The march of technology never stops and thanks to some new advancements, new startups are creating packaging that creates much less waste, cleans water, and even supplies energy to people in the wilderness, on the go, or in areas where there are no easy ways to get power. These technologies create new solutions that meet human needs as well as helps the planet at the same time! While many of these inventions aren’t necessarily needed in the developed world, the developing world will benefit from new ways of getting energy. Back here in the US we can reduce our packaging and wasted plastic. Every little thing helps the planet and reduces the amount of pollution in our air, streams, and oceans.

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