Jan 02, 2020 13 min
Refrigerators are considered to be an absolute necessity in most homes, but still around 25% of people in the world do not have access. This episode will make you think about the impact fridges have had on society but also the damage it's caused to the planet. And we will ask you.... How could we innovate better? This episode is inspired by the United Sustainable Development Goals 5 (Gender Equality), 12 (Responsible Consumption & Production) and 13 (Climate Action)
Dec 26, 2019 21 min
The internet has done so much to advance society. We have come so far in such a short amount of time, but have you ever considered the IMPACT it's had on the environment? This episode will help you understand its innovation and how it could be better.
Dec 19, 2019 13 min
From the earliest times, people have needed to find ways of cleaning their clothes. Before washing machines, laundry was done by hand. It was backbreaking work that would usually take a whole day every week and often required multiple members of the household to assist. There are some who argue that by reducing the amount of time required to be spent on laundry, washing machines were one of the key creations that enabled women to enter the workforce in large numbers in the 20th Century. While washing machines have revolutionised the way in which we do laundry, they have also had some serious environmental impacts. How will you reduce the current impacts that washing machines have on the environment?
Dec 19, 2019 16 min
Do you know the toilet? I mean REALLY know the toilet. Like, where was the first toilet? What did people do before they had a flush toilet? This episode will really introduce you to the toilet, how it has evolved society it's impact on the planet.
Nov 18, 2019 4 min
Idea Evolution Trailer
Idea Evolution tells the evolution stories of everyday items, wanting to inspire families to consider their impact on the environment and guide future innovators to put the planet first.