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Your daily fix of new business ideas Springwise and its network of 17,000 spotters scan the globe for smart new business ideas, delivering instant inspiration to entrepreneurial minds. More at www.springwise.com
Plantable Christmas wrapping paper is embedded with seeds
Celebrations are a time for indulging in certain luxuries, but they can lead to a fair amount of waste. We’ve already written about Throw & Grow biodegradable confetti — which turns into flowers after it’s been thrown at weddings — and now Christmas wrapping paper is getting the eco treatment, with Eden’s Paper enabling consumers to plant it and grow vegetables after they’ve finished swapping gifts. READ MORE…
Living Christmas trees, delivered and replanted for free
Christmas trees are considered an integral part of the festive season for many, but most vendors sell trees that have already been cut down, meaning that by the time they reach peoples’ living rooms the decomposition process is well underway. Local authorities in Paris have already made an effort to make the industry more sustainable by crushing and replanting the trees as fertilizer in public locations, but our latest spotting is encouraging consumers in Austria to purchase a Living Christmas Tree that can be picked up and replanted after the season is over. READ MORE…
Customizable Christmas cards of live festive scenes
It was only recently that we featured an initiative from China Post to encourage more people to send letters by routing them via space. Now Posten, the Swedish postal service have launched a website enabling visitors to take a photo of a live traditional Christmas scene to be made into a festive card for friends and family. READ MORE…
Online order tracking tool for gift recipients
Slice is a California-based company that enables customers to view, track and organize their online purchases from different retailers, in one place for free. For the Christmas season they have launched an additional “Track with Friends” feature that allows users to send personalized notifications to gift-recipients, so those with gifts on the way can track their present without knowing what it is or how much it cost. READ MORE…