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

  • Glowing plants light up the world

    A team of Russian scientists have gene-hacked two species of the tobacco plant to emit a visible glow — around the clock, for the entire duration of their life cycle. What if, as the sun went down, the unassuming plants in your windowsill began to glow, lighting up the space around them like tiny botanical […]

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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


  • Sandmotor will strengthen British coastline

    The Dutch Sandmoter is building extra protection for the British coastline. Building with nature is the intention of the Sandmotor. Since 2011, an artificial sandbank has been lying near the coast Holland. It naturally feeds the beaches and dunes with new sand and thus keeps it safe. Another sandmotor is rising near the British coast. […]

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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

  • 34,000 km of plastic roads of plastic in India

    Indian fishermen take plastic out of the sea and use it to build roads. Every one of India’s 1.3 billion people uses an average 11kg of plastic each year. After being used, much of this plastic finds its way to the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, where it can maim and kill fish, birds and […]

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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

  • Heat pump clear and comprehensive information

    A heat pump works on electricity. The heat pump extracts ‘free’ energy from the environment (renewable, green energy). With every kWh of energy from the ‘socket’ the heat pump generates 3 to 4 kWh ‘free’ from the environment. Therefore, a heat pump is up to 5 times more economical than an electric central heating boiler.

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