Browse Sustainable Electronics Initiative by Title

  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    Information about the competition, including requirements, sponsors, and other information about the competition.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    Information about the competition, including requirements, sponsors, and other information about the competition.

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  • Ferguson, Elizabeth I.; Heyen, Eric J.; Sotor, Katherine B.; Grouev,Lubomir G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2009)
    We propose a method to provide people of low income in developing countries access to sufficiently current personal computing luxuries.

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  • BioGrow 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    Second place winner in the Technical / Geek category. Team was from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This design brings together reused speaker components, discarded plastic bottles and LED lights to create portable, rugged, waterproof, illuminated audio systems. The jurors felt that although it was entered in the Prevention ...

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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    A project focusing on reusing outdated personal computers, to provide the campus environment with limited internet access and media resources.

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This project involved an electrocardiograph (ECG) device composed of components found in e-waste. From the project description: “Our plan is to acquire smart phones through donation programs and re-purpose them to become ...

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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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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    This is a proposed industrial recycling machine that incorporates the use of nanotechnology to break chemical bonds in toxic molecules such as flame retardants, to render them inert and to reclaim rare earth metals. This ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dismantle 
    (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2011)
    By replacing screws with “drafted embossed fasteners” and employing a “master-lock” pin to hold the circuit board in place, this team has developed a laptop with can be fully disassembled in about 90 seconds. This compares ...

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  • (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2010)
    Honorable mention in the Artist / Designer category. Team was from California State University, Long Beach.

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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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  • 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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