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23 Oct, 2018

How This Company Is Reimagining Solar Energy

     Most times you see solar energy in action, it is usually with stationary rectangular panels.  In fact, there's not much action going on at all. SmartFlower is changing that.  It is a new form of solar energy that claims to produce energy with 40% more efficiency than your standard solar panels. The SmartFlower is designed and inspired by the...

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10 Oct, 2018

5 Ways You Can Help Support Your Mental Health

     Today is World Mental Health Day, a day that serves to help educate on mental health issues and raise awareness against the social stigma. Most of us know someone dealing with mental health issues or are dealing with them ourselves.  In honor of World Mental Health Day, here are 5 ways to help support your mental health.  ...

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09 Oct, 2018

Elon Musk Pays for Water Filtration Systems in Flint Schools

     A few days ago the FlintSchools twitter account tweeted out "Thank you @elonmusk and @MuskFoundation for investing in the health/future well-being FCS Students! Your generous donation will help us replace ALL water fountains w/NEW WATER STATIONS & WATER FILTRATION at ALL SCHOOLS! Looking forward to our burgeoning partnership! More to come!" This follows a tweet that Elon Musk...

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18 Sep, 2018

The First 'PlasticRoad' Opens in the Netherlands

     For years asphalt and concrete have been the standard when it comes to paving roads and they still are, but some new unorthodox methods are coming on to the scene and challenging the traditional idea of roads. In the Netherlands, they have recently taken an extremely progressive and alternative approach to asphalt.  They have recently created a bike...

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31 Aug, 2018

Floating Recycled Park Modules

     A few days ago we posted about The Ocean Cleanup which deployed a giant device to help clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.  The act of cleaning up plastic waste begs to ask another question; what do we do with all the plastics collected?  Well, instead of dumping them somewhere the most logical solution is to reuse!...

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13 Aug, 2018

New Zealand to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

   On Friday, the Prime Minister of New Zealand announced that over the next year, in efforts to protect marine life and reduce pollution, the country will ban single-use plastic bags.  This is obviously a huge decision that will directly affect coastal and marine life in New Zealand.  This year, around 65,000 people in New Zealand signed a petition for...

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02 Aug, 2018

Why Plastic Straws Suck

     We recently posted about how Starbucks is aiming to completely get rid of plastic straws at its locations.  There have also been start-ups that have created reusable straws to combat the plastic straw problem.  This may have you wondering why all the fuss about plastic straws and "Why do plastic straws suck?"  Well, there are many reasons.  One is...

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24 Jul, 2018

The Only Water Jug that Knows How to Multitask

   It goes without saying how essential hydration is in our everyday lives and especially when working out.  In fact, if you visit your local gym you can spot plenty of gym-goers carrying around a water-bottle, jug, or workout supplement.  Well, Hydration Junkie has introduced the only water jug that knows how to multi-task.  It truly is the jug to...

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18 Jul, 2018

The Perfect Bamboo Basics | By Nooboo

      Here at Superego we are huge advocates of the hemp plant, but there are many renewable and sustainable alternatives to cotton and harmful synthetic fabrics.  Bamboo is another one of these plants that has a minimal impact on the environment, requiring only sunlight and rain to grow, without the use of any pesticides and fertilizers.  Nooboo is a brand...

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16 Jul, 2018

Adidas Will Only Use Recycled Plastic by 2024

     Many huge companies, especially in the sportswear industry, use polyester as a main source of fabric; this is because the material is light and dries quickly.  Adidas just pledged today, however, that they will only be using recycled plastics (including polyester) in their products by 2024.  Adidas has done collaborations and exclusive recycled plastic lines as of recently,...

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27 Jun, 2018

TRIWA: Watches Made From Recycled Illegal Firearms

     TRIWA is a unique name for a watch and I'm pretty sure it is not pronounced Trey Way (the set and phrase that Tekashi 69 is constantly yelling out).  In fact TRIWA's mission is quite the opposite of 69's controversial approach.  They are taking illegal guns that are confiscated from conflict torn societies and melting them down.  In...

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26 Jun, 2018

6th Grader Creates Device that Detects Ocean MicroPlastics

     Plastic pollution and micro-plastics in the ocean has been a major topic of discussion lately when it comes to environmental issues.  Millions of tons of plastics are dumped into the ocean every single year and it is a problem that is simply unacceptable.  Many people have worked to come up with different solutions; such as using more recyclable...

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