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In 2004 world-famous cyclist Lance Armstrong started the silicone bracelet craze when his foundation developed the yellow wristband to raise money for cancer research. Just 6 months after the yellow LIVESTRONG wristbands were released, the foundation raised it’s target of 25.1 million. Since the yellow band, countless organizations around the world have used the silicon … Continue reading Colored Bracelets Detect Pollution
Have you had any ugly fruit or vegetables lately? Well you might want to consider it. Buying and consuming ugly produce can save money and be good for our planet. Traditionally, North Americans are particular about the size, shape and color of different types of fruits and vegetables – if it doesn’t look just right, … Continue reading The Fight Against Food Waste
Sometimes, just sometimes, invention comes out of a feeling of desperation and the results can be surprising. You could say this was the case with the Dropbucket. The Dropbucket is a waste management solution developed by two young students studying product design at the Technical University of Denmark. A few years ago Hedia Nolsoe and … Continue reading Students Sustainable Waste Bins
“In 2010 one out of 6 discharges from U.S hospitals was for children. Asthma is the 3rd leading cause of hospitalization for children in the country”.Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
“Martin Luther King did not say: I have a nightmare. The lesson being, that to engage the wider public you need to invoke the positive vision-the ability of us all to make the impossible, possible”.Olaf Gerlach-Hansen, Senior Advisor Danish Cultural Institute
“Each gallon of fuel releases close to 20 pounds of carbon dioxide into the air”.U.S EPA
“By 2025, the Internet of Things has the potential to generate a global economic impact of between $2.7 tri and $6.2 trillion dollars per-year”.McKinsey Global Institute
“In the United States close to 30%of all energy consumed goes to transporting people and goods from one place to another”.U.S. Energy Information Administration
“Virtually all of us are now convinced that Global Warming poses a clear and present danger to civilization”.World Renowned Paleoclimatologist, Lonnie G. Thompson on why leading Scientists speak out about climate change.
“Malls, stores, car dealerships, dry cleaners, and gas stations use 20% of the total energy consumed by commercial buildings”.U.S Energy Information Administration
“Most companies estimate they’re analyzing a mere 12% of the data they have. They could be missing out on data-driven insights hidden inside 88% of the data they are ignoring”.Forrester Research & InformationWeek