Innovations

On the Baltic coast, an initiative is working hard to create the first plastic-free city in Germany

On the Baltic coast, an initiative is working hard to create the first plastic-free city in Germany 1920 768 flustix

By our author Carsten Gensing From the far north comes an initiative with spectacular goals: A former caterer and his team are working hard to realize the vision of a…

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Independently certified: start-up develops plastic alternative from plastic-free raw material

Independently certified: start-up develops plastic alternative from plastic-free raw material 1920 768 flustix

INNOVATIONS This innovation is causing a stir: The Hamburg-based start-up traceless has developed a plastic-free alternative to plastic and bioplastics. The new material is bio-based but does not consume any…

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German start-up invents method to recycle polyester from textiles

German start-up invents method to recycle polyester from textiles 953 375 flustix

INNOVATIONS Polyester-containing blended textiles are widespread, but also problematic – because until now, there has been no practical way to separate and recycle blended fabrics. That could now change: A…

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Microplastic-free, no particulate matter: ZEDU-1 to become the greenest car of all time

Microplastic-free, no particulate matter: ZEDU-1 to become the greenest car of all time 1920 768 flustix

Cars keep on being major polluters: Not only exhaust gases, but also particulate matter and microplastic emissions are among the causes of mobility-related environmental pollution. A prototype designed by the…

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After deposit bottles, now come deposit bags: Start-up launches smart reusable system for mail order business

After deposit bottles, now come deposit bags: Start-up launches smart reusable system for mail order business 1920 768 flustix

INNOVATIONS The mail order business is booming, despite the economic crisis, several million packages are sent through Germany every day. In 2021, there were a total of almost four billion…

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Transparent solar cells: Will solar energy from window glass save us from the climate collapse?

Transparent solar cells: Will solar energy from window glass save us from the climate collapse? 1920 768 flustix

Innovations recommended by the flustix experts Das Erreichen der Klimaziele wird immer unwahrscheinlicher Achieving the climate targets is becoming increasingly unlikely Because Germany is once again relying more heavily on…

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Zero Waste! Recycling doctor saves cardboard from the paper waste container

Zero Waste! Recycling doctor saves cardboard from the paper waste container 1920 768 flustix

Innovations recommended by the flustix experts The recycling rate is high, almost as if there were a deposit on it: collecting paper and cardboard and disposing of it in the…

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First unpackaged delivery service brings plastic-free shopping

First unpackaged delivery service brings plastic-free shopping 953 375 flustix

Innovations recommended by the flustix experts Food delivery services are the big thing in Germany’s big cities: Gorillas, Flink and Getir are their names, and they bring groceries home in…

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Zero Waste! Cooking classes against food waste

Zero Waste! Cooking classes against food waste 953 375 flustix

Innovations recommended by the flustix experts Put an end to the insane waste of food – that is the concern of the Berlin-based chef Thore Hildebrandt. Hildebrandt, who actually studied…

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Slow Fashion thanks to Secondhand

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Innovations recommended by the flustix experts Secondhand instead of buying anew or throwing away. If you don’t feel like digging through flea markets, you can browse through the closets of…

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