10 of the Most Innovative Sustainability Solutions from Cities Across the Globe by @thisbigcity

This time last year we shared ten awesome sustainability ideas from cities , and now we’re doing it again. These ideas are taken from the 2014 Sustainia 100 report – an “annual guide to 100 innovative sustainability solutions from around the world” that launches today. One chapter in the report focuses specifically on city solutions, and this year’s ten are below. All these ideas are already in use in cities. Lagos, Nigeria: Providing Incentives for Recycling in Low-Income Communities “Wecyclers is fueling social change for the environment by allowing people in low-income communities to capture value from waste using low-cost collection infrastructure. Wecyclers harnesses the power of urban communities to reclaim neighborhoods from unmanaged waste using a crowdsourced, rewards-for-recycling platform. Wecyclers uses a fleet of low-cost cargo bicycles to offer a convenient h...

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