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

  • Masterclass Closing Circularity Cycles

    Masterclass Carbon Reduction and Closing Urban Circularity Cycles.  Do you want more grip on the consequences of Carbon reduction in the built environment? And do you want to recognize the sense and nonsense in material cycles?  Join the masterclass about Green Urbanism and the holistic principles to transform Cities for sustainability.

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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


  • Climate Proof Cities

    Cities ​are ​highly ​vulnerable to ​climatic risks. ​Think of heatwaves, water scarcity and extreme rainfall. What can cities do to become resistant climate proof? Let’s give an overview.

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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

  • Expedition The Channel 2017

    Expedition The Channel 2017. Last year, organisation ‘By the Ocean We Unite’, sailed with a group to the North Pole. This year, the North Sea will be inspected. The goal: Show the plastic pollution in the ocean. You can still join! Click here

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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

  • Californian Desert supplies lots of energy

    Have a look at this Solar Thermal Plant, located in the Mojave Desert at the California/Nevada border. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System uses 347,000 garage-door-sized mirrors to heat water that powers steam generators. This CSP-plant is one of the clean energy facilities that helps produce 10% of California state’s electricity.

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