IKEA cooks up a sustainable kitchen

IKEA has released a new kitchen range made from recycled bottles and wood. The sustainable KUNGSBACKA kitchen fronts are mostly made of reclaimed wood, which is then coated with plastic from around 25 half-litre polyethylene therephalate (PET) bottles. Normally, around 70% of these PET bottles aren’t recycled and commonly end up as waste in landfills – IKEA will […]

Unilever hunts for sustainable entrepreneurs

Global brand owner Unilever is offering a total of €200,000 (£170k) to seven young entrepreneurs aged 30 or under who have “inspiring initiatives” which tackle the challenge of sustainable living. Africa is the biggest contributor to the ChangeMakers competition so far with 19 entries rolling in from east African nations including Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania […]