Five Eco-friendly Inventions for the Futuristic Home

In this day and age, if the environment is not on your mind, it really should be. In the spirit of eco-friendly, we’ve rounded up five intelligent innovations that (we hope) you’ll be hearing a lot more about in the not-so-distant future.  

 

The Mygdal Plant Lamp 

If you’ve been keeping up with our content as of late, you’ll know that we totally dig plants, (pun intended). Whether they’re indoors, outdoors, or in the shower, there’s simply no denying the health benefits of plant ownership, and the folks at Nui Studios recognize that. But, as stated on their website, “Unfortunately, not everyone has the ‘green thumb‘ required or even enough daylight around to care for their greenery.” With that in mind, Nui Studios has come up with “a lamp with a completely autonomous ecosystem that allows plants to photosynthesize in the most unlikely environments.” 

Photo Source: nui-studio.com

To read more about the Mygdal Plant Lamp, click Here.

 

The FLYTE Lightbulb 

Simon Morris, is the inventor of  Flyte, a lightbulb that relies on electromagnetism to levitate and spin. 

Photo Source: flyte.se

To read more about the FLYTE lightbulb, click Here.

To shop it, click Here.

 

SolarGaps Solar Panel Window Blinds 

Solar paneling is great and all, but with the hefty price tag associated with installation alone, the idea is unattainable for some. SolarGaps offers an alternative, sans the complicated, expensive, and permanent installation.  

Photo Source: coolthings.com

To read more about Solar Gap Blinds, click Here.

 

The Solar Roof by Tesla and SolarCity 

And on the flip side, (and because, arguably, solar energy is far too big of an idea to be contained to mere window treatments), there’s always Tesla’s sun-soaking roof tiles, which offer a sleeker alternative to traditional bulky panels. 

Photo Source: tesla.com

To read more about the Tesla Solar Roof, click Here.

 

The Ooho Edible Water Bottle 

The brains at Skipping Rocks Lab aim to transcend the needs of just one home, instead aspiring to eliminate plastic bottle waste on a global scale. Each durable water bubble can biodegrade in as little as four months, and can be produced at a lower cost than traditional plastic bottles.  

Photo Source: designboom.com

To read more about the Ooho Edible Water Bottle, click Here.

Written by Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance website content writer based in Toronto.

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