Greece, recycling

Innovation of the Week

How cool is this?

People in this Greek town can recycle their plastic food containers into 3-D printed outdoor furniture.

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kayak

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Crusade For A Cleaner Ocean

Kayaking for change. A U.K. company collects ocean plastics while kayaking… and uses it to make recycled plastic kayaks.

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helmet, hi-tech, cyclist

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Hi-Tech Helmets

Helmets for superheroes or villains or bikers who just want to be safe… these five all use 3-D printing + plastics. Check ‘em out.

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drinking wine, relaxing

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From The Ocean To Your Backyard

A new company makes outdoor furniture with ocean plastics… another step towards zero waste and a circular economy for plastics.

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overheating, energy efficiency

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Keep Cool...

Is it getting hot in here? Not so much with this new plastic coating that reflects up to 99% of sunlight and could help keep buildings cooler.

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soldier, special forces

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Protecting Our Protectors

Military Special Forces are testing a futuristic looking combat helmet that’s covered in the plastic used in “bulletproof” glass and vests.

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plastic asphalt, plastic road

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From Plastics To Pavement

Recycled plastics could make roads last longer and help keep plastics out of the environment. See what one company is doing.

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parking balloons

Innovation of the Week

I Found A Spot!

Can’t find a parking spot? Arrow shaped parking balloons rise up high and point to empty spots, so you don’t have to drive around wasting time and gas. Check out the video.

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Vatican guard

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Nice Hat

Swiss Guards now wear new high tech 3-D printed helmets made with UV resistant plastic. Lighter, cooler, less expensive, more comfortable…

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school children, classroom

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Ocean Plastics = Chairs

What to do with used fishing nets? A Danish company makes sleek school chairs from ocean plastics it collects nearby… another step towards a circular economy.

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