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Arrive is a new on-demand, zero-emission, female-friendly taxi app

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th October 2019
London-based tech startup Arrive is a new on-demand, zero-emission, female-friendly taxi app, that is as much for the drivers as it is the users... As the popularity of on-demand taxi services rose, so too did the number of reports of predatory drivers taking advantage of those companies’ lack of vetting to attack women. Still little has been done to improve safety within those companies. S...
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Dolphin helps you find meaningful work

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th September 2019
Job hunting for high impact jobs made easy, thanks to Dolphin, the startup that'll help you to find a job that’s rewarding for both you and the world... Everyone loves dolphins. They’re cute and highly intelligent and inquisitive and they help us to get jobs. Everyone also loves the idea of working in a career they enjoy and in a company that they can be proud to be a part-- Wait, dol...
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Ev.Energy optimises electric vehicle charging

by: Startacus Admin ~ 29th September 2019
The lowdown on Ev.Energy, the innovative London-based energy-tech startup that optimises electric vehicle charging... Electric vehicles are the future, right up there with artificial intelligence, holograms, and the dystopian wasteland that once was Earth. Manufacturers like Tesla are showing that electric cars don’t have to be slow, ugly, and boring, and more people are becoming ...
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Revive creates palm oil alternative from coffee grounds

by: Startacus Admin ~ 19th August 2019
Revive was created to bring new life to coffee waste, collecting and recycling used coffee grounds to create a palm oil alternative... We have written recently about startups doing their part to find ways to deal with waste so that it doesn’t end up in landfills or in the ocean. Whether it is offsetting your carbon footprint with Project Wren, using plastic as a building aggregate with Plas...
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Offset your carbon footprint with Project Wren

by: Startacus Admin ~ 14th July 2019
The lowdown on Project Wren, the app aiming to help us to take the first step in reversing climate change, making it easy to offset your carbon footprint. If you have ever taken a couple of brain cells and rubbed them together, you’ll understand that climate change is the single biggest threat to the human race since we went to war against the dinosaurs. As with so much that we write ...
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100 million water filter cartridges go to landfills

by: Startacus Admin ~ 30th June 2019
Scottish startup Phox Water saw that 100 million water filter cartridges go to landfills every year. This is their simple solution. We’ve written already about startups tackling the world’s problem with plastics. From replacing packing material, to breaking plastic down into reusable chemicals, to turning it into aggregate for building, startups are taking on this huge waste issue wit...
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Plastic focused startup looks to build a sustainable future

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th May 2019
Plastech Innovation is a startup on a mission to reduce the plastic waste entering our natural environment... When we featured BioCellection, we said that an estimated 91% of plastic waste does not get recycled. Given the amount of plastic we use every day, that is a massive amount of un-recycled plastic. There are various reasons for this lack of recycling. Surface contamination can cause the m...
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Startup of the Week - Evocco

by: Startacus Admin ~ 17th January 2019
Evocco - The innovative app that will help you shop sustainably and minimise the environmental impact... Let’s face it - we are all more aware than ever of the importance of ethical eating. We know that what we choose to eat doesn’t just have an impact on our health, but also has a huge impact on the environment. Of course whilst we may have the best intentions and vow to eat and...
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Aeropowder tackles the plastic problem with feather based packaging

by: Startacus Admin ~ 28th December 2018
Aeropowder is an award winning startup, who's first product pluumo, is the world’s first feather-based thermal packaging material. Packaging is a problem. It is choking the life out of the oceans, literally, and can take between 450 and 1,000 years to break down when dumped in landfills. Although we have known these things for quite some time, we have only very recently begun to do anything...
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Fancy some carbon negative ‘craft beef’?

by: Startacus Admin ~ 16th November 2018
Pioneering meat wholesaler ‘Ethical Butcher’ are looking to revolutionise the UK meat market with a their new venture which aims to see carbon negative meat delivered to households across the UK. Farshad Kazemian, the CEO of new venture ‘The Ethical Butcher’, is planning to launch the new service in the coming months, following a crowdfunding campaign which went live last ...
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