The American architect William McDonough + Partners, developed a new full service cradle to cradle business park with 13 offices, greenhouses, sport facilities and more

megacities, challenges for mayors

With innovative technologies, megacities can become more environmentally friendly, increase the quality of life for their residents, and cut costs – all at the same time.

Green & Blue Cities

Green Cities are Happy Cities. Green cities use renewable energy, build with natural construction materials, save energy and store water.

Megacities need strong visions and models to effectively compete on the global stage to respond to the needs of people, the environment, energy and other resources.


CIRCULAR ECONOMY: cheaper resources, more jobs

The opportunities of a circular economy are already proven in a lot of research reports. The most important: Carbon, Jobs and Resources

Circular Economy

  • Milestone: first 3D printed concrete houses

    In the city of Eindhoven the realization of the first of five planned 3D-printed concrete houses will start this year. The project, called Project Milestone, is a world’s first, as the houses will all be occupied. The six parties involved showed the design today.

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On this page: 4 steps for managing climate risks, Trends and Finding Reports, Overview latest flood protecting solutions, Promising systems and Lessons Learned

fresh water technologies

Because methods for purification of water are just as different as recipes for favorite dishes, We have many fresh water solutions. Take a look.

BetterWorldSolutions collected products, trending concepts and more. For You! To build the cooler, healthier and cheaper city of the future. Every dollar or euro spent, you will earn three in return.

Since 2015, Brazilian solutions are considered at the federal level. And not just for drinking water shortage. The water crisis also leads to an energy crisis. Have a look at the whitepapers


  • What’s Next for Cape Town and Beyond?

    How did Cape Town deal with its “Day Zero” water crisis and what can we learn?  Intense drought in South Africa’s Western Cape Province has led the world-renowned city of Cape Town to the brink of “Day Zero”. Day Zero was the date at which residents would be forced to collect strictly rationed water supplies […]

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Plastic Soup Solutions

For the first time, it’s calculated how much plastic ends in the oceans: at least 5 billion tons a year. In this dossier, you will find products, blogs and what you can do to stop the ocean’s pollution.

Catching, recycling and reducing

  • Bin2Barrel recycles plastics into fuel for the shipping industry

    In the port of Amsterdam, Bin2Barrel has started the construction of the factory, which can save 57,000 tons of CO2 emissions annually. The factory will be capable of recycling non-recyclable plastic streams into fuel. The Dutch company Bin2Barrel, focuses on the development of ‘Plastic to Fuel’ projects. By producing sustainable fuel from the plastic, non-recyclable […]

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Blue Ion Continuum battery

The eight kilowatt-hour Blue Ion Continuum battery is a potential game changer. Let's give an overview of all battery systems available. From small to huge.


We can transform to a robust and adaptable structure of power networks, making local energy demand more flexible with less carbon emissions.

Pros and Cons of Renewables

The last few years, more and more researchers discover new approaches, technics and improvements to all kind of renewable energy sources. Let's have a look

solar power

It’s an exciting time to work in renewable energy. On a daily basis, we hear about new developments and ground-breaking innovations

Green Power

  • Roadmap towards a climate neutral industry Netherlands

    A roadmap was developed to ensure a climate neutral industry. International companies in the Netherlands and Belgium will collaborate in order to achieve the Paris targets of 80 to 95% CO2 reduction by 2050. Therefore, eleven multinationals signed the Smart Delta Resources (SDR) partnership. They 11 will develop business cases for the exchange of residual […]

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