Did you know that when your battery device stops working and you throw away the batteries there is nearly half the energy left inside the batteries? Did you know that 10 BILLION are discarded into the environment, rivers and oceans every year? Did
Design a cheap little solar panel device no more complicated than a solar powered calculator that will sit on a south facing window sill and tell you how much energy you could be saving if you had installed solar panels on your roof. It could also h
Obviously, great minds think alike. I think couching it as an additional revenue stream to a college and spreading the cost for a student is the way to get this idea implemented. The new disrupted educational model aspect could seem very threatening to the educational community. Your thoughts? Do you want to team up?
Hey Alexander. Thanks for the Links and great comment.
I think this would not be difficult to prototype quickly and cheaply to learn quickly how it needs to be adapted (small bets).
I wonder if we should try and interest a high school hackers club, or something similar, to take this on as a project? They could probably prototype this quickly and deploy it in their recycling bins and work out some metric to see how it improves the amount of recycling and the correct seperation.