Sustainability #1-20

Sustainability #8: Underwater Parthenon Underwater columns help power the city. Sustainability #7: Lego Going Green Lego is trying to use better sources to make their plastic toys.  Sustainability #6: Pela Case Pela Case: a compostable phone case Sustainability #5: HomeBiogas 2.0 HomeBiogas 2.0: The HomeBiogas company has come out with an updated model of their…

Sustainability Compilations

Sustainability Compilation #5: Recycle (or Label) Your Food Zera: a device that tuns waste food into fertilizer Food Cycler: a device that tuns waste food into fertilizer HomeBiogas: a device which converts food waste into biogas LaserFood: a plastic-free solution to labeling fruit Sustainability Compilation #4: Cleaning The Environment  Graviky Labs: converting soot into a spray…

Sustainability #6: Pela Case

    Credit: Pela Case Credit: Pela Case The cases themselves come in a variety of colors (limited by the need to keep harmful dyes out of the compost) and can stand up to stress which makes them good for an alternative to the plastic. They’re available for the iPhone and Samsung so sorry Nokia…

Sustainability #5: HomeBiogas 2.0

Credit: HomeBiogas – Turn Your Waste Into Clean Energy I had previously talked about the company HomeBiogas and their invention which allows you to deposit food inside of it which will be broken down by bacteria into a gas that can be used in your home. They have improved the design of HomeBiogas and now…

Sustainability #4: A Billion Trees

Millions of Indian Trees India accomplished a major achievement recently by breaking a tree planting record, planting over 66 million in 12 hours. The planting was carried out by volunteers in Madhya Pradesh, the 5th largest Indian state by population. The previous record was set in Uttar Pradesh, the most populous Indian state, at 49.3…

Mechanical Menagerie Compilations

Mechanical Menagerie Compilation #5: Futuristic Technology Rob Spence: created an eye camera for his damaged eye Unified Weapons Master: A weapons-martial arts league involving armored suits Exascale Computer: China has claimed to have created the first exascale computer Mechanical Menagerie Compilation #4: Personal Flight Gravity Industries: a man is trying to develop thrusters similar to…

Alternative Afterlives #1: Elysium

Credit: elysiumspace Elysium Space is a new company with an expertise in a discipline similar to another featured company that I’ve already covered. If you guys remember the Celestis company, they were launching the ashes of the deceased into space so that you could have a space burial. Elysium Space holds the exact same goal,…

Alternative Afterlives

Andvinyly – creates vinyl records from ashes of the deceased as memorials Website  My Article Bios Urn: a funeral urn using ashes of the deceased to grow a tree. Website   My Article Capsula Mundi: created a pod to bury deceased people which also feeds trees above them Website   My Article Celestis: launches your ashes into…

Sustainability #3: Walking for Power

Walking Power Credit: Pavegen PavaGen is a company that has developed the concept of piezoelectricity into a real world technology. Just a lab experiment a few years ago piezoelectricity can now be harnessed to the benefit of humans. This form of electricity works by applying stress to materials which upon changing shape generate an electric…

Sustainability #2: The Zero Waste Emporium

Credit: INSIDER Wasteless Pantry All of us need to shop for food and it is impossible to get around. No matter where in the world you find yourself you’ll also need to carry it out with you. This is a crucial difference and people approach it in different ways. Most of us would get plastic…