IKEA designs fossil-free future

IKEA and Neste are two companies that have featured on these pages for their sustainable innovations. The pair announced earlier this month they have successfully managed to take 'renewable residue and waste...

Dogless hotdog anyone?

Could dogless hotdogs or bug burgers be added to IKEA's menus soon? The Space10 lab in Copenhagen, which previously produced Tomorrow's Meatball - a reworking of IKEA's iconic meatball, has been cooking up s...

Refugees switch to clean energy

The UN is delivering clean power to refugees. It partners with IKEA and others to provide green energy that can support daily life in refugee camps. This includes the “world’s first solar energy farm in a re...

IKEA bootcamp bags food tech startup

(SWEDEN) A pioneering food-tech company is one of 10 exciting young companies picked to join IKEA's bootcamp programme. The bootcamp in Sweden will provide a space for innovative startups to work with IKE...

IKEA says ‘food is precious’

IKEA is spearheading an initiative to slash the amount of food waste it produces. The company's 'food is precious' platform is striving to support workers cut food waste by 50% across its food operations by ...

Is the UK going all circular economy?

The UK appears to be coming over all circular economy this week. IKEA has launched its textile take back initiative in Cardiff, with its store in the Welsh capital offering Textile Revival Workshops to anyon...

Can startups fix IKEA’s big problems?

(SWEDEN) IKEA wants startups to join its bootcamp programme and work on solving what it calls the 'big problems'. The idea is for innovative startups to work with IKEA to 'co-create' products and systems ...