Green thinking is all the rage these days and we’ve got the winners to prove it. Core77 and Dassault Systemes' Light Objects competition has come to a close and the winning entries have been selected! These 5 sustainable concepts show great promise as truly unique and environmentally-responsible solutions. A total of USD$9000 has been awarded for these concepts, along with professional realizations using Dassault Systemes' 3D modeling software. Be sure to check out these awesome projects in greater detail below.

 

Grand Prize Winner

 
Daniel Sutherland
United Kingdom
Pulse
Pulse spreads energy-awareness by indicating power-use levels for electronic products used in the home. Color-coded lights on the base device provide consumption information for each specific item that is connected via wireless connection and designated "plug cards."

 

Runners Up

 
Jie Zhu
Peoples Republic Of China
Coca Hanger
The Coca Hanger repurposes used soda bottles to fashion effective shape-keeping clothes hangers, having transformed into permanent items that can be used over and over again.
 
Ana Maia
United Kingdom
Suno
Suno reinterprets the sun umbrella using solar cells to power a 6-LED lamp located on the underside. While acting as a shady retreat during the daytime, Suno simultaneously collects energy to provide mood lighting for night-time relaxation.
 
Andres Roppa
Uruguay
Stem - Compostable Toothbrush
Stem is a compostable toothbrush made of biodegradable bioplastics such as corn and potato starch. The packaging is integrated and is also biodegradable, giving this product a closed life cycle where it is composted to later contribute to the growth of new plant life.

 
Joshua Guerra
United States
Shade
Shade is a sustainable shading system to be utilized for large-scale parking lots. Solar panels, which live on the topsides of the canopies, convert the energy into usable electricity with the aid of photovoltaic fabrics.
 
 
 
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