Global waste is growing exponentially while traditional recycling is facing increasing challenges. The circular economy model seeks to address these issues while creating economic advantages for sustainable innovation.
Join the NYUSPS Center for Global Affairs, Urban Future Lab at NYU Tandon, and Urbantech for a discussion on how investors and policymakers can support the growth of this system. The event will feature a pitch showcase of exciting startups who have made the circular mindset a cornerstone of their businesses.
In conversation, Carolyn Kissane, Michael Ambjørn, and Simon Kofod-Svendsen speaking about the opportunities for startups through Realdania and their philanthropic toolbox supporting the circular economy and through UrbanTech's program and its mission.
Repeat Roses is a zero-waste floral business disrupting the single use-straight-to-landfill-pipeline. Its signature service transforms fresh flowers into bouquets that brighten hospitals, nursing homes, and shelters—then composts the blooms to keep waste out of landfills and ensure a closed loop solution.
Kara Water manifests pure drinking water from the air. Kara Water sells Kara Pure, a decentralized, water-infrastructure-independent luxury water dispenser, through distributors to hotels, homes, offices, and hospitals in cities and countries where drinking water is scarce.