Think about the future of Yokohama with Donut Economics [Experience Report]

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/1/24
On March 20, 2021, we held a workshop on Donut Economics at the Kotobuki Collaborative Space in Naka Ward, Yokohama. 11 participants discussed the future of Yokohama using the concept of Donut Economics with them. This article is an abstract for the workshop. *This event is part of Circular Economy Plus School, which is organized […]
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New Project Added: MAGO GALLERY YOKOHAMA

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/1/24
We have added a new circular project “MAGO GALLERY YOKOHAMA” in our database. MAGO GALLERY YOKOHAMA The exclusive gallery of Nagasaka Shingo, a pioneer of sustainable art. The gallery displays artworks and other items created by recycling e-waste dumped in the slums of Ghana. Their business model connects developed and developing countries and circulates waste. […]
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Can DX be a solution to the problem with plastic containers? [Experience Report]

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2022/1/5
On March 13, 2021, we held an idea-thon online under the topic of “Circular Economy and Digital Transformation (DX).” This time we specifically focused on the issue of plastic takeout containers and discussed how we could circulate the containers instead of wasting them. *This event is part of Circular Economy Plus School, which is organized […]
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Circular Yokohama enters into agreement to promote the circular economy through Living Lab

  • Posted by Rina
  • On 2021/12/24
Circular Yokohama has entered into an agreement with Yokohama City, Yokohama Living Lab Support Office (Representative Director: Yuki Kawahara) and Yokohama Community Design Lab (Representative Directors: Yuki Sugiura and Yuka Mori). The agreement is to promote the circular economy by a public-private partnership through the Living Labs in Yokohama. It aims to contribute to the […]
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How can we make a business more sustainable? Find out the way with haishop [Experience Report]

  • Posted by Circular Yokohama Editorial Team
  • On 2021/12/22
On Saturday, March 6, 2021, we held an idea-thon with Hideaki Omote and Nao Wada from Innovation Design, Inc. They run a sustainable souvenir shop and cafe, “haishop,” in Bashamichi, Yokohama. This idea-thon is to solve issues through running circular businesses and local services. The main topic was “Circular Economy and Startups.” We shared the […]
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New Project Added: FOOD LOOP

  • Posted by Rina
  • On 2021/12/3
We have added a new circular project “FOOD LOOP” in our database. 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. For more information, check the project page on this […]
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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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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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