Chances are you own an H&M T-shirt and a Philips light bulb. What these two have in common is that they're both the product of something called "circular economy". Here's how it works, and why it's so important—for every business, including our own.
Petrol station. Soon, these words will make their way to your history books—and that’s a great thing. Gas stations are used to fill up traditional car engines with fossil fuels, such as gasoline and diesel. But now that electric cars are expected to make up 54% of global car sales by 2040, chances are that you won’t need to ever use a petrol station.
What do you do when your city is ranked the fourth most unfavorable place to live in in the UK? You look at the causes, you understand your situation, and you take action, right?
Designed by the renowned Rem Koolhaas, Timmerhuis is an architectural giant that connects the old with the new in the City of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Timmerhuis' beating heart for sustainability hasn't gone unnoticed. In fact, it's the first multi-use building in The Netherlands to receive the prestigious BREAAM Excellent certification.
Insta-famous canals, dazzling dance scenes, and centuries worth of cultural heritage. Amsterdam is a city dear to many wanderers of the world. And we've had the honor to call it our home for the past two years. We do believe though, that the most beautiful thing about this city, is yet in the making.
Over the past few months, Nature’s Pride has become the proud owner of 32 charging points at its office parking facility. We couldn’t be happier to see yet another business taking the greener route. So we visited Facility Manager, Michael Pleijsier to express our gratitude, while learning more about Nature’s Pride’s sustainability efforts and its vision for electric cars...
Earlier this year, along with 16 other municipalities, the Municipality of Rotterdam put together a comprehensive tender for adding more charging stations to the streets: an extension of up to 4,000 new charging points for electric cars in its entire concession area, of which 1,800 in the City of Rotterdam.
Today, is a special day. We've reached +40,000 charging points together with Top Chef Ron Blaauw, who has installed our 40,000th charging point at one of his establishments, Central Park, by Ron Blaauw in The Netherlands. Eat, sleep and charge. Now that's the new "all-inclusive".
This week, we'll be enjoying our meal courses fixed by some of the country's greatest chefs for a fraction of the menu price. Over 750 restaurants will be participating in the Dutch National Restaurant Week between March 30th and April 10th. While topping off our tummies, wouldn't it be nice if we could top off our electric tank too?
The city of Amsterdam has awarded EV-Box with a contract to expand and operate its EV charging stations in collaboration with Nuon-Heijmans. A winning combination, which will help the municipality to rapidly increase the number of charging stations and reach its goal of 4.000 charging points by 2018.