Aluminium Trees
Replace trees with secondary aluminium


The idea is pretty straightforward: The extraction of bauxite (main precursor of aluminium) demands a lot of land. Hence, trees get chopped and/or burned in order to make room for bauxite mines. It would though only be fair to replace these trees; why not by secondary aluminium?

What makes your product bold and innovative?

It is always assumed that the preservation of the natural flora is always the best option, but what if artificial trees could be way more efficient then their natural counterpart? Aluminium trees are more resistant in the case of storms (consider, in the prospect of climate change the amount and intensity of storms is said to increase considerably), they don’t burn so easily in fires, they don’t need water, etc. Just imagine how beautiful they would look in winter covered in snow. They could at

Which target group is this product aimed at?

Pretty much everyone. It is for all the people that go for walks in the forest once in a while.

Why is secondary aluminum the perfect material for your idea?

Because it is more stable, fire resistant and shiny as natural trees.

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