Green Construction Works! this is the carbon absorbing stone
This new stone is absorbing carbon during the production process. The ‘Compensatiesteen’ (Compensation Stone) is a spectacular revolution for the constructions industry.
Green Cement is a growing Market
The global market for is expected to more than double between 2016 and 2024 as sustainability becomes a priority for the construction industry. G reen Cement
The global market is estimated to grow at a substantial pace in the next few years, thanks to the rising encouragement from governments across the world. Read More
If successful, the new cement will generate more CO2 reductions annually than all the traffic in a country.
(University Eindhoven) investigates whether cement can be made of a steel industry waste: slag (metallurgy). Prof. Dr. Ir. H.J.H. Brouwers
If successful, the new will generate more CO2 reductions annually than all the traffic in a country. cement Read More
Since the industrial revolution, we use cheap energy sources and special materials such as high strength concrete, carbon and mineral wool. The downside is an increasing use of fossil fuels and scarce earth materials, global warming and increasing environmental pollution. It is generally recognized that, in order to reverse this trend, we need to develop a circular economy.
Circular isolation materials can safely be composted or reused at a high quality level. Better for a healthy living and for our environment.
The circular economy aims to maximize the reuse of products and commodities and the prevention of value destruction.
Contrary to our current linear system, which transforms raw materials into products destroyed at the end of their lifespan.
This Rubber House is named for its use of recycled rubber conveyor belts screwed onto the exterior of the home to serve as roof and cladding material.
PhD Laurens Polgar has created recyclable rubber.
Until now, rubber was only reusable as low grade product, for example used as pegs or paving stones.
By using a different system, Polgar has made rubber that is completely recyclable to new rubber, while maintaining all its properties.
Polgar won with his invention the Benelux finals of the prestigious Falling Walls Lab and is allowed to participate in the European final in Berlin. Read More
The University Wageningen concluded that recent cultivation research has led to a reduction of costs of more than 50%. Sustainable seaweed cultivation is necessary to develop new production and market chains!
Let’s introduce to you the SeaFarm: It’s one of the solutions to secure food, feed, green chemistry and energy in the near future.
As per United Nations:
“The world population is predicted to grow to 8.3 billion in 2030 and to 9.1 billion in 2050. By 2030, food demand is predicted to increase by 50% (70% by 2050). The main challenge facing the agricultural sector is not so much growing 70% more food in 40 years, but making 70% more food available on the plate.”
Sundrop Farms: The company that’s growing food in the desert. Complete circular and green
This tomato farm in Australia is the first agricultural facility of it’s kind, combining solar power with desalination and countering the requirement for fresh water and fossil fuels.
The firm celebrated its grand opening in Port Augusta, South Australia, last Thursday.
MobileFactory: Haiti’s first debris houses
MobileFactory – a dream becomes reality
It is time to demonstrate how to change the world!
Dangerous debris that destroys people’s lives and their surroundings will soon be transformed by into high-quality building materials for poor people to build their own safe, dignified homes. The MobileFactory’s The Flying Dutchman Read More
Circular building is more than reusing the existing structure. All added materials, such as the concrete tiles, furniture and the insulation material, are recycled products and materials.
How do you give four dated bunched offices a second life without wasting material? Simple: build circular.
Energy Company Liander did it.
We have seen it. And it’s an amazing ‘new’ future proof and circular building. Read More
Smart Cable Guard: You will receive immediate alerts of any faults, including recurring hidden faults (self-healing breakdowns) that are difficult to detect by conventional methods.
DNV GL’s Smart Cable Guard online monitoring system safeguards your by pinpointing weak spots and faults. medium-voltage underground cable network
This online multi-functional monitoring system saves millions because of it’s early warning system that prevents your area from electricity breakdowns. Read More
Pharrell Williams Curates Collaboration Between Bionic Yarn And G-Star Turning Ocean Plastic Into Denim
3 denim collections out of 2 million plastic containers recovered from ocean coastlines.
That is what ‘ did, making their new fashionable collection 2015 from ocean plastics. Raw For The Ocean’ and ‘G-Star‘ This is how the production process is done.
Together they will help ending the ‘ . Plastic Soup‘ Read More
‘Cauca project’ in Colombia developed with recycled plastic components by Concepts Plastics
Colombian architect Oscar Mendez is building homes for the homeless, using discarded plastic.
We give credits to the guy who came up with this invention. He is helping so many people and families.
Let’s ensure this solution spreads all around the world. Not just for homeless, he can sell it for sheds, storage, parking garage etc… Great idea!!! Read More
Lego was built on plastic. Now the Danish toy company is investing millions into getting rid of it.
