This Canadian start-up turns millions of chopsticks into sustainable furniture

More than fun and games, ChopValue have saved over 32 million chopsticks from landfill, turning them into a range of products. Image: ChopValue

Alex Thornton

Senior Writer, Formative Content

The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Canada is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:


Have you read?
ChopValue founder Felix Böck standing by his products.
ChopValue founder Felix Böck. Image: ChopValue
a picture of a man sitting at his desk using his mobile phone
Work-from-home desk made from recycled chopsticks. Image: ChopValue
a picture of an hexagonal shelving unit
Shelving and wall art made from recycled chopsticks. Image: ChopValue

What is the World Economic Forum doing about the circular economy?

a set of wooden dominoes
Chopsticks turned into dominos. Image: ChopValue
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
CanadaClimate ChangeCircular EconomySocial Innovation
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Lake-effect snow storms: How they caused 6 feet of snow in Buffalo

Michael A. Rawlins

November 25, 2022

About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum