Jump to content

Sustainability Stories from Iceland

Green by Iceland Saltverk

A SPRINKLE OF SUSTAINABILITY FROM ICELAND 

As you travel through Iceland's Westfjords, it seems as though almost every turn presents j...

CircularNutritionGeothermal
The wonders of the Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon - hospitality and natural products

Inspiration and innovation straight from the resource

R&DCircularGeothermal

Pure north recycling

Pure North has a clear purpose - to recycle plastic locally in an environmentally friendly proc...

RecyclingCircularGeothermal
Kerecis

Kerecis

A Westfjords company is pioneering the use of fish skin and fatty acids in wound care

R&DCircularFisheries

Vaxa farm

Upon entering the grow room at Vaxa Farm, one has to do a double take. The lights, the rows of...

CircularR&DNutrition
Marel's FleXicut water jet fillets fish

Marel is stepping up to the plate

Icelandic food processing company Marel is increasing sustainability through innovation one gra...

R&D Companiesfood
Matorka aerial view

Land ho! The future of sustainable seafood

Matorka is transforming aquaculture into a model of sustainability and environmental considerat...

AquacultureFisheriesCircular
Carbon Recycling International's George Olah Plant

Carbon Recycling International

Greener living through chemistry

R&DCCUSGeothermal

CARBFIX AND CLIMEWORKS

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), annual global CO2 emissions in 2019  were a...

CircularCCUSEnergy
A Laki monitoring station on a line in Iceland

Laki Power: Transforming line monitoring for power grid operators

Laki Power is designing and building smart stations for real-time monitoring of high-power tran...

Power Transmission Systems

Carbfix wins two Milestone Prizes in Musk Foundation’s $100M XPRIZE

Carbfix and partners win two $1 million Milestone Prizes in highly selective XPRIZE

Collagen three types

Feel Iceland

For those of you who are not biologically minded, collagen is the main structural protein found...

FisheriesCircularNutrition
microalgae growroom

The future of agriculture and algaculture

VAXA Technologies use sustainable energy to grow pure algae with tremendous yields.

CircularEnergyAlgaculture
Flétta airbag pillows

Circular Icelandic design

Circular Icelandic design with FÓLK, Flétta, and Tinna Gunnarsdóttir

R&DCircularDesign
Dr. Edda Sif Pind Aradóttir of Carbfix

Finding common ground for storing carbon underground

Iceland's Carbfix is finding long-term solutions for carbon sequestration 

CCUSEnergyGeothermal

TABIK upcycled bags

From the high seas to the high street

Circular
Founder Fida Abu Libdeh at Geosilica's production facility

GeoSilica: Minerals straight from the source

GeoSilica is the first company in the world to extract silica from geothermal waters for drinka...

CircularEnergyGeothermal
ORF Genetics greenhouse

ORF Genetics is growing innovation one barley plant at a time

The revolution will be green!

BiotechR&DCircular

Ugly Potatoes turn discarded Icelandic potatoes into delicious snacks

Turning food waste into snacks with an authentic taste

CircularNutrition
President Guðni Th.

A WARM WOOLCOME TO PRESIDENT GUDNI TH.

Only in Iceland – would the president show up to give a special award for innovative uses of wo...

DesignCircularFisheries