Friday, April 01, 2005

Recycled Solar Design Contest at MIT Earth Day, April 28, 2005

Recycled Solar Design Contest
for MIT Earth Day,
Thursday, April 28, 2005
at the Kresge Oval

$200 prize for
the most useful renewable energy device
made from recycled bottles and cans.

$150 second prize
$100 third prize

$50 for most original design

Bring your working models to the Kresge Oval on April 28, Earth Day.
Have some fun! Win some money! Save the world with garbage!

See for a solar water pasteurizer consisting of a 2 liter clear plastic bottle, a blackened aluminum can, and a reflector array;

or for a solar cloche or coldframe consisting of a ring of plastic bottles filled with water around another plastic bottle with the bottom cut off. This device allows the Spring planting of seeds and transplants up to six weeks early.

for further information contact
George Mokray
218 Franklin Street #3
Cambridge, MA 02139