From wind-powered cheese to socially-conscious snack bars

9 January 2008 at 10:44 am Leave a comment

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Anouk van den Eijnde writes:

Over the past few months our global streetscapers have been busy tracking down examples of how sustainability issues like energy consumption and fair trade are playing out in their home markets. The cheese manufacturer Forlasa in Spain produces wind- and solar-powered cheese, using renewable energy to minimise its CO2 emissions and to power local homes.

The American company Peaceworks produces a range of natural foods , such as the ‘Kind’ snacks bars, through promoting joint ventures between people on different sides of conflicts. Five per cent of the profits go to OneVoice, a PeaceWorks foundation, that fosters co-existence in the Middle East.

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Remarkable recycles UK waste by making it into useful (and fun) stationery and office products. This notebook is made of recycled car tyres:

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Entry filed under: Streetscapes, sustainability.

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