Browse 2009 E-Waste Design Competition by Issue Date

  • WHENCE 
    Diehl, Kristin; Russell, Noah; Birch, Daniella (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    From WHENCE it came is a brand devoted to the reuse of electronic waste. Technology, which typically drives families their separate ways, now brings them back together.

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  • Kim, Leah; Cho, Aram; Jang, Hari (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The lamp is created using four materials. The lampshade is constructed using electrical cables and wires, which are removed from computer cables. These wires are weaved and form a cylindrical shape to surround the light. ...

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  • Lu, Teddy; Goldman, David; Liang, Bart; Cervantes, Dave (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    A kiosk like no other that empowers the tourist, and all alike to see the city and become urban explorers, discovering new places to eat, see and experience, and to power it – refurbished, and salvaged “electronic-waste.”

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  • Seo, Jiana; Huo, Jennifer; Min, Jacqueline (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Seedling Keys is a project that focuses on the recycle and reuse of traditional computer keys.

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  • Carroll, Emily; Phillips, Brett; Bayci, Kevin; Jayanth, Aarti (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Placed in convenient locations on campus, the recycling kiosk is a great way to earn rewards at local businesses on Green Street while also going green.

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  • QWERTY 
    Larson, Kristin; Lee, Joe; Vargo, Mark; Sotor, Kelly; Liu, Phil (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Qwerty is a sustainable laptop bag made for those ages ranging from 18 to 35.

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  • Shiftehfar, Reza; Kenney, Megan; Roe, Holly; Czarny, Monica; Dewhurst, Bryan (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    E-Filter: Our E-flow air filtration system is designed solely from ewaste materials. It uses solar e-wastes to generate power and purifies the air from smoke, odor, toxins & dust by passing it through several designed ...

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  • Tsai, Chang-Ting; Villafuerte, Francisco; Hyun, Kyung Hoon; Herbert, Tom (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Our group has decided to create a modular chair that has a sculptural element to it.

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  • Hyun, Kyung Hoon; Hong, Yong Seok; Kim, Yun Jin (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The Mobile Phone Digital Lock (MPDL) is a lock that is fixed on the public or educational locker.

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  • Coyne, Terry; Spiewak, Chris; Pulos, Nick; Krzeczowski, Jake (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The E-Wave is a recyclable solution designed to provide the Internet on a global scale.

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  • Hinz, Cory; Venshtain, Simon; Burgess, Michael; Grosse, Kyle (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The proposed design involves utilizing locally available e-waste to operate an ATM-sized stand that can be used indoors or outdoors to perform various services. The capabilities of an individual kiosk will depend on the ...

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  • Fabianski, Adam; Sagen, Joe; Platt, Greg; Cade, Paul (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Our project for this year’s e-waste design competition is to construct a functioning hydroponics system that can be used in a vertical farm or that can be marketed for home use by using old computers and other e-waste.

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  • Ahn, Chang Woo; Tsai, Chang-Ting; Lu, Teddy; Hinz, Cory A. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We are going to develop a system to collect e-waste from individuals on every day basis.

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  • Young, Lindsey; Weng, Timothy; Emmons, Zoe; Braun, Josh (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Designed to fit the needs and wants of classes in elementary schools, our product aims to provide an interactive and engaging system through which they can learn about different ecosystems in a fun and highly educational way.

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  • Farnik, Tamara; Ferguson, Beth; Rosenblatt, Rebecca (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We intend to recycle LCD monitors coupled with overhead projectors to project movies for communities of developing countries and their schools.

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  • Cade, Amy; Carrillo, Victor; Chavez, David; Winans, Suzanna (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Our concept takes old computer components and revamps them to create a completely new product that will attach to any bicycle. The wasted energy gathered can be to recharge your phone or other electronic device on the way ...

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  • Attig, David; Carmona, Daniel; Eddy, Zach; Miller, Mark; Phillips, Brett (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    Take your average coffee table, add a couple of screens, a CPU, speakers, and lighting, and you would have the CompuTable. And the lights aren’t the only thing green about the CompuTable; it’s built from salvaged and ...

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  • Ero-Phillips, Samuel B.; Johnson, Christina; Higgins, Signe; Maves, Erma (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We intend to recycle LCD monitors coupled with overhead projectors to project movies for communities of developing countries and their schools.

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  • Centuria 
    Weick, Brian; Henklels, Drew; Moormann, Joesph (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    The project in essence is to take any given number of old computers, fix them up to working condition, and connect them in a setup called a "cluster"--which basically means the computers distribute certain programs amongst ...

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  • Winter, Steven; Howard, Joshua; Younger, Jeff (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    A project focusing on reusing outdated personal computers, to provide the campus environment with limited internet access and media resources.

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