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Narrator: #1 This bin collects garbage from the sea. Seabin has a pump that creates a flow of water. The garbage is caught in a bag, allowing water to flow out back to sea.
#2 This machine crushes beer bottles into usable sand. 200 grams of powder from each bottle is recycled to preserve beaches.
#4 AIR-INK can turn air pollution into ink. It collects carbon soot from a car’s exhaust. Then it is processed into a high-quality black ink.
#5 These edible water blobs are biodegradable. The capsule is made from a seaweed extract. A greener solution to creating waste-free packaging.
#6 This “Ocean Cleanup” machine has a giant floating pipe to capture plastic. The pipe moves with the waves and has floating anchors. The plastic is all gathered in the centre for a boat to remove.
#7 Avani’s biodegradable bags are saving sea life and reducing ocean pollution. They are made from cassava root and natural starches. Making them harmless for animal consumption.
#8 This machine recycles tires. They are turned into rubber crumb for artificial grass.
#9 Aquaponics combines fish farming and hydroponics. As the fish eat and grow they produce waste. The wastewater is given to plants as a fertiliser. The plants absorb the nutrients in the water and they are returned to the fish tanks. A natural process to growing food.
#1o HomeBiogas 2.0 turns food scraps into cooking gas. The gas flows from the system directly to the kitchen stove. It can be fed up to 6 litres of waste and digest almost anything. HomeBiogas can also create fertiliser that goes back into soil.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published in January 2018.
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