Lego’s mission is to gain a in the world. With a successful strategy, the Danish company already saved 7,000 tons of packaging materials. positive impact
This was said by Tim Brooks, vice president environmental responsibility. Read More
World’s first zero energy and circular hotel. This is Hotel BREEZE
Hotel BREEZE’s air conditioning performs entirely circular. Without mechanical ventilation.
This innovative concept called the ‘Earth, Wind & Fire’ (EWF) concept has been created by Engineer Bronsema.
Briefly the EWF works with falling water, sun and wind. Read More
If the straddling bus will be charged with the help of electricity then the roof of the buses can be connected with the electrical powering channels
Youzhou Song presented this futuristic concept. China will build some huge buses that will allow smaller cars to pass by under them in order to relief urban traffic. A giant bus that drive over cars to save space?
It’s biggest advantages are: saving space and car emissions. This transport concept drives on electricity and solar power. Read More
Spread the word!
This helps the project so much! Make sure to share this information around so others know they can start. The more people know about this project the more plastic that gets recycled!
PreciousPlastic developed DIY machines that enable everyone to build a little plastic machine to recycle all the plastics you can get. For free.
The machines are made with basic tooling and materials that should be easily available, wherever you live.
Now share it into every corner of the world and let the recycling begin! Start your own little plastic recycling workshop
Until the time, all countries are able to filter their ‘clean’ drinking water from drugs: Let’s avoid flushing drugs.
Our , filled with drugs. Think of traces of painkillers, birth control pills, beta blockers, antidepressants and more. sewers are pharmacological pools
The sewers are filled with drugs through our urine and because people are flushing the old drugs in the toilet. It can not be filtered out completely.
Moreover, an aging population means rising drug usage, which is not without consequences for humans and the environment. So what are we gonna do about it? Read More
Drones plant thousands of times more seeds and only needs one worker to pilot multiple drones
Drones to plant a billion trees?
According tot Lauren Fletcher, former engineer at NASA and CEO of BioCarbon Engineering, this is possible.
Flatcher has developed drones that will carry pre-germinated seeds, dropping them in pods from 3 meters above the ground. With drones, he claims to be able to replant 36,000 trees a day.
That’s about one billion trees per year at 15% of the costs of hand plantation.
Hut’s research showed that data from temperature-sensing waders worn by the public and shared with scientists, can be used to decide where the most interesting places are to do more detailed and more expensive research.
A flooding costs billions.
Scientists can predict a flooding or droughts using sensors in a river or ditch. With the new sensing pair of waders, fishermen around the world, help scientists.
This new technology is a lot cheaper.
The all-IP flat network architecture of LTE, makes the smart meter well-suited for use by electric utilities
SmartMeters are hot. A next generation 4G LTE smart metering solution for households provides broad territory coverage, low latency and network longevity, using the fastest available today. 4G LTE technology
This solution will save energy companies (and households) millions of dollars because:
than the old ones cheaper remote control is possible
they enable high speed
these high performances smart grid applications, deliver broad territory coverage
Next generation Smart Meter with 4G LTE network to enable high-speed, high-performance smart grid applications that deliver broad territory coverage, low latency
Have you already heard about the next generation smart meters?
The meters are equipped with . LTE technology (4G)
A Dutch energy company saves 118 million euro’s (128 USD) comparing the ‘old’ smart meters. Read More
Dutch students Start Up ‘Team FAST’ is building world’s first car on formic acid. For this high potential technology, the team was honored with the Brains Award 2015.
Is Formic Acid the , cars are waiting for? high potential new technology
After , it seems to be a high potential one. Hydrogen
Formic Acid is produced by using electricity. Wind farms or supply the power that is needed for the production of Formic Acid, thus it is completely carbon neutral. solar panels Read More
The rubbish bin, designed to float in marinas, inland waterways, residential lakes and harbors, catches floating debris and liquids by sucking water from the surface and letting if flow out through the bottom of the structure, trapping waste in a catch bag.
Do you love your boat? And do you want to clean up the water in the harbor? This is what we have for you. This genius bucket can suck garbage right out of the ocean.
It’s called the SeaBin and it works just like a fish tank filter. Let’s get rid of the plastic soup. Read More
The hollow structure there is room for other infrastructure such as cables, pipes and water
VolkerWessels construction company introduced the concept Plastic ; a concept of plastic that is circular, quick to apply and also hardwearing. Road Read More
MetriBox gives quick insights from your business energy usage
Do you want your business energy insights directly in a dashboard?
CimPro introduced a mobile measuring kit and an online portal for . energy data
From now, you will have insights in the the energy consumption of plant, machinery, buildings, or parts of it. Read More