Circular Economy


Turning surplus fruit and vegetables into delicious products such as jam, syrup, chutneys & sauces

Location: Austria
Submitter: Unverschwendet

Ecopost, Sustainable Living

Stopping plastic leakage into the environment to drive circular economy and support marginalized communities in Kenya

Location: Kenya
Submitter: Ecopost, Sustainable Living

Kern Tec

Upcycling fruit pits to food ingredients for alternative dairy application

Location: Austria
Submitter: Kern Tec

BIGBAG - washing instead of buying new

Safe - sustainable - efficient

Location: Germany
Submitter: BIGBAG Waschen

Saving furniture and the planet with Rheaply

Building the circular economy while diverting furniture, fixtures, and equipment waste from the landfill

Location: United States
Submitter: Rheaply

Circular Solutions in Construction

Innovative recycling and reuse in the construction industry

Location: Austria
Submitter: Holcim Österreich

Recycling Center Retznei

Recycling construction waste to close the loop on circular building

Location: Austria
Submitter: Holcim Austria

Green Sentinel

From waste to recyclables with the RSR process

Location: Austria
Submitter: Green Sentinel GmbH

Bleed X Zanier Outdoor Glove

A multifunctional outdoor glove closing the loop nearly 100%.

Location: Austria, Germany
Submitter: ZANIER Sport GmbH SOHO 2.0

Cradle to Cradle

Accelerating educational and networking activities

Location: Austria
Submitter: C2C NGO


Ethical swimwear collection for all who love design, water, and our planet!

Location: Germany
Submitter: MYMARINI GmbH

Products from aquatic plants

Biorefinery concept utilizing rapidly growing macrophytes in urban areas

Location: Austria
Submitter: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Infinite One

The vegan modular sports shoe

Location: Germany
Submitter: Infinite Running GmbH


Sustainable housing project with decentralized water recycling

Location: Netherlands
Submitter: Hydraloop Systems


Cleaning rivers by upcycling floral waste

Location: India

Ecoalf - Upcycling the Oceans

Transforming marine debris into top quality yarn

Location: Greece, Italy, Spain, Thailand
Submitter: Ecoalf Recycled Fabrics, S.A.


Resource recovery program for regenerative, local agriculture and climate protection

Location: United States
Submitter: Recology, San Francisco's resource recovery company


Ecological, patented raw material for the retail, paper and packaging industry

Location: Germany
Submitter: creapaper GmbH, Germany

The Great Bubble Barrier

A smart solution to plastic pollution in rivers

Location: Netherlands
Submitter: The Great Bubble Barrier

Compuritas – Sustainable IT

Refurbished IT solutions for schools

Location: Austria
Submitter: Compuritas GmbH


Nature-based solutions and circular economy business models enabling land rehabilitation

Location: Greece
Submitter: alchemia-nova GmbH

WWF-Mondi Water Stewardship Partnership

Responsibly managed forestry plantations contributing to wetland conservation

Location: South Africa
Submitter: WWF - New Generation Plantations

Chemical Leasing – Sustainable Use of Chemicals

A triple win business model where tonnage follows function

Location: Austria, Colombia, Egypt, El Salvador, Germany, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland
Submitter: Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology (BMK)


Social Urban Mining: fair jobs in a Circular Economy

Location: Austria
Submitter: RepaNet – Re-use- and Repair Network Austria


A clean successor to fossil fuels

Location: Ethiopia, Kenya
Submitter: NextFuel AB

Demo Composting Plant Oran

Combining zero waste with energy efficiency and capacity building

Location: Algeria
Submitter: R20 Regions of Climate Action

Mumbai Solid Waste Treatment Plant

Waste management and new solutions for the Indian metropolis

Location: India
Submitter: Compost Systems GmbH