Time to AskNature.org – Ray of Hope Prize Finalists

The more companies that search for their business solutions in Nature, the closer we will all get to harmony with planet Earth!

In this post:
Biomimicry is the practice of learning from and mimicking Nature
Ray of Hope Prize Program Finalist – change:WATER Labs
Congratulations to the Ray of Hope Prize 2020 Winner ECOncrete!
Look at these ideas! From Alexandre Magnin
…Remember at the bottom a list of other posts about Biomimicry

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Climate Retrofits on Land or at Sea

Retrofit =  
to modify, change, remodel to a new purpose or need,
to modify equipment, to replace existing parts, etc., with updated parts or systems.

A fix to reduce Fossil Fuel worldwide!
Electric-powered heat pumps that both heat and cool to replace oil&gas. Use renewable electricity to power the electric-powered heat pumps.

In this post:
Huge Worldwide Demand !
Reversing Climate, One Home / Building At A TimeBloc Power
Wait a minute! Let’s back up….and at Sea?
This OPT Buoy might work in a moon pool to retrofit ships?
Why ships of the future will run on electricity
…a list at the bottom of other posts about wind and waves and Retrofits.

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Construction, Mycelium, Industry..wait a minute

review, rehash, rethink and then onward

I am taking my own advice.
In this pandemic moment, there’s plenty to learn from standing still.
The pandemic is an opportunity to review, rethink, rehash.
I have followed the development of Mycelium in Industry for the last few years and thought it would be good to stand back and review ………..

In this post:
Growing a circular economy with fungal biotechnology: a white paper
Rethinking….MycoComposite Construction is par with WOOD?
Rethinking….Growing Myceliated Facades
Some related projects: 3-D printing, research, Fungar.eu , video
…Remember look at the bottom for other posts on Mycelium

above image: https://thegrowingpavilion.com/

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Waste Plastic BUSINESSES – UpCycles

more business/project examples
Plus some market reminders

In this post:
Not all bio-plastics decompose in any situation!,
The Unexpected Boom In Startups!!!
Precious Plastic businesses populating the world – Map
Such a great variety of products and production models
Plastic 3D printing – demo?
…a list at the bottom of other posts about Waste Plastic

above image: Ruben Thier

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What about the Bees? Back to Biodiversty.

Lots of simple things to do for Green Recovery

Bees, The Most Important Beings On planet Earth

In this post:
Why Are Bees Important?
1. Protect Bee habitat
2. For Bee Emergencies
3. Create a Bee Bath
4. Build homes for Bees
5. Plant a Bee-friendly garden of flowers and Trees
6. Support Beekeepers
…a list at the bottom of other posts about Simple things to do for Green Recovery

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Hurray for planet Earth! and Democracy!

Plastic Waste – There’s lots of work to do!

In a matter of a few more difficult months in the USA….The Whole World Will Be “Back On Track” to continue the work with waste and more, solving our climate challenges.

In this post:
The Oil&Gas industry thought plastics would make a lot of business
#1 Turning plastic waste into hydrogen and high-value carbons
#2 Enzyme That Breaks Down Plastic Bottles in Hours – Carbios
#3 Waste Plastic Upcycle Businesses – Opportunities!
#4 What if there was a system that could take value from Rubbish? UBQ
…a list at the bottom of other posts about Waste Wealth

above image: Turning plastic waste into hydrogen and high-value carbons

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Urban Energy Retrofits for existing buildings

Huge World Wide Demand!
Lots of room for small businesses.
Can your business be part of this?

In this post:
Better Buildings, Block by Block,
Reversing Climate Change, One Building At A Time – Bloc Power
$20B BUILDING ENERGY RETROFIT MARKET,
Retrofit cuts energy use by 36 percent at Lisbon’s Historic City Hall
Theres lots to think about when setting up a retrofit business.
A Closer Look at Energy Retrofit Financing,
City Energy Project Resource Library
Heat pumps could satisfy 90% of global heating needs
What to do with your old boiler? Do not waste WASTE revenue.

above image: My Zero Energy Retrofit Beats my 401(k) “The return on investment is over double the return on my retirement investments this year.”

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Wave Power is very very “Energy Dense”!

We need this dense energy in units of a fairly small scale to fix a big GHG issue! I am leading somewhere….. See if you agree!

In this post:
A little history….,
One project that is modular is: ECO WAVE Power
One of the gargantuan projects: WaveShips
We can take some things from the oil&gas industry……
Wait a minute! Let’s back up….,
This OPT Buoy might work in a moon pool to retrofit ships?
Why ships of the future will run on electricity
…a list at the bottom of other posts about wind and waves.

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Mycelium is IN Textile/Fashion – 2020

Not 5 Years! >>>> Only 2 years and already we have at least 3 functioning Mycelium Leather suppliers gearing up to scale – NOW!

In this post:
What Is Vegan Leather?,
Designers are getting on board!
Mycelium Leathers for the 2020 Fashion industry:
Reishi by MycoWorks,
Bolt Threads’ Mylo

Mylea™ by MYCL Mycotech Lab
Ecovative Design
Mogu, Italy

…Remember to look at the bottom of other posts about Mycelium

above table from: Leather-like material biofabrication using fungi

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