Formed in 2020, ethy has a vision for a world where shopping doesn’t come at the expense of the environment, people or animals. The UK company works with brands to audit and accredit their sustainable initiatives – giving savvy shoppers peace of mind through recognisable trust mark icons and one convenient, free-to-use sustainable shopping guide app.
As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, companies that are eco-friendly are likely to see increased success.
In an effort to identify the best of these companies, we looked at factors such as how innovative their technology is, how sustainable their practices are, and how community-minded they are.
Our research has led us to pick 10 green tech companies to watch in 2023:
2020 is here, which means the UK target to recycle 50% of our waste is closing in.
In 2017, we recycled 44.3%, which showed our growth of just 3.9% in the last five years. It’s only been until very recently that many people were aware that we might not reach this particular target, and realised the actual importance of recycling. It cannot be stressed enough that we should be doing things daily to become greener and to reduce our carbon footprint.
So why has it taken us this long to promote sustainable plans and products? And why are the vast majority of people still not listening?
There are more than 17 million shipping containers in the world, of which 6 million of them are currently transporting goods via truck, train and vessel.
These 6 million containers make an incredible 200 million trips each year, helping to transport everything from cars to smartphones.
To give you an idea of their storage capacity, a standard 20-foot shipping container can hold 1 million pencils!
However, shipping containers are not just for transporting goods…