Deliciously sustainable snacks help fight food waste & your cravings!
Here in Obeo our aim is to tackle the ever growing food waste problem by encouraging people to recycle. To date we have managed to divert an estimated 775,000KG of food waste from landfill. Luckily we are not alone in this fight. There are a number of other amazing companies who are coming up with innovative ways to tackle this ever growing issue. Over the next few months we will be selecting our favorites to feature on our blog.
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Who is bio-bean?
We’re back with another feature blog post and this week our focus is on bio-bean. This nifty little company is the first in the world to industrialise the process of recycling waste coffee grounds into advanced biofuels and biochemicals. Founded in 2013 byArthur Kay, the company has grown rapidly, releasing its first consumer product, Coffee Logs, onto the market in 2016.
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Creating bags with a little less baggage
This week Obeo is adding a fashionable feature to the list in the form of sustainably produced bags. Mamukko is the brainchild of Hungarian brothers, Levente & Attila Magyar. The venture was born out of the desire to to produce beautifully designed leather goods in a sustainable manner. Mamukko is all about upcycling, creativity & passion! The brothers have carried on their family’s heritage as 4th generation creators & designers but have added a sustainable twist. The two operate out of their workshop and shop in Kinsale where they sell an eclectic and funky mix of handmade upcycled products.
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Hello Obeo’ers! Today we are back with yet another feature post and this week we are focusing on ReCreate. We have been massive fans of these guys for a while now and support everything they stand for. ReCreate is a social enterprise that produces accessible & affordable art materials and educational supplies. Continue reading “Reduce, Reuse & ReCreate | Obeo Ltd”
Alright Pumpkin! A Fun-Filled Horticultural Experience.
Located down a back-road in Fordstown, Co. Meath, it’s an area that seems to have become the place-to-be in October. It has a range of Halloween themed experiences available at the neighboring Causey Farm, as well as Alright Pumpkin’s charming Autumn horticultural experience too.
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GROWN : Kate Talks To Environmental Clothing Brand
Grown is a new and inspiring Irish clothing brand. Drawing inspiration from Ireland’s oceans it chooses a natural pallet complimented by simple graphics. The result is a fresh yet distinct look.
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The Dublin Cookie Company
We were so excited when we saw Dublin’s first cookie shop opening on 29 Thomas Street a few months ago. We called in to welcome Elaine and Jenny of The Dublin Cookie Company to Thomas Street seeing as we were practically neighbours.
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Rediscover Fashion was founded in 2008 in Ballymun, Dublin.
Its objective is to address the growing environmental and ethical concerns within the fashion and textile industry. Clothing is seen as disposable in today’s society. This leads to large volumes of textiles ending up in landfill. Rediscover fashion is working hard to change this mind-set. Continue reading “Rediscover Sustainable Fashion with Carrie-Ann Moran”
As any start-up knows finding a good office space can be quite challenging.
We’ve been lucky enough to be supported by Origin8 Innovation Centre in The National College of Art and Design up to this point so we haven’t had to go out hunting for office space in the big bad world yet! But I have been keeping track of the variety of spaces available in Dublin as well as across Ireland as it’s an area I think is really important to a vibrant start-up culture in any city. Continue reading “Tara Dalrymple of SuperPixel Labs On Co-working and Recycling”
Love your house then you’ll love Lilly’s Eco Clean
I love these cleaning products more than you probably should love a cleaning product. I’m a big fan of their branding, their ethos and even the shape of the bottles! But most of all I love that I can read the list of ingredients (without the help of a dictionary) and anything I don’t recognize is explained right there on the packaging. And, did I mention that they work, they really work! Continue reading “Interview: Lilly’s Eco Clean”