We introduce circular economy projects in Yokohama.
Circular Economy Projects
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.
Coco&K. imports lovely, eco-minded, fairtrade bags from the Philippines. The products are up-cycled from discarded aluminum juice packages. It helps the locals live independently and keeps the environment clean.
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.
Zero Ring is a project to circulate takeout bento boxes in the Minato Mirai area. It aims to solve the problem of disposable containers waste by reusing takeout containers and make mealtime fancy and enjoyable.
Craft Beer Paper
Craft beer paper is a recycled paper made from malt waste. kitafuku Inc. works with local breweries and restaurants to turn waste into valuable paper products to achieve up-cycling.
FOOD LOOP is a project to recycle food waste run by Yokohama Beer. To create a recycling loop, they compost the malt and other food waste, grow vegetables, and serve them at the restaurant.