Faircado raises $3M to nudge people to buy pre-owned goods

Faircado in Tech Crunch

Berlin-based Faircado has built a browser extension that aims to solve the second-hand problem. The company wants to become the discovery layer for pre-owned goods, and has raised €3 million in a round led by World Fund. Accel, General Catalyst, Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA, Northzone, BackBone Ventures, Earlybird, and Minc accelerator also participated.

Recycling Responsibly | Zero Waste Series #5

Recycling as 5th step in the pyramid of the 5 Rs of Zero Waste

In this last post of our series covering the 5 R’s of Zero Waste, we are closing the loop on resource consumption by talking about Responsible Recycling. Ready to take your environmental commitment to the next level? Let’s dive into the key steps of how your journey towards Zero Waste can become a successful one […]

Repurpose: Give Your Trash a New Life | Zero Waste Series #4

Aspect of repurposing items as 4th step in the pyramid of the 5 Rs of Zero Waste

Our exploration of the Zero Waste principles leads us to the fourth R: Repurposing. While the first three R’s focus on minimizing waste in the first place, repurposing empowers us to give a second life to items that might otherwise be discarded. Often referred to as “upcycling,” repurposing involves creatively transforming old items into something […]

From Trash to Treasure – The Joy of Reusing | Zero Waste Series #3

Aspect of reusing items as 3rd step in the pyramid of the 5 Rs of Zero Waste

Have you ever looked at an item and thought “This can’t be thrown away!”? You’re not alone! Reusing is the third R in the 5 R’s of zero waste, and it’s all about finding new life for things you already own. In this series of articles we delve into the 5 R’s of Zero Waste: […]

The Art of Reducing Your Consumption | Zero Waste Series #2

Aspect of reducing consumption as 2nd step in the pyramid of the 5 Rs of Zero Waste

In this series of articles we delve into the 5 R’s of Zero Waste: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle. Each day we’ll tackle a different R, sharing practical tips and inspiration to reduce your environmental footprint and create a more sustainable future. In part two of the Zero Waste series leading up to International […]

How Refusal Can Lead to a More Sustainable Future | Zero Waste Series #1

Aspect of refusing consumption in the pyramid of the 5 Rs of Zero Waste

Mark your calendars! International Day of Zero Waste is just around the corner, and this blog post series is your ultimate guide to embracing a lifestyle that minimizes waste and maximizes impact. In this series of articles we’ll delve into the 5 R’s of Zero Waste: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle. Each day we’ll […]

6 Essential Feminist Books for International Women’s Day

all feminist books covered in blogpost

Navigating the complexities of the modern world can be a challenging experience, especially if you’re a woman. Societal expectations, ingrained biases, and a historical lack of representation create an environment where women’s needs and experiences are often overlooked or misunderstood. This curated list of books aims to address these issues by offering diverse perspectives from […]

Best Books to Read for Valentine’s

All books recommended for Valentine's

Forget the red roses and heart-shaped chocolates this Valentine’s Day! Dive into the world of love with a carefully curated selection of books. Whether you’re celebrating with a significant other, cherishing self-love, or simply enjoying the spirit of romance, you’ll find a title in here for you.   “All About Love: New Visions” by Bell […]