Do you ever stare at our phone aimlessly, even when there’s nothing to look at? Recent U communication graduate Keilian Meyer has created an app to help. It eliminates wasted time — and wasted resources. Social Organic Innovative Learning (SOIL) will connect users to environmental events and information for their local community. “That’s the most efficient form of sustainability — building a community so you’re less reliant on non-renewable resources and more dependent on each other,” Meyer said. SOIL is in development with plans to launch in early 2016.
Find this article and a lot more in the 2016 “Student Innovation @ the U” report. The publication is presented by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute to celebrate student innovators, change-makers and entrepreneurs.