The time to end plastic pollution is now

Plastic pollution is a global problem. Plastic pollution is a universal responsibility. Every person, every company, every industry, every society; we must all do our part to end plastic pollution, to protect our oceans and our ecosystems. The Vertical Farming Industry is no exception. We have a moral and ethical duty to do all that we can on this problem. As a young, high-tech disruptive industry, we are in a unique position to lead the way on this crucial issue.

This project exists to facilitate that leadership, through collaboration and transparency. Though our part in this problem is proportionally small, our efforts can be disproportionately impactful. By working together, we can amplify our voice and the effects of our activities. We all want to build sustainable and resilient food systems. Our customers want us to build them. Our planet needs us to build them.

On this website, you will find everything you need to know about what we're doing and how you can get involved.

What you need to know

The idea:
As an industry, we want to help lead the way to a world free from plastic pollution. We want to see an end to the harms caused to our planet, and so to us, by these plastics, especially single use plastics. We've come up with a way to do that.

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People, Planet, Profit:
we have to have all three to be sustainable. Your business is just the same. Consumer sentiment is turning rapidly, against plastic pollution, and the single use plastics that drive it. Your business can be a leader, or a follower. Be proactive, join the campaign today

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Plastic Pollution In The News

Edinburgh inventor creates biodegradable water bottle to fight plastic problem

A Scottish entrepreneur has developed a new eco-friendly bottle that could help combat the growing mountain of plastic litter entering the world's oceans. Edinburgh-based chemistry graduate James Longcroft launched a not-for-profit bottled water firm two years ago, with the aim of ploughing all profits into a charity focused on providing clean drinking water to remote communities in Africa.

Plastic Free Hydroponics

Everyone talks about how sustainable hydroponics/aquaponics/aeroponics is almost solely based on using less water than conventional agriculture. However, going a little deeper leads to plants growing in massive amounts of plastic, most components which are only designed to last for a single growth cycle to a few years.

The disposal design - Sabrina Carvalho - Medium

In indoor farming we often focus on plastic use during production, what material are trays made of etc. Yet, another area heavily plasticized is the packaging of goods. When we think of design we often think of product packaging and company image in order to convince a client to buy product X instead of product Y.