100 Ideas to Save the World

Upcycling in Unique Ways

Be inspired! Introducing 100 passionate stories of efforts and innovations that pave the way towards the UN's 17 SDGs. From the treasure trove of NHK WORLD-JAPAN's rich content library.

Have you ever thought about what happens to excess skins after processing of fish, or coffee beans that don't get properly roasted? In this episode, we introduce four short stories about salvaging some most unlikely things like these that were meant for the trash. See how they're upcycled into various items that create new value thanks to ingenious ideas.