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Upcycling Ideas and Inspiration

Upcycling Ideas and Inspiration
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Innovations & Ecologie Découvrons cette fois ci un autre beau domaine de créativité qui est d’actualité, l’éco-innovation. Nous relevons avec enthousiasme les défis écologiques avec ingéniosité. Les enjeux sont de taille: la sauvegarde de nos forêts, éliminer la pollution marine, atmosphérique, la gestion de nos déchets, l’utilisation intelligente des ressources d’énergies disponibles. L’Homme prend conscience des effets néfastes qu’il peut avoir sur son environnement et renverser la vapeur ne pourra que nous faire du bien! Mes mots clés tendances dans ce domaine: #Upcycling #BioFuel #EcoDesign #Bionique L’efficacité des technologies augmente rapidement et on innove donc dans leur miniaturisation pour les intégrer dans les objets autour de nous. Le nouveau plastique AirCarbon L’invention de la société Newlight Technologies consiste à fabriquer de la matière plastique à partir de l’air pollué de carbone. (c) Source : Newlight Technologies La batterie à gravité (c) infos sur gravitybattery.info.

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50 Creative Ways to Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Old Things If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of old stuff just lying around your house. It’s not doing anything but taking up space, but you’re either too busy (or lazy), sentimental or just have more important things to deal with. Well if you’re looking for a little inspiration or a new DIY project, here are 50 creative ways to repurpose, reues and upcycle old things. There’s a pretty broad range in this list but hopefully a handful jump out and spark an idea for you and your home! 1. Reuse Toilet Paper Rolls to Organize Cables and Chords 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends:

Exposition de Fernando COSTA dit "COSTA" - Art Jingle Contemporary Costa, artiste plasticien, taille en pièces la signalisation routière, délivrant des sculptures couchées, lumineuses mosaïques de plaques émaillées. Il recrée du sens avec un talent inné pour l’esthétisme et l’équilibre des formes et des couleurs. En 2013, Costa est admis dans le club très fermé des artistes du 24 heures du Mans dont il signe l’Art Car officielle. "Rouge" Autres expositions

Qui est Boyan Slat, le sauveur des océans ? - - Cartridgeworld Magazine Ce jeune homme sauvera-t-il nos océans ? Boyan Slat, étudiant néerlandais de 19 ans, a un projet fou : débarrasser nos océans des millions de tonnes de plastiques qui l’envahissent, et forment aujourd’hui ce qu’on appelle les 7e et 8e continents. Son projet « The Ocean Cleanup » mobilise déjà une cinquantaine d’ingénieurs et soulève bien des espoirs du côté des amoureux de la planète… Boyan Slat, un jeune génie hyperactif Il a seulement 19 ans et il est déjà à la tête d’un projet très important, qui mobilise une cinquantaine d’ingénieurs. Son idée de génie : utiliser les forces naturelles des océans pour récupérer les 7,25 millions de tonnes de plastique qui les polluent. Des vaisseaux de nettoyage en forme de raie © Erwin Zwart Boyan Slat a développé « The Ocean Cleanup » en guise de projet de fin d’études pour sa dernière année de lycée, et n’a eu aucun problème pour défendre son idée lors de la conférence TEDx qui a eu lieu en octobre 2012 à Delft aux Pays-Bas. Contribuez vous aussi !

makercamp.com DESIGN SQUAD . Educator's Guide Organized by theme, the Educator's Guide has 10 activities focused on electricity, force and energy, structures, and simple machines. You'll need a PDF Reader to view these files. You may download the entire DESIGN SQUAD Educator's Guide or in the following sections: Front and Back Covers Download PDF (1.1M) Educator's Guide Introduction Download PDF (1.8M) Learn about the design process, how to set up a Design Squad club, and resources to help you lead engineering challenges with kids. Sources for Materials Download PDF (267K) A helpful list of where to get materials for each challenge. Unit 1: It's Electric Download PDF (1.8M) Kids design and wire up two devices and put them through some rigorous (and fun) testing. Hidden Alarm Hidden Alarm. Unit 2: Cars, Cars, Cars Download PDF (2.3M) Kids build three cars, using the design process to turn their ideas into reality. Rubber Band Car Make a two-wheeled car powered by a rubber band. Unit 3: Blowin' in the Wind Download PDF (2.3M) Unit 4: Kick Start

What Is Upcycling? | Hipcycle Tires... What Is Upcyling? Upcycling is the process of converting old or discarded materials into something useful and often beautiful. For example: --Unraveling a wire clothes hanger to break into your car to rescue your keys = not upcycling--Stretching out a wire clothes hanger then tying strips of a plastic bag around it to make a wreath = upcycling! Upcycling gives an item a better purpose. Recycling vs. Recycling takes consumer materials — mostly plastic, paper, metal and glass — and breaks them down so their base materials can be remade into a new consumer product, often of lesser quality. When you upcycle an item, you aren’t breaking down the materials. Grandma Was an Upcycler ...buckets made from tires. Upcycling is not a new concept. What’s old is new again, but with a twist. Thrift is still a trend today and a big reason some people upcycle. Also, upcycling is a way of life for people in developing countries. Upcycling Is Green What Can I Upcycle? Get Started Today

Kite power getting off the ground in Germany Despite offering numerous advantages over its rotating brethren, most notably the ability to reach the high-speed winds found at higher altitudes, kite-based energy systems are yet to really get off the ground in a meaningful way. But things are looking up. Earlier this year, NASA revealed it is investigating ways to improve the aerodynamics and autonomous flight control of kites for power generation applications, and now Berlin-based wind energy developer NTS GmbH has teamed with the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA) to make their own kite energy system concept a reality. The team’s “kite power station” would see kites attached to cables measuring around 700 meters (2,297 ft) long, which would allow the kites to fly at heights of 300 to 500 meters (984 to 1,640 ft). “The energy yield of a kite far exceeds that of a wind turbine, whose rotor tips turn at a maximum height of 200 meters. Source: Fraunhofer

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