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Green products awards
Ecology

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

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acre of land
Ecology

Farming On An Acre of Land

The Decline In Biodiversity The loss of biodiversity in the food and agriculture sector threatens global food security. Furthermore, the decline in bees and pollinators

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top articles of 2020
Ecology

7 Top Articles of 2020

These top articles from Viable AlternativEnergy focus on sustainable, environmental and socially conscious projects, products and ideas. Please join us, as we recap our 7

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Ecology

Vinson Multi-tool

Christoph Tochtrop created the Vinson Multi-tool. It’s described as the rotary device for the household. The average household electronic device includes a power source (battery

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Circuits conductive
Construction

Draw Circuits with Conductive Ink

Circuits and Conductive Materials Electrical and electronics are complicated subjects to grasp and implement for a majority of people. The reason even self-build home projects

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top articles Sustainable art
Plastics

Sustainable Art

What is Sustainable Art? Sustainable art encompasses a wide range of artistic concepts, everything from thought-provoking environmental critique to studios working with carbon neutral or

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Edible Cutlery
Ecology

Edible Cutlery

Edible Cutlery Made From 100% Natural Flours.  In 2010, Narayana Peesapathy and Pradnya Keskar founded the company Bakeys in Hyderabad, India. Bakeys was the first company

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flat-pack construction Blueprints
Construction

Flat-Pack Construction

A modern modular take on flat-pack construction, Ten Fold Engineering has an innovative design that makes flat-pack housing and construction units desirable and luxurious. The

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Clay pot cooler
Energy

Zeer Pot Cold Storage

In 1995, Mohammed Bah Abba, a teacher from northern Nigeria, invented the Pot-in-Pot preservation cooling system also known as Zeer pot cold storage. His design

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earthship homes
Construction

Earthship Homes Sustainable Living

Earthship Homes use approximately 45 per cent recycled materials. Old tyres, glass bottles and drinks cans are all essential construction materials. Michael Reynolds the inventor

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3D Printing PPE personal protective equipment
Plastics

3D Printing PPE and Isinnova

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) PPE is any protective garment or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection.  This can include protective

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power of soap
Health

The Power of Soap

Let’s take a few minutes to appreciate the power of soap. Over the past few weeks, health ministries around the world have inundated us with

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Sharklet antibacterial
Ecology

Sharklet Antibacterial Armour

Sharklet antibacterial armour is a great example of science and technology inspired by nature. Sharks are the world’s largest fish, primarily thought of as fierce

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water scarcity
Ecology

Water Scarcity and the Namib Beetle

Water scarcity is a global problem. From Flint Michigan and California in the United States of America to Chennai, India and Cape Town, South Africa, 12 out of 17 countries with the highest water

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Cubo modular bamboo
Construction

Cubo Modular Bamboo Housing

Cubo modular bamboo housing is the brainchild of Earl Patrick Forlales. Manila, Philippines has a housing problem similar to many other cities around the world.

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precious plastic universe - brick wall
Plastics

Precious Plastic Universe

Precious Plastic Universe (Precious Plastic version 4) launched on Tuesday 7th January 2020. At Viable AlternativEnergy, we’ve been waiting anxiously for this new update since

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Edible Water
Ecology

Edible Water Ooho by Notpla

In 2013, Skipping Rocks Lab start up created Ooho an edible water “bottle”. Ooho’s peelable membrane comprises algae (brown seaweed) mixed with calcium and water. 

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3D crossings
Reduce waste

3D Crossings

3D street crossings are a fantastic alternative to conventional speed bumps. This idea has been around for a long time.  However the crossings in India

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Lumkani-fire-detection
Reduce waste

Lumkani Fire Alarm

The Lumkani fire detector is a heat detector which is not sensitive to smoke.  This device rates the rise of temperature. In dense informal settlements,

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#Viable Alternatives

Green products awards

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

Read More »
acre of land

Farming On An Acre of Land

The Decline In Biodiversity The loss of biodiversity in the food and agriculture sector threatens global food security. Furthermore, the decline in bees and pollinators

Read More »
top articles of 2020

7 Top Articles of 2020

These top articles from Viable AlternativEnergy focus on sustainable, environmental and socially conscious projects, products and ideas. Please join us, as we recap our 7

Read More »

Vinson Multi-tool

Christoph Tochtrop created the Vinson Multi-tool. It’s described as the rotary device for the household. The average household electronic device includes a power source (battery

Read More »
top articles Sustainable art

Sustainable Art

What is Sustainable Art? Sustainable art encompasses a wide range of artistic concepts, everything from thought-provoking environmental critique to studios working with carbon neutral or

Read More »
Edible Cutlery

Edible Cutlery

Edible Cutlery Made From 100% Natural Flours.  In 2010, Narayana Peesapathy and Pradnya Keskar founded the company Bakeys in Hyderabad, India. Bakeys was the first company

Read More »
flat-pack construction Blueprints

Flat-Pack Construction

A modern modular take on flat-pack construction, Ten Fold Engineering has an innovative design that makes flat-pack housing and construction units desirable and luxurious. The

Read More »
Clay pot cooler

Zeer Pot Cold Storage

In 1995, Mohammed Bah Abba, a teacher from northern Nigeria, invented the Pot-in-Pot preservation cooling system also known as Zeer pot cold storage. His design

Read More »
3D Printing PPE personal protective equipment

3D Printing PPE and Isinnova

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) PPE is any protective garment or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection.  This can include protective

Read More »
power of soap

The Power of Soap

Let’s take a few minutes to appreciate the power of soap. Over the past few weeks, health ministries around the world have inundated us with

Read More »
water scarcity

Water Scarcity and the Namib Beetle

Water scarcity is a global problem. From Flint Michigan and California in the United States of America to Chennai, India and Cape Town, South Africa, 12 out of 17 countries with the highest water

Read More »
Cubo modular bamboo

Cubo Modular Bamboo Housing

Cubo modular bamboo housing is the brainchild of Earl Patrick Forlales. Manila, Philippines has a housing problem similar to many other cities around the world.

Read More »
precious plastic universe - brick wall

Precious Plastic Universe

Precious Plastic Universe (Precious Plastic version 4) launched on Tuesday 7th January 2020. At Viable AlternativEnergy, we’ve been waiting anxiously for this new update since

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Edible Water

Edible Water Ooho by Notpla

In 2013, Skipping Rocks Lab start up created Ooho an edible water “bottle”. Ooho’s peelable membrane comprises algae (brown seaweed) mixed with calcium and water. 

Read More »
3D crossings

3D Crossings

3D street crossings are a fantastic alternative to conventional speed bumps. This idea has been around for a long time.  However the crossings in India

Read More »
Lumkani-fire-detection

Lumkani Fire Alarm

The Lumkani fire detector is a heat detector which is not sensitive to smoke.  This device rates the rise of temperature. In dense informal settlements,

Read More »