Business ideas

The best circular economy business ideas in Europe

Photo: Landbell

Since 2014, Landbell Group has awarded the Green Alley Award to startups whose innovative products, services or technologies make the best use of resources and drastically reduce waste.

Six startups have now been selected from a total of 177 applications and will compete in the Green Alley Award final on April 28, 2022, live in Berlin. The winner of the final will receive a prize of €25,000.

Ok (Italy)
No more plastic packaging: The plant-based food coating, developed by Agree, protects fruits and vegetables, which increases shelf life and prevents food waste.

Riforma workshop (Italy)
Enabling circular fashion: using AI technology and a digital platform, Atelier Riforma helps the fashion industry optimize the reuse and resale of textile waste.

FlexiHex (UK)
ELIMINATE STYROFOAM AND BUBBLE WRAP: FlexiHex paper plastic packaging alternative has a patented honeycomb design to protect fragile items.

MakeGrowLab
(Poland) Biomaterials revolution: coatings and films with plastic properties for food
packaging can be recycled like paper or biodegradable in your bio bin.

ScrapAd (Spain)
Green Marketing:ScrapAd provides a global platform for the exchange of recyclable materials for
address the lack of information in the recycling industry.

Voltfang (Germany)
Extending battery life: Voltfang’s green electricity storage system uses
electric car batteries to provide clean energy at home.

The six finalists will present their business idea live on stage in Berlin on April 28, 2022. The jury will then ask them questions to determine the winner of the Green Alley Award 2022.