Damn! I was quite disappointed that all those hype on Copenhagen Green Talks doesn't really produce an effective result...sign...that's why i hope for a better greener future and it's what inspired me to write this blog together with the HP-MSN-Future Is event.
So here it goes...
Hmmm...the future is...
1. Human Wash.
I got this idea when driving my car to an automated car wash centre. I was thinking hey....why not next to the tunnel we create another tunnel whereby human can stand on a moving treadmill that will wash, apply shampoo, body lotion, scrub and dry a person up? so while you wash your car, you also wash yourself! A bit crazy idea, but who knows?
2. Grocery Shopping Delivery Service
In future, you don't have to go the grocery, the grocery will be delivered to you! Since grocery products are quite generic and most people usually would just stick to the same brand, they just have to order it online and the shopping complex will deliver them to your house. Oh..did i say shopping complex? hmm...maybe you could just have them delivered from fresh from the factory? Of course, all goods must have warranty. Having goods delivered to your house also will reduce the use of plastic bags.
3. Bio-degradable organic "plastic bag"
Plastic=Pollution, but seriously we can't live without plastic at the moment. One simple question will be: if i don't have plastic bag, where do i throw and keep my household rubbish? So scientist should come up with a more eco-friendlier and really bio-degradable plastic bag. haha, I don't think the ingredient will be plastic though, maybe they'll use paper? i just use "plastic bag" with brackets as i couldn't find another name to refer to it. But strangely, you’ll see that in U.S. in T.V. when they buy groceries, they put it in some brown recycled paper bag to replace plastic bag…it doesn’t seem difficult to do, so why are we not implementing it? We only use plastic bag to store or keep something, after that, we wouldn't be using it anymore. so, scientist should invent a plastic bag that will eventually be degradable and can be put inside the food waster(item no.5)
4. Recycle Plastic Bag Factory.
Hmm...if item 3 cannot work, or if it takes scientist to produce more pollution in the process just to make a really bio-degrable plastic, we still have item no.4 to make up for it. This can be a household machine or a community shared machine. What this machine basically do is to create plastic bag from plastic bag! If you have this machine, you'll be able to throw your entire plastic bag or other plastic material into this machine. When you need a plastic bag, you'll press a button on the machine to select the size you want and the machine will "print" out a plastic bag for you!
At least if all plastic can be recycled, then there's less reason needed to create new plastic from factory. Haha, don’t think this is a really good idea:P
5. Food Waste Keeper.
This "thing" will be the place you dump your food waste at home. the more expensive model will not let out food smell. All food waste will be temporary stored here and by each weekend, a special collector will come and collect the food waste from each house and this would eventually be send to biomass energy center or to farm as fertilizer. Of course, if this can be incorporated into current rubbish dumper car, then the better. Collecting food waste will be like collecting old newspaper, you'll get some money in return! The food collector will also have a special scanner to scan make sure you didn't add in anything else that is not suppose to be in there.
Hey, who know the food collector guy can also be the same grocery delivery guy! If so, they can provide discount for the things you buy! hmm...or maybe not..maybe consumer is not mentally prepared yet to buy food from the waste collector:P
6. Electrical/Electronic Waste Collector.
Hmm...if you have old or spoiled electrical or electronic, where do you dump? Rubbish bin of course! They have not even invented a recycling bin for this category yet! This category will be harder to manage than food waste as some product can be hazardous. Maybe can set up a business to collect all these from house to house, and it'll be brought to a specialized electrical/electronic salvage company to use it to make into spare part or raw materials? Or the collector company will deliver the products back to the factory according to their specific brands.
I was thinking whether or not if I post this up, some people will just grab and steal the ideas from me. But I was thinking...hmm...if I have the confidence in my creativity, then i shouldn't be afraid of this, I can still continue to think of more new ideas, it's not like they have my brain right? besides, if there are serious businessmen who really want to start a business based on this idea, haha, it'll be better for him to look for me as partner as I’ll be able to contribute more new ideas!:P