An App to Help Citizen-Based Environmental Monitoring

It’s becoming more and more normal to live half your life in your phone, checking in and rating places. Ironically, this is an app...

How to Keep Food Cool Without Electricity

Evaporative cooling was used as early as the Old Kingdom of Egypt, around 2500 B.C. As you can imagine, a clay pot cooler does...

3D-Printed Mushroom Brained Robot Detects Harmful Gases

Life Guardian is a cyborg that integrates a 3D printed mechanical part and a living part: a mushroom. The biological part determines and modifies...

Scientists Turn Atmospheric CO2 into Coal Flakes

The need to transition to clean energy production free from fossil fuels, is becoming more and more pressing as climate change is impacting our...

How to Build a DIY Evaporative Air Cooler in a Bucket

Have you ever notice how it's often cooler near a lake on a hot summer day? Especially if there's a slight breeze? It's not...

Building This DIY Solar Air Heater Can Save You $1000 per Winter

The solar air heating collector is a quick and simple way to get started on alternative energy. Although is a quite simple array, it...

Urban farming: growing vegetables on the rooftop of a car park

Singapore is a small country in South-East Asia--practically a city state, where the urban centre dominates most of the island. Land is a scarce...

How to Encourage Others to Recycle (Nicely)

I can’t think of any good reasons not to recycle. It’s relatively easy, affordable, saves your city money, and it can make a huge...

How to Build Your Own Plastic Recycling Plant

In 2013 Dave Hakkens, a young guy from the Netherlands started this small movement called “Precious Plastic”. His idea is to boost plastic recycling...

Japanese Pub Made from Recycled Materials in a Zero-Waste Town

This incredible pub in Japan is a symbol of sustainability. Built in the outskirts of a zero-waste town, the pub's interior and exterior are...