Alternative Afterlives

Here we will focus on the different methods you can use to spend your afterlife.    Alternative Afterlives #1: Elysium Elysium Space: a company specializing in space burials Alternate Afterlives: Mushroom Burials Coeio: a company that has developed a suit to degrade your body using mushrooms. Sustainability Compilation #3: Personal Planting Bios Urn: a funeral…

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…

Sustainability Compilation #5: Recycle (or Label) Your Food

HomeBiogas HomeBiogas is a company that has created a small biogas system for homes that enables you to generate gas for your house depending on how much waste you have. From table scraps to liquids and even (as seen above) kitty litter, there are a range of waste products that can be broken down into…

Sustainability Compilation #4: Cleaning The Environment

Air Ink+VTTs An Indian company called Graviky Labs has developed a technique that enables them to convert soot-based gases into a usable ink for pens, markers or spray paints. The main piece of their appeal was that this will decrease air pollution overall since it can be processed into a separate compound that has a…

Sustainability Compilation #2: Innovative Plants

Reforestum Would you like to plant a forest anywhere in the world? There is now an app for that! The site Reforestum provides a method for you to pay for creating a forest anywhere in the world which you can then monitor and track. If you’d like to spread environmentalism across the globe with trees…

Sustainability Compilation #1: Sustainable Housing

Brikawood Brikawood was developed by a French company and takes an aim at sustainability in construction. Instead of hammering the wood together the boards are constructed to fit into each other. This way you only need a minimum amount of extra supplies, construction is faster and it’s much easier than traditional methods. Interestingly there are…

Sustainability #1: How We Eat

OzHarvest Credit: OzHarvest OzHarvest is a food rescue business in Australia that takes food which would have been discarded and instead reuses them as meals, of which they have served over 60 million (comprising over 200,000 tons of recycled food). They rescue food from quite a large number of areas including, “…fruit and vegetable markets,…

Coffee Shrooms

Mushrooms, mushrooms, mushrooms, let’s talk about the plants that aren’t. Mushrooms grow upon dead matter in order to live so the natural living space for them is anywhere you can find something dead. Leave food out long enough and if the spores are there they may grow. They streak across forests and wedge themselves into…

Biovessel

There’s a new type of pot available for your plants. The Biovessel design is different from current designs not in an artistic or advanced way but differs in a scientific way. Essentially there are three holes in the pot, one for your plant, one for your water and one for your food. As in table…

Home Farming

There is a brand new way to farm and it comes directly from the brilliant minds of the 21st century. FarmBot takes all the effort out of farming because the machine plants and nurtures the seeds into any type of crop all from a computer program. You can use it not only from a computer…