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Disdain for NFTs in video games is part of a slow green revolution

NFTs aside, the video game industry is often left out when we talk about industries that have a major impact on the environment.

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Pitch Deck Teardown: Mi Terro’s $1.5M seed deck

Mi Terro takes agricultural waste and processes it into proteins that can be used as a plastic replacement, fed as food to animals, and much more....

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Pivoting from tobacco waste to textiles, Circ puts a fresh spin on clothing recycling

Recycling startup Circ announced a $30 million Series B round led by Bill Gates-founded Breakthrough Energy Ventures.

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Founders of recycling startups say the pandemic changed the investment game

For years, startups addressing the recycling crisis labored in relative anonymity. But those who stuck with it are seeing growing investor support,...

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Sourceful grabs $20M to make more packaging less polluting

Sourceful, an Index Ventures backed supply chain transparency startup, has fast-fuelled with a $20 million Series A around half a year after it...

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Blueland raises more money to avoid shipping water around and reduce single-use plastics

The cleaning products you use in your house are 99% water. Yes, the same stuff that comes out of the spigot at your house. With the radical idea that...

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Daily Crunch: Hackers leak names, personal details of donors to ‘Freedom Convoy’ protest

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

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Novoloop says it’s worked out how to upcycle plastic waste, raises $11M Series A

Upcycling polyethylene (the normal ubiquitous plastic we are all familiar with) into high-value plastics that can compete with “virgin”...

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Dispatch Goods takes in $3.7M for restaurant, food delivery container reuse

The company takes on the heavy lifting of recapturing plastic containers, washing/sanitizing them and selling them back to restaurants for reuse.

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Made of Air, a maker of ‘carbon negative’ thermoplastics, locks in $5.8M

Berlin-based climate tech startup Made of Air has closed a €5 million (~$5.8 million) seed funding round, led by Norwegian sustainability-focused...

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Calyxia bags $17.6M to tackle the global microplastics problem

Our world is drowning in human-generated microplastics. And while these tiny fragments of non-biodegradable plastic — floating in the sea,...

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The whole package: How plastics and sustainability startups achieve success

As people around the world become more aware and look to minimize the waste they produce, tech startups are coming up with solutions to help people...

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The toilet paper startup backed by Marc Benioff, Dara Khosrowshahi and Robert Downey Jr. now sells paper towels

Cloud Paper, the startup whose bamboo toilet paper (and celebrity and billionaire backers, including Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Marc...

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