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SioTeX Corporation is Transforming the Specialty Silica Industry

A Silica Success Story – How a Business Plan Competition Helped Make a Green Dream Come True SioTeX is transforming the specialty silica industry. The Texas-based company manufactures a specialty silica product called Eco-Sil™, a green alternative to fumed silica that is safer and more sustainable. It is manufactured using rice hulls, a renewable resource

Enviromate – Putting Reuse at the Heart of Construction

Enviromate is designed with one core goal; to encourage and promote sustainable construction through the reuse of surplus building materials at all levels within the industry, diverting reusable material from landfill – Increasing the product lifecycle, reducing the extraction of vital raw materials, enabling the transition to a circular economy and most importantly saving the Environment. Enviromate was the idea

UK Green Crowdfunding platforms merge

UK based Trillion Fund and buzzbnk have announced to merge their Green Crowdfunding Platforms creating UK’s biggest in terms of users. This is an interesting development in the crowdfunding sector, since we have seen a large increase of small initiatives the last years. It can be expected these small initiatives need to start merging as

Engaging the Green Crowd to invest in energy efficiency

In 2012, bettervest.de was born out of the Start-Up-Weekend Rhein-Main in Germany. Since then the team has worked hard to become a fully operating Green Crowdfunding platform focusing on energy efficiency projects. The have just launched their largest project so far funding the installation of a combined heat and power plant with an expected yearly return of 8%

The e-cruizer makes the e-bike cool

Inspired by the 1912 Harley Davidson and his search for answering the current environmental problems, designer Janpeter Eilander developed the e-cruizer. Inserted with European Space Agency (ESA) technology, the e-bike generates the maximum output with a minimal electricity consumption. The Dutch company behind this great product, B4-bikes, is changing the image of the electric bicycle.