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New Project Added: Craft Beer Paper

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/11/15
We have added a new circular project “Craft Beer Paper” in our database. Craft Beer Paper is a recycled paper made from malt waste. Working with local breweries and restaurants, kitafuku Inc. produces papers for coasters, business cards, postcards, menu lists, and other purposes to reduce waste. For more information, check the project page on […]
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Yokohama local plastic waste turns out to be a unique asset [Experience Report]

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/11/12
On Saturday, February 27, 2021, we held a workshop at haishop cafe in Bashamichi to up-cycle plastic waste into new products. We cooperated with Mr. Terukuni Hayashi and Ms. Sayumi Tadokoro from Technolab Inc., which runs the ocean plastic upcycling brand “buøy.” *This event is part of Circular Economy Plus School, which is organized by […]
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Discovering the unknown aspects of the city through community cleanup activity with greenbird [Experience Report]

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/10/21
“greenbird” is a trash pickup project originating from Omotesando, Harajuku in Tokyo, which was born with the concept of “a clean city makes people’s hearts clean.” There are over 60 greenbird teams all over Japan and 7 teams overseas. Each area takes the initiative in carrying out local cleanup activities. Circular Yokohama collaborated with the […]
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New Project Added: Zero Ring

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/10/19
We have added a new circular project “Zero Ring” in our database. Zero Ring is a project to circulate takeout bento boxes in the Minato Mirai area. The project aims to solve the problem of disposable containers waste by reusing takeout containers and make mealtime fancy and enjoyable. For more information, check the project page […]
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Sustainable Vegan Ramen made with Yokohama local produce

  • Posted by Rina
  • On 2021/10/6
Another vegan ramen choice is coming your way soon in Yokohama City! The Yokohama Vegan Ramen project is getting ready to serve another vegan option to locals with a new dandan noodle meal through crowdfunding. Initiated by the RCE Yokohama Youth Federation, the project was launched in October last year and has been developing the […]
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New Project Added: Aquaponics

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/9/28
We have added a new circular project “Aquaponics” in our database. Aquaponics is a system of “circular organic agriculture” that crosses hydroponics and aquaculture. It minimizes resource circulation and promotes local consumption to rvitalize local communities. For more information, check the project page on this website.
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New Project Added: Coco&K.

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/8/17
We have added a new circular project “Coco&K.” in our database. Coco&K. is an officially japan’s agency of the Kilus Foundation in the Philippines. They imports lovely and eco-mind bags that are up-cycled from consumed fruit juice packages. For more information, check the project page on this website.
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Active SDG partnerships in Yokohama set example

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/7/30
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious set of objectives established in 2015 to improve life on earth. The SDGs include both environmental goals such as clean energy and social goals such as eliminating poverty. Of course, no one person or group can achieve these targets without assisting and cooperating with each other. […]
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New Project Added: TENTO

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/7/20
We have added a new circular project “TNETO” in our database. Tento is the shared office built with thinned wood Yamakita machi in Kanagawa Prefecture. The office is based in the co-working space “mass x mass” in Naka-Ku, Yokohama, and is expanding to other areas. For more information, check the project page on this website.
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Mori no Oto Community Building Based on the Circular Economy [Experience Report]

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/7/1
On Saturday, January 30, 2021, we held a fieldwork event at “Mori no Ouchi” and “Mori no Hanare,” the activity bases of Non-Profit Organization Mori no Oto in Aoba-ku, Yokohama. The theme was “Circular Economy and Urban Development.” Ms.Madoka Kitahara, Chief Officer, and Ms.Akiko Umehara, Community Design Manager, gave an introduction about their community building […]
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