Idea Phase (15 January-3 April 2018)

Shift: Turning Poo into Power to Save Our Planet

Problem: Livestock emissions are more damaging to our planet than cars, planes, and all other forms of transportation put together! As one of the leading causes of greenhouse gases, animal emissions are largely overlooked in the narrative of climate change. Animal waste creates a steady stream of refuse that omit destructive greenhouse gases. Organic wastes are especially potent in methane - a greenhouse gas that is 34x ...more »

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Proposal Phase (April 16-June 27 2018)

XiliNat: transforming agricultural waste into a sweetener with health benefits

XiliNat is a project that addresses environmental, economic and health problems by buying agricultural waste from farmers to transform it into xylitol, a 100% natural, low-calorie sweetener that is ideal for diabetics, protects teeth against cavities and has the same taste as sugar. By using agricultural waste, we contribute to the ecology of the region, since peasant farmers normally incinerate their waste, which ...more »

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XiliNat: transforming agricultural waste into a sweetener with health benefits

XiliNat is a project that addresses environmental, economic and health problems by buying agricultural waste from farmers to transform it into xylitol, a 100% natural, low-calorie sweetener that is ideal for diabetics, protects teeth against cavities and has the same taste as sugar. By using agricultural waste, we contribute to the ecology of the region, since peasant farmers normally incinerate their waste, which ...more »

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