Food & Health Archive

A Dutch Weed Burger carnivores love

Inspired by the daunting problem of overpopulation in combination with our dependency on meat for our proteins, Mark Kulsdom and Lisette Kreischer launched the Dutch Weed Burger in August 2012. Made of mainly seaweed and some soy, the burger contains a lot of nutrients and is considered to have a fleshy texture even carnivores would love. The

Crowd butching your meat from sustainable sources

Buy your piece of cow directly from the farmer. Crowd butching makes this possible. Similar to other green crowd funding, participants buy a cow together. As soon as all meat is allocated, the cow goes to the butcher and your meat is delivered two weeks later. Since you buy the meat directly from the farmer,

Top Green Entrepreneurs in 2013

What a year full of Great Green Entrepreneurship! With a start in August 2013, we are 50 posts old and we will continue bringing you the latest content about disruptive sustainable products and services, innovative green business ideas and emerging green technologies. This year ended with 6 Green Crowdfunding Platforms as our most popular post

Dopper water bottle to reduce plastic waste

After watching a documentary about the soup containing a billion kilo of plastic floating in our oceans, Merijn Everaarts came up with the idea to develop a reusable bottle for tap water. ‘In the Netherlands alone, about 500.000 single-use plastic bottles end up as waste. By drinking tap water from a sustainable bottle instead of

Roof doctors make the city breathe again

Make your flat roof contribute to the health of your city. Netherlands-based Dakdokters (Roof Doctors) make this possible by transforming your roof into a breathe of fresh air. Founded in 2010, the Dakdokters aim to increase the biodiversity in cities by making the city roofs healthy and more livable for plant, animals and people.  They