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Cleaner Seas Launch Investment Round to help address ‘Unprecedented’ levels of Ocean Microplastics

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th June 2022
Green tech startup Cleaner Seas, aiming to raise £1m investment to further develop its innovative approach in tackling microplastic pollution in the world’s oceans. A green technology company has today launched a significant investment round to help further develop its innovative approach in tackling microplastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Cornwall-based Cleaner Seas Gro...
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Provenance - using transparency tech to tackle greenwashing

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th March 2022
The lowdown on London-based greentech startup Provenance and its digital solution to verify corporate sustainability. With a (too slowly) increasing awareness of our ability to actually be carbon neutral and use fully recyclable packing materials and being entirely net-zero comes an increase in the number of claims of being such. Not all of these claims are accurate, to be generous. There are a...
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Hazaar - the UK's first zero waste student marketplace.

by: Startacus Admin ~ 8th February 2022
Created by students, for students; Hazaar is a Manchester-based green-tech startup that enables students to buy and sell their second hand items. We have written before about startups created to promote sustainability in shopping, such as Beagle and its search engine for sustainable products, Twig and its ‘bank of things’ to power a circular economy, or By Rotation and its fight aga...
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Matter - the startup with a multi-pronged approach to microplastic pollution

by: Startacus Admin ~ 21st January 2022
Matter is an innovative startup on a mission to develop pioneering technology solutions for capturing, harvesting and recycling microplastics. At this point, we have lost count of the number of times we have written about the severity of the impact of plastic waste on the environment and ecosystem (and startups like My Plastic Diary and The Modern Milkman who are trying to solve at least a part...
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Oxwash - re-engineering the laundry process from the ground up

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st December 2021
The lowdown on Oxwash, the Oxford-based green-tech startup that's on a mission to reinvent laundry services as we know them. We have almost everything delivered these days. Whether it’s the weekly shop, a takeaway, or your nephew’s birthday present (shop local!), the ease with which we can have everything brought to us is too tempting to pass up. Just recently, one of the Startacus ...
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BioCellection provides innovation in plastic recycling

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd April 2019
Plastic recycling in an entirely innovative way thanks to BioCellection, the startup that's using advanced technologies to transform un-recyclable plastics into virgin quality chemicals... Just the other day, Jason Momoa shaved off his beard to raise awareness of plastic pollution and recycling, climate change demonstrators are gluing themselves to things across the UK, not long ago, UK scho...
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The Environment Now entrepreneurs share their stories

by: Startacus Admin ~ 30th September 2017
Earlier this week we highlighted that The Environment Now, a UK programme that funds unique digital ideas that aim to tackle environmental issues, was again open for applications. With the programme now running for over a year, (offering people aged 17-24 the opportunity to apply for a grant of £10K to benefit the environment), The Environment Now has a strong and growing cohort of young ent...
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The Environment Now returns with new £10k funding round

by: Startacus Admin ~ 30th September 2017
Good news for young entrepreneurs in the UK with digital ideas providing environmental solutions - a new funding round via The Environment Now is open and the closing date has been extended until November 14th 2017. The Environment Now is a fab opportunity care of O2’s Think Big that will fund 17-24 years olds up to £10k to create their unique digital ideas to help the environmen...
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