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[22 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on BluGrass: Elvira is VPRO Tegenlicht Green Tech Pioneer | ]
BluGrass: Elvira is VPRO Tegenlicht Green Tech Pioneer

Last week Elvira de Rooij, founder of Goodget and initiator of BluGrass (formerly known as Blue Harvest Netherlands), was awarded the title of Green Tech Pioneer by Tegenlicht, a weekly documentary series of Dutch public broadcaster VPRO, comparable to BBC’s Horizon. Out of 93 contestants, the 5 most inspiring pioneers were chosen by public vote and a jury made up of a.o. national sustainability advocate and serial entrepreneur Ruud Koornstra.
As one of the 5 Green Tech Pioneers, Elvira had to pitch her story at a fully packed Pakhuis De Zwijger in …

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[7 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Blue Harvest Ghana wins Making Africa Work Pitching Competition | ]
Blue Harvest Ghana wins Making Africa Work Pitching Competition

During the final event of Making Africa Work on December 6. 2017 in Amsterdam, Blue Harvest Ghana won the pitching competition! This brings Goodget and our local partner Venital one step closer to our goal: we want to add value to seaweed by harvesting, processing, and selling it with the help of the local fishing communities. This not only results in more income for local communities, but also in cleaner beaches, improved fishing conditions and cleaner water.
In Ghana, increasing influx of seaweed is currently seen as a plague. Nets of fishermen …

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[7 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on BluGrass BV: New Name and New Expert Partners for Blue Harvest Netherlands | ]
BluGrass BV: New Name and New Expert Partners for Blue Harvest Netherlands

In the past weeks, Blue Harvest Netherlands has made significant progress. Together with expert partners, founder and CEO of Blue Harvest Elvira de Rooij is in the process of setting up a new company called BluGrass BV to grow and blend the special seaweeds that can significantly reduce methane emissions in cows. The aim of BluGrass BV aim is to turn ‘normal’ cows into climate neutral cows. Using seaweed!
BluGrass BV will focus on 3 issues:

growing methane-reducing seaweeds in bulk
blending a special seaweed formula that can be added to cattle feed (max …

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[16 Nov 2017 | Comments Off on Blue Harvest gets big ovation at ASN Bank World Price Final | ]
Blue Harvest gets big ovation at ASN Bank World Price Final

Last night at the ASN Bank World Price Final in Rotterdam, Blue Harvest Netherlands was the only finalist to get a spontaneous ovation from the audience after a passionate plea from founder Elvira de Rooij. She explained how the climate impact of Blue Harvest can be compared to turning a very polluting diesel car into an electrical vehicle: Blue Harvest turns ‘normal’ cows into climate neutral cows. By feeding them a very special species of seaweed!
It is of course still better for the climate to eat less meat and dairy …

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[6 Nov 2017 | Comments Off on Your Vote = 1 Euro of Clear Climate Impact!! | ]
Your Vote = 1 Euro of Clear Climate Impact!!

Vote now for Blue Harvest Netherlands in the final of the ASN Bank World Prize 2017, your vote is worth 1 Euro!
Go to Voordewereldvanmorgen.nl and vote for our project to reduce methane emissions in cows.
We want to start up our project as soon as possible in Rotterdam so we can start creating huge climate impact.
Please support us, and help us stop global warming.
Click here for more information on Blue Harvest Netherlands.