Archives: Initiatives

Restoring mangroves by Wetlands International and Greenchoice - 4x4electric

Restoring the mangrove

Did you know mangroves store even more CO2 compared to a regular forest? In this video, where we visit a sustainable initiative in Guinea Bissau, we explain to you why.

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4x4electric Offgrid-Africa Senegal Kaffrine

Off-grid Africa

Off-grid Africa is providing 300 villages in Senegal with solar electricity completely off-grid. In the future, they plan to help even more villages in Senegal and other countries in Africa. 

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Pikala Bikes - Cantal Bakker - 4x4electric

Pikala Bikes

Eco-tourism. Cantal Bakker recycles old bikes to organize eco-friendly tours through Marrakesh. She also uses these bikes to deliver packages and learn locals how to ride a bike.

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kate beer redeeming plastics 4x4electric

Redeeming plastics

Making new products out of plastic waste. Kate Beer has a start-up, Redeeming Plastics, in Morocco to start recycling plastic waste and educate children to do the same.

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Nel Schellekes

Cooking with male cattle

Did you know that meat in the supermarket is almost only from female cattle? Nel Schellekens has her own kitchen at Keunenhuis in Winterswijk. Here she invites people to her table where she cooks with 100% taste and 0% waste.

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Boerderij de Klaproos - 4x4electric

B&B made out of reused materials

A gypsy wagon made of an old site hut. Karin Zwaan has a B&B named ‘boerderij de Klaproos’ in Westerwolde, the Netherlands. Besides her extraordinary hospitality, she offers an old farm to stay in nature, restored with only reused materials.

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