Category Environment

We present all projects in the category Environment concerning the theme “CommUnityInnovation – a model for success“ alphabetically. View all categories here.

DYCLE – ecological diaper upcycling

A woman with a bucket full of chernozem

A disposable item is to be used as top soil for fruit farming   more to: DYCLE – ecological diaper upcycling

EcoTrain – sustainable drive and energy management

Eco Train

Together with local partners from business and science, Deutsche Bahn is developing an industrialised hybrid unit for rail vehicles more to: EcoTrain – sustainable drive and energy management

Jänschwalde – greening of open-cast mine areas

Landscape with a field of flowers

Along with local farmers, a company greens former coalmines with plants from the region  more to: Jänschwalde – greening of open-cast mine areas

NEMo Zero Emissions Motzener Straße

People standing next to each other

More than 60 companies have joined forces to push forward energy efficiency and climate protection.   more to: NEMo Zero Emissions Motzener Straße

Smartsand – high-quality building sand from flue ash

Three men behind different glasses filled with sand

A start-up protects the environment doubly by converting a waste product into a high-quality building material   more to: Smartsand – high-quality building sand from flue ash

Sustainability guides for school, family, and youth

Children in a boat, rowing together and having fun.

Young people from socially disadvantaged families advocate the environment as sustainability guides   more to: Sustainability guides for school, family, and youth

Water 3.0 – innovative water cleaning method

An inexpensive filter method provides people around the world with clean water    more to: Water 3.0 – innovative water cleaning method