The numbers are alarming: 28 percent of the world’s farm-grown fruit and vegetables end up in the bin. This waste of food alone leads to 3.3 billion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), mostly generated in cities. The three pioneers of foodresQ aim to change all that – with a simple app and the help of a smart accessories. When linked to a smart home system, foodresQ monitors your purchased groceries, reminds you of their best-by dates, and offers handy tips on optimal storage for each item. Designed to serve as an intelligent kitchen aid, it helps to avoid waste while encouraging you to eat better and – ultimately – fresher food.
Berlin-based start-up Pentatonic turns other people’s waste into classy objects – to champion great design and a new, sustainable circular economy.Read more >
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Episode 6 of Challenge Accepted is all about escaping the noise of a busy city. Topjaw’s challenge: chase the silent spots in the buzzing Madrid.Read more >