Check this out

Buyer’s Guide: The Top 50 Most Innovative Products

Young Inventor Keeps Things Clean, and Sustainable

October 3, 2016
By I&T Today

As the planet faces a wide range of challenges in the coming years, the importance of getting young people involved in tackling these problems is only increasing. Oyon Ganguli a nine-year-old young inventor from Fitzgerald Elementary School in Waltham, MA has stepped up to the challenge. He won first place in the Mighty Minds Contest, a youth inventors competition put on by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and Camp Invention, a nationwide summer day camp.

Ganguli created a prototype version of a shower that filters and recycles water, calling it, appropriately, “The Cleaner.” He was motivated by the problem solving skills he learned at Camp Invention and inspired by the ALS Ice Water Bucket Challenge, which he felt was a complete waste of water. The invention recycles water that normally just goes down the drain by filtering it through multiple levels of sand, gravel, and charcoal. If you know a young inventor that wants to be inspired, register at

Author Bio: Innovation & Tech Today features a wide variety of writers on tech, science, business, sustainability, and culture. Have an idea? Send it to

Get the Latest News Sent to Your Inbox

(Plus Exclusive Tech Deals and Our Digital Magazine)


We will only use your info to send you awesome content and exclusive deals.


Digital Issue Now Available

Get the latest news in your inbox

* indicates required


We hate spam too. You'll get great content and exclusive offers. Nothing more.

Top Posts This Week

Innovation & Tech Today - Social Media


Looking for the latest tech news? We have you covered.

Don’t be the office chump. Sign up here for our twice weekly newsletter and outsmart your coworkers.
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap