About us

Meet the Team ...

Gilberto Pereira

Gilberto is Co-owner and co-founder of Better to Earth, Lda. With 29+ years of experience in the glass container industry, he brings expertise and knowledge.

Henrique Miranda

Henrique is Co-owner and co-founder of Better to Earth, Lda. With 30+ years of experience in various industrial sectors, he carries innovation and boldness.

Our Commitment ...

Aims to eliminate all forms of poverty everywhere highlights the disproportionate effects of climate change on impoverished and marginalized communities, …

SDG# 1

The objective of this goal is to build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation…

SGD# 9

By now, it is common knowledge that climate change disproportionately affects the world’s populations …

SDG# 13

In order to achieve the aforementioned objectives, agricultural productivity must double as well as the incomes of small-scale farmers…

SDG# 2

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable. Urbanization along with overall population growth could add another 2.5 billion people to urban populations by 2050…

SDG# 11

Aim is to protect, restore, and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, combat deforestation and desertification, and halt/reverse land degradation and biodiversity loss…

SDG# 15

The importance of this goal is to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all…

SDG# 6

Challenges the unsustainable consumption and production patterns of countries worldwide—consumption still remains an indicator of economic prosperity and productivity…

SDG# 12

The goal deals with effective ways to facilitate and accelerate development through strengthening and revitalizing global partnerships…

SDG# 17

Why Porous Alpha? – Because we care about earth, we believe this is the best and most cost-effective mean to improve its water resources usage, while contributing for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

We are specialized in the application of safe and multi-functional porous material “Porous Alpha”, by foaming used glass and provide economical sustainable solutions within a circular economy.

Technological performance – We research and develop the core technology of foaming glass with the University of Tottori (Japan).

Environmental performance – We carry the beautiful earth to the next generation by improving the global environment.

Financial performance – Porous Alpha saves water, fertilizer and increases yield on agriculture. It also outperforms in water treatment and air deodorizing from livestock barns, food processing factory and composting facility.

Because we care about Earth...

Institutions supporting Porous Alpha