An architecture firm have designed a modular concrete sidewalk tile with holes for redirecting rainwater to reduce flooding risks and raise climate change awareness.
Posts Categorized: Eco and Sustainability
A social enterprise company aims to engage people with the protection and growth of the country’s native bird population.
A new durable plastic has been developed that degrades harmlessly when composted and can be safely ingested by fish.
Springwise Chair James Bidwell shares his thoughts on last week’s BBC broadcast “Drowning in Plastic” focusing on the damaging effects of plastic on the environment. With two Springwise Innovations featured on the programme, it’s reassuring to see many more innovators are stepping up to find a solution to the problem.
The first hydrogen-powered train turns hydrogen and oxygen into electricity to power speeds of up to 140 kilometres per hour.
A new project has developed an automated algorithm to separate and identify male mosquitos, which will be used to control the spread of diseases carried by female mosquitos.
Innovators from a US fashion college have developed a method to grow biodegradable textiles using live organisms.
Scientists in Singapore are using a zero waste process to create a probiotic drink out of soy pulp.
The wristband omits a signal similar to that of thunderstorms to deter mosquitoes from biting.
Engineers have developed a way to purify storm water runoff that is usually wasted.
A Kenyan company has developed a new method for planting trees to tackle their growing forestation problems.
A newly designed town in Norway will build a data center that provides heat to its surrounding buildings.
The sustainable house has been built so it generates more energy than it uses.
Springwise explores the world of opportunities open to us in the future through the current work of next-generation innovators.
Researchers have used AI algorithms to allow computers to determine what places are most scenic
Add / Remove Mint Innovation, based in Auckland, New Zealand, has developed a biotechnology ‘recovery’ solution which turns waste into valuable metals. The solution works by using chemicals and microorganisms to bind and concentrate these valuable metals. The solution is also environmentally good as Mint Innovation sources these valuable metals from waste electronics found in […]
Researchers are using a new filter made from jellyfish mucus to reduce plastic waste found in seawater.
Sri Lankan paint company created a symbolic temple paint using waste from Buddhist flower offerings.
A new skyscraper features a folded design that blends solid aluminium panels with strategically-placed glass to reduce heat from sunlight and therefore save energy.
A chlorine-free public pool that uses natural filters has opened amidst big popularity.
Dissolved denim can be transformed into an aerogel.
A drinks company has developed flavoured, edible straws to complement its drinks while cutting down on plastic waste.