Exxon has been running an ad about plants being more like plants and how they are being innovative when it comes to the environment and sustainability. Normally one does not associate Exxon’s name with sustainability or helping the environment, but so many businesses, large and small are thinking outside their box and looking for innovative ways to help with the environment.
In this article, 5 Big Technology Innovations of 2019: IBM Unveils How They Will Transform All Our Lives, one of the main focuses of the IBM Think Conference was on food and can technology help solve a food crisis? They are looking into how to handle food waste, pathogens affecting food, and the supply chain working smarter and together.
Bill Gates explores innovative ideas in How we’ll invent the Future, by Bill Gates, such as, the Cow Free Burger and why, Carbon Dioxide Catchers, Sanitation without Sewers, and more.
New Study Shows Extracting Carbon Dioxide from air is Actually Feasible, besides trees what other cost-effective ways are there when it comes to dealing with carbon dioxide. In this article, these bioengineers are exploring a variety of options when it comes to carbon dioxide and cleaning the air.
In this article, the focus is mostly on energy with some reference to plastics.
In 21 Sustainability Innovations and Initiatives that might just change the world, number three on the list is one of our favorites – The Green Building Initiative: Building Homes and Reducing Emissions. Number twelve sounded interesting – S. Cafe: Fabric recycled from coffee grounds. We could make a lot of clothes from coffee grounds in the Seattle area alone.
In 8 Environmental Tech Innovations article, they are exploring pollution fighting plants, a solar powered highway in Georgia,
super coral that can withstand a warming world, and more.
At the Biomimicry Institute they are educating and promoting entrepreneurs to look for solutions for a healthy planet. Washington Coast Works has a small business competition each year inviting small businesses that build community and take steps to protect the environment, read about some of the winners of the competition.
And the Cow Free Burger hit the MIT Top Ten Breakthrough Technology list.
To protect the environment and our future, and to be better stewards of this planet all of us need to be innovative and think outside the box.