All New Business Ideas in Society & Environment
Society & Environment

21 Aug 2015

Podzook Living In a Pod

Remember Archipod? Well, Judy Bernier instantly fell in love with them (just like us) when she spotted them online. The sad fact was that they were only available in the UK. After working with Archipod’s inventor Chris
5 Aug 2015

The Green-Roofed Wave Home

The Wave Home has two floors. On the ground level the living room, kitchen and multimedia space open up towards the exterior by sliding walls. The upper level houses two bedrooms and a bathroom that can be
4 Aug 2015

PaperJohn For Groceries

Plastic carrier bags are typically petroleum-based, take a long time to decompose and are often imported from distant countries. They’re also tricky to carry when cycling. The new PaperJohn tackles all of these issues. It’s a backpack
30 Jul 2015

Ocean Plastic Waste Into Shoes

adidas is taking the phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” to a whole new level. They’ve teamed up with Parley for the Oceans, an organization that aims to raise awareness about ocean pollution. On June
15 Jul 2015

Tentative Smart Compact Post Disaster Shelter

Tentative is a smart compact post disaster shelter. Due its compact size – 30 cm when closed – it is possible to transport 24 units in a single semi-trailer truck to the disaster zone. Designed by Hakan Gürsu
17 Jun 2015

Cleans Road; Cleans Air

Empa, ETH Zürich and Bucher Municipal have developed a hybrid-electric powertrain for road sweepers that’s said to consume half the energy of diesel-hydraulic vehicles and reduce emissions by more than 60 percent. The design replaces conventional hydraulic
16 Jun 2015

The Shoe That Grows

It was then that the idea for ‘The Shoe That Grows’ began to form. “I thought, wouldn’t it be nice for them to have shoes that could adjust and expand?” Lee told Christian Today. “That was the
5 Jun 2015

Green Business In France

France just passed a trailblazing new law that requires that all new buildings constructed in commercial areas to be partially-covered by either solar panels or green roofs. Not only will this bring dramatic changes to the nation’s
18 May 2015

Parabosol Water Cleaning Unit

More than 1 billion people globally lack access to safe drinking water. Parabosol is a portable solar powered water treatment system for use in remote areas. The system purifies water by using parabolic mirror that boils water
14 May 2015

LEGO Windmill Assembly

The German company EMAMIDESIGN has developed an innovative way to harness the power of wind. Interlocking, compact windmills combine to make the Windflock energy system capable of powering devices and buildings large and small. The three dimensional
31 Mar 2015

Peeback Paint

A neighborhood association, Interessengemeinschaft St. Pauli e.V., put “Don’t pee here” signs all along the Reeperbahn. Now the people who choose to ignore the message will be punished without further notice. The walls were recently covered with a
30 Mar 2015

Trash to Toys Design

In a remote rural village in Kenya or Malawi, you won’t find a toy store, but you’ll probably find a shop selling soda. That fact inspired an idea: What if old soda bottles and other packaging could