In Waai Weekly Impact we bring you the good news. Each week we curate three stories about positive impact worth sharing. See how others from all around the world inspire to make a difference.

Biodegradable Microplastics

Source: Fast Company

Microplastics can be found anywhere, in the Antarctics to the deepest oceans, as it’s used for everythingfrom laundry detergent to agriculture. Biotech startup Calyxia created a new version of the tiny capsules that are able to dissolve in nature. One of the first markets for this product is agriculture, where microcapsules are used to slowly release active ingredients like pesticides. 

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Funghi Fish

Source: Fast Company

The company Aqua Cultured Foods is using fungi to grow versions of tuna, whitefish, calamari, and shrimp. “I honestly believe that has the potential to replace sushi as we see it now,” Palermo says.  

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Renting Out Electronics

Source: Fast Company

The world now throws out more electronic waste than ever before. Part of the problem comes from tech brands, which help fuel a never-ending demand for the latest, shiniest object and are only very slowly moving to make products that are more repairable and recyclable. However, instead of selling electronics, the German company Grover sells subscriptions to iPhones or laptops or e-bikes. 

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