Sustainability

A series focusing on different methods to preserve our environment, recycle our waste and create a better future for our ecosystem. 

Alternative Afterlives (1-20)

A series about different burial methods than graves or cremation.

Sustainability #3: Walking for Power

  • PaveGen: piezoelectricity panels
  • Sologic: invented the eTree which generates solar power for parks

Sustainability #2: The Zero Waste Emporium

  • This is a list of zero waste shops featured in the article all focusing on eliminating trash from stores.
  • Wasteless Pantry
  • Package Free
  • in.gredients
  • Zero Waste Shop
  • LØS Market
  • Unpackaged
  • Robuust
  • L’epicerie Loco
  • Original Unverpackt
  • The Bulk Market
  • Stanley Marketplace

Sustainability #1: How We Eat

  • OzHarvest: donate food to the poor
  • Biotrem: create biodegradable cutlery & tableware
  • Salt&Straw: use past due date food in ice cream to recycle food
  • FytoStick: a walking stick that plants seeds
  • PlantSnap: photo app for identifying plants
  • ChopValue: recycle chopsticks into home products
  • Land Life Company: plant trees in arid soil to revitalize dying ecosystems

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 paint for artists
  • HefCel: a biodegradable food pouch
  • Kentucky Coal Mining Museum: made news for using solar panels
  • DB Export: recycles bottles into sand for construction projects

Sustainability Compilation #3: Personal Planting

  • Bios Urn: a funeral urn using ashes of the deceased to grow a tree
  • Life Gem Diamonds: will turn your corpse into a gem
  • Celestis: launches your ashes into space
  • Coeio: encase your corpse in a suit which will decompose you to grow mushrooms
  • Margaux Ruyant: designed a concept for a funeral urn using ashes of the deceased to grow a tree
  • Bionicraft: designed a potted plant concept using scrap food to grow plants
  • FarmBot: an automatic, grid layout, planting device which will tend a garden for you

Sustainability Compilation #2: Innovative Plants

  • Full Grown: creates furniture by growing small trees into specific shapes
  • Reforestum: an app which lets people pay for trees to be planted
  • Nanjing Towers: a planned set of skyscrapers which contain hundreds of plants to absorb carbon dioxide

Sustainability Compilation #1: Sustainable Housing 

  • ByFusion: recycle plastic garbage into plastic blocks for construction
  • Brikawood: construct wooden houses using minimal materials 
  • Conceptos Plasticos: recycle plastic into blocks for affordable housing