ROCCO: A Rocking Horse That Harvests Kinetic Energy

Rocco Kinetic Energy Harvesting Rocking Horse, rocking horse, green design, sustainable design, eco design, kinetic energy, greener gadgets, green toys

Children seem to be filled with boundless amounts of energy (which can sometimes be a little tiring for us adults who have to look after them). Wouldn’t it be great if you could turn that natural effervescence into power for your home? That’s exactly what Rocco, one of our favorite entries into this year’s Greener Gadgets design competition, does. It’s a rocking horse that transforms the kinetic energy from your child’s play into electricity that lights up its ears. Then the ears can be removed to light up any room in your house!

Rocco Kinetic Energy Harvesting Rocking Horse, rocking horse, green design, sustainable design, eco design, kinetic energy, greener gadgets, green toys

Rocco is a green toy made of 100% post consumer recycled plastic, and it comes in a bevy of fun colors. Plus, the clear rockers showcase the energy-harvesting mechanism, teaching kids about kinetic energy. When Rocco’s ears are charged up, they can serve as an LED flashlight or nightlight.

Check out Rocco and all of the other amazing entries in the Greener Gadgets Competition here and vote for your favorite! And if you’re going to be in NYC on February 25, don’t forget to register now for the Greener Gadgets Conference — we’ll see you there!

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3 Responses to “ROCCO: A Rocking Horse That Harvests Kinetic Energy”

  1. livingplanet says:

    good design, encourages physical activity, uses kinetic energy…what more can you ask for–the melding of art and science with values formation….

  2. ppony says:

    I’d buy this in a nanosecond!

  3. jessicagreenlee says:

    I’d love to buy the Rocco Rocking Horse, where can it be found?

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