WindPal portable wind turbine

WindPal’s portable wind turbine can charge your devices when you’re outdoors

WindPal is a portable wind turbine that allows backpackers, campers, hikers, and climbers to charge their devices while staying off-grid in the wilderness. When...
Brikawood houses

Brikawood is building eco-friendly houses with LEGO-like bricks

French start-up Brikawood has developed bricks of the same name, which are essentially wooden LEGO. Constructing a house is extremely time-consuming, due – in large part...
Avani Eco

Here’s how Indonesian company Avani Eco is combating plastic pollution

Avani Eco is an Indonesian company that was established in 2014 with the aim of combating the global plastic epidemic. Its solution has been...
Virgin Galactic gets one step closer to space tourism

Virgin Galactic is one step closer to making space tourism a reality

Virgin Galactic is a spaceflight company that has been developing commercial spacecrafts that will take tourists into space. The VSS Unity spacecraft could now...
BioCarbon Engineering

BioCarbon Engineering shows how we can use drones to restore our ecosystems

BioCarbon Engineering is a UK-based start-up that has the aim of planting 1 billion trees a year. And they say they can do so...
urban farming brought to you by Agrilyst

Intelligent indoor farming brought to you by Agrilyst

Agrilyst is a virtual agronomist platform that helps indoor farmers manage their crops using sensor data. Earlier this year, the company raised $1.5m. This...
DB Export is turning beer bottles into sand

DB Export is saving New Zealand’s beaches by crushing beer bottles into sand

DB Export is a New Zealand-based brewery that has developed a machine that turns beer bottles into sand. The company hopes that this will...
Skipping Rocks Lab

Skipping Rocks Lab is another startup that wants to replace plastic with edible seaweed-based...

Red Planet previously reported that Evoware, an Indonesian startup, has developed biodegradable, edible packaging made from seaweed. This is in response to the country’s...
CustoMem

London-based startup CustoMem is using synthetic biology to remove waste from water

CustoMem is a startup founded in 2015 by Henrik Hagemann and Gabi Santosa, who were then students at Imperial College London. Their mission is to...
circular economy in Taiwan

4 circular economy initiatives in Taiwan that deserve your attention

A circular economy is a regenerative system in which resource input and waste, emissions, and energy leakage are minimised. This is achieved through long-lasting...
Seabin

The Seabin is an ocean-cleaning device that every marina needs

The Seabin is a floating rubbish bin that sucks up debris and it is placed in the water at marinas, docks, yacht clubs, and commercial...
terraforming Mars

China has turned desert into fertile land, showing promise for the terraforming of Mars

If we want to make Mars a viable second home for us, then we will need to terraform it. Terraforming (which literally means “Earth-shaping”)...