Swapp also plans to go beyond the world of retail by putting its refill-o-mats in other buildings such as blocks of flats in a bid to shake up shopping and shrink the mountains of plastic waste the world produces each year.
The route from the Warsaw Development Forum will encompass the whole city and connect squares, parks, gardens, allotment gardens, forests, reserves, forts, and selected cemeteries into coherent walking and cycling trails with unified spatial identification.
A host of Polish firms are helping spread green technology around the world.
Along with being good for birds the revolutionary bus reduces dust and absorbs CO2.
With the widespread use of plastic creating environmental challenges globally, jewellery designer Anna Orska teamed up with plastics recycler Weronika Banaś to create the stunning New Stone collection.
This year, nearly PLN 10 billion (EUR 2.26 bln) will go to support green investments, Climate Minister Michal Kurtyka has said. He stated the money would be allocated for, among other projects, eco-friendly transport, energy efficiency and photovoltaic development.
Inspired by the increasingly popular kombucha fermented tea, MakeGrowLab’s Babcha Boy helps not only with the fermentation of tea, but also of local herbs, fruits and vegetables.
With 460 shops worldwide and selling over 210,000,000 items of clothing per year, the massive international scale means that the company's decisions can have an environmental impact well beyond Poland’s borders.
Run by the Arka Ecological Foundation, the Bike Helps initiative aims to give a chink of light to kids left bereaved by the war in the East.
MakeGrowLab beat off competition from 170 entrants to take first place in the Polish edition of the competition and will now go on to compete in Canada against 25 others for the World prize and 1 million USD.