Today’s Solutions: June 19, 2024

James Dyson Award

The James Dyson Award: a call to young inventors

The Optimist Daily has written about many winners of the James Dyson Award. This is an international design award that celebrates, encourages, and inspires the next generation of design engineers. It is open to current and recent design engineering students and is run by the James Dyson Foundation, Read More...

Students create device that ca

Students create device that captures microplastics from car tires

While a lesser-known culprit, the tires of our vehicles are one of the biggest sources of plastic pollution. Every time a car brakes, accelerates, or turns a corner, its tires gradually shed tiny particles that become airborne and make their way into our waterways. In Europe, alone, the amount of Read More...

This biodegradable plastic sub

This biodegradable plastic substitute is made out of fish waste

As the quest to find a viable planet-friendly alternative to plastic continues, a bioplastic made of organic fish waste has landed its UK designer a prestigious international award and a £30,000 prize. Lucy Hughes, a graduate in product design from the University of Sussex, scooped the James Read More...