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Automatically switching off appliances at the outlet
by: Mirjam Visser, 2015-03-09 10:35:55 UTC
The Modlet from ThinkEco is a smart outlet that reduces energy waste by monitoring real-time equipment power consumption and creating an automated savings program. Plug the modlet into an existing wall outlet and then plug appliances into it. The wireless …
Unique footware from rejects
by: Mirjam Visser, 2015-01-19 15:54:01 UTC
For Invert Footwear Elisa van Joolen turns sneakers from Converse and Nike, among other brands, literally inside out. She fashions new soles out of one dollar flip-flops, while using the soles of the sneakers to create new sandals. Each pair of shoes that …
Producing drinkwater from sludge
by: Mirjam Visser, 2015-01-12 09:44:31 UTC
The Omniprocessor can produce up to 86,000 liters of clean drinking water from 92 cubic meters of sewer sludge per day. The drinking water meets both United States FDA and World Health Organization standards. The machine heats the sludge until it boils …
Sexy bath tub, and central heating element as well
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-12-29 10:29:46 UTC
GOOD DESIGN Award for Ben in Bad! from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art design and Urban Studies. Lambrechts developed ‘Ben in Bad’ (am in bath or Ben is bathing) together with Ben …
Espresso anywhere anytime without the need for electicity
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-12-08 17:58:20 UTC
Handpresso is a dream for coffee-addicts like myself. It is portable and manual so you can drink your espresso anywhere. It is compact (22 x10 x7 cm) and lightweight (under 500gr). You create the 16 bar pressure (similar to a espresso machine) by pumping …
Idea for X-mas :Re-usable packaging or a scarf
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-11-25 15:25:49 UTC
Lush sells vintage fabric to Knot-Wrapping their products, which are sold, in most cases, unpacked. Knot-wrap scarves can then be re-used again and again either as bags, or as fashionable head-scarves / neck-scarves etc. They come in a selection of colours …
EcoFridge uses sun's heat and a little water to cool
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-11-25 15:21:17 UTC
When most of us think of “solar power,” we think of panels of photovoltaic cells. A refrigerator introduced in 2009 by British student Emily Cummins used a far more literal version of solar power. Cummins’ refrigerator uses no photovoltaics, no electricity …
Post-consumer recycled plastic outdoor furniture
by: Kelsey Eaton, 2014-11-03 15:58:48 UTC
Recycled Plastic Outdoor Furniture: Cleaning Up The Ocean Environment Recycled Plastic All Weather Outdoor Furniture is Eco Friendly, so environmentalists take note! Cleaning up the beach has never been so easy …
Plastic island cleanup machine; prototype is funded
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-09-15 15:48:43 UTC
Ever since the plastic pollution problem gained widespread attention at the beginning of this century, there have been many ideas for cleaning the plastic islands in the oceans up. But these all involved vessels and nets that would ‘fish’ for plastic. Not …
Sugar and Spice a modular shoe for parts replacement and recycling
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-08-21 14:07:31 UTC
Despite its groundbreaking premise, the Sugar & Spice hasn’t been the roaring success that Patagonia had hoped it would be. The first—and so far, only—shoe of its kind in the ethical activewear brand’s stable, the otherwise unassuming Mary Jane features …


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