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OpenIDEO - How might we establish better recycling habits at home? - Less - make recycling a social and collective effort. A mobile app that converts our recycling actions into points that are ranked against friends and communities on a social platform.

OpenIDEO - How might we establish better recycling habits at home? - Less - make recycling a social and collective effort.

OpenIDEO - How might we establish better recycling habits at home? - CycleUp - Improve recycling across your community. 3RD UPDATE: Working prototype with neighbors 2ND UPDATE: Household Pledges. 1ST UPDATE: Smart wi-fi scale to track your recycling rates. CycleUp is a web app for improving recycling habits among entire communities.

OpenIDEO - How might we establish better recycling habits at home? - CycleUp - Improve recycling across your community. 3RD UPDATE: Working prototype with neighbors 2ND UPDATE: Household Pledges. 1ST UPDATE: Smart wi-fi scale to track your recycling rates

YOUR HOUSEHOLD - The app experience begins by showing your recycling rate and rank, using gamification, incentives, pledges and social status to encourage your household to recycle. YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD - You then scale up to the Neighborhood view, where you compete against your neighbors for top rank, using competition, social pressure, and monthly rewards to encourage more recycling.

YOUR CITY - Finally, you scale up to the City view, where you go from competing with neighbors to collaborating with them to become the top ranked neighborhood in your city, using teamwork, group status, and neighborhood rewards to improve recycling across your neighborhood. Social Recycling. MyEarth app visualizes energy saving efforts by letting you save a virtual polar bear. If you’ve ever wondered what impact – if any – your daily recycling or water-saving efforts have on the environment, there is a new app that wants to help you keep track of your contribution in a very visual way.

MyEarth app visualizes energy saving efforts by letting you save a virtual polar bear

The app, called “MyEarth,” was designed by University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Human Ecology professor Nancy Wong and uses a diary format in which you can choose daily activities to reduce your carbon emissions and energy consumption. Tracking sustainability efforts. Street Lamp and Fitness Equipment Blend Into Smart Lighting Concept. Green Dot Award/via Have you ever wondered how the energy expended by joggers or people using the fitness equipment in public parks could be harnessed for the greater good?

Street Lamp and Fitness Equipment Blend Into Smart Lighting Concept

Neither have I. Green technologies – Envi. Today, due to climate changes, political issues, social evolution and the emerging markets, we are...

Green technologies – Envi

Today, due to climate changes, political issues, social evolution and the emerging markets, we are fighting against the clock with our waste. Design becomes responsible for a green and environment-friendly future more than ever. Can you imagine the tomorrow’s world full of «green» waste under the pretext that Mother Nature will do the work? That’s why today’s designer can be more like an “ecological father” of new ideas, for the next coming generations. Envi, is a foresight urban dustbin, promoting composting from biodegradable waste.

This project uses bio-reactive substances based on photo catalysis to accelerate the degradation process of waste, remove bad smells and polluting gas. Source Nothing Else to Do... Biolamp Concept Cleans the Air, Fuels Eco Cars. While we've seen concept designs recently really focus on helping the environment in one fashion or another, we haven't seen many that actually focus on two separate causes at once, and aim to fix both of them with one device.

Biolamp Concept Cleans the Air, Fuels Eco Cars

The Biolamp concept design is meant to not only clean the air, but also fuel eco cars. The design implements solar energy, as well as the usage of a specialized liquid to make the magic happen. The Biolamp is designed to convert carbon dioxide into fuel. This fuel is meant to power the street lamps at night, as well as eco-friendly vehicles. It features a pump that literally sucks the smog and other contaminants out of the air. Urban Landscape concept-WARP. WARP is a concept of green and clean spaces that are self-sustaining.

Urban Landscape concept-WARP

The concrete will be coated with nutritional and recreational vegetation. It will also produce micro-climes. They will support green regions in private and public islands. Flying partage Hobby » Eco-friendly président utilise notre corps à produire de l'énergie. Solar-Powered Info-Point: Self-Supporting Kiosk For Urban Community. Harnessing energy from the Sun, this self-supporting Solar-Powered Info-point kiosk uses the modern tech for people to stay connected.

