With the apparel industry responsible for 10% of global carbon emission, fast fashion has become synonymous with environmental havoc. Australian circular essentials apparel brand Upparel is tackling the issue head-on as one of the leaders in the textile upcycling industry. As the first digital textile recycler, they have saved 2,103,621 items of clothing from the landfill so far. The items are then circulated as long as they provide value, meaning 1,122,035 kg of greenhouse gases has been prevented until now.To read more about the company and the environmental impact they have: https://upparel.com.au/circular-fashion/
Planter boxes that utilise WaterUps® wicking cells to create a self-watering planter box that harnesses capillary action to save up to 80% water compared to conventional watering techniques. We have also installed in-ground worm farms to our planter box which can process up to 2-3kgs of food waste per week when fully functioning. This creates a compost known as vermicompost which can be fed back into your garden bed. To know more visit https://bit.ly/3oHGbOX
Luksea a UNSW Founders Alumni is tackling the issue of water safety. Soon the days where you had to lift your hand and wave to lifeguards if you found yourself in trouble will be all but a distant memory.
The high tech wearable water safety device is designed to keep people safe in the water. The smartphone app lets you check in with family and friends while out in the water enjoying your daily surf or swim. While the SAAS dashboard can alert lifeguards with the push of a button.
Learn more here: https://www.luksea.com/
Educonnect is Australia's first innovative digital platform connecting education providers with students directly on a global scale. Essentially, a comparison and discovery platform, Educonnect not only help education providers save time and money, it enables them to recruit, connect and engaged with potential students on a global scale.For students, Educonnect provides up-to-date information on desired courses, education providers, cost and location - all in one seamless platform. Simply - discover, compare, connect and apply for a future in Australia's higher education! For more information on Educonnect, visit www.educonnect.com.au