A resealable soda can….a double-ended toothpaste tube….a turn signal biking jacket…even the new heart catheter invented by Matt Reavill described in a recent Chicago Tribune article (Inventor says new heart catheter will save lives). These are all examples of simple inventions that use individual parts or technology already in existence, but in a unique, and very clever way.
Perusing these items and more at Simple Inventions That Are Pure Genius reminded us of recent “simple invention” of our own….
Hospitals produce over 5.9M tons of waste each year – with very little being recycled - a main reason being that the staff simply have no time to separate plastic lids and trays for recycling.
Does your company have a simple invention of its own?