Contests Waste management 2013 Waste management 2013 Finalist selection
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Jun 16, 2013 03:00 EDT
- Jun 30, 2013 11:59 EDT Proposal revisions
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Jul 1, 2013 12:00 EDT
- Jul 21, 2013 02:59 EDT Selection of winners
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Jul 21, 2013 03:00 EDT
- Aug 31, 2013 11:59 EDT Completed
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This call-to-action is a change management initiative, to change how the building industry views and deals with waste and other resources
Poultry litter hold great promise as a source of nutrients in cotton production and as a poultry waste management strategy in Bangladesh.
Using microalgae to treat wastewater and at the same time, obtain high value products - biofuels & high value biomass.
Planet Advocate wants to build environmental sanitation (EnSan) systems in Africa that transform human wastes into rich compost.
Waste Train is a waste management system that educates to reduce waste; reuses and recycles waste into opportunities that alleviate poverty
Takachar turns unmanaged urban organic waste into safe, affordable, and lab-tested fuel briquettes to reduce charcoal-related deforestation.
Don't burn or toss that kitchen waste, plastic, styrofoam, glass, or "trash"! That's a Gold Mine!
Anaerobic digestion in secondary cities to produce energy and fertilizer from organic waste, remaining waste is recycled or landfilled
In a local loop of smart use for green energy, waste fryer oil from restaurants and hotels become liquid soaps, detergents, candles & more.
ElectroniCycle increases e-waste recycling efficiency by creating an accessible digital electronic waste recycling collaborative platform.
Food & drink containers can be recycled but the option is not easily available in fast food restaurants where they are instead “thrown out”
Devise innovative ways of waste minimization in the developing countries with focus on the higher institutions.
A wind assisted composting technique that hastens the composting process
Using human waste as a resource to mitigate climate change and improve sanitation in Kenyan secondary schools.
Human wastewater treatment without the greenhouse gases; a CO2-neutral, economically competitive approach to wastewater treatment.
To use sewage treatment plants adding bioreactors to make more biodiesel than America burns for transportation daily if done nationally.
Emissions from Municipal Waste disposal could be reduce by improving the exergy (II'nd law)efficiency of waste treatment technologies.
Create a cottage industry using small inexpensive solar concentrators to convert waste into saleable products.
Converting poor urban infrastructure of human waste and water into an opportunity to mitigate climate change