5 Green Innovations That You Probably Did Not Know

green innovations you did not know aboutTheOnly when the last tree is dead, the last river is poisoned and the last fish trapped, you will realize that you cannot eat money.

Those are powerful and wise words from the American aborigines, issued hundreds of years ago and every day more effective. The productive activity of man, in general, has intensely mistreated nature, extinguishing millions of animal and plant species.

It has polluted rivers, lakes, seas and even the air we breathe. Whole forests are deforested for the production of things, which can be manufactured in a way that is harmless to the environment. Human eating habits have produced more killing than any world war. Indifference is killing us.

However, light always overcomes darkness. So there are always lovers of nature looking for healthy solutions to such toxic problems. In these lines we will describe some green innovations that help to diminish the harmful impact of man on nature.

Let’s Plant Words

The Mainichi Shimbun is a Japanese newspaper. It’s made with a paper that contains seeds, when they are in contact with the earth, they will begin to germinate. A plant of the leaves of this newspaper will be born thus. It is beautiful, isn’t? It is also important to note the Mainichi pages are made of recycled paper and its ink is completely vegetable.

You should know this is one of the main newspapers of national circulation in Japan and was founded in 1872. It has an impressive track record and even the Pulitzer Prize has won. Its editorial line is center left, liberal, but the most important thing is that they are giving an ecological example. Think globally and act locally.

Sweet & Renewable Wrap

bee wrap's renewable wrapThe company Bee’s Wrap launched an ingenious and ecological wrap for vegetables, fruits, breads and cheeses. Made of organic cotton, beeswax, organic jojoba oil and tree resin. It is washable, reusable and compostable.

A compostable product decomposes in contact with the rest of organic waste becoming compost or fertilizer. This is great for the environment.

This company offers a wide variety of sizes, shapes and designs of the wraps. In this way, you contribute to the reduction of tree felling. Who plants trees is next to eternity.

Magic Pencil

To produce a pencil, it requires wood from different trees. Such as lime trees, pines, junipers and the incense cedar are the most wanted for this purpose. Its wood has a texture, durability and resinous and peculiar smell that make it ideal to build pencils.

In the United States alone, 11,600 cedars are required to manufacture 2,000 million pencils. Would not it be great if those same pencils could give life after its life?

Their fantastic motto is “the Sprout is a pencil that wants to be a tree when it grows“. The geniuses of Democratech, from Massachusetts invented the Sprout Pencil. This pencil that seems to be equal to all, inside houses seeds of herbs, flowers and trees. You only have to plant it when it is too short for use.

No matter how tiny it is, what we do makes a difference. So you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.

Melt Yourself With The Earth or The Sea or Live Before Die

the biodegradable coffins as a green innovationIt requires cutting down millions of trees every year for making a coffin. The coffin has metal parts and varnish. The fibers that cover the coffin, the vestments of the deceased and the embalming products leave a negative environmental impact.

This motivated several funerary around the world, such as Mémora, to use materials that do not harm the environment. The coffin, the vestments and embalming products are organic.

In a similar way companies have dedicated themselves to replace traditional coffins, as well as cemeteries or pantheons. Limbo is a company that offers precious urns of original and solemn design, made of sand, salt and vegetable binders. The ashes are placed inside and can be buried or submerged.

Bios goes further. This company offers an ecological urn consisting of a fully biodegradable capsule. It contains seeds from a tree you can choose from. The ashes are placed inside, they are sown and with much care and love, you will have a tree of your loved one.

You can choose the type of tree and where to plant it. It also has a presentation that consists in a smart pot that you can have at home. This pot has an automatic irrigation system. It is beautiful to return to earth in such noble form. Something you should keep in mind is that what affects you affects everyone.

Communications In The Distance

All are great ecological advances give hope to recover this devastated land and on the subject of advances, telecommunications have theirs as. Prepaid SIM cards. This is a small device that inserted into the Smartphone or table, allows connection to the Internet. You can make and receiving calls. It also allows you to send and receive messages. The advantage of this device is that data roaming is avoided when you need it when traveling to another country.

SimOptions offers a SIM card with 4G speed data. Credit valid for 30 days. National and international calls, unlimited messages. So you can keep up with innovations in the search for the salvation of the planet. You choose it, order it and pay it online and you can receive it anyplace you want. The payment system is totally secure. You decide:  PayPal, Stripe, credit cards and international debit.

No matter what you choose, please remember this phrase by Mario Molina: Earth and water, the two essential fluids on which nature depends, have become garbage cans. We are what we do.

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