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Submitted by (@villegascuevas)

University Permaculture Center

Permaculture is a Training Center for Environmental Culture and University Permaculture, Which aims to: Generate the first student network in university permaculture to promote among the university students of Oaxaca a focus from environmental education and respect for the environment that aim to have a sustainable University; Hold courses, workshops, seminars, trainings and other teaching-learning activities ...more »

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Submitted by (@susanaa.b)

Sustainable fashion

In view of the UN statement regarding the fast fashion industry in recent days, calling it an "environmental emergency", it is imperative to find sustainable solutions that mitigate the environmental damage that this sector produces. On the one hand, the fashion industry is one of the ones that uses the most water. To produce 1 kg of cotton, for example, more than 10, 000 liters of water are required. In addition to contributing ...more »

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Submitted by (@haveago) and 1 other

Lightweight EVs for More Innovative, Vibrant, Efficient, Competitive, and Greener Cities

We spent the last century building our cities around automobiles only to realize their dire consequences. This hard lesson was learned by living with and paying for these unforeseen negative first, second, and third order effects: • 1.3 million annual car crash deaths, on average 3,287 deaths a day • 20-50 million are injuries or disabilities in car crashes • The largest net contributor to climate change pollution • In ...more »

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Submitted by (@iam1992)

Sustainable GABE

We are a consultant to help empower small entrepreneurs, farmers of the State of Mexico, we also link two worlds, and work every day to offer healthy food that comes from sustainable agriculture. VISION: By 2030 we will distinguish ourselves at the international level as a Mexican company with Corporate Social Responsibility, which promotes and promotes responsible production and consumption, within the framework of compliance ...more »

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Submitted by (@aditihpatel)

EnvironSlashDisease App

My app will be the combination of environment facts and disease facts. There is some evidence that chronic diseases such as diabetes, blood pressure, nervous system disorder, etc. caused by some pollution or other environmental risk factors. I want to create this app to save the environment and people from chronic diseases. Through this app, I will provide air quality and other environment-related information by location ...more »

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Submitted by (@victorclark)

BIODEGRADABLE COMPOSITE MATERIAL BASED ON THE COLLECTION OF ORGANIC WASTE

The determination, passion and commitment to promote ecological change leads us to create a sustainable idea that takes advantage of some of the most produced and consumed materials in Mexico in terms of organic matter. The idea is based on the use of these elements for the creation of a composite material that benefits all its involved parties. The organic waste that we will use to make our composite material is ...more »

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Submitted by (@zoereno)

Development of biodegradable straw with potential to function as food.

We intend to make a new straw model, different from a plastic one. Today, the use of straws in the world is a problem, because they are overused, disposable and do not degrade easily. They end up in our seas and cause our marine fauna to feed on them or directly hurt them. Many people in the world today become aware of the use of these small artifacts and refuse to use a straw; others use a cardboard straw that gets ...more »

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Submitted by (@caro.ortiz2495) and 1 other

City Loop

In our country, 77 million tons of waste are generated per year and only 9.6% is taken to recycling centers as a form of final disposal. This amount is low compared to other OECD countries that recycle on average 24% of the waste they generate, or countries such as South Korea and Germany that recycle close to 50% of their waste. This problem is due to the fact that in most of the country there is not an effective ...more »

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Submitted by (@larissa)

INTERGEN - A Youth-for-Youth Idea Incubator & Marketplace for Climate Innovation

BACKGROUND Today, there is a growing number of climate innovation events, such as “climathons”, that bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, students, and professionals to create new solutions to tackle climate change. Although these events are successful at generating innovative solutions, these ideas seldom leave the walls of the rooms they are being thought up in. Based on our own participant observations and ...more »

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Submitted by (@asael161)

Recycling of tires in response to a priority environmental problem

The growing automotive industrialization in recent years and the scarce and little interest in controlling and properly handling tire waste has generated a problem of environmental impact of primary attention. The final disposal of the tires, their uncontrolled increase and the difficulty in their degradation (taking 300 to 500 years), is what constitutes the environmental issue of recent years. In Mexico alone, about ...more »

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Submitted by (@paulinaalmm)

Collaborative gardens E-Co: Integrating knowledge into the regional economy.

At present, the competitiveness of an organization in a global economy depends more and more on its knowledge, learning capacity and adaptation to the environment. This has led to the search for the exploitation of new sources of knowledge and technologies, thereby generating innovation. However, innovation does not show widespread dispersion, as there are industries that have acquired a great technological revolution ...more »

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Submitted by (@pallavi.roy) and 1 other

Re-skilling for Worldwide Environmental Resilience and Conservation (Re-WERC)

Re-WERC: Preparing for a greener future Re-WERC is building a training and re-skilling platform to prepare skilled trade-workers for the next wave of green jobs. As the focus on the environmental impact of everything we do becomes more prevalent and important, there is a greater need for updated skills in the energy sector, construction industry and other skilled trades related areas. The renewable energy sector ...more »

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