportunity What is your market and how well are you already…

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Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

What is energy efficiency? In plain simple it is efficient energy use and energy conservation. The efficient use of energy and renewable energy are said to be the pillars of sustainable energy policy. According to the IEA, improved energy efficient buildings, industrial processes and transportation could reduce the world’s energy needs in 2050 by one third. Efforts in this field…

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Waste to Energy Technologies and Pathways

Waste to Energy

Waste to energy is a proven and environmentally sound technology that provides alternative energy sources. Every year tons and tons of waste are generated all over the world. Despite our best efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle, waste keeps arising. Globally the estimated quantity of just the solid wastes generation is 1.2 kg per person per day (1.3 billion tonnes…

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