Krystal Persaud is an industrial designer currently based out of New York City. She believes industrial design can (and will) revolutionize the fields of sustainability and public health. In 2010, Krystal graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in industrial design. In 2009, she studied in Lund, Sweden and founded “The Closed Loop”, a design research experiment that analyzed how to reduce an individual’s trash output to zero. Krystal has previously worked for the Department of Natural Resources helping companies reduce their impact on the environment & create a culture of conservation. Most recently, she has developed medical devices for immunization programs in developing countries. She is currently creating a line of biodegradable crafts for children.
By Krystal Persaud on February 9, 2012
Researchers at MIT and UTK have worked out a process that extracts photosynthetic molecules from common agricultural waste.
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By Krystal Persaud on February 2, 2012
Now you can help document and preserve biodiversity in your area at the touch of a button!
By Krystal Persaud on January 30, 2012
Hermit crabs occupy new homes in 3D shells printed by MakerBot Industries and TeamTeamUSA.
By Krystal Persaud on January 23, 2012
Looking for sophisticated sustainability? WeWood watches are so earth-friendly they plant one tree for every watch sold.
By Krystal Persaud on January 19, 2012
Instead of using wood to make paper, NewspaperWood upcycles newspapers to make an innovative wood-like material. NewspaperWood products are created by Dutch design group Vij5.