Solar-Powered Info-Point: Self-Supporting Kiosk For Urban Community

The system consists of two modules: the main one with touch screens and chargers, and the second module being a cross-shaped bench for rest; both of them have solar panels, USB chargers, and LED lamps providing info about events in the city and rest to the visitors concurrently. » Green Air Future Concept Future technology. Green Air Concept by Wang Yi Peng, Fan Xu and Zhu RB is something very helpful for us.

» Green Air Future Concept Future technology

Admit it, we often spend too long in front of our lifeless desktop computer or laptop when working, and sometimes we forget to take a rest once for a while. We are like a machine anyways, especially when deadline is drawing near! However, no matter how important the task in hand is, we have to take a rest regularly every 25 to 30 minutes of work. Phone Charger Concept: StreetCharge by Pensa. Of all the new cell phone charger concepts you can now carry around with you, it doesn’t help the fact that sometimes, we have to scramble when we need to call someone or check a map because we just don’t have a place to charge.

Phone Charger Concept: StreetCharge by Pensa

Brooklyn-based design company, Pensa, has developed a concept that provides an elegant solution the urbanite’s problem with their Street Phone Charger concept, StreetCharge. According to Pensa: In our urban environments, we are often in need of a quick place to recharge. » Concept Eco newspaper of the future Future technology. In order to reduce the production of paper and inks, was created the project "Eco-newspaper" of the future.

Periodical press appears in the new capacity. Gadget is a pico projector, that creates text of fresh release favorite newspaper on the table. In order, to emphasize environmental quality this a concept gadget ,it uses bio-battery power. However, the principle of the device which was not disclosed. Iteresno very probably be reading a newspaper! Energy Carousel – Utiliser l’énergie infinie des enfants ? Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path by Roosegaarde / Heijmans. How the Dutch love of cycling is glowing in the dark to inspire innovation. For a country that has more bicycles than residents, these words will seem unbelievable: "What we see is that the bicycle is getting more popular. " We're in The Netherlands. And Martijn van Es of the Dutch Cyclists' Union laughs as he says the words.

These amazing tents can collect water, fold up and harvest energy from the sun. Extreme challenges await for environmental migrants as a direct result of climate change. The United Nations estimates that by 2050 the earth will have to come face to face with 200 million environmental refugees. Families will lose their farmland and subsistence. For them, movement will become a fundamental part of being human as they attempt to resettle in unfamiliar lands, carrying only the amenities from home which they can fit in their two hands. To provide a solution for this increasingly relevant problem of the not too distant future, award winning designer Abeer Seikaly bases her design on temporary huts of nomadic tribes. The lightweight, portable, and flexible shelters for disaster zones are made of a structural woven fabric that can adapt to hot and cold climates. GRAINE D'ENERGIE - ROLAND GARROS 2014.

One Beat One Tree. One Beat One Tree par Naziha Mestaoui. L'Art numérique et écologique de Naziha Mestaoui. En Slovaquie, un arbre écologique et connecté pour une ville plus intelligente. Le Strawberry Tree, développé par la société serbe Strawberry Energy, est un dispositif solaire unique. One Heart One Tree - L'art numérique et écologique de Naziha Mestaoui.

Villes intelligentes : entre technologie et environnement. Les technologies qui vont rendre les villes de demain plus écologiques. IssyGrid. C’est déjà demain #35 : place aux Green Techs ! Organisées chaque mois dans un ministère différent par la secrétaire d’État au numérique Axelle Lemaire, ces sessions mettent en contact start-ups, investisseurs et acteurs de la commande publique. Ce mardi, l’enjeu était double pour le gouvernement français : annoncer officiellement le lancement d’un projet numérique pour la COP21, qui se tiendra du 30 novembre au 15 décembre, et rappeler la toute récente adoption du projet de loi sur la transition énergétique. « Je veux que la France soit exemplaire, a affirmé Ségolène Royal, Ministre de l’écologie. Nous avons absolument besoin que les start-ups se saisissent de cette loi de transition énergétique pour proposer des offres à la portée de tous : les citoyens, les entreprises, les associations et les territoires. » Plongée au cœur des innovations qui ont décidé de relever le défi et faire de l’Hexagone une référence en matière d’environnement.

L'open data pour mesurer la pollution dans la ville Du photovoltaïque sur votre smartphone. 90jours — Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant pour faire partie du défi «90 jours» Thermostat connecté. Plume Labs - explore and predict air quality in your city.