Posts Tagged:eco-friendly

Turn Your Coffee Cup Into Trees

New biodegradable design turns your coffee cup into trees instead of trash. Alex Henige has developed a revolutionary coffee cup design that lets you get your morning boost and plant a tree. 400 million cups of coffee are consumed every day in America and usually thrown straight into the trash. That’s over 146 billions cups…

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This 14-year-old will fix the planet before she graduates

In a dream world, every kid’s resume would look a lot like Maya Penn’s. Her dizzying fount of accomplishments by the tender age of 14 puts us all to shame. The multi-talented wunderkind is — so far! — an eco-fashion designer, children’s book author, artist, animator, coder, public speaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and environmentalist. She founded…

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Swimming pool mushrooms

It’s Circular Economy at it’s finest: the Rotterzwam project! This edible mushroom project based in Rotterdam is all about growing very tasty mushrooms in an abandoned pool. Not too long ago two young entrepreneurs Siemen Cox and Mark Slegers started growing mushrooms on coffee grounds and coffee zests. Cox had read Gunter Pauli’s The Blue…

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Bioplastic out of banana peels

Elif Bilgin, the 16-year-old scientist makes bioplastic out of banana peels. Her eco-friendly invention wins the Science in Action Award in the Google Science Fair.

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