The Story of Stuff Project
The Story of Stuff Project provides resources on the impact of plastic on the planet and how to live a plastic-free lifestyle. Through education and outreach, the Story of Stuff Project aims to change the narrative of plastic and its role in our lives.
Plastic Free Foundation
The Plastic Free Foundation is helping millions of people limit their plastic consumption. Plastic Free July is a key initiative of the Plastic Free Foundation, challenging people to refuse single-use plastics for the month of July.
Ocean Blue Project
Ocean Blue Project has been keeping it plastic free since its father-and-son founders began their Ocean Blue mission in 2012. To date, volunteers have removed nearly 200,000 pounds of plastic and debris from U.S. beaches.
Based in Australia, Take 3 works to protect the oceans from plastic pollution. Their call to action is to take three pieces of trash home every time you go to the beach.
Lonely Whale is using courageous ideas and community empowerment to drive change that is protecting our oceans. The non-profit encourages businesses and individuals to take innovative action to solve the plastic pollution crisis.
This social enterprise is called Ocean Sole. It upcycles discarded flip flops found along beaches and waterways in Kenya, turning them into beautiful works of art.
New Story Charity
After climate change, homelessness impacts more lives than any other problem. Since 2015, New Story Charity has created thousands of 3D printed homes for people in Latin America giving families security, health, and an opportunity to thrive.
For those fortunate enough, it’s usually the season of stacked cupboards and full fridges, and by the end, overflowing bins. But thanks to clever apps like OLIO, excess food need not contribute to your seasonal trash.
Hey Girls UK
Hey Girls UK is a social enterprise that produces environmentally-friendly period products to help end period poverty in the UK.
Parley For The Oceans
PARLEY is a global collaboration network of creators, thinkers, and leaders taking action to protect our oceans.
The social change organisation Greenpeace turns fifty today. To mark the occasion, it has launched a virtual wall of change, reflecting on decades of climate activism.
Trautmann founded a grassroots recycling organisation with a friend called Glass Half Full. Together they offer a service to recycle glass and slow down coastal erosion.
The C-List, Lisa Potter-Dixon and Helen Addis
Highlighting a lesser-known challenge faced by cancer patients, The C-List is an innovative new website giving those living with the disease the chance to shop ‘cancer-kinder’ beauty products.
Da Bomb, Isabel and Caroline Bercaw
At the helm of Gen Z's shift towards self-starting and entrepreneurship are sisters Isabel and Caroline Bercaw, who built a multi-million dollar brand from the ground up before they even graduated high school.
Gatekeeper is providing young creatives with vital resources and insight into the world of art, helping them to understand the inner workings of an over-commercialised industry. The magazine is sure to blow in the near future.
Satisfying the dairy carvings of vegans and flexitarians worldwide, Oatly is the chief of the alt-milk industry. Max nutrional value and minimal environemental impact is the ethos.
Atelier & Repairs
Founded by Maurizio Donadi, Atelier & Repairs is leading the movement of excess reduction in fashion. The LA store turns our throw away items into one-of-a-kind pieces & partners with brands globally.
8mil tons of plastic end up in oceans yearly, so the work of eco-friendly CanO Water is critical. They pioneered indefinitely recyclable cans that go from bin to shelf in just 6 wks.
Common Table Creative
Common Table Creative are growing a more just and regerative world through storytelling. Their unique films on organic farming are as inspiring as they are informative.
MOB Kitchen, the most student and budget friendly food blog on the web, shows us how to make amazing group meals on seriously low budgets. They're currently at 338k followers.
The Youth Group
Headed by Jack Parsons, this amazing collective of youth first companies all share a common purpose, to improve the odds for young people in all areas of life.
Ecological geniuses Conceptos Plásticos are building homes/schools for entire communities in developing countries, and they're all made entirely from recycled plastic materials. No more endearing way of dealing with a global problem!
The inspiring 4Ocean is mobilising ocean/coastline clean-ups across the globe. With 7million pounds of waste removed since 2017, the incredible movement is growing in numbers every year.
Poor sanitation is still very much a crisis in developing countries, but LIXIL is leading the mission to bring toilets and clean water to the most remote and vulnerable regions.
Jemma Phibbs/James Lloyd are passionate as co-directors. School Space provides underfunded schools with valuable funds by letting out their facilities to needing communities.
Yellow Octopus are one of the top advocates of resale fashion out there. Their app diverts 1 million PCs away from landfill sites every month and they boast affinities with huge sellers.
Gen Z's answer to eBay, Depop has amassed over 13 million users and is becoming the go-to for all things resale. If you're anti fast fashion, this is a digital treasure trove.
Essity is one of the biggest distributors of body form and feminine care products on the planet. Their commitment to demystifying the female body and stigma is truly admirable.
FreeWill is an incredible venture geared towards social impact and giving. In it's infancy the company has already facilitated the transfer of over $1 billion in charity donations.
POM, Vihan Patel
Changing the problematic 'hot or not' dating game. Vihan Patel's innovative app POM is connecting young singles through their taste in music.
French startup Pixpay optimise everything Gen Z wants from mobile banking. Unlike most others it offers a seamless and flexible experience to teens under 15. It's pocket money heaven.