The CompoKeeper is a kitchen appliance designed for storing food waste indoors (though also useful for storing dirty diapers, pet and medical waste, and most other types of objectionable material in close quarters).
What other “everyday” packaging could be re-purposed?
This is not just an eco-friendly possibility but would also be a profitable business, because unlike most municipal recycling programs, the business would charge consumers to pickup and remove their recyclables.
In 2004, the new mom had stumbled upon an article about the eco-friendly benefits of the textile.
After three months of trying to get back into the traditional workforce, Christin committed to getting herself back on track, just a completely different one.
Martin Myerscough realized that he was sitting on an immense idea when his son brought a papier mache balloon from school.
The significance of Katsaros’s invention is that it stands to provide light for the 1.4 billion people who live beyond the reach of a power grid, as well as for those who use kerosene lamps to light their homes and workplaces.
The 160-square-metre (524-square-foot) kite, tethered to a yellow rope, can sail 500 metres into the skies where winds are both stronger and more stable, according to the 38-year-old Wrage.
Filling fabric bags with the discarded bottles and then attaching them to pallets, the environmentalist’s island has a house, beaches, two ponds and even a solar-powered waterfall.
RecycleMatch seeks “to create an industrial ecosystem in which the use of energy and materials are optimized, waste is minimized, and there is an economically viable role for every product of a manufacturing process,” in the site’s own words.