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2024 COHORT

The circular solutions from Project Zero’s sixth cohort include an app to help reduce household food waste, a community-driven sustainable clothing store, a zero emissions logistics solution , and more.

MEET THE VENTURES

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A LIGHT STUDIO

A collection of fully customizable, bespoke wood lighting, made-to-order from local and reclaimed materials. A Light Studio aims to counter the trends of mass-produced goods, bringing awareness to the entire life cycle of the products we put in our homes.  

Emily & Jennifer

Victoria

Circular Design

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BROKOL

The Brokol App is a venture aimed to help users reduce household food waste.

Esteban, Ammaar & Priscilla

Kelowna

Circular Design

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CURB

A reuse & recycling collection service for residents living in Vancouver, specializing in items that are not typically included in municipal curbside programs, nor offered by waste haulers.

Nick & Josh

Vancouver

Waste to Resource

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HEPTA BUILDINGS

Revolutionizing the construction industry by seamlessly integrating comprehensive retrofits, modular building solutions, low-carbon products and cutting-edge research in high-performance buildings.

Abdullah

Vancouver

Circular Design

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INFINITE GREENS

Establishing a localized food hub in the Kootenay region to reduce dependency on external food supply.

David, Jon & Will

Nelson

Circular Connector

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LORELEI TEXTILE DESIGN

Using only secondhand materials and natural dyes to create wearable works of art, Lorelei Textile Design is committed to sustainability and inspired by reimagining waste materials. 

Carly

Victoria

Circular Design

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MOSA TECHNOLOGIES

Upcycling discarded glass bottles into drinkware and home accessories, providing people with a simple way to take a sustainable step and make an environmental impact.

Prishita & Ansh

Vancouver

Waste to Resource

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PLENTY COLLECTIVE X FREE(ISH) STORE

Community-driven, accessible clothing store that fosters sustainability by diverting textiles from landfills, concurrently creating a vibrant communal space that encourages local engagement and mutual aid.

Jewel & Wren

Victoria

Waste to Resource

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reFRESH COWICHAN

Developing a unique brand for Cowichan Green Community's reFRESH Marketplace, incorporating more value-added, local items and low-cost local produce.

Kortnee

Duncan

Waste to Resource

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REGENEROCK™

A line of waste-to-resource aggregate products for construction and design applications, sourced exclusively from pre-altered places like development excavations, tunnelling projects and harbour cleanups.

Deanna

Nanaimo

Waste to Resource

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REMNANTS

Seeing solutions in salvaged goods, this venture aims to provide unexpected yet inspirational building and crafting materials already in circulation, with the goal of reducing waste and sparking imagination in makers of all kinds.

Rose

Victoria

Product Life Extension

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RIVER CITY REPAIR

With the goal to keep things out of the landfill, River City Repair offers repairs for outdoor gear including drysuits, boats, plastic repair, and more.

Gordon

Fernie

Product Life Extension

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SHELLTER

Harnessing shellfish waste into sustainable products and reef revitalization.

Raj

Victoria

Waste to Resource

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SUSTAIN GROOMING

Plastic free hygiene and grooming products for men.

Shane

Victoria

Circular Design

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SUSTAINABLY WED VANCOUVER ISLAND

Providing support, education, and community to wedding vendors looking to create a more environmentally-friendly wedding industry.

Chelsea

Victoria

Circular Connector

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THE THINGERY

Design, installation and servicing for equipment lending libraries.

Chris

Vancouver

Sharing Economy

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VEMA DECONSTRUCTION

Providing a sustainable solution for the removal of buildings by using deconstruction as the principal salvaging technique to recover usable materials for reuse and upcycling.

Erick & Vanny

Lower Mainland

Waste to Resource

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WEAR ON KIDS CLOTHING

Working to ensure that each piece of a child's wardrobe is lived and laughed in by countless kids, offering a guaranteed buy back program so that parents can easily and reliably return outgrown or worn out items to us for repair and rewear.

Carlie

Langley

Sharing Economy

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ZIPPLY LOGISTICS

Zipply is dedicated to sustainability by utilizing zero-emission vehicles and logistics to create more liveable cities.

Moreno, Max & Andrew

Lower Mainland

Circular Inputs

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GUEST EXPERTS

Project Zero's guest experts lead sessions in their areas of expertise, provide industry-specific support, and offer tailored feedback to ventures.

COACHES

Project Zero's coaches provide one-on-one mentorship throughout the program, helping their assigned ventures to develop their business model, overcome hurdles, soundboard ideas, and receive industry insights and connections.

2024 Coaches

2024 SUPPORTERS

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