Green Products Awards 2021

Green Products Awards 2021

At Viable AlternativEnergy  “green” (sustainable/ recyclable/ alternative) projects, products and ideas “give us life”. People who create and design new products with these concepts in mind inspire us.

The annual Green Product Awards look at products designed to support the change towards a green way of living. They choose products for their aspects of design, innovation & sustainability. 
 
In 2018/19 we (Viable AlternativEnergy) created our first video of 12 Inspiring Green Products 2019. That year over 400 submissions were put through for the Green Products Awards. More than 100 nominees were presented to the international jury. 25 awards were handed out in 12 categories. Professionals (established businesses) and newcomers (startups) were awarded separately per category.

This year due to popular demand, the Green Products Awards extended their public voting period by 2 weeks until 14th February 2021. The 11 categories are: – Architecture and Tiny Homes, Consumer Goods, Interior and Lifestyle, Sport, Building Components, Fashion, Kids, Workspace, Circular Materials, Handicraft and Mobility. 
 
Let’s look at 6 inspiring products and 6 inspiring concepts nominated for this year’s Green Products Awards. The video below shows the nominees’ distinct ideas of alternative design and innovation.

Green Products

Our 6 inspiring Green Products are as follows: –

1. SOULMAT
Company/Institution: Product Emotion GmbH
The mattress for life. Tested durability of up to 30 years.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/soulmat

2. Standsome
Company/Institution: Friedrich & Patriz Möbel GmbH
The adjustable standing workstation. They plant a tree for every Standsome sold.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/standsome

3. Birch Bark Food Containers
Company/Institution: sagaan
Waterproof and airtight packaging made from birch bark. Ideal for zero waste shopping to preserve food like bread, cereals, or tea.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/birch-food-container

4. Seadamp Plus
Company/Institution: Seares Srl
A modular hydraulic shock absorber that can also recover energy from sea waves.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/seadamp-plus

5. N+L Convertible Series
Company/Institution: FEIT Design
Modular cradle to drawing table. Natural materials used include organic lambswool and coconut fibre.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/convertible-series

6. WWV980 WPS Passion
Company/Institution: Miele & Cie. KG
The most sustainable washing machine on the market. Tested for 20-year service life. 80% recyclable metal content. Connection to rain or well water possible.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/wwv980

Green Concepts

Our 6 inspiring Green Concepts are: –

7. Crop Protector
Company/Institution: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
They make the seedling stake from agricultural waste (rice husk, straw fibre and tea seed).
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/crop-protector

8. WheeM-i
Company/Institution: ITALDESIGN-GIUGIARO S.p.A.
Ride sharing service for wheelchair users. 100% electric, allows citizens with mobility restrictions to access unfriendly urban terrain.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/wheemi

9. Lava: Aqua X
Company/Institution: Brunel University London
The portable washing machine can use shower water to wash clothes.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/aqua-x

10. LooPi®
Company/Institution: alchemia-nova GmbH
A plant based public sanitation facility. These urinals act as vertical wetlands, where plants take up the nutrients, thus cleaning the water.
www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/loopi

11. Leaf Sustainable Smartphone
Company/Institution: TBC
A modular smartphone based on the circular economy.
www.gp-award.com/en/pre-selection/leaf-smartphone

12. Ovita
Company/Institution: Facultad de Arte y Diseño – Universidad Nacional de Misiones
An autonomous system against dengue mosquitoes. Using sustainable, environmentally friendly and aesthetically pleasing material.

https://www.gp-award.com/en/produkte/ovita

Check out the full nominee’s list at Green Products.

Which of the 2021 nominee products would you purchase today?

Which 2021 nominee concepts inspire you?

Now, why not sign up to the Green Products Award website and vote for your favourite products and concepts?

We look forward to the results at the May 2021 Green Products Award ceremony.

Wishing all the very best to ALL the nominees.

Tschüss!!

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