Mashable Lists 30 Cutting-Edge Tech Projects From Around the World

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Mashables has come up with a great list of tech innovations that are changing the world. It is a list that celebrates the smart ways technology can improve our lives with the least detriment to the planet -- even to the benefit of the planet such as when it comes to decreasing our transportation footprint, recycling, or better utilizing what natural resources we have available to us.

We love each of the selections that Mashable has made but we particularly love, and want you to check out, these eight highlights:

1. How Crowdsourcing Is Improving Global Communities
8. 3 Simple Ways Tech Can Grow Greener Cities
10. How 4 Cities Are Deploying High-Tech Bike Sharing Programs
11. How 3 Cities Are Crowdsourcing for Community Revitalization
13. 4 Ways the Department of Energy Is Tapping Tech for a Greener Future
25. 5 Tech Breakthroughs Bringing Clean Water to the Developing World
26. The Future of Trash: 4 Ways Tech Is Improving Recycling Rates
28. 4 Cities Using Tech to Alleviate Traffic

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