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Tap water purification instead of bottled water
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-03-24 19:57:56 UTC
In many countries tapwater is not drinkable without purification because it contains arsenic, heavy metals, pesticides, VOC or bacterias. Even if it is drinkable it often doesn’t taste good enough due to chlorination. People often use bottled water …
Using evaporation to cool the air
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-03-21 13:27:40 UTC
A porrous terracotta pot, 2 liter water and a small fan together cool the air from room temperature to about 10 degrees Celsius. The terra cotta absorbs water from a two liter reservoir on the inside which seeps through to the outer surface and then evaporates. …
RIY. Repair It Yourself.
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-03-17 07:46:40 UTC
The activity of repairing is a form of re-appropriating control on our material world, allowing us to understand how things function and acting as a key tool for the consumer to control his post-consumption goods (waste). Shoes are one of those products …
Bottle caps designed for a second life as toy
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-03-10 11:07:02 UTC
Recycling is a good option. Reusing is even better. Is what the CEO of Clever Pack was thinking “During the recycling process, through the collection, transport, washing, reprocessing and remanufacturing stages, much energy is consumed and an enormous …
Raindrop collector
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-03-10 10:09:40 UTC
Raindrop is a rain barrel that makes saving water really easy by providing a watering can that fills up automatically when it rains. This way, the user doesn’t have to fill the can with our precious tap water, but uses ‘free’ rainwater instead. With the …
Loop stand hall stand
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-01-29 17:04:13 UTC
The Loop Stand Collection is a series of furniture designed by Leif Joergensen for HAY. The collection consists of basic and usable furniture with affordable price tags – and the Loop family keeps growing. Loop Stand is a simplification of the industrial …
Paper vase cover over recycled PET bottle
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-01-23 11:16:12 UTC
This fun paper vase which is put around a discarded PET waterbottle is being made in Mumbai by the Tiny Miracle foundation. The aim of the foundation is to get a slum of Mumbai out of poverty by 2020 by helping them to increase …
Waterworks to keep plants, and their owners, healthy
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-01-15 16:10:51 UTC
Research has shown the benefits of keeping indoor plants. They purify the air of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) that are responsible for lots of health problems and are emitted from the products we use and keep in our environment. Plants also balance …
Smartcharge; a LED-bulb working during power outage
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-01-13 17:17:20 UTC
The SmartCharge™ Bulb senses a power outage, recognizes the ON/OFF position of your light switch and allows control of the light even with no utility/grid power. When the power goes out, the lights go out. The garage door won’t open, kitchen appliances …
Innovative E-scooter Be.e integrates many eco-design strategies
by: Mirjam Visser, 2014-01-12 12:24:06 UTC
The Be.e is an electric scooter, suitable for city commuting and fun trips into the country side. The batteries will allow you to have at least 2 hours of intense driving range (or 60km range) under the worst of conditions. Be.e is manufactured, developed …


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