📑 Pollution

GoRolloe

A bicycle wheel that can filter outdoor air pollution

The solution does not require additional energy to operate as it uses the kinetic energy of moving vehicles.

GoBe Robots

This telepresence robot aims to reduce CO2 emissions, support work from home

The remote-controlled, climate-friendly telepresence robot enables communication through a 21.5-inch screen that reproduces the user's face in natural size.

A curved roadside barrier that can mitigate air pollution

Researchers are using airflow modeling techniques to study the effects of unique roadside structures to deflect particulates away from pedestrians.

Urban Forest

These tiny urban forests could boost cities’ biodiversity, help fight climate change

Urban forests, as small as tennis courts, are planted using a method invented by a Japanese botanist in the 1970s.

CarbonCure

Using waste carbon dioxide for more sustainable concrete

The company behind this hot-new technology attracted investments from Amazon and Microsoft.

A pavement paint that reduces the urban heat island effect

A pavement paint that reduces the urban heat island effect

Heat islands can affect communities by increasing summertime peak energy demand, air conditioning costs, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

CityTree

Smart green walls clean urban air

The CityTree is a biological air filter, an innovative communication space and an economic sustainability measure, all in one.

This grocery retail chain paved parking lot with post-consumer plastic

The amount of recycled plastics used in the mixture to pave the lot at one store in Canada is equivalent to more than six million plastic checkout bags.

WasteShark

This aqua drone can clean waterways, collect data

It's like a big aqua Roomba that cleans up waste and pollution while logging real-time water quality data.

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