FLAW4LIFE

FLAW4LIFE

Flaw4Life worked with farmers, delivery points, volunteers and students to change consumption habits, creating an alternative market for fruit and vegetables that were too small, too large or misshapen to sell in regular outlets.

LIFE TRiFOCAL London

LIFE TRiFOCAL London

In the EU, around 20% of the food produced is either lost or wasted. And in London alone, people throw away around 900 000 tonnes of food each year – that’s around 80 times heavier than The Eiffel Tower. The LIFE TRiFOCAL London team ran a communications campaign...

LIFE REUSING POSIDONIA

LIFE REUSING POSIDONIA

Traditional building materials such as concrete, firebrick and petrochemical insulation produce a lot of greenhouse gas emissions. The team behind LIFE REUSING POSIDONIA took a natural approach to construction. They used dried Posidonia oceanica seagrass as an...

LIFE Impetus

LIFE Impetus

Pharmaceutical compounds are classified as contaminants of emerging concern (CECs). If not checked, these chemicals could pollute drinking water sources and wastewater reuse projects. LIFE Impetus tested new and ecological ways of removing such compounds from urban...

LIFE+ INADAR

LIFE+ INADAR

The banks of most water bodies containing dams are covered with wave breakers made of concrete. These dams have a negative impact on the environment, reducing biodiversity and harming habitats. The LIFE INADAR project team took an alternative approach when widening...

Hg-rid-LIFE

Hg-rid-LIFE

A lot of the amalgam (liquid mercury) used in dentistry ends up in the environment. As it is, 41% of all water bodies in the EU already exceed mercury concentration levels. The team at Hg-rid-LIFE has found a way to reduce these poisonous mercury emissions coming from...