Browse 2009 E-Waste Design Competition by Series/Report "Technical / Geek Category"

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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