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Making The Environment Greener With Seed Bubbles

Saving the environment is becoming a major concern in society today. Companies and manufacturers everywhere are trying their best to do their part, whether it’s through campaigns or endorsing products that are less of a hazard to the environment. People are even riding their bike to work now instead of using their not-so-environment-friendly car. One design competition featured a new invention that can help your bike save ecosystems.



As one of the many ideas from Design 21’s “Power to the Pedal” competition, Bloom is here to help the environment. The bicycle attachment may look like an exhaust pipe, but instead it’s a pedal-powered invention that produces seed-filled bubbles. By using wind currents, these seeds are then dispersed into the cracks and crevices in the ground. From there, the seeds then mature into vegetation.

The idea was mainly for a design competition but it wouldn’t be surprising if a company decided to manufacture the bicycle attachment. The invention is truly unique and can make a difference when it comes to the environment and influencing individuals to ride a bike every once in a while.

Comments
Jun 18, 2008
by Anonymous

Yeah....

So people can then spend more money on weed killer getting unwanted plants out of their sidewalks/driveways/gardens?

There are a LOT of people who aren't going to appreciate a biker deciding what grows on their property. A bubble attachment would be fun on a bike, but lets stop there.

Jun 18, 2008
by makeworldbetter
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Let natural do its work

Wouldn't it better if we let birds, bugs or wind to do their work to spread seed?

www.makeworldbetter.com 

Jun 18, 2008
by Anonymous

I never liked local wildlife anyway

Wow, what a perfect mechanism for distributing invasive species and destroying ecosystems.

Jun 23, 2008
by Anonymous

No really...

...this was invented by the makers of RoundUp, right?